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.
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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 

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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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Bruce Springsteen - Magic


None October 25th, 2007

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Easily his best work since "The River," Bruce Springsteen's latest record "Magic," is an energetic, nostalgic rock album that is equally catchy in spirit and profound in scope.

 

The album opener and first single, "Radio Nowhere," is largely driven by the backing (and sorely missed since 2002's "The Rising" ) E Street Band. "Is there anybody alive out there?"' Springsteen asks, lamenting the "last American night" while trying to find his way home.

 

The "way home," has always been a common theme for Springsteen, and in his last few years he has spent considerable public effort talking about the Iraq War, and a way home for American troops. This  made for better talking points than it did music, as evidenced by 2006's "We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions," in which he channeled folk activist Pete Seeger.

 

Not that ever really left, but it seems that The Boss, at least the better one, is back. 

 

"”Joe Wertz

 
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