The band will host an album release show Oct. 20 at The Criterion.
“I hired people of color, for the most part, who didn’t have the training to be a journalist,” Russell Perry said. “I trained them.”
“Walter and I get all kinds of crazy ideas in our heads,” O’Dell said. “We’ve done several programs with him here. He’s always calling me up and saying, ‘You need to interview this guy.’”
The band has played other famed Oklahoma venues like Blue Note Lounge, Tulsa’s Cain’s Ballroom and Tumbleweed Dancehall in Stillwater.
Fear or Faith is in part inspired by a verse from Deuteronomy.
Jason Isbell defies “bro-country” with informed criticisms of the American South and masculinity.
Summer Cannibals signed with the Kill Rock Stars label in February and plays at Opolis June 9.
Hunter Hayes performs June 3 at Frontier City.
A local music festival celebrates Oklahoma musician Charlie Christian, widely regarded as the first major soloist on the electric guitar.
Tyler, The Creator plays at Diamond Ballroom May 31.