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Young restless

Now towering with success after toiling for years, Young the Giant isn’t about to take a break.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Young the Giant with Civil Twilight
7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$14-$17
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The SweetWater — Moonshine


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma City rock act The SweetWater works for something wholly unique in its full-length debut, and while it’s a tall order to hone down influences as varied as Queens of the Stone Age, Black Crowes and Alice in Chains, the band does an admirable job of it with Moonshine.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Light it up

Healthier and happier, but no less glam, The Darkness should shine among the three days and 40 bands of Rocklahoma.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Rocklahoma featuring The Darkness, Rob Zombie, Megadeth and more
Friday-Sunday
1421 W. 450, Pryor
rocklahoma.com
866-310-2288
$60-$380
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Sultan of sting

Mark Sultan doesn’t care what you think, which is all the more reason to catch his garage-punk act.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Mark Sultan with The Copperheads
9 p.m. Tuesday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com
600-1166
$8
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Dial H for Hero

In the case of Local H, the H stands for hardworking, hard-rocking and — in both sound and bond — harmonious.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Local H with Psychotic Reaction and Fablecar
8 p.m. Thursday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

You hear?

Taking risks in rock, mewithoutYou hopes you will join them.


Music

Joshua Boydston
mewithoutYou with Buried Beds and Imaginary Cities
6 p.m. Thursday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
323 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$14-$16
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

K.C. and the sunshine grand

With a new album and a baby on the way, summer’s looking great for Okie songstress K.C. Clifford.


Music

Joshua Boydston
K.C. Clifford
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Key master

Eliza Rickman may tickle the ivories on a toy piano, but her sound is anything like child’s play.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Eliza Rickman
7 p.m. Saturday
Istvan Gallery
1218 N. Western
istvangallery.com
831-2874
free
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kindest cut

Oklahoma City band Paperscissor crafts a punk-rock sound as far away from stripped-down as it can get.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Paperscissor with Horse Thief and So Called Savages
8:30 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Black Jack Gypsys — 3:1


Rock

Joshua Boydston

Oklahoma City trio The Black Jack Gypsys doesn’t engage in any rock ’n’ roll posturing in its debut EP, 3:1. It’s the real deal.

 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hud home

Hudson Moore found the country stage, not college, to be his calling.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Spring Jam with Hudson Moore, Casey Donahew Band, Sunny Ledfurd and The Damn Quails
5:30 p.m. Saturday
Wormy Dog Saloon
311 E. Sheridan
wormydog.com
601-6276
$22-$25
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Rather chilling

While the temperature’s rising, Vacationer’s transporting your ears and mind to a cooler place. Bon voyage!


Music

Joshua Boydston
Vacationer with Tennis and Eureeka!
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Chug along

With 11 albums and 1,000-plus shows behind it, Last Train Home pulls into town to deliver more folk rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Last Train Home
7 p.m. Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Parker Millsap and Michael Rose — Palisade


Folk

Joshua Boydston
Fledgling singer-songwriter and Purcell native Parker Millsap builds quite a foundation with stand-up bassist Michael Rose on their debut, Palisade. From the sounds of it, a monumental career is in the works.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Local gem

With laser focus, Crystal Vision aims to remix the city sound scene into one more open to electronic music’s aural array.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Crystal Vision with EOTO
9 p.m. Sunday
Will Rogers Theatre
4322 N. Western
willrogerstheatre.com
604-3015
$15-$30
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
 
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