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Topic: elvis

Return of the King


Phil Bacharach
Travis LeDoyt channels Elvis, circa 1956.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Crown heights

The reigning Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson puts on a ‘Party’ locally to celebrate her new album with The White Stripes’ leader


Joshua Boydston
Wanda Jackson with Green Corn Revival
7 p.m. Friday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 323 E. Sheridan
974-4700, free
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

In the ear

Not in the Face! debuts in Oklahoma at Blue Note Lounge


Gazette staff
Oklahoma City, you now have a chance to get a taste of what Austin, Texas, can’t stop lapping up. The high-energy musical duo Not in the Face! makes its Sooner-state debut tonight at Blue Note Lounge, 2408 N. Robinson.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Jackpot jukebox

Luck be a lady ... or a lad, providing live entertainment for the high rollers of our state casinos.


Charles Martin
Although Oklahoma is not quite Las Vegas — or even Reno, Nev. — where performers enjoy lucrative careers with million-dollar contracts, plenty of state casinos help musicians carve out a living.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Elvis it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Get all shook up when renowned Elvis Presley tribute artist Travis LeDoyt rocks Riverwind Casino, 1544 State Highway 9 in Norman. He’ll perform hits from Presley’s prime at 8 p.m. Saturday, including “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Blue Suede Shoes” and so many other songs your mom once screamed and cried over. Tickets are $10- $15. Call 322-6000 or visit

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Elvis it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
If you’re a fan of Elvis Presley, prepare to get “All Shook Up.” From Thursday to Saturday, Grand Casino at 777 Grand Casino in Shawnee pays tribute to the king of rock ’n’ roll, with performances by Elvis impersonators and those who worked with the legend. Even The Flying Elvi will swoop in from a 5,000-foot jump! Tickets start at $14.99 a day or $39.99 for three-day passes. Call 964-7777 or visit


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Velvet underground

No longer the medium of art sold on street corners, velvet is a fave for Trent Lawson.


Eric Webb
By day, Trent Lawson is a mild-mannered preparator at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, helping to display other people’s work. But by night, he’s a superhero of the local art scene who recently has gained increasing notoriety for paintings featuring pop-culture mashups with nods to art history and absurdist humor on that most refined of material, velvet.
Monday, December 23, 2013