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What to do in Oklahoma on July 21, 2018: Hear Buckcherry at The Criterion

Hear Los Angeles rockers Buckcherry at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave.

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Lyric Theatre closes season with musical 'Mamma Mia!'

The closing show of Lyric’s “Summer at the Civic” season, the popular ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia!" opens Tuesday and...

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Philharmonic resets farewell concert for Levine

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has announced a new autumn date for Maestro Joel Levine's postponed farewell concert. The...

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Video: Miranda Lambert sings 'Pink Sunglasses' and 'Ugly Lights' on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Watch country music superstar Miranda Lambert, a former Tishomingo resident, perform "Ugly Lights" and "Pink Sunglasses" as the...

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Restored Beatles animated film 'Yellow Submarine' returning to OKC's Tower Theatre for 50th anniversary

The Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, is extending its limited engagement showings of The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow...

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Tickets on sale today for Ray LaMontagne's autumn Oklahoma show

TULSA - Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne has announced tour dates for his 25-date North American "Just Passing...

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Tom Petty fans invited to submit photos, videos and other content for upcoming music video

Starting today, Tom Petty fans are invited to share their favorite moments of Petty and The Heartbreakers from their personal...

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Interview and video: Kirstin Maldonado and Pentatonix bringing summer amphitheater tour to Oklahoma City

A native Texan, Kirstin Maldonado majored in musical theater performance at the University of Oklahoma before forming the a...

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Movie review: 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' boasts more entertaining ABBA songs in an even more ridiculous plot

The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don’t care for superhero shenanigans, rampaging CGI dinosaurs or animated...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 20, 2018: Hear Collective Soul, 3 Doors Down and Soul Asylum at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Hit-making bands 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are spending the summer chugging around the country on a co-headlining trek...

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Cat Video Festival romping back to Myriad Gardens, Robert Plant planning Tulsa concert, annual Illinois River Jam floating to Tahlequah

Aug. 18 Cat Video Festival romps back into Gardens The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, will return by...

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Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard follows his muse

Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard follows his muse

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Oklahoma events, July 20-26

BEING MODEST THACKERVILLE — Rock band Modest Mouse will play a 9 p.m. Friday show at WinStar World Casino's Global Event...

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Summer to sing: Hit-making vocal group Pentatonix returns to OKC on amphitheater tour

The three-time Grammy Award-winning vocal group last week launched its biggest and longest tour to date, a 39-city amphitheater...

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Video: 'American Idol' winner David Cook returns to Broadway's 'Kinky Boots'

"American Idol" Season 7 winner David Cook, a former Tulsa resident, returned this week to the Broadway stage to reprise the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 19, 2018: Hear Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road play a 'Summer Sizzler' at the UCO Jazz Lab

EDMOND - Internationally known Oklahoma fiddler Kyle Dillingham and his band Horseshoe Road will perform their annual "Summer...

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Birth of the cool: Miles Davis matches with classic fashion

Editor's note: In “Off the Record,” Oklahoma native and Northwest Florida Daily News reporter Savannah Evanoff pairs one of the...

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Watch: Oklahoma-Texas music icon Ray Wylie Hubbard co-stars in Eric Church's 'Desperate Man' 1970s-inspired music video

Country music superstar Eric Church and Oklahoma-Texas music icon Ray Wylie Hubbard co-star in the music video for Church's new...

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Miranda Lambert performing tonight on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Country music superstar Miranda Lambert, a former Tishomingo resident, will be the musical guest tonight on "Late Night with...

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Video: Retired Oklahoma high school music teacher featured on Steve Hartman’s ‘On the Road’ series on 'CBS Evening News'

PONCA CITY – A retired high school music teacher has been featured on the "CBS Evening News" after his nearly 300 of his...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

HealthJul 8, 2018

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Tickets on sale tonight for Robert Plant's newly announced Oklahoma show

TULSA - Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Robert Plant has announced a new set of fall U.S. tour dates with his band the Sensational...

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Concert Review: The Smashing Pumpkins

The more they changed, the less we felt: The Smashing Pumpkins satisfy longtime fans during the Shiny and Oh So Bright Tour...

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With first season nearing its finale, original Oklahoma music series 'Play It Loud' goes live for benefit show

SHAWNEE − "Play It Loud,” an original music series that follows award-winning Oklahoma independent filmmaker Adam Hampton as he...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 18, 2018: New Yorker Stephen Clair pushing into the Blue Door for album release show

New York troubadour Stephen Clair is pushing into Oklahoma City to perform solo in concert at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805...

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Wanda Jackson working on new music with Joan Jett producing

Native Oklahoman Wanda Jackson - widely known as the Queen of Rockabilly and the First Lady of Rock ‘n’ Roll - has journeyed...

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‘He said yes!!!’ Mariah Carey turns over concert stage for surprise marriage proposal

The Grammy winner helped plan her backup dancer's engagement proposal.

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Listen: Elvin Bishop and his Big Fun Trio deliver bluesy political commentary on the title track of new album 'Something Smells Funky 'Round Here'

Listen to Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop, who grew up in Tulsa, and his Big Fun Trio...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 16, 2018: Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and Jared Tyler play a post-WoodyFest concert in Perkins

PERKINS – Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and special guest Jared Tyler perform a post-Woody Guthrie Folk Festival show at 7 tonight at...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 15, 2018: Today is your last chance to see Lyric Theatre's 'Hello, Dolly!' at the OKC Civic Center

See the final performance of Lyric Theatre's dazzling production of "Hello, Dolly!" at 2 p.m. today at the Civic Center Music...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch is beloved at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival and beyond

A longtime favorite at the event affectionately known as WoodyFest, beloved Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch will play a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 14, 2018: Hear The Smashing Pumpkins at Chesapeake Energy Arena

Grammy-winning alt rockers The Smashing Pumpkins have reunited for their new "Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour,” and the summer trek...

