Few 20th-century figures were more influential than Woody Guthrie. The folk icon and Oklahoma native has a legacy and scope that span the musical stratosphere, predating and inspiring genres from country to punk rock.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s the two witches from Oz in the award-winning production of Wicked! Catch the, well, wickedly popular Broadway musical as it opens its three-week run at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $35- $140. Call 297-2264 or visit wickedthemusical.com.
Wednesday, Sept. 4
If you’re like us, rhythm ain’t exactly your forte. Luckily, you can live vicariously through acclaimed international percussion sensation STOMP, which knows a thing or two about the subject. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Fine Arts Center, 100 Campus Dr. in Weatherford. Tickets are $5-$20. Call (580)774-3019 or visit swosu.edu.
Get cultured at Art in the City: A Cultural Connection. The second annual multicultural community festival features a variety of local and regional music acts, spoken word artists and dance troupes. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday evening at Memorial Park & Spraygrounds, 1150 NW 36th St. Admission is free. Visit obmapac.org.