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What to do in Oklahoma on April 27, 2019: Hear Amanda Shires and Carter Sampson at the Tower Theatre

Amanda Shires [Photo by Elizaveta Porodin]
Amanda Shires [Photo by Elizaveta Porodin]

Today's featured event:

Hear critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

As previously reported, “It’s all rock & roll – no golf!” is how Shires describes her fifth album, "To The Sunset," released in August. She’s borrowed a lyric from the effervescent track “Break Out the Champagne,” one of the 10 songs that comprise her powerful new recording. 

The Texas-born road warrior, new mom and recently minted master of fine arts in creative writing has mined a range of musical influences to reveal an Amanda Shires many didn’t know existed: Distorted electric guitars, effects pedals, swirling keys and synths and rocking rhythms that suit Shires’ visceral songcraft and lilting soprano.

Award-winning Oklahoma singer-songwriter Carter Sampson will open the show. 

Doors open at 7 tonight. For tickets and information, go to

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Amanda Shires [Photo by Elizaveta Porodin]

Amanda Shires [Photo by Elizaveta Porodin]

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1... Read more ›