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Oklahoma music notable Randy Crouch spreads red dirt at WoodyFest and beyond

OKEMAH — Buffalo Rogers is convinced that Randy Crouch is a “fourth-dimensional being” — and he has the stories to back up his...

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Photos and video: 'Peace Town,' the late Jimmy LaFave's final album of recordings, out today

“Peace Town,” the collection of final recordings by iconic Oklahoma-Texas singer, songwriter and song interpreter, Jimmy LaFave...

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In Twitter purge, top accounts lose millions of followers

Many celebrities, politicians and so-called social media influencers found their Twitter followings knocked down a few digits...

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Listen and groove to Eric Church's new single 'Desperate Man,' a collaboration with Ray Wylie Hubbard

Just try not to groove in your chair - or flat-out get on your feet and dance - to country music superstar Eric Church's new...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 13, 2018: Hear Lee Brice at the Diamond Ballroom

Hear country music star Lee Brice at 8:30 tonight at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave.

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter and high school student Ken Pomeroy heading back to Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

When Ken Pomeroy was in eighth grade, she penned a nine-minute song about Woody Guthrie for the National History Day Contest....

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Krystal Keith releases new EP 'Boulder,' featuring Lance Carpenter duet 'Anyone Else'

Krystal Keith keeps rolling with her fledgling recording career: The proud mama is releasing Friday her new EP “Boulder,” her...

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Oklahoma performer goes back to her roots

Oklahoma native Leigh Madison writes a different song nearly every day, but most people don't ever get to hear them. However,...

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Krystal Keith keeps rolling with new EP 'Boulder'

Oklahoma singer-songwriter Krystal Keith is releasing Friday her new EP “Boulder,” her first collection of new music since her...

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Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy, 15, returning to Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

Oklahoman Ken Pomeroy, 15, is among the 100 musical acts slated to perform at WoodyFest 2018, which also will feature poetry...

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Rod Stewart returning to OKC, Good Charlotte playing fall concert, Edmond's Upstage Theatre staging 'Gypsy'

Oct. 18 Stewart is bringing ‘Sexy' back to OKC Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart will bring his impressive...

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Henry Rollins, of Montreal, Alejandro Escovedo and more announce autumn OKC shows

The Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, has announced a slew of highly anticipated new fall shows this week, including dates with Henry...

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Video: Eric Church announces new album 'Desperate Man,' including collaboration with Ray Wylie Hubbard

In a video message speaking directly to his fans, two-time Country Music Association Album of the Year winner Eric Church told...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 12, 2018: Hear Thirty Seconds to Mars and Walk the Moon at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Hear Thirty Seconds to Mars at 6 tonight at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50.

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Heard on Hurd to host film festival

The theme of the July Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd event will center around its second annual film festival.

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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center celebrating ‘Sojourning’ exhibit with chamber music and family-friendly activities

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., is celebrating its summer exhibition “Sojourning,” showcasing...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 11, 2018: Hear Joel Rafael with John Trudell's Bad Dog open the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival with a benefit show in Okemah

OKEMAH - Singer-songwriter Joel Rafael will team with John Trudell's Bad Dog for a special benefit performance at 8 tonight at...

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John Mellencamp to receive 5th Woody Guthrie Prize from Tulsa’s Woody Guthrie Center

TULSA – The Woody Guthrie Center will honor John Mellencamp with the Woody Guthrie Prize in Tulsa on Aug. 30, the day before...

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Edmond hosts concert series in Hafer Park

Edmond's Concerts in the Park series will be held at 6:15 p.m. each Thursday through Aug. 9 at Hafer Park, 1034 S Bryant Ave.

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Nichols Hills Band to present free outdoor concert

The Nichols Hills Band will present a free outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. July 19 in Kite Park, 1500 Camden Way.

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Michael Jackson was ‘chemically castrated’ by his dad, says doctor

MICHAEL Jackson was “chemically castrated” by his father Joe according to the late star’s doctor. Conrad Murray said Joe, who...

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Drake bests The Beatles, breaks historic music record

Drake just can’t stop making history.

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Good Charlotte announces North American tour, including OKC date

Maryland rockers Good Charlotte today announced a massive North American tour in support of their upcoming seventh full-length...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art says bonjour to French Film Week 2018

In commemoration of Bastille Day, which is Saturday, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art continues its annual celebration of recent...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 10, 2018: Hear David Amram & Friends at the Blue Door

Hear jazz legend, multi-instrumentalist and "the Renaissance man of American music” David Amram perform with friends at 8...

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Justin Bieber confirms engagement to Hailey Baldwin

Justin Bieber has popped the question.

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Oklahoma native Ben Rector's new album 'Magic' debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Americana/Folk Albums

Tulsa native Ben Rector’s new studio album "Magic" recently debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums, according to...

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OKPOP Museum expected to announce Neal Schon archival collection before tonight's Journey concert

TULSA - A press conference is set for 5:30 p.m. today at Tulsa's BOK Center to announce the Neal Schon archival collection that...

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Miranda Lambert named Country Music Hall of Fame artist-in-residence

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country music superstar Miranda Lambert will be the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s 15th...

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Garth Brooks to play first concert ever at Notre Dame Stadium

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks has been invited to play the first-ever concert at Notre Dame...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Rod Stewart's fall OKC show

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart will bring his impressive catalog of hits to Oklahoma City for an Oct. 18 show...

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Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium announces 20th anniversary performing arts season

EDMOND - Armstrong Auditorium has announced the lineup of world-renowned artists for its 2018-2019 Performing Arts Series.

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Video: Pentatonix performs new medley on ‘A Capitol Fourth’ ahead of this week's national tour launch

Three-time Grammy Award winners Pentatonix, including former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, debuted a new...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 8, 2018: Hear Paramore and Foster The People at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Rockers Paramore and alt-pop hitmakers Foster The People are making an Oklahoma City stop on their summer “The After the...

