“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”
Owner Jim Shumsky has kept the restaurant’s character alive after purchasing the supper club 12 years ago.
Since the Dallas-Fort Worth trio’s formation in 2010, Oil Boom has always been something of a throwback, conjuring that same cocky bravado and sound of rock ‘n’ roll’s unrivaled reign in the ’70s.
When you are a three-piece band, the departure of one member — especially the lead singer — can be a killer. Luckily, for Dallas rock outfit Oil Boom, a lineup shuffle only made it stronger. “We’re happy with how things have progressed with this change,” drummer Dugan Connors said of the addition of bassist Steve…