• Oklahoma Band Q&A: Tallows

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Tallows frontman Josh Hogsett talks to Becky Carman about metaphors, a sophomore album and ballet dancers.

  • A crippling back injury couldn't stop Oklahoma City-based musician Brantley Cowan

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Oklahoma City musician Brantley Cowan has faced a crippling back injury, fluctuating band members and more on the road to a second EP.

  • Peter Mulvey to be featured in concert Sunday in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    Singer/guitar player Peter Mulvey will perform at The Depot in Norman as part of the Winter Wind concert series.

  • JD McPherson has his hometown covered with Cain's Ballroom gig in Tulsa

    By Brandy McDonnell, BAM | Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    The acclaimed roots music singer/songwriter JD McPherson is wrapping his fall tour in support of his new EP “Warm Covers” at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa.

  • Oklahoma concert ticket ticker

    Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Oklahoma concert ticket ticker for Nov. 14

  • Mannheim Steamroller celebrates 30 years of making Christmas music

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    It wasn’t the first time Chip Davis, the creator and creative force of Mannheim Steamroller, made music or approached the business in a way that defied conventional wisdom, but the 1984 release of his “Christmas” album might have been the most significant: In the past three decades, Mannheim Steamroller has practically become synonymous with modern American holiday music.Since the success of Mannheim Steamroller’s “Christmas,” he and his band have released 18 additional Christmas albums and compilations and started an ongoing holiday tour that added a second show to Sunday’s Oklahoma City stop after the initial performance at the Civic Center Music Hall sold out.

  • Garth Brooks, 'Man Against Machine' (Pearl/RCA Nashville)

    BY BRANDY MCDONNELL | Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks keeps his promise to make “Garth music” rather than chasing fads on “Man Against Machine,” his first album of new material since 2001’s “Scarecrow.”

  • Religion briefs for Nov. 8

    Published: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Religion briefs for Nov. 8

  • Oklahoma concert ticket ticker for Nov. 7, 2014

    Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Oklahoma concert ticket ticker for Nov. 7, 2014

  • Garth Brooks' comeback includes hometown shows, new album release

    Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Before he plays Jan. 15-17 at Tulsa’s BOK Center, the formerly semi-retired Oklahoma superstar is releasing “Man Against Machine,” his first album of new material in 13 years, on Tuesday.

  • Garth Brooks will bring comeback tour to Oklahoma

    By Brandy McDonnell, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    The Oklahoma country music superstar is planning three January shows at Tulsa’s BOK Center.

  • Stephen Beus to play world premiere of 'Fantasy' at Norman concert

    BY RICK ROGERS, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    Pianist Stephen Beus will hold a recital on Nov. 9 in which he will play various works, including the world premiere of Ronn Yedidia’s “Fantasy.”

  • Griffin House comes to Winter Wind in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Griffin House will take the stage at 7 p.m. Sunday for a Winter Wind concert at The Depot in Norman.

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: Ali Harter

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Oklahoma City-based singer/songwriter Ali Harter talks to Becky Carman about building a backing band, recording her third album and her nearly two decades on the Oklahoma music scene.

  • OU Trombone Choir celebrates 45 years with concert

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    A special concert commemorating the 45-year history of the University of Oklahoma Trombone Choir will be Oct. 28 in Norman.

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: Dylan Stewart

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Becky Carman talks to Norman’s Dylan Stewart about selling records out of his backpack, getting named after Bob Dylan and the circus.

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: DEERPEOPLE

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Brennan Barnes of DEERPEOPLE talks to Becky Carman about crazy live shows, being bored in Stillwater and trying to finish a new album.

  • One-night 'Women in Focus' exhibit tops Norman's Second Friday lineup

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    A one-night-only showing of “Women in Focus,” co-sponsored by Shevaun Williams and OU’s World Literature Today, will be a highlight of this Friday’s monthly art walk in Norman.

  • Greg Jacobs to perform at Winter Wind concert in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Singer/songwriter Greg Jacobs will perform at The Depot in Norman on Oct. 19. Tickets are on sale now.

  • Down in the Boohatch: Mike McClure makes music fun in his home recording studio in Ada

    By Brandy McDonnell, BAM | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Respected red dirt musician and producer Mike McClure built his studio in the basement of the stately 1930s farmhouse where he lives his wife and daughters. A cross between a rock ’n’ roll man cave and a psychedelic antique mall that comes with a petting zoo on the side, it’s meant to offer a relaxed but professional atmosphere for music making.