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Poets carry on Woody Guthrie’s legacy of resistance through writing

Poets carry on Woody Guthrie’s legacy of resistance through writing

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 7, 2018: Hear Restless Heart for free at Riverwind Casino's Beats & Bites

NORMAN - Hear Oklahoma Music Hall of Famers Restless Heart at the monthly Beats & Bites music and food truck festival...

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Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan to be inducted into Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

Contemporary Christian artists Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan have been selected for induction in the...

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OKC musician partners with church to help youths put 'Arts in action'

Oklahoma City musician Am're Ford recently partnered with Quayle United Methodist Church to offer 'Arts in Action,' a summer...

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Watch: Kyle Reid releases inspiring video for his new song 'Call Me'

Norman-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Reid released today the music video for his new song "Call Me,"...

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Extended interview, photos and video: Grammy winner Jody Miller continues to perform, record and call small-town Oklahoma home

Jody's Miller music career has taken her on tour with the Beach Boys, to George H.W. Bush’s presidential inauguration and to...

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Ariana Grande defends fiancé over Manchester bomb joke

The singer tells a fan she didn't find it funny but Pete Davidson's intention "wasn't malicious".

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Events, July 6 and beyond

LAUGH IT UP Pop rock band Paramore performs at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50. The concert, a stop on the...

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Review: The world doesn't need another soggy Drake album, but here, have two

This new Drake album is way too long, and civilization might collapse at any moment, so we'll make this quick. First, if the...

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Springsteen's 'Born to Run' lyrics fetch $250,000

A working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" sold for $250,000 at Sotheby's. The lyrics to the 1975 anthem, ranked...

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'Play It Loud' music series goes live, Armstrong Auditorium announces 20th anniversary season, State Fair tickets go on sale

Aug. 25 ‘Play It Loud' series goes live SHAWNEE — "Play It Loud,” an original music series that follows award-winning Oklahoma...

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Grammy winner Jody Miller makes Blanchard her home

Blanchard is now a growing stop on U.S. 62, with a sign declaring it the home of Jody Miller, a street named in her honor.

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Future sounds

July 6 Carly Gwin and the Sin, The Deli. (Norman) 6 Jaxon Haldane, Kyle Reid, Andy Adams, Blue Door. 7 Bill Maher, Brady...

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Tinseltown Talks: Annette Warren can still belt out a tune

With her perfectly pitched rich voice and expressive articulation of lyrics, singer Annette Warren was in high demand for her...

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Singer Chris Brown arrested in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Palm Beach County shortly after he performed at a local...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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2018 Oklahoma State Fair tickets go on sale Saturday

Tickets for the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair and some of its most exciting attractions go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. The 2018...

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National Cowboy Museum bringing back Saloon Series starting today

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, is bringing back its popular Saloon Series nights from 5:30 to...

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Round Barn to feature OKC musician Adam Miller

Oklahoma City musician Adam Miller will be special guest during the Sunday's Round Barn Rendezvous at the Arcadia Round Barn.

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Video: Maggie McClure and Shane Henry to debut new song from new band The Imaginaries at Norman's July 4 celebration

Oklahoma-born and bred husband-and-wife musicians Maggie McClure and Shane Henry are forming a new band called The Imaginaries...

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Video: Pentatonix gives ‘Attention’-grabbing performance on ‘Good Morning America,’ ahead of ‘A Capitol Fourth’ and national tour

Three-time Grammy Award winners Pentatonix, including former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, appeared today...

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Cardi B becomes first female rapper with two No. 1 singles

Cardi B becomes the first female rapper with two No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Video: New OKCU president welcomed with sweet serenade

Oklahoma City University President Martha Burger is serenaded Monday, her first day in on the job, by alumni Peter Markes and...

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Pentatonix appearing Tuesday on 'Good Morning America' ahead of July 4 festivities

Three-time Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which includes former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, will...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 2, 2018: Hear Kesha at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Kesha is bringing her "Rainbow Tour" to Oklahoma City for show at 7:30 tonight at the Zoo...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 1, 2018: Hear Los Angeles-based alt-country musician Sam Morrow at the Tower Theatre

Hear Los Angeles-based alt-country musician Sam Morrow at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Canterbury Youth Voices to perform at 2020 D-Day memorial ceremony in France

About 100 Canterbury Youth Voices singers will sit on the dais with dignitaries and perform two pieces at a ceremony and wreath...

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Arcadia Round Barn's Morning Music to feature Mustang Ramblers

The Mustang Ramblers will present Morning Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7 at the Arcadia Round Barn.

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Watch: Oklahoma musician John Calvin Abney lives the hotel life in pensive video for 'Always Enough'

Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Calvin Abney restlessly lives the hotel life of a touring musician in the pensive new music...

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Cody Canada and the Departed unleash new album '3'

Red dirt rockers Cody Canada and the Departed unleash today a new album titled "3," an appropriate title since its the...

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Flaming Lips' Restless label recordings remastered and released today with 'Seeing the Unseeable' box set

“Seeing the Unseeable: The Complete Recordings of The Flaming Lips 1986-1990" is out today via Rhino Entertainment. Cover art...

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Interview and video: Toby Keith celebrates 25th anniversary of breakout hit 'Should've Been a Cowboy'

Released to radio in February 1993, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” was Toby Keith's debut single, and it galloped up the country...

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Andy Grammer and St. Lucia planning fall concerts at OKC's Jones Assembly

Multiplatinum pop singer and songwriter Andy Grammer and New York pop band St. Lucia are planning October shows at The Jones...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 29, 2018: Hear Texas country music star Cody Johnson at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Texas country singer-songwriter Cody Johnson will cross the Red River to play an Oklahoma City show at 6 tonight at the...

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Extended Q&A and video: OKC duo Adam & Kizzie celebrate the release of new album of 'EEDO'

OKC husband-and-wife duo Adam & Kizzie recently released a soulful, eclectic new album “The Book of EEDO Vol. 3: THREEDO,”...

