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Korean audiences have been giggling madly over So Cow, a noisy indie-pop act with Irish roots


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Chris Parker
So Cow with Sisters, Golden Triangle and O Fidelis8 p.m. Mondaythe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$8The best thing about falling in love with So Cow is that there's so much ...
 
Thursday, March 18, 2010

Nashville trio Turbo Fruits' unbridled energy and juicy hooks are no longer a side project


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Chris Parker
Turbo Fruits with Mondo Drag and the Boom Bang8 p.m. Sundaythe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$8If Sunny D made garage rock, it might sound like the Turbo Fruits: crackling ...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Legendary Gun Club and Cramps sideman Kid Congo Powers makes solo mark with 'Dracula Boots'


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Chris Parker
Kid Congo Powers and the Pink Monkey Birds with Willie V. and Gandhi Hospital9 p.m. Mondaythe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$8If you don't know who Kid Congo Powers is, you...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Brooklyn trio The Vivian Girls gets over the hype and to the business of dark, drenching distortion


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Chris Parker
Vivian Girls with Abe Vigoda, Male Bonding and more8 p.m. MondayOpolis113 N. Crawford, Normanwww.opolis.org447-3417$10 Advance, $12 door$12 Advance, $14 door under 21Our lives have gotten faster and f...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Memphis singer/songwriter Will Kimbrough soars with spirited new folk-pop release 'Wings'


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Chris Parker
Will Kimbrough with Lucy Kaplansky9 p.m. Fridaythe Blue Door2805 N. McKinleywww.bluedoorokc.com524-0738$20Most art doesn't do happy very well. It's probably too close to self-satisfied, the place wher...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Kyle Gass and Trainwreck serve a cock-rock aperitif while fans hungrily await a mouthful of D


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Chris Parker
Trainwreck10 p.m. FridayVZD's Restaurant & Club4200 N. Westernwww.vzds.com524-4200$14When not regaling the world with his face-melting skills as the glabrous half of Tenacious D, or appearing in a...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

James McMurtry has rocked for more than a decade on a road paved with steady work


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Chris Parker
James McMurtry with Jonny Burke8 p.m. FridayWormy Dog Saloon311 E. Sheridanwww.wormydog.com601-6276$10Naturally, a lot of people want to talk to James McMurtry about how much influence his novelist/sc...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

We The Kings make a go at the pop/rock throne with latest decree 'Smile Kid'


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Chris Parker
We the Kings with Mayday Parade, A Rocket to the Moon and There for Tomorrow6:30 p.m. MondayDiamond Ballroom8001 S. Easternwww.diamondballroom.net866-966-1777$16 advance, $19doorWhile the media fuels ...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

After years of roadwork, Stoney LaRue is finally ready for his second studio album


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Chris Parker
Stoney LaRue and the Arsenals 10:30 p.m. Saturday Wormy Dog Saloon 311 E. Sheridan www.wormydog.com 601-6276 $15  By his own admission, things have really fallen into place for Stoney LaRue. "I just f...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Voluminous rock duo Jucifer moves from French Revolution to human nature with recent release


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Chris Parker
Jucifer with Big Whiskey Blackout and The Purple Church9 p.m. SundayThe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$7Much can be learned from the number of speaker cabinets a band lugs ...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Pop-conjurers Magic Kids pull 'Happy' music from their hats


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Chris Parker
Magic Kids with Junebug Spade and La Panther Happens9 p.m. FridayOpolis113 N. Crawford, Normanwww.opolis.org447-3417$8, $10 under 21Fresh from a tour with blog sensation Girls, the Tennessee-based Mag...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Mike McClure builds his own brand of red dirt with hard-rock tendencies


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Chris Parker
Mike McClure Band with Zack Walther and the Cronkites8 p.m. FridayWormy Dog Saloon311 E. Sheridanwww.WormyDog.com601-6276$8Even Mike McClure will tell you: The truth often has an ugly bite. It will se...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

The Expendables' 'mixture rock' gets heavier and mellower with new album


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Chris Parker
The Expendables with Iration, Passafire and more7 p.m. Tuesdaythe Conservatory8911 N. Western879-9778www.conservatoryokc.com$15If you spent as much time crisscrossing the country in a van as The Expen...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Country singer Aaron Watson's happy to find himself somewhere between the road and the rodeo


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Chris Parker
Aaron Watson with Texas Renegade10 p.m. SaturdayWormy Dog Saloon311 E. Sheridanwww.wormydog.com601-6276$10Soft-spoken country singer Aaron Watson is humble and thankful for everything he's earned duri...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart balance solo and duo musical careers


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Chris Parker
Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart9 p.m. Fridaythe Blue Door2805 N. McKinleywww.bluedoorokc.com524-0738$20Stacey Earle's vocals flow like winter wind across the bare trees: crisp, true and unfettered. There...
 
Thursday, February 4, 2010
 
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