High-energy Southern showstoppers JJ Grey and Mofro bring their act to The Jones Assembly.
The first-year festival runs Sept. 22-24 at Blue Doors at Tenkiller near Gore.
Herndon plays in a song swap with Mike Hosty and Larry Spears Thursday at The Blue Door.
Opolis’ 15 Year Anniversary festival runs Sept. 7-9 in Norman.
Band vocalist and guitarist Joel T. Mosman said Oklahoma Uprising’s goal is to use culture as a tool to unify and uplift the state.
The event which began in 2014 now regularly draws as many at 25,000 guests.
The free outdoor concerts occur each Sunday through Aug. 27 at Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Great Lawn stage.
“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
Casey Friedman and Minna Biggs can often be spotted playing live music at open-air festivals and gatherings around the metro.
Smith was recently named a 2017 National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Master.