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Saloon Series returns, Tulsa to welcome Latin music phenom

National Cowboy Museum bringing back Saloon Series, Latin sensation Ozuna heads for Tulsa, and Circle Cinema celebrates 90th...

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Toby Keith celebrates the 25th anniversary of his breakout hit

Released to radio in February 1993, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” was Toby Keith’s debut single, and it galloped up the country...

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Grammys to increase nominees in top categories from 5 to 8

NEW YORK — The Grammy Awards are is extending the number of nominees in the top categories from five to eight. The Recording...

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Pixies overcome struggles on long road

Something has changed in the Pixies. Not so much in the band's music mind you. This Boston-bred wild bunch's style of jagged...

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BROWN MATTER Poet Derrick C. Brown, Oklahoma musician Beau Jennings and Portland and Los Angeles-based act Cardioid will...

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Knight fever: Bee Gees star becomes Sir Barry Gibb at palace

LONDON — Bee Gee Barry Gibb has received a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, and says he hopes his late brothers Robin and...

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HBO's 'Believer' feels like Muzak for the soul

Dan Reynolds is the tall, 30-year-old lead singer of the rock band Imagine Dragons, which, since 2012, has found great success...

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Adam & Kizzie are a positive pair

Adam Ledbetter likens the music he makes with his wife and musical partner Kizzie to gumbo. “It's best when you're...

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OKC Philharmonic names Joel Levine Music Director Emeritus

On Tuesday's final meeting of the 2017-18 fiscal year, the board of directors of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic bestowed upon...

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Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan selected as Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame's 2018 class

MUSKOGEE –Contemporary Christian artists Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan have been selected for induction in...

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Nicki Minaj offers to donate to XXXTentacion’s family foundation

The foundation will be started by Lil Uzi Vert.

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 28, 2018: Hear Jon Dee Graham and the Fighting Cocks at the Blue Door

Hear Austin, Texas-based guitarist and songwriter Jon Dee Graham and his band the Fighting Cocks at 8 tonight at the Blue Door,...

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June 29 Adam and Kizzie album release, Tower Theatre. 30 Byron Berline Band, Double Stop Music Hall. (Guthrie) 30 Derrick Brown...

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Miranda Sings to perform live OKC metro show

Internet star Miranda Sings is bringing her “No Offense Tour” to the Oklahoma City metro area for an all-ages show Aug. 11 at...

These dogs are helping change lives.

NewsJul 7, 2018

Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Watch: Get a behind-the-scenes look at Carrie Underwood’s ‘Cry Pretty’ music video

Checotah native and seven-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood has released a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the...

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Joe Jackson, patriarch of Jackson family, dead at 89

Joe Jackson, the father of the late pop singer Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the Jackson family, has...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 27, 2018: Hear Shakey Graves at OKC’s Tower Theatre

Hear Texas-based Americana musician Shakey Graves at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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OKC's Canterbury Youth Voices to perform at 2020 D-Day memorial ceremony in France

Oklahoma City-based Canterbury Youth Voices has been selected to perform at the D-Day Memorial Parade and Musical Salute to the...

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Future sounds

June 29 Adam and Kizzie album release, Tower Theatre. 30 Derrick Brown book release featuring Beau Jennings, Cardioid,...

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Restored Beatles animated film 'Yellow Submarine' coming to OKC's Tower Theatre for 50th anniversary

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow Submarine” is floating into Oklahoma...

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Garth Brooks' 'All Day Long' is most-added song at country radio

Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks’ recently released single, “All Day Long” is the most-added song...

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2018 Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic hometown fundraiser raises more than $1 million for OK Kids Korral

NORMAN - The 15th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic raised more than $1.09 million earlier this month at Belmar Golf...

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Latin music sensation Ozuna to play autumn Oklahoma concert

TULSA - Latin music phenomenon Ozuna's “Aura USA Tour 2018” begins on Sept. 7 and will reach 30 cities in the United States,...

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Tickets on sale today for Aaron Lee Tasjan's summer OKC show

East Nashville, Tennessee-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan will play an Oklahoma City show Aug. 7 at The...

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood performs with Ludacris on Radio Disney Awards, shoots new 'Sunday Night Football' opening

Between the Radio Disney Music Awards and "Sunday Night Football," Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood had a busy few days last...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 25, 2018: Catch Sugar Free Allstars and Rhythmically Speaking for free on their Metro Library System Neighborhood Arts summer...

Catch Sugar Free Allstars and Rhythmically Speaking for free on their Metro Library System Neighborhood Arts summer tour.

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Vinnie Paul, Pantera Drummer and Co-Founder, Dead at 54

"Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away," Pantera wrote. "Paul is best known for his work as the drummer in the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 23, 2018: Hear Grayson Capps at the Blue Door

Over the past six months, Grayson Capps has returned from a European tour, released his latest studio album, "Scarlett Roses,"...

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Tulsa native Ben Rector releases new album 'Magic,' plans hometown show

Tulsa native Ben Rector is planning a 28-date national fall headlining tour in support of his seventh studio album, "Magic,"...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 22, 2018: Hear red dirt musicians Jason Boland, Cody Canada and Mike McClure at the Tower Theatre

Hear red dirt musicians Jason Boland, Cody Canada and Mike McClure play a song swap at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Q&A: Busy Oklahoma musician Kyle Reid releases ‘Love and Trust (In the Age of St. Sugar Britches),’ a new album made in New Orleans

Norman-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Reid is staying busy playing with his band The Low Swinging...

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Busy Oklahoma musician Kyle Reid releases a new album made in New Orleans

Kyle Reid, 30, is releasing a new solo album, intriguingly titled “Love and Trust (In the Age of St. Sugar Britches).”

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Beyonce, Jay-Z turn marital strife into colossal music

Beyonce and Jay-Z introduced "Everything Is Love," a surprise album of duets recorded under their family name, the Carters —...

