New soul rock band Me Oh My makes a name for itself with Chill Fest.
The groups hosts an album release show 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday at 51st Street Speakeasy.
The shift puts an emphasis on music discovery and come-and-go programming during the afternoons and weekends.
The first-year festival runs Sept. 22-24 at Blue Doors at Tenkiller near Gore.
Rapper LTZ celebrates his new album with an appearance at WestFest.
“People don’t always need creativity, but they do need food,” he said. “Every day, three times a day.”
The solid 7-song EP could signal some ambitious work from Bowlsey later this year.
Guestroom also will unleash more than 1,000 unpicked used records to the public on Black Friday.
Deerpeople and PVLMS headline an 8 p.m. pre-party Friday at Opolis.
This year’s Paseo Arts Festival includes music from Bowlsey, O Fidelis, Jared Deck and Jahruba and the JAH Mystics.