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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Rock

Rock this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Oklahoma Gazette invites you to an evening of free psychedelic pop, as Texas-based band Sundress rocks Opolis, 113 in Norman, at 9 p.m. Friday. Also on the bill are Oklahoma’s own The Pretty Black Chains. Admission is free, in case the mention in the first line didn’t sink in. Call 820-0951 or visit opolis.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

JD McPherson — Signs & Signifiers

All 'Signs' point to excellence.


Rock

Matt Carney
If anybody in Oklahoma is most likely to capitalize on wide-audience distribution right now, it must be Broken Arrow’s R&B-flavored rocker JD McPherson, whose debut album, Signs & Signifiers, was re-released last week by Rounder Records.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Brush with noise

All Paintscratcher wants is for Oklahoma City to take a whiff of its hardcore coat.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Paintscratcher with Weekend Nachos, Dead in the Dirt and Viduus
8 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$7
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Anger management

Social Distortion leader Mike Ness may have grown up, but his legendary punk band remains 'Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell.'


Music

Phil Bacharach
Social Distortion with Toadies and Lindi Ortega
6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Diamond Ballroom
8991 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$25-$29
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rock it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Do not adjust your sets. Television of Saints is the new album of Seattle singer/songwriter Rocky Votolato, who returns to town to channel his folk-influenced blend of alt-rock, 8 p.m. Sunday at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford in Norman. Opening is fellow Emerald City musician Kevin Long. Tickets are $10-$12. Call 820-0951 or visit opolis.org.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Chug along

With 11 albums and 1,000-plus shows behind it, Last Train Home pulls into town to deliver more folk rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Last Train Home
7 p.m. Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Parker Millsap and Michael Rose — Palisade


Folk

Joshua Boydston
Fledgling singer-songwriter and Purcell native Parker Millsap builds quite a foundation with stand-up bassist Michael Rose on their debut, Palisade. From the sounds of it, a monumental career is in the works.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Black Jack Gypsys — 3:1


Rock

Joshua Boydston

Oklahoma City trio The Black Jack Gypsys doesn’t engage in any rock ’n’ roll posturing in its debut EP, 3:1. It’s the real deal.

 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kindest cut

Oklahoma City band Paperscissor crafts a punk-rock sound as far away from stripped-down as it can get.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Paperscissor with Horse Thief and So Called Savages
8:30 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
 
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