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Weekend Warmup for June 4-6, 2010

by Brandy McDonnell Published: June 4, 2010
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John Hammond

Here is a list of events happening around the state this weekend (June 4-6). For more options, go to www.wimgo.com:

- Listen to Oklahoma singer-songwriter K.C. Clifford at 8 tonight, Grammy-nominated bluesman John Hammond at 9 p.m. Saturday and Philadelphia roots rockers Hoots & Hellmouth at 9 p.m Sunday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or www.bluedoorokc.com.

-  YUKON — Taste crawfish and other Cajun treats, participate in children’s activities and hear live music at the Taste of Louisiana Crawfish & Living History Festival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Kirkpatrick Family Farm, 1001 S Garth Brooks Blvd. Information: 350-8937.

- Hear Jacob Abello and Broncho at 9 tonight at Electro Lounge, 5929 N May Ave. Information: 843-8777.

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-22769" title="justin bieber on today - ap" src="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" alt="" width="363" height="512" imagescaler="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" /> <strong>Justin Bieber performs with his back-up dancers this morning on the NBC "Today" television program in New York. (Associated Press photo)</strong> Oklahoma City is due for a case of “Bieber fever.” The first leg hasn’t even kicked off, but pop sensation Justin Bieber, 16, has already announced the second series of dates for his first headlining tour of North America. The second leg will include a Nov. 3 show at Oklahoma City’s Ford Center. Tickets for the Oklahoma City show will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 12. Prices have not yet been announced. Tickets will be available online at www.okfordcenter.com, at the Ford Center Box Office, at all Ticketmaster outlets including participating Suncoast, FYE and Homeland stores, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. The announcement was made today, the same day the Canadian singer/musician attracted hoards of screaming tween and teen girls for a free “Today” show mini-concert on Rockefeller Plaza in New York. In March, the BOK Center announced that Bieber will play a July 6 show at the Tulsa arena. As of today, a few tickets remained to the concert. Tickets for the Tulsa show are .50, .50 and .50. Tulsa tickets can be purchased online at www.bokcenter.com, at the Arby’s Box Office and all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287. The first leg of the “My World” Tour, featuring Sean Kingston as special guest, will open June 23 at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., and travel through more than 40 cities before wrapping up in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4. The second phase will blaze through more than 35 cities before wrapping Dec. 23 in Atlanta. According to Friday’s tour announcement, from each ticket sold will be donated to Pencils of Promise, a charity that works to build schools and increase educational opportunities in the developing world. Bieber’s goal is to build 15 schools around the world for needy children. For more information, go to www.pencilsofpromise.org. The tour is supporting Bieber’s second album, “My World 2.0,” which was released March 23 and topped the Billboard 200 chart. “My World 2.0” has already sold more than 1 million copies, according to <a href="http://www.billboard.com/album/justin-bieber/my-world-2-0/1321852#/news/justin-bieber-storms-today-show-adds-second-1004095639.story">Billboard.com.</a> His debut album, “My World,” released in November, has sold nearly 1.4 million units. -BAM

Snoop Dogg (Associated Press file photo)

- THACKERVILLE – Listen to rapper Snoop Dogg with Mike Epps at 9 tonight or Texas music star Jerry Jeff Walker with Joe Ely at 8 p.m. Saturday WinStar World Casino. Information: www.winstarworldcasino.com.

- Take in live entertainment, wine tastings and an array of Italian delicacies at the sixth annual Italian Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 4711 N Tulsa. Information: 840-8409 or www.italiansofcentraloklahoma.com.

- Watch Ghostlight Theatre Club’s production of the musical [title of show] at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the theater, 3110 N Walker. Information: 286-9412 or www.ghostlightokc.com.

