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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Former members of Toadies, Reverend Horton Heat form OKC's Burden Brothers


Music

Charles Martin
Burden Brothers are touring to support "Mercy," their second album. Drummer Patrick "Taz" Bentley formed the band with Vaden Todd Lewis, formerly of The Toadies. "We're in it for the long haul, so we...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007

Punk-rock garage sale offering music, movies and memorabilia


Music

Tory Troutman
Rock culture will be paired up with the bargain-hunting lifestyle Saturday at The Conservatory for the 5th Quasi-Annual Oklahomapunkscene.com Garage Sale/Show & Birthday Party. The idea for the s...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

OKC performance artist's anything-goes shows defy description


Music

Charles Martin
Describing comedian / musician / performance artist Balthazar is not an easy task. You've got Jack Black's manic mugging, Andy Kaufman's unpredictability and Gilda Radner's gleeful awkwardness, ...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Norman's Groovefest offers day of music and activism


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
Norman's Groovefest has been showcasing local bands and promoting the importance of human rights to people of all walks of life since 1986. Sunday's show carries the theme, "A Healthy Environment Is...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Country legend Charlie Louvin still going strong


Music


Despite 65 years and counting as a performer, country music legend Charlie Louvin says he still hasn't reached the point where it feels like work. "I'm from a generation where there's no such thing a...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

The Pharmacy joins forces with Norman indie band


Music

Charles Martin
Seattle punk band The Pharmacy  is in the midst of a sprawling tour that will hit around 70 venues coast to coast. They are stopping at the Opolis on the way through, in part to pick up a tourma...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Norman roofer moonlights in Hispanic music scene


Music

Tory Troutman
For many local musicians, it's hard to keep a roof overhead. For Juan Santana, it's no problem. When he's not singing with the Mexican folk group Mariachi Orgullo de America or performing his ow...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Flickerstick's live act proves VH1 victory was well-deserved


Music

Graham Lee Brewer
Texas rock act Flickerstick won VH1's reality show "Bands on the Run," getting a deal with Epic Records. But with newfound stardom came a stigma: being scoffed at for getting signed with...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Country's Wade Bowen emerges from tough recording process


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Wade Bowen's latest record didn't come easily for the Texas country music artist. He felt lost during the songwriting and recording process. "I went through a lot of stuff, recording th...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Pop's Postmarks to make first-ever Oklahoma appearance


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Tuesday's show at Norman's Opolis marks the first time playing in Oklahoma for the Miami, Fla., indie pop band The Postmarks.   Yet the band has ties with Flaming Lips manager Scott Booker and the Edm...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007
 
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