Week ahead: Your guide to events planned in Oklahoma
TAKE THE EASY WAY: Minneapolis-based brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey, better know as the Cactus Blossoms, perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at VZD’s, 4200 N Western Ave. Known for compelling sibling harmonies, the band released its latest record “Easy Way” in March. For tickets, go to www.vzds.com, or call 602-3006 for information.
UNIFORMITY: Songwriter Jim James, also the front man for My Morning Jacket, will be in Oklahoma City at 8 p.m. Sunday at Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23. James’ last two albums were released in 2018, “Uniform Distortion” and an acoustic companion record “Uniform Clarity.” Amo Amo is also on the bill. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at www.towertheatreokc.com or by calling 708-6937 or visiting the Tower box office.
GONE COUNTRY: Country icon Dwight Yoakam will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Jones Assembly, 901 W Sheridan Ave. Oklahoma rockers Beau Jennings and the Tigers will open. Tickets start at $59 in advance for general admission, standing room only. Go to www.thejonesassembly.com, or call 212-2378 for details.
COMPANY TIME: Oklahoma band Cavern Company will release their “So This Is Happiness” EP at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at 51st St. Speakeasy, 1114 NW 51. Twiggs and Roots of Thought are also on the bill. The cover is $3, and the show is for 21 and over. Go to www.facebook.com/caverncompany for more information.
CROSS STREETS: After playing the final show last year at Convention Center Arena inside the Cox Business Center, folk-rockers The Avett Brothers will cross the street to play at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the BOK Center, 200 S Denver in Tulsa. In preparation for the follow-up to the 2016 Grammy-nominated album "True Sadness," the band has been releasing new music for the past few months, including this week's drop of the cheerful “Sun, Flood, or Drought” from the documentary "The Biggest Little Farm." For Tulsa tickets and information, go to www.bokcenter.com.