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North Carolina songwriter David Wilcox sees revolution in honesty and adventure in troubled times


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Chris Parker
David Wilcox8 p.m. FridayUCO Jazz Lab100 E. Fifth, Edmondwww.ucojazzlab.com340-8552$45David Wilcox's oeuvre might be called coffeehouse music, not so much for the confessional folk connotations " alth...
 
Thursday, June 3, 2010

Instrumental band Woodsman's natural beauty is a shoegaze grain and its increasingly complex songs


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Chris Parker
Woodsman with Tjutjuna9 p.m. TuesdayBill & Dee's Tavern311 E. Main, Normanwww.myspace.com/universecitynormanSometimes less is more, particularly when it comes to music. In the case of Denver instr...
 
Thursday, June 3, 2010

There's no escaping Mouse Fire, as it works up a disco inferno of 'Big Emotion'


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Chris Parker
Mouse Fire with Lost at Sea and Grown Ups8 p.m. FridaySauced2912 Paseowww.yoursauced.com521-9801South Florida trio Mouse Fire recalls The Faint with more of a '70s soft-rock vibe. Its resolutely dance...
 
Thursday, May 27, 2010

Society's malcontents are finally finding UK's anarcho-punks Subhumans


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Chris Parker
Subhumans with Cross-Stitched Eyes and No Man's Slave8:30 p.m. TuesdayThe Conservatory8911 N. Western 879-9778www.conservatoryokc.com$12Some things are eternal, like war, taxes and complaints about th...
 
Thursday, May 27, 2010

Country singer Pat Green enjoys the ascent, even without touching the top


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Chris Parker
Pat Green with Kevin Fowler and Mark McKinney6 p.m. SaturdayFrontier City11501 n.e. Expresswaywww.frontiercity.com478-2140Free with park admission, $19.99-$36.99Everybody has their limits, and for Pat...
 
Thursday, May 20, 2010

Brooklyn singer/songwriter Natalia Zukerman's 'Brand New Frame' is her latest and greatest to date


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Chris Parker
Natalia Zukerman with  Chris O'Brian, Buffalofitz and Kate Robinson8 p.m. Thursdaythe Blue Door2805 N. McKinleywww.bluedoorokc.com524-0738$15 Like a network sitcom, the world of singer/songwriters tre...
 
Thursday, May 20, 2010

Look Mexico heads 'To Bed to Battle,' edging ever closer to its rock masterpiece


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Chris Parker
Look Mexico with Weatherbox and Meddle8 p.m. Sundaythe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$8 While some bands' first album is the apogee of their efforts, for most, it often tak...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Despite going more than a decade without a fresh album, Foreigner is no stranger to arenas


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Chris Parker
Foreigner with Styx and Kansas7 p.m. FridayZoo Amphitheatre2101 N.E. 50thwww.zooamp.com364-3700$35-$125 Is there life after death? Ask Foreigner, because it's probably come the closest to finding out....
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Euclid Crash reassembles with fresh songs and renewed power-pop momentum after years off


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Chris Parker
Euclid Crash with Bp Tiger and Ali Harter9 p.m. SaturdayOpolis 113 N. Crawford, Normanwww.opolis.org447-3417$7, $9 under 21It's like starting over again for Euclid Crash. A popular metro act seven yea...
 
Thursday, May 6, 2010

Country singer Gene Watson brings 'A Taste of the Truth' and a touch of Texas twang


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Chris Parker
Gene Watson with Moe Bandy and T.G. Sheppard 8 p.m. Saturday Riverwind Casino1544 W. State Highway 9, Normanwww.riverwind.com322-6464$15-$25 There's an unmistakable yearning for authenticity that surf...
 
Thursday, May 6, 2010

Singer/songwriter Chuck Allen Floyd leaves Nashville to prove he's 'Good on the Inside'


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Chris Parker
Chuck Allen Floyd 10 p.m. ThursdayThe Deli309 White, Normanwww.thedeli.us329-3534While it certainly takes talent to make it in the music business, the next most important quality is endurance. That's...
 
Thursday, April 29, 2010

Rowdy North Carolina singer/songwriter Eric Church gets confessional on 'Sinners Like Me'


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Chris Parker
Eric Church with Joel Wilson Band9 p.m. FridayDiamond Ballroom8001 S. Easternwww.diamondballroom.net866-977-6849$19Eric Church is labeled a rebel because he does what he likes. But he's just a good ol...
 
Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Burning Hotels hear ceilings, write slowly, rock hard


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Chris Parker
The Burning Hotels10:15 p.m. Saturday, Blackwatch Studios Stage, 107 W. ComancheThe Burning Hotels' guitars slash like a "Psycho" Norman Bates, a ringing vibration recalling The Strokes' "This Is It."...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

Texas Renegade augments its renowned live show with 'Bad Dreams and Other Things'


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Chris Parker
Texas Renegade with Bobby Duncan9 p.m. FridayWormy Dog Saloon311 E. Sheridanwww.wormydog.com601-6276$6The name Texas Renegade may suggest rebellion, but its spirit is something wholesome, hearty and b...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

James McMurtry 'makes it' on the Jagermeister Stage


Music

Chris Parker
James McMurtry 7 p.m., Sunday, Jagermeister stage Near Main Street and Porter AvenueJames McMurtry's been playing roots-rock story-songs for two decades, showcasing a deft instrumental touch that acce...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010
 
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