Saturday 19 Apr
 
 

Dustin Prinz - Eleven

Few musicians take the time to master their instrument in the way that Oklahoma City singer-songwriter Dustin Prinz has; he’s a guitar virtuoso in every sense of the word, and Eleven gives him the chance to show just how far he can push that skill.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

Horse Thief – Fear in Bliss

Listening to Horse Thief’s previous release — the haphazardly melodramatic Grow Deep, Grow Wild — felt like a chore. Whatever potential the Oklahoma City folk-pop act demonstrated on the EP was obscured behind a formulaic, contrived and ultimately hollow cloud. But it at least offered a glimmer of promise for a band consisting of, frankly, five pretty talented dudes. Critics saw it; the band’s management saw it; its current label, Bella Union, saw it; and its increasingly fervid fan base saw it.
04/08/2014 | Comments 0

Colourmusic — May You Marry Rich

There’s always a sense of danger when debuting songs in a live setting and playing them well. Without having heard the studio versions, expectations are set according to the live incarnations. But capturing the breadth of free-flowing atmosphere and sheer volume on a disc, vinyl or digital file isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially for a band as vociferous as Colourmusic.
04/01/2014 | Comments 0

Em and the MotherSuperiors — Churches into Theaters

As titles go, Churches into Theaters is an apt descriptor for the debut album from Oklahoma City rockers Em and the MotherSuperiors. It’s a reverential record, one that shares the gospel of classic rock, blues and soul but embraces the need to refashion it for modern times, channeling The Dead Weather, Grace Potter and Cage the Elephant along the way.
03/25/2014 | Comments 0

Rachel Brashear — Revolution

Rachel Brashear’s second EP, Revolution, starts with a kick to the shins.
03/18/2014 | Comments 0
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Graham crackin’

By extending beyond his comfort zone, local singer-songwriter Graham Colton may have birthed his most comforting tunes yet.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Graham Colton
7 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$25-$30
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Ghost of a chance

The young punks of Corporate Ghost aim to take their spirited sound beyond the local haunts.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Corporate Ghost with Cosmostanza and The Hitt Boyz
8 p.m. Friday
Bad Granny's Bazaar
1759 N.W. 16th
528-4585

Corporate Ghost with Chud and Partners
9:30 p.m. Saturday
HiLo Club
1221 N.W. 50th
hiloclub.net
843-1722
$4
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Perfect situation

Ooh-whee-ooh, Tweezer looks just like Weezer. Oh-oh, and the tribute band is local.


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Tweezer
10 p.m. Tuesday
Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewing Company
50 Penn Place
belleislerestaurant.com
840-1911  

 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Times bold

Pouring emotion into a new album, local band Defining Times ended up defining itself.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Defining Times with Dead Sea Choir
10 p.m. Saturday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$7-$10
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Future’s so bright

Ambience abounds in the fluid sounds of synth-pop trio Future Islands.


Music

Zach Hale
Future Islands with Talk Normal and Eureeka!
9 p.m. Wednesday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$12
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

'Free' at last

After a decade of toiling, Jerrod Niemann finally broke into country stardom. He can laugh about it now ... and does.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Jerrod Niemann with Tyler Farr and Sean Patrick McGraw
7 p.m. Friday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$17-$19
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Full 'Circles'

Americana singer-songwriter Greg Reichel wants to tell you a story. It’s likely your story, too.


Music

Louis Fowler
Greg Reichel
6 p.m. Sunday
Grady’s 66 Pub
444 W. Main, Yukon
gradys66.com
364-8789
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Magnificent 7

What if seven local musicians collaborated on seven songs in seven days? You get The 7 Project, and the resulting album just adds up.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The 7 Project with Jabee and O Fidelis
8 p.m. Sunday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
329 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

All that jazz

City crooner Michael Summers brings his swingin’ sounds to the UCO Jazz Lab.


Music

Louis Fowler
Michael Summers
8 p.m. Saturday
University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab
100 E. Fifth, Edmond
ucojazzlab.com
359-7989
$7
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Let’s get heavy

Let your ears wade in the sludge of North Carolina metal acts Caltrop and Black Skies.


Music

Louis Fowler
Caltrop and Black Skies with Self Inflicted and Brea
7 p.m. Wednesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$8
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Killing them softly

Are you a broken person? Relax, and let the post-punk sounds of Kill the Reflection make it all better.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Kill the Reflection with Aurora Sky
9 p.m. Friday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com
600-1166
$6

Kill the Reflection with Sticky Stranglets and Johnny Badseed and the Rotten Apples
8 p.m. Saturday
HiLo Club
1221 N.W. 50th
hiloclub.net
843-1722
$4
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Corn’s new crop

After a massive personnel change, Okie alt-country act Green Corn Revival feels ... well, revived.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Green Corn Revival with Gum and The Sunshine Factory
10 p.m. Friday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$5
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Helio, you must be going

After all, it’s not every day that celebrated alt-rock act The Helio Sequence performs live for free.


Music

Zach Hale

The Helio Sequence with Ramona Falls
7 p.m. Monday
Oklahoma Memorial Union
900 Asp, Norman
free

 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

'Grease' girl

She’s still the one that we want — ooh, ooh, ooh, honey: Olivia Newton-John, of course.


Music

Becky Carman
Olivia Newton-John
9 p.m. Friday
WinStar World Casino
777 Casino Ave., Thackerville
winstarworldcasino.com
800-622-6317
$35-$55
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Rolling upward

In just three years, local rockers Skating Polly already have recorded an album with a punk legend. Who says teenagers are lazy?


Music

Joshua Boydston
Skating Polly with Mike Watt + The Missing Men and Feel Spectres
8 p.m. Wednesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10-$12
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
 
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