Michael Martin Murphey brings Cowboy Christmas Ball back to Oklahoma City

For the 18th year, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/musician Michael Martin Murphey is re-creating the western yuletide tradition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

BY BRANDY MCDONNELL Modified: December 14, 2012 at 12:01 am •  Published: December 14, 2012
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For the 18th year, Michael Martin Murphey is bringing a yuletide cowboy tradition to “the cowboy capital of our country.”

“I know that Texans would like to claim it — and I’m a Texan, so I’m embarrassed to say this — but Oklahoma City is the cowboy capital of our country. And that’s why I like playing there because we get the real-deal people showing up there,” he said in a phone interview last week.

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Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas Ball

•When: 7 p.m. Friday.

•Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63.

•Information or reservations: www.nationalcowboymuseum.org or 478-2250, ext. 228.

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