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-22769" title="justin bieber on today - ap" src="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" alt="" width="363" height="512" imagescaler="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" /> <strong>Justin Bieber performs with his back-up dancers this morning on the NBC "Today" television program in New York. (Associated Press photo)</strong> Oklahoma City is due for a case of “Bieber fever.” The first leg hasn’t even kicked off, but pop sensation Justin Bieber, 16, has already announced the second series of dates for his first headlining tour of North America. The second leg will include a Nov. 3 show at Oklahoma City’s Ford Center. Tickets for the Oklahoma City show will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 12. Prices have not yet been announced. Tickets will be available online at www.okfordcenter.com, at the Ford Center Box Office, at all Ticketmaster outlets including participating Suncoast, FYE and Homeland stores, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. The announcement was made today, the same day the Canadian singer/musician attracted hoards of screaming tween and teen girls for a free “Today” show mini-concert on Rockefeller Plaza in New York. In March, the BOK Center announced that Bieber will play a July 6 show at the Tulsa arena. As of today, a few tickets remained to the concert. Tickets for the Tulsa show are .50, .50 and .50. Tulsa tickets can be purchased online at www.bokcenter.com, at the Arby’s Box Office and all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287. The first leg of the “My World” Tour, featuring Sean Kingston as special guest, will open June 23 at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., and travel through more than 40 cities before wrapping up in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4. The second phase will blaze through more than 35 cities before wrapping Dec. 23 in Atlanta. According to Friday’s tour announcement, from each ticket sold will be donated to Pencils of Promise, a charity that works to build schools and increase educational opportunities in the developing world. Bieber’s goal is to build 15 schools around the world for needy children. For more information, go to www.pencilsofpromise.org. The tour is supporting Bieber’s second album, “My World 2.0,” which was released March 23 and topped the Billboard 200 chart. “My World 2.0” has already sold more than 1 million copies, according to <a href="http://www.billboard.com/album/justin-bieber/my-world-2-0/1321852#/news/justin-bieber-storms-today-show-adds-second-1004095639.story">Billboard.com.</a> His debut album, “My World,” released in November, has sold nearly 1.4 million units. -BAM

Jason Boland & the Stragglers

- SALLISAW – Take in a carnival, car show, arts and crafts fair, live music and more at the Diamond Daze Festival today and Saturday at Sallisaw High School, 2301 W Ruth. Jason Boland & the Stragglers will play at 7 tonight; Keith Anderson will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday. Information: www.sallisawchamber.com.

- Celebrate independent art, literature and fandom at SoonerCon 2010 today-Sunday at the Biltmore Hotel, 401 S Meridian. To read Matt Price’s column on the event, click here. Information: www.soonercon.com.

- NORMAN – Hear The Boom Bang, Copperheads and Brother Gruesome at 8 tonight at The Deli, 309 White Street. Information: http://thedeli.us/blog.

- Take in new artwork, refreshments, wine tastings and more at the monthly Paseo Gallery Walk from 6 to 10 tonight and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Paseo Arts District. Information: www.thepaseo.com.

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-22769" title="justin bieber on today - ap" src="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" alt="" width="363" height="512" imagescaler="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" /> <strong>Justin Bieber performs with his back-up dancers this morning on the NBC "Today" television program in New York. (Associated Press photo)</strong> Oklahoma City is due for a case of “Bieber fever.” The first leg hasn’t even kicked off, but pop sensation Justin Bieber, 16, has already announced the second series of dates for his first headlining tour of North America. The second leg will include a Nov. 3 show at Oklahoma City’s Ford Center. Tickets for the Oklahoma City show will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 12. Prices have not yet been announced. Tickets will be available online at www.okfordcenter.com, at the Ford Center Box Office, at all Ticketmaster outlets including participating Suncoast, FYE and Homeland stores, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. The announcement was made today, the same day the Canadian singer/musician attracted hoards of screaming tween and teen girls for a free “Today” show mini-concert on Rockefeller Plaza in New York. In March, the BOK Center announced that Bieber will play a July 6 show at the Tulsa arena. As of today, a few tickets remained to the concert. Tickets for the Tulsa show are .50, .50 and .50. Tulsa tickets can be purchased online at www.bokcenter.com, at the Arby’s Box Office and all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287. The first leg of the “My World” Tour, featuring Sean Kingston as special guest, will open June 23 at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., and travel through more than 40 cities before wrapping up in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4. The second phase will blaze through more than 35 cities before wrapping Dec. 23 in Atlanta. According to Friday’s tour announcement, from each ticket sold will be donated to Pencils of Promise, a charity that works to build schools and increase educational opportunities in the developing world. Bieber’s goal is to build 15 schools around the world for needy children. For more information, go to www.pencilsofpromise.org. The tour is supporting Bieber’s second album, “My World 2.0,” which was released March 23 and topped the Billboard 200 chart. “My World 2.0” has already sold more than 1 million copies, according to <a href="http://www.billboard.com/album/justin-bieber/my-world-2-0/1321852#/news/justin-bieber-storms-today-show-adds-second-1004095639.story">Billboard.com.</a> His debut album, “My World,” released in November, has sold nearly 1.4 million units. -BAM

