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Myke Brown — Don’t Forget the Y


Hip Hop/Rap

Joshua Boydston
If Norman’s Myke Brown keeps making music as good as he does in Don’t Forget the Y, Myke with a Y is sure to be a household name.
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Colin’s calling

While part of The Gentle Art of Floating, Colin Nance quietly hatched solo tracks. No longer does one have to be in his bedroom to hear them.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Colin Nance with Taddy Porter
10 p.m. Friday
XIII X Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
819-6004
$5-$10
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Milwaukee blues

Times have been tough for What Made Milwaukee Famous, but the Austin indie act vows to go up from here.


Music

Joshua Boydston
What Made Milwaukee Famous
9 p.m. Thursday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$7-$10
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Mouthing off

Taking his turn at a solo run, Purple Mouth Bandits member Wiley Merrell bears his paws as local rapper Wildcat.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Wildcat with Jon Tefic and Militant Mindz
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$5
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Still swinging, swinging

While so many of their brethren have disbanded in the last 10 years, Oklahoma’s All-American Rejects just keep moving along like you know they do.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The All-American Rejects with Shiny Toy Guns and more
6 p.m. Friday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$19-$24
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Various artists — A Blackwatch Christmas Vol. II


Indie

Joshua Boydston
Fowler Volkswagen general manager Jonathan Fowler wants Oklahoma to become the indie Christmas-music capital of the world. With three straight stellar Christmas albums Fowler VW has supported (all but the first with Norman’s Blackwatch Studios), that wish feels more like reality.
 
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Dear Dad

Just wait ’til your father gets home ... so you can expose him to the rad tunes of OKC garage-pop duo Dadrock.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Dadrock with Math the Band and Cosmostanza
5:30 p.m. Sunday
Ampy Shanty
527 E. Main, Norman
754-1927
$5
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Horny time

The brothers behind French Horn Rebellion put their classical instruments for unintended use: dance music, yo.


Music

Joshua Boydston
French Horn Rebellion with Of Montreal
8 p.m. Thursday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
323 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$18-$20
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Hinder — Welcome to the Freakshow


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma City’s own Hinder is viciously derided even by butt-rock standards, catching just as much flak as Nickelback and Buckcherry, if not more.
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Crow about it

Riding the current folk wave is Old Crow Medicine Show, which has whipped up a prescription to string success along.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Old Crow Medicine Show with Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys
7 p.m. Monday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$29-$34
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Forever at last

With its debut album, 'Contender,' the pop-punk act Forever Came Calling could be just that.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Forever Came Calling with No Bragging Rights and Altars
6 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$8-$10

 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Tusk’s task

It’s a noble pursuit for Black Tusk, really: Fully commit to brewing a blend of swamp metal.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Black Tusk
7 p.m. Monday
The Chameleon Room
3034 N. Portland
ticketstorm.com
537-8136
$10-$13
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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

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
 
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