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Best Bets for April 5-7, 2013: Sugar Free Allstars with Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Lyric Theatre's "Glass Menagerie," "Okie Folkies & Freaks," Leon Russell's Birthday Bash

by Brandy McDonnell Published: April 5, 2013
Sugar Free Allstars
Sugar Free Allstars

Here are my picks for the Best Bets in entertainment happening around Oklahoma this weekend, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to

1.  Catch Oklahoma kindie rock duo Sugar Free Allstars in concert with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic at 2 p.m. Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. Preconcert activities start at 1 p.m. in the Civic Center lobby. Information: 842-5387 or

2. See Lyric Theatre’s staging of Tennessee Williams’ autobiographical masterpiece “The Glass Menagerie” at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16 in the Plaza District. Performances continue through April 13. Information: 524-9312 or

3. Listen to Scott Keeton, Susan Herndon, Empty Bottles and more at “Okie Folkies & Freaks: Songs Of Oklahoma,” a benefit show for the Music Moves Mountains Foundation, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: 524-0738 or

4. TULSA — Hear Oklahoma native and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell play his 27th Annual Birthday Bash featuring Rachele Lynae at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Brady Theater, 105 W Brady. Doors open at 7 p.m. Information: (918) 582-7239 or


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 than 1...
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