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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Folk

Randy melodies

If a song a day keeps the doctor away, Randy Montgomery may be immortal. He’s on his way to 200 consecutive tunes.


Music

Mia Cantu
Folk and blues artist Randy Montgomery started making music when he was 14 years old. As a self-taught guitar player, he would mimic the ways of his musical idols, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Folk this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Fresh from South by Southwest, indie folk’s Brown Bird flutters in to El Reno’s Centre Theater, 110 S. Bickford, for a Monday concert to benefit El Reno Rotary Club’s community projects and Mission El Reno summer mission camp. Joining the Rhode Island duo on the 5:30 p.m. bill are The Dizzy Pickers and O Fidelis. Visit elrenorotary.eventbrite.com.

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Rev up

Changing hearts and minds one song at a time, Emma’s Revolution keeps fighting the good fight.


Music

Chris Parker
Emma’s Revolution
7 p.m. Saturday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

All is ’bright

Proclaimed Jimmy Webb, 'John Fullbright will be a household name in American music.' Who are we to argue? America, meet Woody Guthrie’s heir apparent.


Music

Joshua Boydston
John Fullbright
8 p.m. Thursday-Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$20
 
Wednesday, May 2, 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

Turnpike Troubadours — Goodbye Normal Street


Country

Phil Bacharach
On Goodbye Normal Street, their third full-length album, Turnpike Troubadours serve up a potent brew of country, bluegrass, folk and even Creole (just to kick it up a notch). The quintet from Stillwater produces music that’s straightforward and simple, but hardly simplistic.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Moody muse

Critically acclaimed for her folk songs, Ruth Moody practically has music embedded in her DNA.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Ruth Moody Band
7 p.m. Saturday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Evolution theory

Folksinger Sarah Jaffe ditched diary-style exposition for more purposeful songwriting, and the end result 'Wins.'


Music

Joshua Boydston
Sarah Jaffe with Secret Colours and Sherree Chamberlain
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$8-$10
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Vesper recipe

Mix folk with pop, sprinkle a dash of the divine, and you have The Vespers, a Nashvillle quartet that’ll convert your ears.


Music

Matt Carney
The Vespers with Brianna Gaither and Zach Winters
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
The Backroom at Bridgeway Church
228 W. Hefner
bridgewaychurch.com
749-8044
$5
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
 
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