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MTV Movie & TV Awards: 6 things you missed

If you missed MTV Movie & TV Awards, here are six notable moments from the two-hour show.

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Jack White to rock Tulsa, Miranda Sings to play live in OKC, Ben Rector to perform hometown show

Sept. 17 Jack White to play ONEOK Field TULSA — Twelve-time Grammy Award winner Jack White will play an exclusive outdoor...

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June 22 Miss Brown to You, UCO Jazz Lab. 22 Lil Jon, Lost Lakes Entertainment Complex. 22 Howie Mandel, Hard Rock Tulsa....

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Video: Tulsa-born St. Vincent talks about her favorite guitar riffs from Led Zeppelin, Pantera, Nirvana and more

Tulsa-born singer, songwriter and guitarist St. Vincent recently shared and demonstrated her favorite guitar riffs from Led...

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Mat Kearney bringing ‘Crazytalk Tour’ to OKC

Multiplatinum-selling, Nashville, Tennessee-based recording artist Mat Kearney has announced the second leg of his fall...

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Elvis Costello & The Imposters to play autumn Oklahoma show

THACKERVILLE - Elvis Costello and his longtime trio The Imposters have announced a new 20-date tour that commences in...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Jack White's outdoor Oklahoma concert

TULSA – Twelve-time Grammy Award winner Jack White will play an exclusive outdoor concert, presented by Praire Artisan Ales,...

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'Strike a Pose' at art museum

For June, Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Third Thursday monthly celebration of art and live music will take the theme of “Strike...

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Watch: Oklahoma musician John Calvin Abney hits the road in video for 'Get Your House in Order'

Hit the road with Oklahoma singer-songwriter and musician John Calvin Abney with the black-and-white video to his new song "Get...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 20, 2018: Hear Hear Canadian singer and rapper Tory Lanez at The Jones Assembly

Hear Canadian singer and rapper Tory Lanez at 7 tonight at The Jones Assembly, 901 W Sheridan Ave.

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Entertainment, food draws visitors to Heard on Hurd in downtown Edmond

Heard on Hurd provided the setting for music, food and summer family fun on Saturday.

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Alabama musician's shows cancelled after he 'volunteers' on Facebook to 'shoot' immigrants

Birmingham musician Phillip McCain has brought on the wrath of social media users who are upset about an expletive-laced...

State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

NewsJul 15, 2018

When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a star and this newspaper cost five cents.

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Rapper Jimmy Wopo shot and killed in Pittsburgh at age 21

Jimmy Wopo, an up-and-coming rapper from Pittsburgh, was shot and killed Monday.

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XXXTentacion shooting: Deputies hunt for suspects, rappers deny involvement, fans place tributes

The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area...

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Video: Garth Brooks releases new single 'All Day Long'

Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks is releasing today his new single “All Day Long.”

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Bob Dylan film series playing this summer in Oklahoma

TULSA – The Bob Dylan Archive and Woody Guthrie Center pay homage this summer to the literary mind of Bob Dylan, exploring the...

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Shinedown and Godsmack bringing co-headlining tour to Oklahoma

Godsmack and Shinedown are bringing their co-headlining tour to Oklahoma City for an Aug. 10 show at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101...

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Nichols Hills Band to present summer concerts beginning Thursday

The Nichols Hills Band will present its first outdoor concert of the summer at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Kite Park, 1500 Camden Way.

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XXXTentacion, rising rapper accused of violence, shot dead at 20

XXXTentacion, the 20-year-old rapper who climbed the charts as he faced charges for assaulting his ex-girlfriend, was shot dead...

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R. Kelly's ex-wife breaks her silence: 'What he did to me was criminal'

Andrea Kelly appeared on "Sister Circle" on Wednesday (June 13) to talk about the alleged abuse she suffered during the...

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OKC's American Banjo Museum hosting third Americana Fest

The American Banjo Museum, 9 E. Sheridan Ave., is hosting its third annual family music celebration, Americana Fest, 11 a.m. to...

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Social Distortion to play autumn OKC show

Punk rockers Social Distortion will bring their fall tour to Oklahoma City Oct. 24 for a show at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 18, 2018: Hear Japanese rock band Otonana Trio at The Deli in Norman

NORMAN - Hear Japanese rock band Otonana Trio play its signature party-funk dance tunes at 10 tonight at The Deli, 309 White...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma soundpainter Nicole Poole helps artists serve up creativity with soundpainting workshop

Oklahoma’s only resident soundpainter, Nicole Poole occasionally teaches workshops on the unique performance art language, like...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 17, 2018: Hear the Eagles at Tulsa’s BOK Center

After opening the BOK Center in 2008, the Eagles are returning to the Tulsa arena to help celebrate the venue's 10th anniversary.

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 15, 2018: See 'Always … Patsy Cline' at Guthrie's Pollard Theatre

GUTHRIE - Go country with “Always … Patsy Cline” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the historic Pollard...

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Get the show on: Smash Mouth comes to Oklahoma for free Newcastle performance

The years start coming, and they don't stop coming. But the airtight cadence and pitch-perfect 1990s-ness of San Jose,...

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Making memories: Canadian rapper Tory Lanez makes his own way

Canadian singer and rapper Tory Lanez has big plans. Currently at the beginning of a five-month tour supporting his March...

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June 15 Smash Mouth, Spin Doctors, Newcastle Casino. (Newcastle) 15 Kyle Reid album release, Woody Guthrie Center. (Tulsa) 16...

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Enchanted evening: Fairy Ball frolics in the Paseo for the 17th year

From the succulent delight of fashioning and wearing a wreath of real, fresh flowers to the heady thrill of dancing at twilight...

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Kelly Willis is getting in touch with the teenage rockabilly singer within

Good country music should remind us that we're living in a vast country, and "Back Being Blue," the agile new album from Kelly...

