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Something awesome, something blue

There’s no reason to stay at home this weekend

Spring has sprung (we hope) as I noted in a mixtape recently, so get out there and do something music-related. There’s plenty to do this weekend.

OKS fave Ryan Lawson will be kickin’ it at Blue Note tonight with Bloody Ol' Mule and Aaron Barker. The acoustic scene has started to grow with the advent of Acoustic Oklahoma, and these three guys have gotten some well-deserved press because of that burgeoning movement/idea/showcase/thing. Check it out – it’s only five bucks.

If you like blue things and acoustic music, but don’t really like the bar setting of the previous entry, Greg Trooper releases “Upside-Down Town” Saturday at The Blue Door. Trooper’s true to his name, as he’s a troubadour and a touring man, originally from New Jersey. Kickstarter helped him make this record, which is a cool side note, as I’ve been addicted to that website recently.

 Jumping way across genres, “Red Bull Thre3Style” features DJs from Oklahoma competing against each other in a format that gives each one 15 minutes. The DJs have to make a set that combines different musical genres (with no mixing programs allowed). The judges will select winners based on “track selection, creativity, mixing skills, stage presence and overall crowd reaction,”according to the press release. OKC’s John Bourke, Mark Marino, DJ Diverse, DJ Switch, and DJ Boom will go up against Tulsa’s DJ Moody and DJ Kylie and Bartlesville’s Darku J. Show begins at 10 p.m. Saturday at Kamp’s Deli. Five bucks to get in.

And for the young’uns, or old’uns sporting young’uns on their hip, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is having a family day Saturday featuring OKS faves Sugar Free Allstars and Spaghetti Eddie. Both acts are quality musicians that won’t disappoint any age bracket. The show starts at 2 p.m., but the family day goes from noon to 4. It’s $12 for adults, $10 for students/seniors, $5 for military and free to members and children ages 5 and under.

Get out there and rock.

by Stephen Carradini 02.25.2011 3 years ago
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Extra Cheeze

Shea Weaver’s varied monikers — like Cheezecoat — correspond to where music has taken him.


Music

Stephen Carradini
Shea Weaver
9-10 p.m. Friday
JJ’s Alley
212 E. Sheridan 605-4543

Cheezecoat
Saturday
Midsummer Nights’ Fair
Lions Park 450 S. Flood, Norman
normanfirehouse.com 329-4523
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Grammy errors

A few Okies and a lot of absurdity dot this year’s nominations.

Ada-born Blake Shelton; country’s shiniest lady-star Carrie Underwood; and local kiddie-rock stars Sugar Free Allstars (pictured) all got nominated in this year’s round of Grammy nominations, announced today.

OK, so the OKC-based Allstars’ nom comes tangentially, as they contributed the song “Cooperate” to the “All about Bullies ... Big and Small” collection for Cool Beans Music that was nominated for Best Children’s Album, but still cool. Shelton’s and Underwood’s came in the usual country categories.

But yeah, year after year, the Grammy nominees just get increasingly absurd.

This year’s no different. Bon Iver’s up for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist (I suppose you have to sell out mid-size theaters across this country and others in order to be considered a “new artist” these days), competing against the likes of Adele (really?), Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj and Skrillex.

Fleet Foxes got nominated for Best Folk Album, which is forgivable until you consider that they’re trying to take down Eddie Vedder’s “Ukelele Songs.” Radiohead is in the Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song categories for “Lotus Flower,” possibly the least rock-like song it’s ever recorded. The band’s bizarre, inventive “The King of Limbs” isn’t even in the Best Rock Album category — it’s nominated for Best Alternative Music Album, ostensibly ousted by Okie natives Kings of Leon’s “Come Around Sundown,” or as I like to call it, “the biggest turd in the whole bowl.”

Wilco is nominated again! I guess once you get nominated and keep making records, you get nominated for life. It’s a travesty that Beyoncé’s best-ever album, “4,” didn’t net anything, and even worse that single “1+1” received no recognition.

And sweet lord, “Sigh No More” was released in October 2009! And yet Mumford & Sons are still up for as many trophies as Bon Iver. I’m writing my congressman.

by Matt Carney 12.01.2011 2 years ago
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How bazaar

From sock monkeys to hoodies, you’ll find gifts galore at the fourth annual Deluxe Indie Craft Bazaar.


Features

Christina Nihira
Deluxe Indie Craft Bazaar
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
State Fair Park
3000 General Pershing
deluxeokc.net
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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Sugar Free Grammy?


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Gazette staff
The OKC kiddie rockers better known as the Sugar Free Allstars are up for a Grammy! Kinda.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Free Sugar

Looking for a free family concert this weekend? Not anymore!

Remember when Oklahoma City kindie-rock guys Sugar Free Allstars were part of an album that won a Grammy? Yeah, that was awesome.

Almost as awesome is that they’re teaming up with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and the Children’s Museum of Oklahoma City for a free concert event on Sunday. It’ll be at the band shell at Myriad Botanical Gardens on 301 W. Reno at 2 p.m. 

For a little taste, check out the two bands’ collaborative track, “Cooperate”:

right Sugar Free Allstars with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo



For more information, call 297-3995 or visit the Myriad Gardens website.
by Matt Carney 02.24.2012 2 years ago
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Sugar Free satellite

A Sugar Free Allstars concert hits Sirius XM radio this weekend.


Music

Gazette staff
Oklahoma City's acclaimed practitioners of “kindie rock,” the Sugar Free Allstars, will bring their family-friendly funk to satellite radio this weekend on SiriusXM Kids Place Live, channel 78. The hour-long show is part of the channel's Rumpus Room Concert Series.
 
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