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The Oklahoma Room at Kansas City’s Folk Alliance International Conference gives musicians a chance to connect

Shawnee-born singer-songwriter Kierston White will be attending her first Folk Alliance International Conference in February.

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Local musician organizes this year’s Illinois River Jam

Norman musician Travis Linville organizes a festival and prepares to release a new album.


Giving Up the Ghost a welcome addition to Dylan Stewart’s catalogue

Raspy-voiced Dylan Stewart found a new band to paint the sonic landscape for his eerie but often touching stories, and to an overall great effect. The project also features strong contributions from Samantha Crain, Camille Harp and Travis Linville. Giving Up the Ghost, released Feb. 5, is Stewart’s third album and his first with his


Cover story: It’s a wrap! Local musicians celebrate phenomenal year

Tyson Meade, a longtime local musician and Oklahoma’s “godfather of alternative rock” recently spoke to many of his friends — also fellow musicians — about their favorite moments, music and feats of 2014.

Swap meet

It’s rare to witness six high-caliber performers share the stage on a given night, even more so at the exact same time. But Opolis’ Saturday Song Swap features six standout Oklahoma musical artists collaborating on one another’s songs, with the performers delicately adding their own little flourish to their colleagues’ ditties. “Everybody’s mic and guitar

From tusk till brawn

Somewhere on your Google machines, you can find a Top 10 list of the best arm-wrestling movies of all time. Perched at No. 4 is “Over the Top,” Sylvester Stallone’s 1987 flop opus about the sport. And the other nine spots are completely blank. I’d like to think that even if the chart weren’t a

Woody would pick ’er

BEST IN ROCK The Non The Non describes itself as “experimental,” and obviously, its four members’ willingness to stretch boundaries has paid off. That the band does it without words — being instrumental — makes it all the more amazing, crafting melodic soundscapes that move listeners’ minds as they quicken the pulse — from 2007’s

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