Monday 28 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
Downtown Tulsa 

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Mack truckin’

9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 

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Chevy cruisin’

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

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Rock steady

7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road
Free with park admission 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0
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The Meat Purveyors-Someday Soon Things Will Be Much Worse!

None November 16th, 2006


Bloodshot Records

If Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver were mean drunks, they would be The Meat Purveyors. When last I saw them six years ago in Dallas, Jo Stanli Walston was ripping through roots songs about pain and resentment as if she was confronting the audience for doing her wrong. Though the band has tempered that fire a bit since then in order to develop a more sophisticated sound, The Meat Purveyors do not come up short on hostility, thank the Lord.
"Plates a'Spinnin" shows that there is no love lost between the Austin band and the President. Bush-bashin' songs have become tiring standards for any album coming out from now until W leaves the White House, but the vivid metaphor between our oil consumption and the circus trick is charming. The Meat Purveyors invented the idea of the metal mandolin and they go a long way to prove that the traditional roots instrument can add just as much attitude to a band as a Les Paul.
- Charles Martin

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