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Bob Dylan film series coming to Tulsa, Social Distortion coming to OKC, Godsmack and Shinedown co-headlining tour

Friday and Saturday Bricktown getting the blues with festival Ian Moore, Albert Cummings, Dirty Red, Cadillac Blues, Kalo,...

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Video: Thompson Square talks music, family, The Force and more on Hallmark Channel's 'Home & Family'

Two-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling country music duo Thompson Square - Miami, Oklahoma, native Keifer Thompson...

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Twisterfest making music this weekend in Chickasha

CHICKASHA - Muscle Car Ranch, 3609 S 16, will host its fourth Twisterfest music festival Friday through Sunday, with 1970s band...

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Bricktown Blues Festival set for Friday and Saturday

Ian Moore, Albert Cummings, Dirty Red, Cadillac Blues, Kalo, Shane Henry and more will perform Friday and Saturday at the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 14, 2018: Hear Yob and Bell Witch at 89th Street OKC

Hear doom metal band Yob at 8 tonight at 89th Street OKC, 8911 N Western Ave.

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Ukulele Festival brings toe-tapping, strumming good time to Arcadia Round Barn

Feet were stomping to the beat of the ukulele as it filled the Arcadia Round Barn on Sunday during a monthly music festival.

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Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Keith Urban and Ricky Martin to perform on 'Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular'

NBC’s annual “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” celebrates Independence Day with some of the biggest names in music....

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Free mandolin workshop planned Saturday at Arcadia Round Barn

Country and bluegrass musician Virgil Bonham will teach a mandolin workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at the Arcadia Round...

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Oklahoma Haydn Festival to present orchestra and chamber music concerts in June

The Oklahoma Haydn Festival will present orchestra and chamber music concerts this month across central Oklahoma.

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Hit Oklahoma-made film 'I Can Only Imagine' released on DVD and Blu-ray

The Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only Imagine," based on the story behind the smash song of the same name, debuts today on...

EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

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Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must excavate much of the contamination soon to protect workers who are removing contaminants on the remainder of the property.

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Photos: MercyMe honored for Oklahoma state inspirational song at OKC concert

Multiplatinum-selling contemporary Christian band MercyMe, which was formed in Edmond in the 1990s, returned to Oklahoma to...

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Nashville's CMA Fest draws capacity crowds, TV special planned for August

NASHVILLE, Tennessee —The 47th annual CMA Fest drew tens of thousands of fans to the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium,...

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Watch: Ben Rector returns to Oklahoma hometown and plays with his high school band in music video for 'Old Friends'

Tulsa native Ben Rector has released the endearing and surprising emotional official video for his new song “Old Friends.”

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Gunshot Sound Effects Used During Eminem's Bonnaroo Set Caused the Crowd to Panic

Rapper Eminem performed at the Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee this weekend, causing panic among concertgoers when one of...

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“Playing with the family is what makes music fun,” said Austin McKedy, 12, who plays the mandolin, guitar and harmonica and specializes in Hank Williams songs.

Mackynsie, 14, Austin, 12, and Byron, 54, make up the country and bluegrass ensemble known as The McKedys. Performing has...

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Video: deadCenter playing Lynyrd Skynyrd documentary 'If I Leave Here Tomorrow' tonight for free

The organizers of the deadCenter Film Festival have a special double feature tonight that will pay tribute to some Oklahoma...

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Hear music by this Oklahoma-based Chickasaw composer on 'Westworld' Sunday

Classical music compositions by Oklahoma-based Chickasaw Indian composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate have been adapted for...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 9, 2018: MercyMe to play in concert at Frontier City and receive state honor

Multiplatinum-selling contemporary Christian band MercyMe will perform in concert at 8 tonight at Frontier City, 11501 N I- 35...

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Theater review: '’S Wonderful' 'An American in Paris' dances into OKC

As exquisite and effervescent as a flute of fine French champagne, the national touring production of “An American in Paris”...

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Songwriter's new record captures the Tulsa Sound

Levi Parham, who will play “It’s All Good” album release shows Friday at Oklahoma City's Blue Door and Saturday at Tulsa's Soul...

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Kevin Bacon and his bro to sizzle your summer with new album

NEW YORK — You could easily call Friday "National Actors Releasing Albums Day": Kevin Bacon, Scarlett Johansson and Ezra Miller...

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Bert Seabourn opening new exhibit, Dawes planning OKC and Tulsa show, MercyMe receiving state honor at local concert

Sunday-July 7 Seabourn opens new solo exhibit Acclaimed Oklahoma artist Bert Seabourn will show more than 30 paintings in...

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Turnpike Troubadours strike the right chord

Whether the lyrics are about shuffling dominoes or finding romance at Cain’s Ballroom, the Troubadours’ songs connect with many...

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Exhibit explores country music's outlaws, poets and pickers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If the term "outlaw country" evokes images of Willie Nelson's hippie braids or Waylon Jennings' "Honky Tonk...

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Events for the weekend of June 8

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Video: Filmmaker and musician Greg Naughton talks about his movie 'The Independents,' screening at deadCenter Film Festival

Filmmaker and musician Greg Naughton stopped by the NewsOK studio this afternoon to chat me with about “The Independents,” the...

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Lil Wayne now 'owns his assets, his music and himself' after settlement, lawyer says

Lil Wayne's attorney has confirmed the rapper has reached a settlement with Cash Money Records, shying away from details other...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 7, 2018: Celebrate the Tony Awards with The City Cabaret OKC

The City Cabaret OKC will celebrate this year’s Tony Awards in concert, performing show tunes from Tony-winning musicals at 8...

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Photos and video: Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood win big on CMT Music Awards

Oklahoma natives Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood were among the big winners at Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards.

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Young Valley to perform June 16 at Norman's Red Brick Bar

The band Young Valley will be performing at 9 p.m. June 16 at the Red Brick Bar, 311 E Main St., in Norman.

