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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Irish tunes of Flogging Molly becoming St. Pat's tradition


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
For a growing number of young Americans, there is a staple of St. Patrick's Day beyond green beer and four-leaf clovers: the music of Flogging Molly.   "In Ireland, it's not a particular...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

OKC's Starkweather Boys revive sounds of rock's golden age


Music

Charles Martin
Under the umbrella of The Starkweather Boys, surf rock, Western swing, Little Richard, The Comets and even a bit of the Fifties-era Elvis Presley all find a comfy home.   The Boys show o...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

Alt-country group The Silos make OKC stop on tour


Music

Rob Collins
Losing your record label funding and a big-name producer sometimes can be the best scenario.  Just ask Walter Salas-Humara, guitarist and vocalist of The Silos. The stalwart rockers were...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

OKC artist formerly with The Fellowship Students releases solo album


Music

Charles Martin
Bands generally recoil from the term "concept album" for fear of being pretentious. But Matt Brown, formerly of The Fellowship Students, declares it proudly.   "The problem is, it's for ...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Evanescence singer hopes to connect with OKC audience


Music

Joshua Michael Torres
Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee looks forward to bringing rock to out-of-the-way places that need it most.   "Not that Oklahoma City is the middle of nowhere, but as compared to L. A. or...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Patrice Pike builds on her 'Rock Star: Supernova' rep in OKC


Music

Tracy M. Rogers
Based in Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter Patrice Pike is proud for being known as an "eclectic" artist, mixing guitar-oriented rock with soulful singing.   It must be working because Pike landed a sp...
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Norman's Blue Fish music show celebrates 20th gig


Music

Charles Martin
The 20th Blue Fish Companion party/music show recently was held at Norman's Red Room.   "It comes with a built-in crowd," said Quentin Bomgardner, founder. "When I contact ...
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Guster makes Oklahoma stops on environmental tour


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
Dream-pop band Guster is currently on its Campus Consciousness Tour, playing its music and promoting environmental awareness at several universities.   "The Campus Consciousness Tour is ...
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Former Oklahoma lawyer gives up practice for Nashville dreams


Music

Chris Willard
After graduating from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Dameon Allensworth has given up his legal practice to live the life of a struggling country music songwriter in Nashville...
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Pink Floyd tribute band comes to OKC with psychedelic stage show


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Tom Quinn's love of Pink Floyd has manifested into tribute band The Pink Floyd Experience. Their intense stage show routinely tours the nation, complete with dazzling lighting effects, projection scr...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007
 
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