“It was the first time I’d heard real rock ’n’ roll, classic rock, with a female singing front, singing like that,” she said. “I knew that’s what I wanted to do.”
“I learned Jimmy Buffett so the food and beverage guy could recognize the music and hire me,” he said.
Chopek, 41, first delved into music as a 10-year-old in his birthplace of Rutherford, New Jersey, 10 miles west of New York City.
“That’s when I decided I’m better than this, I have more to offer,” he said.
Well-known locally for delivering powerful lyrical punches, rap artist Jabee opens himself up to verbal blows as he’s roasted by friends and comedy leaders Friday at Bistro 46, 2501 NE 23rd St., Suite C.
By Aug. 2, more than 10 million Periscope user accounts had been created.
Organizers expect around 30,000 guests at this year’s Plaza District Festival, which runs noon-10 p.m. Saturday.
The Tulsa native and hip-hop artist said he has always wanted to work with National Geographic and wanted to do a cartoon.
Tulsa-based jazz fusion icon Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey headlines this year’s inaugural WestFest street party, joining almost 20 music acts in a celebration of the eclectic district.
Ryan Murphy was tubing a river in Laos with a group of friends in 2012 with no idea how the day’s events would change his life.