• Midwest City hosts Tinker Inter-Tribal Council powwow

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    The Tinker Inter-Tribal Council hosted its powwow at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park in Midwest City over the weekend.

  • Oklahoma musicians make a 'Stand' for health care

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features writer | Published: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    Venerable Payne County band and helicopter crash survivors the Red Dirt Rangers rallied a group of more than 50 Sooner State musicians to record a newly released single and music video titled “Stand (Let Your Voice Be Heard),” designed to sing out in support of the Affordable Care Act and expanding health coverage for uninsured Oklahomans.

  • Nichols Hills Band to perform Thursday

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Jun 17, 2014

    The Nichols Hills Band is launching its summer concert series Thursday.

  • Edmond residents gather to sing national anthem

    From Staff Reports | Published: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Flag Day was celebrated in Edmond and across the country with a joint event called “Raise It Up!” The event at the Edmond Historical Society and Museum and elsewhere recognized Francis Scott Key and the writing of the national anthem 200 years ago.

  • Why Casey Kasem chose 'keep reaching for the stars'

    Published: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Casey Kasem, who died Sunday at the age of 82, was a never-can-say-goodbye kind of guy. And that's part of the reason he came up with his signature catchphrase, "Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars." It beat saying "so long," accprding to Yahoo Music. Upon retiring from the weekly radio countdown show American Top 40 a decade ago, he explained that he didn't want to get mushy at the end of his final episode. "When I signed off, I just said, 'And don't forget, keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars,'" as usual, he told the New York Times. "I just didn't want to say goodbye. Every station I was at, I never said goodbye — when I was in Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, Oakland, and L.A. I don't know why."

  • Win VIP tickets to OKCFEST

    Tiffany Gibson | Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    If you’ve been excited for OKCFEST ever since it was first announced in April, you’re probably planning on attending. So, why not upgrade to VIP tickets? We’re giving away four VIP tickets to the June 46-29 Oklahoma City music festival, which will boast main stage headliners such as Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Merle Haggard and […]

  • Kanye West booed at Bonnaroo, again

    Published: Sat, Jun 14, 2014

    Kanye West, the Tennessee festival circuit just isn’t your scene my friend, the Toronto Sun reports. Friday night at the Bonnaroo music festival was easily one of the most anticipated for festival goers.

  • 11 Musical Genres on Pandora You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    When Pandora burst onto the scene 14 years ago, it quickly established itself as a terrific, and free, music-streaming website that could help you discover new music. Since its launch, however, there are quite a few other services (like Songza and Spotify) that promise the same thing, if not with more control, Yahoo Tech reports.

  • Celine Dion Has Offer for Viral Video Star

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    It appears Celine Dion herself is a fan of Richard Dunn's viral video, in which he dramatically lip-syncs to her classic "All By Myself" while stuck, all by himself, in the Las Vegas airport, according to Newser.com. "The video was hilarious and very touching," she says in a YouTube video made specifically for Dunn. "I loved it. But next time you're stuck all by yourself at Las Vegas airport for hours and hours, please be my guest at my show. And by the way, Richard, you're more than welcome to use my bathroom."

  • YouTube sensation Olivia Kay performs at Edmond Senior Center

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    YouTube sensation Olivia Kay, an Edmond fifth-grader who has appeared on “The View,” performed at Edmond Senior Center and paid tribute to fathers.

  • Watch Chris Christie dance on stage with Jimmy Fallon in 'Evolution of Dad Dancing'

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    If the Bridgegate scandal has taken a toll on Gov. Chris Christie, he didn’t show it Thursday when he did a light-weight dance on “The Tonight Show,” says New York Daily News. A tanned and slimmer Christie bounded onstage for an “Evolution of Dad Dancing” skit, doing the “Back It Up” and “Don’t Make Me Turn This Car Around” with host Jimmy Fallon. Then the New Jersey Republican and die-hard Springsteen fan stalked off in faux rage when Fallon did a “This Bridge is Closed” dance. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/gov-chris-christie-dances-jimmy-fallon-tonight-show-article-1.1828340#ixzz34WQfnKF7

  • Detroit native Casey Kasem taken off life support

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    A judge ruled Wednesday that Casey Kasem’s daughter, Kerri was allowed to withhold medication, food and fluids from her ailing father. The Top 40 host and longtime radio personality is suffering from sepsis and dementia, as well as Parkinson’s. “Transitioning our father’s treatment to comfort-oriented care was one of the hardest decisions we’ve ever had to make,” Kerri writes on her Facebook page. She assures that the goal is for her father to not be in pain.

  • 'The Manly Show' at Istvan Gallery in Oklahoma City celebrates the art of being a man

    By Brandy McDonnell, BAM | Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    “The Manly Show” will showcase visual art, live music, tasty food, goods and services by men and for men. Set for Friday and Saturday at Istvan Gallery, the family-friendly event will feature male artists, artisans, merchants, musicians, restaurateurs, mixologists and service providers, including old-school barbers who will offer straight-razor shaves on site throughout the event.

  • OKLAHOMA BAND Q&A: The Shutdown Shutouts

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    After a brief, distracted hiatus, Oklahoma City garage punk act The Shutdown Shutouts is back to make a joyful noise.

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  • ALBUM REVIEW: Fiawna Forte, 'mi-MUH-suh-pud-EE-kuh: A LO-FI ALBUM (Foe-Fum Records)

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    Fiawna Forte’s “mi-MUH-suh-pud-EE-kuh: A LO-FI ALBUM” puts an artist on display, not just a songwriter.

  • ALBUM REIVEW: Jack White, 'Lazaretto' (Third Man Records)

    By Beau Blackstock, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    Jack White’s “Lazaretto” is proof that White is at his best when he’s delivering traditional music ideas in a brand new way.

  • Album review: Miranda Lambert, “Platinum”

    Published: Fri, Jun 13, 2014

    Texas native and Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert explores her Oklahoma roots on her fifth studio album, but then, she’s got too many roots showing on her new sprawling 16-track collection, “Platinum.”

  • Friends, artists rally around Norman musician Michael Loveland after he is diagnosed with lymphoma

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Jun 12, 2014

    A community of friends and artists is rallying around Norman musician Michael Loveland, after he is diagnosed with lymphoma.

  • Robin Thicke's boldest move yet to win back his ex

    Published: Thu, Jun 12, 2014

    Laying it on thicke! Robin Thicke is pulling out all the stops in his attempt to win back estranged wife Paula Patton. The "Blurred Lines" singer, 37—who split from the "Baggage Claim" actress, 38, earlier this year—is even naming his new album after her, his rep confirms exclusively to Us Weekly. Thicke's upcoming record, due out July 1, will be called Paula, his rep tells Us. It will include the single "Get Her Back," which the chart-topping star debuted at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in May. Introducing the song onstage, Thicke said, "All right, y'all, help me get her back."