The Oklahoma City region held the nation’s second-largest tribal gaming revenue gains last year, which comes as no surprise to experts.
“We’re the real deal,” Van Zant about their appeal to fans. “What you see is what you get.”
Native American gaming contributed $7.2 billion to Oklahoma’s economy in 2015.
“At first, I didn’t know what was making them laugh,” he said.
Comedy is like a cousin of journalism. Journalists point out intellectual truths and psychological truths about things that are going on in the world. Comics, we can point out things that make people laugh by pointing out the fallibility, the strangeness and the twisted nature of things.
Setzer released the new concert DVD Rockabilly Riot: Osaka Rocka — Live in Japan 2016 earlier this month.
Dolly Parton stops at Tulsa’s BOK Center Aug. 12 and plays Dec. 9-10 at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville.
Four decades in, she’s better known for her live shows instead of tight pleather pants, gum-chewing and dance numbers with greasers.