• Oklahoma singers unite to perform 'We Are the World' for KOMA Fan Jam

    By Savannah Evanoff Staff Writer sevanoff@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Thirty years ago, musicians from all across the nation came together to record "We Are the World," a song that benefited the nonprofit organization United Support of Artists for Africa. For the song's 30th anniversary, KOMA radio station will be recreating this production live with Oklahoma artists. It will take place at Fan Jam, a free annual party hosted by the radio station.

  • Garden party: You can find movies, music and more at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City this summer

    Compiled by Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Here’s a handy guide to entertainment that’s being offered over the next couple of months at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

    By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Tickets are on sale for events in Oklahoma.

  • Deeply rooted in classic country

    By Brandy McDonnell Entertainment Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    The Tulsa musician and his band, the Saddle Tramps, will bring that singular sound — traditional honky-tonk country tinged with red dirt and given a contemporary twist — to Oklahoma City on Saturday for a show at the Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Meinders Terrace. Tovar and the Saddle Tramps will open the latest installment of the Deep Roots Music Series for Kansas City favorites Victor & Penny, who specialize in antique pop with a current flair.

  • Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

    Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

  • Events in and around Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Jul 17, 2015

    Entertainment highlights

  • Oklahoma singer/songwriter Samantha Crain didn't mean to write protest songs. They were sort of an accident.

    By Becky Carman  For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Jul 16, 2015

    Oklahoma singer/songwriter Samantha Crain's “Under Branch and Thorn and Tree,” out Friday, does its part by telling stories of working-class women and oppressed minority groups, all under the veil of narrative fiction, and there are also several love songs. All the lyrics were informed by the lives of and conversations with other people, a partial departure from 2013’s deeply personal “Kid Face” and a nod back to her earlier work, much of which was based on short stories and fictional characters.

  • Edmond street and music festival expands, announces July lineup

    By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jul 13, 2015

    Edmond's Heard on Hurd street festival returns Saturday night, expanding one block south on Broadway to First Street. More than 35 food trucks and pop-up shops are scheduled for the event.

  • Despite stormy weather, musicians at 18th WoodyFest play on in Okemah

    By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    Musicians and fans are gathering in Okemah for the 18th annual WoodyFest music festival, paying tribute to native Woody Guthrie.

  • Plaza District Festival shares open call for artists, performers, vendors

    By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer npoppe@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    The Plaza District Association is accepting applications for participation in the 2015 Plaza District Festival scheduled fopr Sept. 26. This call is open to local musicians and visual, performing and culinary artists wishing to show their talent at the annual street party.

  • Live Nation partnership to spotlight entertainment at Bricktown venue

    By Steve Lackmeyer Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    Live Nation, the world’s largest live entertainment company, is set to be a partner in operating the Criterion music hall being built in Oklahoma City's Bricktown area.

  • Ticket Ticker

    By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    Ticket Ticker for upcoming events in Oklahoma.

  • A life in balance

    By Brandy McDonnell BAM bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Published: Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    Singer-songwriter K.C. Clifford talks about life as a mom and musician.

  • Third Eye Blind, Dashboard Confessional show at Zoo Amphitheatre delayed to Wednesday due to weather forecast

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    Due to severe thunderstorm warnings forecasted for the Oklahoma City area this afternoon and evening, organizers have rescheduled today's Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional show planned at The Zoo Amphitheatre to Wednesday. Ticketholders must hold onto their current tickets, according to an email from the concert promoter. All tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date; no exchanges are needed. Ticketholders or fans with questions should email help@protixonline.com (Subject: Third Eye Blind Reschedule) or call (866) 977-6849 for more information.

  • Trout Fishing in America to headline free music festival

    By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writernpoppe@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    The Grammy-nominated Arkansas folk duo Trout Fishing in America will headline the third rendition of Wiggle Out Loud, Oklahoma City's only free, outdoor family music festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at Bicentennial Park, 500 Couch Drive.

  • Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation raises $600,000 with concert, golf event

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation raised more than $600,000 at its “241” events — two events for one great cause: a wine festival and concert at OMRF June 28 followed by a golf tournament June 29 at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

  • Oklahoma City Dodgers to host 'faith night' featuring Christian band

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Contemporary Christian band Hawk Nelson will perform a pregame concert July 19 as part of the Oklahoma City Dodgers' first Faith Night.

  • The Damn Quails wing back to Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival with new music

    By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    The 18th Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is set for Wednesday through July 12 at various venues in Okemah, the late, great folk legend's hometown. The nonprofit, all-volunteer Woody Guthrie Coalition organizes the festival each year around the famed minstrel’s July 14 birthday.

  • Oklahoma entertainment ticket ticker

    By Brandy McDonnell Features Writer bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com  | Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Oklahoma entertainment ticket ticker.

  • 311 celebrates silver anniversary with Oklahoma tour stop

    GENE TRIPLETT For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    311 will bring its traveling party to Oklahoma City's Diamond Ballroom at 7 p.m. Monday, performing its best-known hits from its 25-year career as well as a generous helping of the rarities from its anniversary package.




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