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'Hee Haw' star Jana Jae hosting her annual Fiddle Camp in Oklahoma, planning tour dates in Romania

GROVE - Beloved country music instrumentalist and former "Hee Haw"standout Jana Jae is hosting her annual Fiddle Camp Thursday...

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Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Brett Young, Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina and Luke Combs finalists for top award as CMT Music Awards air tonight

Ada native Blake Shelton and Hoda Kotb revealed today the five finalists for the highly-coveted CMT Music Awards Video of the...

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Tickets on sale Thursday to Ringo Starr's tour-launching Oklahoma show

CATOOSA - After touring through Europe, Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band will launch the U.S. leg of their 2018 tour Sept. 1...

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Blake Shelton and Hoda Kotb to host CMT Awards pre-show Wednesday on NBC's 'Today'

Ada native Blake Shelton and Hoda Kotb will co-host an official pre-party for the 2018 CMT Music Awards from 10 to 11 a.m....

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OKM Music Festival going country, classical and more in Bartlesville

BARTLESVILLE -- The multi-genre OKM Music Festival (formerly the OK Mozart International Festival) is showcasing pop, country,...

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Kristin Chenoweth withdraws from Bernstein centennial celebration at Hollywood Bowl due to neck injury

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster will make her Hollywood Bowl debut Sunday night with a concert celebrating the 100th...

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Hit Oklahoma-made film 'I Can Only Imagine' available on Digital HD today, MercyMe to be honored at OKC concert Saturday

The Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only Imagine," based on the story behind the smash song of the same name, debuts today on...

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Video: Garth Brooks added to lineup for CMA Music Fest in Nashville, announces plans for a new tour and new music

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks announced tonight that he is joining the...

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Rascal Flatts, Backstreet Boys, Brett Young and more to be presenters at the 2018 CMT Music Awards

CMT announced today the presenters for Wednesday's CMT Music Awards, a list featuring everyone from music industry icons to...

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Symphonic Prince tribute to make Oklahoma stop on 2018 tour

TULSA - A symphonic celebration of the music of the late, great pop icon Prince approved by The Prince Estate will make an...

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Dawes bringing North American tour to OKC and Tulsa

This morning, Dawes confirmed an extensive 30-date North American tour that includes both Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 4, 2018: Hear Justin Townes Earle at OKC's Tower Theatre

Justin Townes Earle is bringing his “Solo Tour” to Oklahoma City for a show at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Drunk fan gets kicked out of Slayer gig, attempts to swim back in - NME

A Slayer fan has become an internet sensation after attempting to swim back into a gig after being kicked out. 

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 3, 2018: Sunday Twilight Concert Series returns to the Myriad Gardens

Arts Council Oklahoma City’s venerable Sunday Twilight Concert Series returns for free weekly performances tonight through...

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Watch: Horse Thief releases 'Evil's Rising' video before playing OKC concert tonight

Oklahoma quintet Horse Thief has released an atmospheric home studio performance video of their song "Evil's Rising," from the...

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Oklahoma's Metropolitan Library System offering free family entertainment this summer, starting Monday

The Metropolitan Library System will launch Monday its annual Neighborhood Arts program, which brings free, family-friendly...

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Country duo Thompson Square releases new album 'Masterpiece' today

Two-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling country music duo Thompson Square - Miami, Oklahoma, native Keifer Thompson...

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Bob Stoops, Red Steagall, Sherri Coale and more expected to attend Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic this weekend

The 15th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic will host a small constellation of sports and entertainment celebrities...

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Interview and videos: Skating Polly returns to Oklahoma to launch new album 'The Make It All Show' with special Norman show tonight

From trekking around Europe with Kate Nash and performing at festivals like Riot Fest and The Capitol Hill Block Party to...

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The 'Show' must go on: Busy punk-rockers Skating Polly return to Oklahoma to celebrate new album

Kelli Mayo thinks there's nothing like a deadline to get your brain cells working at maximum potential. “We took about a month...

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Flaming Lips releases 'Greatest Hits'

The Flaming Lips band has been together in one form or another since 1983, issuing 19 full-length albums — 15 of those on...

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Dierks Bentley wants to take fans higher on 'The Mountain'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The last time Dierks Bentley made a bluegrass album, it was a chance to regroup after a terrible tour. He...

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2018 June 1 Kyle Reid album release, Blue Door. (www.bluedoorokc.com) 1 Skating Polly, Opolis. (Norman, www.opolis.org) 1...

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Events for the weekend of June 1

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Oklahoma Contemporary ‘Sojourning’ with Japanese artist, Metro Library System offering free summer entertainment, and hoofers dancing into inaugural OKC Tap...

Saturday-Aug. 11 ‘Sojourning' with Japanese artist Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., will host...

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At Folsom prison, Johnny Cash found his cause

When Johnny Cash stepped onstage at Folsom State Prison on Jan. 13, 1968, for the concerts that would change his life, he was...

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Prince's estate sues Yukon man for copyright infringement

Lawsuit accuses Yukon man of copyright infringement.

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Watch: Miranda Lambert pays homage to her influences and audiences with 'Keeper of the Flame' music video, plays Oklahoma show this weekend

Grammy Award winner Miranda Lambert, a former Tishomingo resident, released this week the music video for her fervent anthem...

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Spotify’s CEO says company botched ‘hateful conduct’ policy roll out

Two weeks after his company attempted to impose a policy targeted at curbing “hate content and hateful conduct,” Spotify’s CEO...

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Pusha-T to Drake: 'You are silent on all black issues'

'Daytona' rapper dismisses Drake's explanation of controversial blackface photo.

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Sunday Twilight Concert Series returning to OKC's Myriad Gardens

Arts Council Oklahoma City’s venerable Sunday Twilight Concert Series returns for free weekly performances June through August...

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Brother, sister discover mutual love of music, performing

It started in 2014, when Neha Pullela would drive her younger brother, Naren Pullela, everywhere. She would be singing to the...

