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Clay Bird sells bottled water at DFest in downtown Tulsa, Saturday, July 25, 2009. STEPHEN HOLMAN/Tulsa World

Dfest is ‘music geek’ heaven, revenue raiser

News | Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

TULSA — In his day job, Clay Bird, the former city councilor, assists Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor with downtown economic development. This weekend, however, he and wife, Dacia, were selling drinks to thirsty Dfest-goers.

Diverse bands flock to Tulsa

A&E | Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

TULSA — The "D” in Dfest stands for diversity, and Diversafest Music Conference and Festival founders Tom Green and Angie Devore-Green are working overtime to live up to the name’s claim.

Static Blog: Andrew W.K. On Bloody Noses For Fun and Profit

Andrew W.K., the keynote speaker at DFest, spoke about his debut album. For his debut disc, I Get Wet, Andrew W.K., keynote speaker at Dfest, said he went through several concepts, but the one that he knew would earn the attention of both label executives and fans was the one pictured above.

Previewing DFest

Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2009 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

With a wide-ranging roster for this year's event, Tulsa's Diversafest announced the lineup for its eighth annual music conference. Organizers predict attendance will top 70,000 to see music performed on 14 stages, including two large outdoor stages.
The Black Crowes and Cake
Rooney and The Knux
Ra Ra Riot and Citizen Cope
The Ugly Suit and Blue October
Delta Spirit and Gogol Bordello

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