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Reid all about it

No longer nervous about performing, Norman singer-songwriter Kyle Reid even takes his love of music to bed.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Kyle Reid with Parker Millsap and John Calvin
10 p.m. Wednesday
The Deli
309 White, Norman
thedeli.us
329-3534
$5

Kyle Reid with Brother Gruesome, Depth & Current and Magnificent Bird
8 p.m. Saturday
Ampy Shanty
527 E. Main, Norman
754-1927
$5
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Come, the new Jerusalem

Members of The Polyphonic Spree and The Twilight Singers beget more indie rock as My Jerusalem, and they saw that it was good.


Music

Joshua Boydston
My Jerusalem with Beau Jennings & the Tigers and Cordell
8 p.m. Thursday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$8
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Movin’ Melvins

Presidential candidates aren’t the only ones scouring the states. So are punk’s Melvins, on the march for a Guinness World Record.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Melvins Lite with Tweakbird
9 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$15
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Shiny Toy Guns — III


Rock

Joshua Boydston
After an uneven presence following 2008’s hard rock-leaning Season of Poison, Shiny Toy Guns is back with its third release, appropriately titled III.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Cosmo recipe

Take two dudes who love music, Nintendo 64 and anime. Add a dash of 'Seinfeld.' Yields one Cosmostanza, garage rock with Okie flavoring.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Grannyfest with Cosmostanza, Sunny Side Up and more
5 p.m. Saturday
Bad Granny's Bazaar
1759 N.W. 16th
528-4585
free

 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Sooner the Sunset — Sooner the Sunset


Pop

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma City’s own Graham Colton is one of the most formidable solo artists the Sooner state has to offer, and he’s even more impressive as half of the new duo Sooner the Sunset, having found his musical soul mate in vocalist Lindsey Ray.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

’Van go

The Halloween season is the perfect time to sample Caravan of Thieves’ potent brew of gypsy-swing jazz.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Caravan of Thieves
8 p.m. Wednesday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Dan Deacon — America


Electronica

Joshua Boydston
Lots of adjectives can be used to describe mad-pop scientist Dan Deacon’s back catalog: zany, fun, disorienting, loud, clashing, dysfunctional and dizzying.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Frndz forever

Challenged in spelling but not in spirit, the indie-rocking Boyfrndz would like to court your ears.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Boyfrndz
10 p.m. Tuesday
The Deli
309 White, Norman
thedeli.us
321-7048
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Other Lives — Mind the Gap EP


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Few things help a band out more than finding a big brother to help it navigate the treacherous waters of the music industry. Stillwater’s Other Lives has found its in Radiohead, for whom they opened on a recent tour.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Calvinist theory

Not satisfied with his previous recordings, Norman singer-songwriter John Calvin molds 'Wax' with a simple sincerity.


Music

Joshua Boydston
John Calvin with Desi & Cody and Young Readers
10 p.m. Thursday
Kamp’s Deli & XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
819-6004
$6
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Jimmy LaFave — Depending on the Distance


Country

Joshua Boydston
Few musicians ever get the chance to forge their own path, blazing musical territory previously unexplored. Stillwater singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave is one of them, helping etch out a place for the Red Dirt genre within the scope of American music.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Good Grammer

Although half of her folk duo passed away a decade ago, Tracy Grammer made it her mission to keep Dave Carter’s voice alive.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Tracy Grammer
8 p.m. Saturday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$20
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Locked and loaded

The hard rock of the UK’s Young Guns comes out a-blazing in its first major U.S. tour.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Young Guns with Seether, Sick Puppies and Kyng
7 p.m. Saturday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$32.50-$34
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Bigger Brother

Those sibs of squawk rock known as Jeff the Brotherhood have made huge strides since their last Norman gig earlier this year.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Jeff the Brotherhood with Diarrhea Planet and Shut In
9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
 
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