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OKG Newsletter


Topic: folk

Horse, of course

On the brink of breaking out, Oklahoma buzz band Horse Thief reins in its psychedelic folk to embark on a tour.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Horse Thief with The Gentle Art of Floating and The Samurai Conquistadors
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The gap

The bluegrass of Black Canyon bears roots darker than the rest. Proof is in the Oklahoma City act’s newest material.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Black Canyon with Beau Jennings & The Tigers and Defining Times
9 p.m. Friday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com
600-1166
$5
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Chelsey Cope — A Deeper Root


Folk

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma has no shortage of talented female singer-songwriters, and with A Deeper Root, you can add Tulsa native and Oklahoma City-based musician Chelsey Cope to the ranks.
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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Gander at Guthrie

The making of 'Woody at 100.'

With all the Woody Guthrie coverage in today’s Gazette to commemorate the Okie folkie’s centennial, you may wish to take a peek at the mini-documentary The Making of Woody at 100.

It details Smithsonian Folkways’ efforts at compiling the new, three-disc box set, Woody at 100, which:
• came out yesterday;
• features 57 songs in total, 21 of them previously unreleased performances and six never-before-heard; and
• includes a 154-page book with essays and art galore.

Take a gander at the label’s restoration process and behind-the-scenes work:



Hey! Read This:
Know your Woody!  
Woody Guthrie's legacy  

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Thinkin’ about Woody

Woody Guthrie’s legacy shines bright in 2012.


Music

Hugh Foley
Editor’s note: With Saturday marking Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday, we asked music scholar Hugh Foley for his take on why Guthrie still matters. A professor at Rogers State University in Claremore, Foley is the author of the Oklahoma Music Guide II and a founding board member of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Folk it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Jeepels creeples, where’d ya get Grant Peeples? As of 8 p.m. tonight, you can answer, “At The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley, silly goose!” Because that’s when Peeples, the rootsy singer-songwriter from sunny Florida, performs in support on his folkin’ great new album, Prior Convictions. Tickets are $10. Call 524- 0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Jon Lyle Williams and the Bravest Retreat — Jon Lyle Williams and the Bravest Retreat


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Who doesn’t miss the music the ’90s brought? It was heartfelt, catchy, soulful and universally accessible — everything popular music isn’t now.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Harp dreams

Self-described Okie songstress Camille Harp stretches out of her comfort zone to let in a 'Little Bit of Light.'


Music

Joshua Boydston
Camille Harp and John Calvin
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Lions Park
400 S. Flood, Norman
pasnorman.org
307-9320
free
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Honey, I quit the band

Two married members of alt-country’s Green Corn Revival now pursue ‘folk-rock noir’ as Honeylark.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Honeylark with The Town and County War
10 p.m. Friday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$5
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Bros before woes

While their songs may not always sound full of glee, The Avett Brothers embrace their ever-increasing audience.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Avett Brothers
8 p.m. Friday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
602-8700
$35-$39.75
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
 
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