Music News from NewsOK

  • Blake Shelton invites Gwen Stefani to be his adviser on 'The Voice' Season 10

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 10 hr ago

    Christina Aguilera may be returning to the coaching panel for "The Voice" Season 10, but Gwen Stefani will be back on the NBC reality show, too. People.com reports that Ada native and "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton has invited Stefani, his girlfriend, to serve as his Team Blake adviser on the...

  • Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Garth Brooks, Pentatonix nominated for iHeartRadio Music Awards

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 10 hr ago

    The nominations have been announced for the iHeartRadio Music Awards, and several music stars with Oklahoma ties are among the contenders. The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards are set to take place April 3 at the historic Forum in Los Angeles, and will be televised live on TBS, TNT, and truTV...

  • Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Hank Williams Jr. to perform at Kris Kristofferson tribute

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 14 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Norman resident Toby Keith, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Hank Williams Jr., Jack Ingram and Lee Ann Womack will help pay tribute to music legend Kris Kristofferson next month. They have been added to the lineup for a March 16 event at the...

  • Eagles and Jackson Browne to pay tribute to Glenn Frey on the Grammy Awards

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 16 hr ago

    Six-time Grammy Award winner Glenn Frey will be honored at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards when the late musician’s bandmates join close friend and collaborator Jackson Browne to perform a classic hit from the Eagles’ legendary songbook. Eagles members – including eight-time Grammy Award winner...

  • Video: Bill Hader and Fred Armisen help Hall & Oates announce 2016 tour

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Fans of Tulsa native Bill Hader and Fred Armisen's hilarious IFC television series "Documentary Now!" undoubtedly got a kick out of seeing the pair's fictional soft-rock band Blue Jean Committee helping actual soft-rock stars Daryl Hall and John Oates announce their 2016 summer tour: The tour...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 10, 2016: Hear Martin Sexton at ACM@UCO Performance Lab

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Today's featured event: Hear folk-rocker Martin Sexton at 8 tonight at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E Sheridan. Sexton's "Mixtape Tour" is in support of his 2015 album "Mixtape of the Open Road." Doors open at 7 p.m. Brothers McCann will open the show. For tickets and information, go...

  • Daddies and daughters dress up and dance in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Tue, Feb 9, 2016

    The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department offered daddy-daughter dances last week in the Civic Center Music Hall’s Meinders Hall of Mirrors.

  • South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce presents awards

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    The South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce recently held its 2016 awards banquet and installed its 2016 board of directors.

  • Pentatonix announces world tour including Oklahoma date

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, Feb 9, 2016

    TULSA - Grammy Award-winning vocal group Pentatonix has announced today the first tour dates for its 2016 world tour, including a spring show in Tulsa. Pentatonix includes Kirstin Maldonado, a former University of Oklahoma student. Special guests Us The Duo will join the group on the...

  • Closed strip club in south OKC demolished

    By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Oklahoma City officials complained the club was operating too close to a residential area. The club — at 3600 S Hattie — was across the street from a small neighborhood of six houses. The city’s zoning regulations prohibit adult entertainment “within 500 feet of any area zoned for residential use.”

  • Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 9

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Feb 9, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 9, 2016

  • Video: British rockers The Struts plan first Oklahoma tour dates

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Breakout U.K. band The Struts has announced its first Oklahoma concerts, with upcoming shows in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The rockers will play April 22 at OKC's Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at Buy For Less locations in OKC, at Reasor's and...

  • Photo showcase 'Behind The Lens with Pattie Boyd and Henry Diltz' heading to Oklahoma

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    TULSA - The special photography event "Behind The Lens with Pattie Boyd and Henry Diltz" is embarking on a 13-city spring tour that includes a stop at Tulsa's Circle Cinema. "Behind The Lens" is a live show presented by the artists themselves as they share their amazing stories and iconic...

  • Win tickets to see Cole Swindell at Firelake Arena

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

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  • Video: Carrie Underwood showing off harmonica skills, love for Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Dolly Parton on tour

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    As previously reported, Checotah native Carrie Underwood is off and trekking on her 2016 “Storyteller Tour - Stories in the Round," which she spent much of 2015 working with her team to create. Billed as her most spectacular concert tour to date, Barry Lather (Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Usher,...

  • America's sheriffs turn back on Beyonce Super Bowl 'Formation' performance

    Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    Members of the National Sheriffs' Association meeting in Washington turned their backs on Beyonce during a Super Bowl halftime party, angered the NFL allowed her to sing a song they consider anti-police. The Association told Secrets that when Beyonce performed a snippet of her hit "Formation,"...

  • Nailed it! Lady Gaga's national anthem is total perfection

    Published: Sun, Feb 7, 2016

    Touchdown for Lady Gaga! The pop star gave us goosebumps when she kicked off Super Bowl 50 Sunday night, powering through (and totally slaying) The Star-Spangled Banner. Mother Monster has toned down the outlandish fashion as of late, but she still brought bold, patriotic style to Levi's...

  • Once a Texas Playboy, always a Texas Playboy, Oklahoman is one of the last

    BY ROBERT MEDLEY Staff writer rmedley@oklahoman.com  | Published: Sun, Feb 7, 2016

    Joe Settlemires was in his 20s when he joined "the king of Western swing," Bob Wills, in the early 1960s. Settlemires is one of the last of the Texas Playboys who toured with Wills, who died in 1975.

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 6, 2016: Hear Micky and the Motorcars at the Wormy Dog Saloon

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    Today's featured event: Hear Texas country band Micky and the Motorcars at 9:30 tonight at the Wormy Dog Saloon, 311 E Sheridan. As previously reported, Oklahoma-Texas country-rockers Cody Canada and The Departed have released a new video for "All Nighter," the new single from their 2015...

  • University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir to present concert Tuesday in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    The University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir will present a free concert Tuesday in Norman.



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