Friday 25 Jul
 
 

Planting the seed

Chelsey Cope’s new band, Elms, is as earthy and native to Oklahoma as the trees that are their namesake. The soulful folk four-piece’s debut EP, Parallel Lines, was recorded at Bell Labs Recording Studio in Norman and is on its way in September. But the band has already given us a tease, with its first single, “Burn,” going live on SoundCloud on July 14.
07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Friday-Saturday
Downtown Tulsa 
centeroftheuniversefestival.com 
$35-$50 

07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Mack truckin’

Swizzymack
9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 
lndrnrs.com 
819-6004 
$10-$15 

07/23/2014 | Comments 0

Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 
$20-$40 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0

Rock steady

Tesla
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road 
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0
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Various artists - Now That's What I Call Classic Rock


None July 10th, 2008

music older than last week with "Now That's What I Call Classic Rock" (note the absence of the exclamation point, as if excessive punctuation is not needed to sell the theory).

The disc contains 20 tracks, all of which likely can be heard on KRXO-FM 107.7 on any given day. Twice. This includes songs that will remind you of being at a sporting event (Queen's "We Will Rock You"), of renting John Carpenter's "Christine" on VHS from Sound Warehouse (George Thorogood's "Bad to the Bone"), of scalping tickets at the Zoo Amphitheatre (Steve Miller Band's "The Joker"), and of preferring the mid-Eighties Heart when Nancy Wilson was kinda hot to the Seventies Heart (Heart's "Barracuda").

For every good song (The Who, David Bowie), there's dreck like Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama." Sorry, Skynyrd fans, but once your song title becomes a Patrick Dempsey movie, its time has passed.

"”Rod Lott

 
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