With the music industry’s strongest focus in New York City and Los Angeles, Mack said the “No Coast” title is fitting for both Oklahoma’s geographical location and its attitude.
“When I write melodies, it’s very simple, something you could pluck out at the piano with one finger,” he said.
“Those curtains open; the lights are going, the fog,” he said. “We have high energy onstage, so the kids were screaming like it was their first concert.”
“We had to piece it together really quick,” he said. “I’m very grateful for the way everything has gone and everyone’s been really supportive of it.”
“Today is a Dust Bowl of a different sort,” Chuck D said. “You have a political climate that’s akin to a Dust Bowl, and it’s swirling in the minds of confused Americans.”
Twister Fest is June 17-19 at Muscle Car Ranch in Chickasha.
Tame is Foxburrows’ first release since its Woodland Creatures EP in 2014.
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.