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Carrie Underwood, Backstreet Boys, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town to perform at 2018 CMT Music Awards

Checotah native Carrie Underwood, Backstreet Boys, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean and hosts Little Big Town...

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Norman’s Jazz In June celebrating 35th year

NORMAN - The Jazz In June Festival will celebrate its 35th anniversary June 14-16 at Brookhaven Village and Andrews Park.

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Watch: Tulsa singer-songwriter and ‘The Voice’ standout Brian Nhira drops the rousing video for ‘Get Up’Watch: Tulsa singer-songwriter and ‘The Voice’...

Having trouble getting motivated this post-holiday Tuesday morning? Check out Tulsa-based pop singer-songwriter Brian Nhira...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 28, 2018: Hear The Underhill Family Orchestra at the Red Brick Bar in Norman

NORMAN - Hear The Underhill Family Orchestra at 7 tonight at Red Brick Bar, 311 E Main.

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Why did Willie Nelson abruptly walk off the stage during his Charlotte show?

Country Music Hall of Famer Willie Nelson came to Charlotte's PNC Music Pavilion on Saturday night specifically to headline his...

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Memorial Day Weekend events continue in Oklahoma

From Clinton to Bethany to Tulsa, communities planned festivities during Memorial Day weekend to honor the troops, showcase the...

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Is Nicki Minaj dating Eminem?

Fans started speculating that they were dating when she rapped about him in her new single, “Big Bank.”

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Oklahoma musician Kyle Dillingham to make CMA Fest debut in Nashville

Oklahoma musician Kyle Dillingham has announced that he’ll be making his 2018 CMA Fest debut on the Spotlight Stage inside...

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Get your kicks on Route 66 and across Oklahoma on Memorial Day weekend

From Clinton to Bethany to Tulsa, Oklahomans can get their kicks along Route 66 as well as all across the state during the...

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Interviews and photos: A Memorial Day weekend tradition, the 2018 Paseo Arts Festival honors longtime chairman Collin Rosebrook

The 42nd Annual Paseo Arts Festival will feature more than 90 visiting artists from across the state and country, plus dozens...

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Interviews and video: Bob Childers' Gypsy Cafe music festival raises $30,000 for Red Dirt Relief Fund despite rainy weather

Despite the stormy weather, the May 2 Bob Childers' Gypsy Cafe songwriters festival, in its seventh year, made more than it...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 25, 2018: Hear American Aquarium at the Tower Theatre

Hear American Aquarium at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

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On a sweltering midsummer evening last week, 80 people gathered at a school gymnasium in this southern Oklahoma town to talk about the air.

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For Memorial Day weekend, get your kicks on Route 66 and across Oklahoma

From Clinton to Bethany to Tulsa, Oklahomans can get their kicks along Route 66, as well as all across the state, during the...

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Bob Childer's Gypsy Cafe music festival raises more than $30,000 for Oklahoma nonprofit

STILLWATER — John Cooper is accustomed to the unpredictability of Oklahoma's weather, but he was a bit concerned when this...

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Gwen Stefani: 'Just A Girl' about to take over Las Vegas

Gwen Stefani talks about her musical and personal journey, and her upcoming Las Vegas residency.

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Creating behind the scenes: Paseo Arts Festival features longtime chairman Collin Rosebrook

For 27 years, Paseo Pottery has been a cornerstone of the Paseo Arts District in more ways than one. Not only is the ceramics...

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Brynn Cartelli's win could be a game-changer for 'The Voice'

Kelly Clarkson was a brand-new coach on "The Voice" this year — but that didn't stop her from making a bold proclamation in the...

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Cheap Trick among Rocklahoma headliners

Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick talks guitars, touring and Rocklahoma

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Norman's Jazz In June celebrating 35 years, Bob Dylan traveling to WinStar World Casino, Tower Theatre welcoming Mavericks, more

June 14-16 Jazz In June celebrating 35th year NORMAN — The Jazz In June Festival will celebrate its 35th anniversary June 14-16...

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Video: Oklahoma musician Greyson Chance releasing new single 'Good As Gold' in June with new EP coming soon

Singer-songwriter Greyson Chance, who hails from Edmond, is turning the page after an impressive first chapter of his music...

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The Mavericks and Puddles Pity Party coming to OKC's Tower Theatre

The Grammy Award-winning band The Mavericks has booked a summer return engagement at the Tower Theatre, while Puddles Pity...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 24, 2018: Hear Kevin and Dustin Welch at the Blue Door

Austin, Texas-based father-and-son singer-songwriters Kevin and Dustin Welch will perform at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N...

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Memorial Day weekend events abound across Oklahoma

From patriotic salutes to the troops and Renaissance revelries to Native American art and championship baseball, special events...

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Photos: Megan Mullally honored alongside Rita Moreno and Elizabeth Smart at 2018 Gracie Awards

LOS ANGELES - The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation handed out the 43rd Annual Gracie Awards Tuesday night at the Four...

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Bob Dylan playing autumn Oklahoma show

THACKERVILLE – Legendary performer Bob Dylan and his band will perform in concert Oct. 13 at WinStar World Casino’s Global...

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Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Stapleton and Sam Hunt among first performers announced for 2018 CMT Music Awards

CMT today revealed that Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke...

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Video: Kelly Clarkson blocks Blake Shelton's attempt to score seventh 'The Voice' victory as Brynn Cartelli wins Season 14

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton was hoping (and had decent odds) to add a seventh "The Voice" victory to his...

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1 fan waited in line for Blake Shelton's Charlotte show for a little girl who couldn't be there

Young Blake Shelton fan Brooke Haire performed one of the country music star's songs before she died. Now her aunt plans to be...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 23, 2018: Hear Kyle Reid at The Lobby Cafe & Bar

Hear Norman-based musician Kyle Reid, frontman of Kyle Reid and the Low Swinging Chariots, perform at 7 tonight at The Lobby...

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

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William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

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The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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