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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Actress-turned-folkster Amy Speace turning heads


Music

Tory Troutman
A native of Baltimore, Amy Speace has a background in acting, and even once studied voice in hopes of an operatic future. She not only has performed Shakespeare, but also taught it. ...
 
Thursday, July 26, 2007

UK band staying in OKC garage during tour


Music

Charles Martin
London's The Veils is calling Oklahoma City a temporary home because Chris Salyer, proprietor of CD Warehouse, provided the members with a headquarters for the remainder of their U.S. tour. "...
 
Thursday, August 2, 2007

Stray Cats strut their brand of rockabilly revisionism


Music

Charles Martin
Rockabilly had all but died before a trio of big-haired kids from New York named Stray Cats injected new life into the genre in the Eighties with singles like "Rock This Town" and "(She's) Sexy ...
 
Thursday, August 2, 2007

Kentucky native Knight's songs tell stories


Music

Tory Troutman
Probably the best way to get an idea about singer Chris Knight is to think of him as a country guy with lots of dog-eared books on the shelf: novels by William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor and Co...
 
Thursday, August 2, 2007

Texas metal band Upside lives to party


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Upside just likes to get wasted and party, said the band's lead singer, Sid Goldsmith. "It fits in the lifestyle. I think it's definitely part of our everyday life," he said. "It shows on stage, on r...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Rocker goes gospel, gives away free album


Music

Charles Martin
Going gospel is a tricky proposition for any secular songwriter, especially for one who isn't planning on making a permanent career shift to the Christian market. Tulsa rock veteran Philip Zoellner w...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Dweezil Zappa breathes new life into father's songs


Music

Charles Martin
Dweezil Zappa has put together "Zappa Plays Zappa," a show to celebrate the vast catalogue of music of his father, rock icon Frank Zappa, who died in 1993. "If you want to gain an audience, you need ...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Dozen bands to play at Okie Twist-Off concert, car show


Music

Heather Caliendo
Saturday's first-ever Okie Twist-Off concert is an all-day event featuring:" a car show, " 10 different bands, " bowling and" a pinup girl contest. Okie Twist-Off will blast off at 66 Bowl, which or...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Celebrated jamsters Green Lemon return home for Bricktown show


Music

Tory Troutman
Can the "jam band" tag can be fairly applied to Green Lemon? "That's kind of what we get portrayed as, but it's pretty different in a lot of regards," said guitarist Steve Schaben. Green Lemon's b...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Singer/songwriter ditched college for country music


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Reaching the ten-year milestone of recording prompted Texan and country music artist Cory Morrow to release "Ten Years," a collection of previously recorded songs, now revamped for fans old and new. ...
 
Thursday, August 16, 2007
 
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