Straight Ahead

- Celebrate the legacy of guitar great Charlie Christian today-Sunday at the 25th Annual Charlie Christian International Music Festival at Regatta Park, SE 5 and Lincoln. Festivities include a battle of the bands featuring Grady Nichols vs. Straight Ahead at 7 tonight and live music from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. To read my feature on Saturday headliner Najee, click here. Information: 524-3800 or www.charliechristianfestival.com.

- See the Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s production of “Top Girls” at 8 tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center’s CitySpace Theatre, 201 N Walker. Information: www.okctheatrecompany.org.

- Listen to Candlelight UFOs and Of the Tower at 8 p.m. Saturday at 66 Bowl, 3810 NW 39. Catch a show at the Route 66 landmark while you still can, since it is destined to become a Spices of India grocery store. Click here to read Robert Medley’s story about the sale of the historic bowling alley. Information: www.66bowl.com.

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-22769" title="justin bieber on today - ap" src="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" alt="" width="363" height="512" imagescaler="http://blog.newsok.com/bamsblog/wp-content/imagescaler/f287694603ed5bff7724856bc7fc805e.jpg" /> <strong>Justin Bieber performs with his back-up dancers this morning on the NBC "Today" television program in New York. (Associated Press photo)</strong> Oklahoma City is due for a case of “Bieber fever.” The first leg hasn’t even kicked off, but pop sensation Justin Bieber, 16, has already announced the second series of dates for his first headlining tour of North America. The second leg will include a Nov. 3 show at Oklahoma City’s Ford Center. Tickets for the Oklahoma City show will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 12. Prices have not yet been announced. Tickets will be available online at www.okfordcenter.com, at the Ford Center Box Office, at all Ticketmaster outlets including participating Suncoast, FYE and Homeland stores, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. The announcement was made today, the same day the Canadian singer/musician attracted hoards of screaming tween and teen girls for a free “Today” show mini-concert on Rockefeller Plaza in New York. In March, the BOK Center announced that Bieber will play a July 6 show at the Tulsa arena. As of today, a few tickets remained to the concert. Tickets for the Tulsa show are .50, .50 and .50. Tulsa tickets can be purchased online at www.bokcenter.com, at the Arby’s Box Office and all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287. The first leg of the “My World” Tour, featuring Sean Kingston as special guest, will open June 23 at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., and travel through more than 40 cities before wrapping up in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4. The second phase will blaze through more than 35 cities before wrapping Dec. 23 in Atlanta. According to Friday’s tour announcement, from each ticket sold will be donated to Pencils of Promise, a charity that works to build schools and increase educational opportunities in the developing world. Bieber’s goal is to build 15 schools around the world for needy children. For more information, go to www.pencilsofpromise.org. The tour is supporting Bieber’s second album, “My World 2.0,” which was released March 23 and topped the Billboard 200 chart. “My World 2.0” has already sold more than 1 million copies, according to <a href="http://www.billboard.com/album/justin-bieber/my-world-2-0/1321852#/news/justin-bieber-storms-today-show-adds-second-1004095639.story">Billboard.com.</a> His debut album, “My World,” released in November, has sold nearly 1.4 million units. -BAM

Chelsea Yeager plays Annie and Jeff Perkins as Daddy Warbucks in Jewel Box Theatre’s summer musical production of ” Annie.” (Photo by Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman)

-Watch Jewel Box Theatre’s production of “Annie” at 8:30 tonight and Saturday at the Jewel Box’s outdoor amphitheatre, 3700 N Walker. Information: www.jewelboxtheatre.org.

- TULSA – See the new exhibit “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum,” opening Sunday at the Philbrook Museum of Art, 727 S Rockford Road. Information: www.philbrook.org.

- NORMAN – Hear neo-acoustic quintet Elephant Revival at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Lions Park, 405 S Flood. The free show is part of the Summer Breeze Concert Series. Information: www.thepas.org.

-BAM


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more...
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