The book was published earlier this month by University of Oklahoma Press.
“Usually when people are too cool, it’s because they’re trying to seem standoffish or cold and unemotional, which is boring to me.”
The production runs through Oct. 1 at Civic Center Music Hall.
The band’s roster includes guitarist and vocalist Shirley Sanders, keyboardist and vocalist Dylan Walling, guitarist Shawn Stafford, bassist Tyco Holloway and drummer Jake Jones.
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.
Griffin first met Jones Assembly managing partner Colton at a show they played together in Washington, D.C.
The 2017 festival includes Nashville songwriters Zac Maloy, Clint Lagerberg and Marcus and Levi Hummon.
The Oklahoma-based songwriter’s new album puts a focus on real-world pain.
In 2016, Guthrie brought his Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour to Tulsa’s Brady Theater.
“I remember the game machines. We would go in there at night,” Luke Dick said. “Being able to play all the video games for free was a serious draw for a toddler.”