OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
The “Countdown” is on for Friday. That’s when Mrs. Shawn Carter — aka
Beyoncé — brings her world tour to Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno,
for an 8 p.m. concert (provided the venue can mop up all the drool from
Tuesday’s Justin Bieber show by then). Tickets are $55-$285. Call
800-745-3000 or visit chesapeakearena.com.
Eclectic Louis Fowler
These days, it’s hard to find that classically soulful R&B sound.
With so many manufactured pop divas’ vocal trills and high-pitched
squeaks masquerading as music, R&B sadly has become a vapid
Indie Zach Hale Bowlsey is a fearless bunch. Not fearless in that robotic, armor-clad
superhero kind of way, but fearless because its members have nothing to
lose, so why not rap over that muffled synth-pop track? Hell, you could
even plant it between a couple soulful acoustic ballads. Sure, that’ll
Country Joshua Boydston
Bixby native Justin Adams is a former college football standout with a school record for consecutive games played at Northern Iowa, and that intensity and determination have informed his new path as a country singer. His self-titled debut EP is a sleek, polished recording in line with the genre’s like-minded, clean-cut vocalists Easton Corbin, Luke Bryan and Chris Young.