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OKG Newsletter

Topic: boom

Alt lang syne

Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Commercial districts across the metro will burst with revelers looking for alternatives to the packed-in crowds downtown.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Three’s company

From the ashes of The Rounders rises Oil Boom, a trio bursting with blues-based rock.


Joshua Boydston

Oil Boom with The Orbans
9 p.m. Friday
VZD’s Restaurant and Club, 4200 N. Western, 524-4203

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Copperheads — Apocalyptic Behavior


Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma City’s Copperheads have remained relatively quiet this year — ironic, given that the punk outfit stands alongside The Boom Bang and Shitty/Awesome as the metro’s loudest rock bands.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Out with a Bang

Mourning has broken: The Boom Bang will play its final show Friday. Get your hankies ready ... and your preferred hangover cure.


Joshua Boydston
The Boom Bang with The Copperheads and Shitty/Awesome
8 p.m. Friday
113 N. Crawford, Norman
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Grease it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Those summer nights are about to get more summery thanks to cult classic Grease 2. Catch the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies and all their wild shenanigans this weekend at The Boom, 2218 N.W. 39th St. The fun starts at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $15. Call 367-3774 or visit


Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Drag it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Nobody knows drag like Ginger Lamar. And now the entertainer extraordinaire’s life is revealed in Ginger Exposed, a comedy written by Robert Matson and narrated by none other than the legend herself. Performances begin at 8 p.m. — with dinner service at 6:30 p.m. — Friday and Saturday at The Boom, 2218 NW 39th St. Admission is $15. Call 601-7200 or visit


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Acting out

The top theatrical production of 2013 doesn’t favor glitz or pomp, but substance.


Larry Laneer
A theater company that was founded to stage musicals produced the best play in 2013, and a theater company that focuses on plays gave us the best musical. Go figure.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Boom it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Are you the type of girl who attracts the wrong type of guy? And by wrong type of guy we mean they’re attracted to the wrong sex. Then you can relate to Cass, the central character in The Boom Dinner Theatre’s production of All My Ex-Boyfriends Are Gay. See the world premiere comedy show 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (with dinner at 6:30 p.m.) at The Boom, 2218 NW 39th St. Tickets are $15. Call 367-3774 or visit

Friday–Saturday, ongoing

Wednesday, March 5, 2014