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What to do in Oklahoma on July 9, 2013: Hear Todd Snider play a benefit show for the Woody Guthrie Coalition at Tulsa's Cain's Ballroom

by Brandy McDonnell Published: July 9, 2013
Todd Snider
Todd Snider

Woody Guthrie Foundation presents Todd Snider and Dustin Pittsley Tulsa, OK

Today’s featured event:

TULSA – Hear singer-songwriter Todd Snider play at 7 tonight at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main. He will be performing a benefit show for the Woody Guthrie Coalition, the nonprofit organization that produces the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival.

Dustin Pittsley will open the show.

“Even though folk music has probably not been anywhere near as effective in my day as it has been in the past, it still feels like Woody Guthrie is the Grand Poobah of our thing,” Snider told me in a recent interview.

To read more of my interview with Snider, click here.

The 16th Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival begins with another benefit show Wednesday night in Okemah, then brings four days of free music to Woody’s hometown Thursday through Sunday. For more information, go to www.woodyfest.com.

For more information on tonight’s show, go to www.cainsballroom.com.

For more events, go to www.wimgo.com.

-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 than 1...
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