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  • Watch: Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” video secures its place as 2016’s “Happy”

    Watch: Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the... Slate | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    “Can’t Stop the Feeling” can’t be stopped. It’s already debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100—no small feat—while “Happy” took months to reach the top spot.

  • DJ Calvin Harris suffers minor injuries in Los Angeles crash

    DJ Calvin Harris suffers minor injuries in Los... Reuters | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Scottish musician Calvin Harris, one of the world's top earning DJs, sustained minor injuries in a car crash in Los Angeles and was taken by ambulance to a hospital, police said on Saturday.

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 21, 2016: Hear Randy Rogers Band at The Criterion

    What to do in Oklahoma on May 21, 2016: Hear... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Today's featured event: Standout Texas country music act Randy Rogers Band will play at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. Randy Rogers Band in January released its new album “Nothing Shines Like Neon,” featuring guest vocalists Alison Krauss, Jerry...

  • Oklahoma city's MacDowell Club of Allied Arts presents scholarships

    Oklahoma city\'s MacDowell Club of Allied Arts... From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 21, 2016

    The MacDowell Club of Allied Arts presented $500 scholarships to four Oklahoma City-area high school seniors who will be pursuing their art on a college or university level.

  • Garth Brooks adds second Yankees Stadium show

    Garth Brooks adds second Yankees Stadium show Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has added a second show to his highly anticipated tour stop at Yankees Stadium. Tickets went on sale this morning for the planned stadium show Saturday, July 9, but a second concert was added within an hour due to demand. So, Brooks also will...

  • Video: Thompson Square debuts new single 'You Make It Look So Good' with home video featuring infant son

    Video: Thompson Square debuts new single \'You... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Multiplatinum-selling country duo Thompson Square, which consists of Miami, OK, native Keifer Thompson and his wife Shawna, released today their highly anticipated new single “You Make It Look So Good” across all digital retailers and streaming partners. Download the song...

  • Extended interview: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jared Deck earning national attention with self-titled solo debut

    Extended interview: Oklahoma singer-songwriter... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    An abbreviated version of this story appears in Friday's Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. All Decked out Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jared Deck gets national attention with his debut solo album Jared Deck is experiencing the greatest success so far in his music career by telling...

  • Jose Hernandez questions everything in new single (Middle of Nowhere Debut)

    Jose Hernandez questions everything in new... Nathan Poppe | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    To find this song, Jose Hernandez had to lose his way. The Oklahoma City-based musician was living at a friend's house and sleeping on an Army-style cot. Hernandez' guitar, clothing and bedding made up a majority of his possessions at the time. Roughly two years ago, he was jobless and...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 20, 2016: Celebrate Bob Dylan 'On a Night Like This' at Tulsa's Cain's Ballroom

    What to do in Oklahoma on May 20, 2016:... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Today's featured event: TULSA – The Bob Dylan Archive will host a concert celebrating Bob Dylan at 8 tonight at the iconic Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main. As previously reported, “On a Night Like This” will feature 30 artists who will perform some of Dylan’s greatest hits. The tribute show is...

  • Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jared Deck gets national attention with his debut solo album

    Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jared Deck gets... By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Western Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter Jared Deck’s experiences as an oil field roughneck working on a rig, a factory laborer who lost his job to outsourcing and a small-business man whose venture was hard hit by the recession all informed his self-titled solo debut, which has earned national...

  • Camera ready: Exchange on Film Row looks to re-energize downtown Oklahoma City block party with music, family-friendly appeal

    Camera ready: Exchange on Film Row looks to... By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Exchange on Film Row organizer Douglas Sorocco called his Dunlap Codding law firm's relocation from a high-rise to Film Row "a move to connect with the community." That connection has never been more obvious than with Friday's Exchange on Film Row, a food trucking, pop-up shopping and musical...

  • Oklahoma event ticket ticker

    Oklahoma event ticket ticker By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Oklahoma event ticket ticker includes information on shows by Dolly Parton, Randy Rogers Band, Switchfoot and Relient K and Marty Stuart.

  • Entertainment highlights in and around Oklahoma City

    Entertainment highlights in and around Oklahoma... FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Entertainment highlights in and around Oklahoma City for May 20.

  • H&8th Night Market reveals June music lineup

    H&8th Night Market reveals June music lineup Nathan Poppe | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Don't forget that your ears can get just as hungry as your stomach. When Oklahoma City's biggest food truck and music celebration returns 6 to 11 p.m June 3 for its newly annual party, you can expect a healthy amount of live performances during the free to attend family- and...

  • Video: Miley Cyrus vows to get back at Blake Shelton after his joke about her tongue

    Video: Miley Cyrus vows to get back at Blake... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Miley Cyrus is already predicting that her team will win Season 11 of "The Voice," and she plans to rub the victory in the face of one of her rival coaches in particular: Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton. "Blake made a joke of he knows why I always have my tongue out. It's 'cause...

  • Video: OneRepublic releases 'Wherever I Go' video, performs on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

    Video: OneRepublic releases \'Wherever I Go\'... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, May 19, 2016

    Kenneth Choi ("The Wolf of Wall Street") plays a disaffected Asian businessman who turns his drab office until a multicolored dance party with the help of OneRepublic in the fun video for the band's new single "Wherever I Go": As previously reported, the pop-rock band, fronted by...

  • Bethany plans Memorial Day weekend festival

    Bethany plans Memorial Day weekend festival From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 19, 2016

    The sixth annual Bethany 66 Festival on May 28 will include a children’s parade, patriotic Memorial Day tribute, performances by local musicians, a car and motorcycle show, arts and crafts booths and food trucks.

  • Video: Lineup announced for June 17-18 Bricktown Blues Festival

    Video: Lineup announced for June 17-18... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    UPDATED at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday: Due to incorrect information from a source, the location of the festival was originally reported incorrectly. It has now been corrected. Thanks, BAM Otis Watkins & The Bushdoctors and Shane Henry will headline the 21st Annual Bricktown Blues Festival, a...

  • Jabee to play first concert in Tower Theatre to mark release of 'Black Future'

    Jabee to play first concert in Tower Theatre to... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Jabee, a rapper from Oklahoma City whose music, according to Chuck D. from Public Enemy, “has the potential to change the world,” will celebrate the release of his new album, “Black Future,” with a concert on Saturday, June 18 at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23. This will be the first concert in...

  • Lucinda Williams to give benefit performance on Film Row

    Lucinda Williams to give benefit performance on... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Wed, May 18, 2016

    Esteemed singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams will play a special performance benefiting Historic Film Row from 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 at The Paramount Room, 701 W Sheridan Ave. Williams is an American rock, folk, blues, and country music singer and songwriter from Los Angeles who was...



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