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James McMurtry 'makes it' on the Jagermeister Stage


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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

Edan brings old-school hip-hop to NMF Main Stage for the first time


Music

Chris Parker
Edan with Dagha5 P.M., Sunday, Main StageRapper/producer Edan, aka Edan Portnoy, constructs colorful, mind-bending tracks inspired by rappers of the late '80s and early '90s, from Slick Rick and Boogi...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

Audra Mae comes home after rags-to-riches success


Music

Chris Parker
Audra Mae 7 p.m. Sunday, Brewhouse Stage, 110 W. MainLast year, Audra Mae got the kind of break that can make a career. British singing sensation Susan Boyle recorded her song, "Who I Was Born to Be,"...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

The Infamous Stringdusters hit the tarmac with Americana tradition, take off with 'Things That Fly'


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Chris Parker
The Infamous Stringdusters9 p.m. SaturdayThe Blue Door2805 N. McKinleywww.bluedoorokc.com524-0738$15Buoyed by the escalating interest in Americana, Nashville's Infamous Stringdusters have emerged as o...
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010

Murder by Death flees complete morbidity by releasing its cheeriest yet in 'Good Morning, Magpie'


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Chris Parker
Murder by Death with Ha Ha Tonka and Linfinity9 p.m. WednesdayThe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$13 advance, $15 doorMurder by Death's first four albums are consumed with i...
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010

New England indie folk outfit Deer Tick gets under your skin with its darkest album yet


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Chris Parker
Deer Tick with One Wolf, The Electric Primadonnas and James Price Band9 p.m. MondayThe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$7John McCauley, aka Deer Tick, was intent on making it...
 
Thursday, April 8, 2010

Canadian by way of Nashville singer/songwriter Fred Eaglesmith heads a new direction with his latest


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Chris Parker
Fred Eaglesmith with The Ginn Sisters 8 p.m. Tuesday the Blue Door 2805 N. McKinley www.bluedoorokc.com 524-0738 $20 advance, $25 doorFred Eaglesmith's the kind of plainspoken, no-nonsense fello...
 
Thursday, April 8, 2010

Dallas rockers The Paper Chase survey natural damage on 'Someday This Could All Be Yours'


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Chris Parker
The Paper Chase with The Purple Church and Luna Moth9 p.m. MondayThe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww .conservatoryokc.com879-9778$7There aren't many bands like The Paper Chase. If most acts swerve away...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Dallas five-piece Eleven Hundred Springs keeps seeking new ways to make it through 'This Crazy Life'


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Chris Parker
Eleven Hundred Springs8 p.m. SaturdayWormy Dog Saloon311 E. Sheridanwww.wormydog.com601-6276$8One of the best things about music is the way a three-minute song can connect us with our own humanity and...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Austin singer/songwriter Sara Hickman is biting and bitter on upcoming 'Absence of Blame'


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Chris Parker
Sara Hickman8 p.m. ThursdayThe Blue Door2805 N. McKinleywww .bluedoorokc.com524-0738$20Sara Hickman needs her own armed forces ad, because she does more in one month than many artists do all year.The ...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Boom Bang ignite with surf guitars, distorted vocals and chaotic concerts that sometimes explode


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Chris Parker
The Boom Bang with Deerpeople and Kite Flying Robot
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis, 113. N Crawford, Norman
www.opolis.org, 447-3417
$7, $9 under 21
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Singer/songwriter Damion Suomi found his voice in Ireland and a purpose in Florida


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Chris Parker
Damion Suomi with Chris Staples, Andy Zipf, Lauris Vidal and Andy Shauf8 p.m. SaturdayThe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$8 advance, $10 doorHis injured croon recalls R.E.M....
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Michigan horrorcore rap duo Twiztid bends nightmares into big business


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Chris Parker
Twiztid with Potluck, Kung Fu Vampire and Sixtysix Killz7 p.m. SundayDiamond Ballroom8001 S. Easternwww.diamondballroom.net866-977-6849$18 advance, $22 doorIn a world that heralds the "normal," Twizti...
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Seattle indie folksters The Cave Singers are happy to 'Welcome Joy'


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Chris Parker
The Cave Singers with Michael Loveland 9 p.m. Monday Opolis113 N. Crawford, Norman www.opolis.org447-3417 $8 advance, $10 door$10 advance, $12 door under 21For some, Derek Fudesco's transition as bass...
 
Thursday, March 18, 2010

Quasi adds a member and hits the rock with 'American Gong'


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Chris Parker
Quasi with Explode into Colors9 p.m. SundayOpolis113 N. Crawford, Normanwww.opolis.org447-3417$10 advance, $12 door$12 advance, $14 door under 21After seven albums, a group certainly has staked out th...
 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
 
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