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 

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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 

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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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Sheryl Crow - Home for Christmas


None December 24th, 2008

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Hallmark

A low-key collection of Christmas songs, pop (and occasional country), singer Sheryl Crow's "Home for Christmas" features an unexciting, but not un-welcoming, lineup of holiday standards.

The Christmas warmth is particularly tepid with Crow's renditions of "White Christmas" and "I'll Be Home for Christmas." Her voice is always good, but this is the singer at perhaps her most uninteresting. Behind a bigger band on the gospel-inspired "Go Tell It on the Mountain," Crow lyrically riffs and is more entertaining.

"The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)," with a laid-back, almost reggae feel, is an album highlight, but you won't be thanking Santa for her take on "All Through the Night," "Blue Christmas" or "O Holy Night."

Like a present you expect, but don't really want, "Home for Christmas" isn't awful, but it's definitely not awesome.

"”Joe Wertz

 
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