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OKG Newsletter

Topic: concerts

House calls


Danny Marroquin
For the most intimate of musical experiences, house concerts — literally right in someone’s living room — are where it’s at.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pet the trumpet

After hearing a concert by the Oklahoma City University Wind Philharmonic, kids can try out the instruments.


Courtney Silva
“We want to get kids interested in picking up and playing musical instruments,” said Matt Mailman, director of bands and professor of conducting at OCU. “It’s one thing to play a concert for the kids, but then to let them get hands-on experience with the instruments really seems to be what makes them excited about playing in the future.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Rock for the causes

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and tornado victims to benefit from concerts this weekend


Gazette staff
Two notable benefit concerts are scheduled this weekend.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

No dummy

The man behind alt-rock act Jack’s Mannequin knows what it takes to dress up his piano-pop tunes: freshness.


Stephen Carradini
Jack's Mannequin with Steel Train, Lady Danville and River James
6 p.m. Friday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern, 677-9169
$19 advance, $24 door
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Stretch Marx

Eighties popster Richard Marx stays relevant by reworking his past hits and writing new ones for other artists.


Becky Carman
Richard Marx|
8 p.m. Friday
Choctaw Casino
Grant, 800-585-3737

8 p.m. Saturday
Choctaw Event Center
Durant, 800-585-3737

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Hear this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Catch the atmospheric sounds of Chicago-based indie rockers Yourself and the Air at 8 p.m. next Wednesday at The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Papal state

Smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em! Smoking Popes do. Having survived the alt-rock fallout, they ironically enjoy playing to audiences more now than the ’90s.


Joshua Boydston
Smoking Popes with The Fellowship Students and They Stay Dead
8 p.m. Tuesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western, 607-4805
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Ware it’s at

Often a session player, guitarist Terry ‘Buffalo’ Ware takes center stage Sunday in a free concert for ‘Summer Breeze.’


Joshua Boydston
Terry “Buffalo” Ware and The Shambles
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Lions Park
400 S. Flood, Norman, 307-9320
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Too tough to die

C.J. Ramone keeps the spirit and legacy of his punk ‘brothers’ of Ramones alive.


Chris Parker
CJ Ramone with 5 Dollar Thrill, Sweet Action and Bare Knuckle Shuffle
6:30 p.m. Friday
Bricktown Live
103 Flaming Lips Alley, 236-4143
Wednesday, July 20, 2011