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A time to heal

As America learned of Moore’s utter devastation by the May 20 tornado, the news hit the two members of New Orleans-based Generationals especially hard. “Everybody is aware and thinking about what has happened in Oklahoma,” said Grant Widmer, lead singer and guitarist. “Tragedies like these are particularly resonant for us because of what happened to

Music 4 Moore

The event is $25 to attend (although a free stage will be set up outside), with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the Red Cross of Central & Western Oklahoma. Artists range from the up-and-coming to the highly revered (Wanda Jackson!) — an array of performers so strong that you needn’t anguish over Blake and Miranda.


NEWS It took only minutes after the May 20 tornado lifted for musicians across the state to volunteer their talents to Moore relief efforts. Here are a few benefit concerts on the horizon. Some of Oklahoma’s best and brightest — including JD McPherson pictured, Evangelicals, Taddy Porter, Beau Jennings & the Tigers, Parker Millsap, ADDverse

Reverb brotherhood

The Fortune Tellers: Miho Kolliopoulos, Basile Kolliopoulos, Victor Goetz and Mike Newberry For many years, if you were to peruse Oklahoma Gazette’s event listings, chances are you’d see mention of at least one show that week in which Basile Kolliopoulos would be playing guitar, at now-closed metro venues like The Samurai, The Bowery and Liberty

Reindeer games

The fourth annual Reindeer Run will benefit NorthCare programs for children. By Shawn S. Lealos Northcare Reindeer Run 9:30 a.m. saturday northcare 4436 nwW. 50th http://www.northcare.com 858-2831 $20 Dig your wildest socks out of your dresser drawer Saturday morning and head out to run and raise money for Oklahoma children. All proceeds from the fourth

Graham crackin’

Life on a major record label was full of high highs and low lows for Oklahoma City singer-songwriter Graham Colton. Forging his own path as an independent artist the past few years has proven to be more his speed. “To be honest, it’s equally liberating and terrifying. When you have a success, there’s nothing like

The way back home

Even superstars of country music need to find good excuses to come home. Trouble is, Norman-born Vince Gill can’t find enough of them. “My mom would probably echo that sentiment,” he said. “But you know, life’s busy: five kids and a career and life and all of that. It is hard to get back as

Tannins for tubas

Ashley Tarver, Oklahoma’s Gallo wine representative, said William Hill has promised a minimum donation of $150,000, and that the program reflects the passion of William Hill winemaker Ralf Holdenreid, who has two children who play instruments. According to Tarver, 15 metro elementary schools will benefit from the initiative. The U.S. Department of Education estimates that

Carpenter union

The “devastating” flood not only took out CST’s office, but also its stock of furniture, props and costumes. “It was shocking to see furniture and appliances floating in 3 feet of water, sometimes a hundred feet away from where it had been sitting before,” said Rhonda Clark, artistic director. She knew then that if Stage

Spaghetti dinner to benefit wounded soldier

The explosion caused him to lose both his legs and his left arm, making him one of only 23 surviving triple amputees from the war. Dunagan will be honored with a spaghetti dinner and bake sale from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Building, 123 N. First in Guthrie. Adults can eat

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