en-us Mercury Photo BureauFeed (Offset) | Mercury Photo Bureau Copyright ©2012 — 2020 Mercury Photo Bureau dba Messenger Web Design LLC. All rights reserved. https://mercury.photo Rangefinder + Mirrorless Digital + Large Format Film Photography + Music, Arts, & News Tue, 07 Apr 2020 22:00:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Woodyfest 2013: Woody Guthrie Poets with David Amram https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-woody-guthrie-poets-with-david-amram/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-woody-guthrie-poets-with-david-amram/#disqus_thread Mon, 06 Apr 2020 22:00:37 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14853 Woody Guthrie Poets As of this writ­ing the Woody Guthrie Poets have pre­sented read­ings at fif­teen con­sec­u­tive Woody Guthrie Folk Fesivals. They gave their first fes­ti­val read­ing in 2005 at the Okfuskee County Historical Society and Museum, but as their audi­ence grew, they moved to the Okemah Methodist Church. In 2019 they read selec­tions from… Read More …

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Woody Guthrie Poets As of this writ­ing the Woody Guthrie Poets have pre­sented read­ings at fif­teen con­sec­u­tive Woody Guthrie Folk Fesivals. They gave their first fes­ti­val read­ing in 2005 at the Okfuskee County Historical Society and Museum, but as their audi­ence grew, they moved to the Okemah Methodist Church. In 2019 they read selec­tions from… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2019: Jamie Lin Wilson https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-jamie-lin-wilson/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-jamie-lin-wilson/#disqus_thread Sun, 05 Apr 2020 22:00:46 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14817 Jamie Lin Wilson By some stan­dards, Jamie Lin Wilson is a late bloomer. She was nine­teen when she heard Natlie Maines per­form­ing a solo dur­ing a Dixie Chicks con­cert. After she dropped a few casual remarks to her mother and a cousin she found her­self unwrap­ping an acoustic gui­tar on Christmas morn­ing. Before long she began attend­ing open-​​mic per­for­mances in… Read More …

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Jamie Lin Wilson By some stan­dards, Jamie Lin Wilson is a late bloomer. She was nine­teen when she heard Natlie Maines per­form­ing a solo dur­ing a Dixie Chicks con­cert. After she dropped a few casual remarks to her mother and a cousin she found her­self unwrap­ping an acoustic gui­tar on Christmas morn­ing. Before long she began attend­ing open-​​mic per­for­mances in… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2019: Jacob Tovar https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-jacob-tovar/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-jacob-tovar/#disqus_thread Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:00:58 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14778 Jacob Tovar Jacob Tovar didn’t set out to be a musi­cian. The Tulsa-​​based musi­cian grew up with a deep, abid­ing love of clas­sic coun­try music, par­tic­u­larly from the ’50s and ’60s. In an inter­view in the Tulsa World he name-​​checked Marty Robbins, Hank Thompson, Hank Williams, and Merle Haggard as exam­ples of “roots” coun­try musi­cians he admires.… Read More …

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Jacob Tovar Jacob Tovar didn’t set out to be a musi­cian. The Tulsa-​​based musi­cian grew up with a deep, abid­ing love of clas­sic coun­try music, par­tic­u­larly from the ’50s and ’60s. In an inter­view in the Tulsa World he name-​​checked Marty Robbins, Hank Thompson, Hank Williams, and Merle Haggard as exam­ples of “roots” coun­try musi­cians he admires.… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2013: Samantha Crain https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-samantha-crain/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-samantha-crain/#disqus_thread Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:00:53 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14746 Samantha Crain at the Crystal Theatre Crit­i­cally praised Choctaw singer Samantha Crain appeared on the Crystal Stage at Woodyfest in 2013. It was her fourth time to per­form at the fes­ti­val. A song­writer known for her broad range and eclec­tic style, Crain is also a music pro­ducer and poet. She won two Native American Music Awards… Read More …

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Samantha Crain at the Crystal Theatre Crit­i­cally praised Choctaw singer Samantha Crain appeared on the Crystal Stage at Woodyfest in 2013. It was her fourth time to per­form at the fes­ti­val. A song­writer known for her broad range and eclec­tic style, Crain is also a music pro­ducer and poet. She won two Native American Music Awards… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2019: Red Dirt Rangers https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-red-dirt-rangers/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-red-dirt-rangers/#disqus_thread Thu, 02 Apr 2020 22:30:11 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14713 Red Dirt Rangers Mark­ing their twenty-​​first appear­ance at Woodyfest 2019, the Red Dirt Rangers took the stage fol­low­ing fid­dler Randy Crouch. Crouch remained on stage to accom­pany the Rangers. Also join­ing them were T. Z. Wright, Terry “Buffalo” Ware, Michael McCarty, Don Morris, Steve Flaherty, David Amram, and Radoslav “Rad” Lorković . If you’re not… Read More …

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Red Dirt Rangers Mark­ing their twenty-​​first appear­ance at Woodyfest 2019, the Red Dirt Rangers took the stage fol­low­ing fid­dler Randy Crouch. Crouch remained on stage to accom­pany the Rangers. Also join­ing them were T. Z. Wright, Terry “Buffalo” Ware, Michael McCarty, Don Morris, Steve Flaherty, David Amram, and Radoslav “Rad” Lorković . If you’re not… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2019: Thursday Backstage https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-thursday-backstage/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-thursday-backstage/#disqus_thread Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:00:48 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14692 Backstage at the Pastures of Plenty Between 2018 and 2019 I did some horse­trad­ing and upgraded my Hasselblad 500C/​​M to a 503cx. I also acquired a Hasselblad Nr. 45071 pis­tol grip so I could mount a Vivitar 285HV Zoom Thyristor flash in place of my bulkier Sunpak 622. But oth­er­wise I took these pic­tures with the same equip­ment and film as last… Read More …

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Backstage at the Pastures of Plenty Between 2018 and 2019 I did some horse­trad­ing and upgraded my Hasselblad 500C/​​M to a 503cx. I also acquired a Hasselblad Nr. 45071 pis­tol grip so I could mount a Vivitar 285HV Zoom Thyristor flash in place of my bulkier Sunpak 622. But oth­er­wise I took these pic­tures with the same equip­ment and film as last… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2013: Still on the Hill https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-still-on-the-hill/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-still-on-the-hill/#disqus_thread Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:00:47 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14655 Arkansas Duo Brings Ozarks Energy to Okemah Bring­ing their “low-​​tech” PowerPoint to the Brick Street Café in 2013, musi­cal duo Still on the Hill had the audi­ence in stitches. Quilting stitches, that is; the PowerPoint slides con­sisted of text and images on hand­made quilts, dis­played as sto­ry­telling aids. Husband and wife Kelly and Donna Mulhollan… Read More …

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Arkansas Duo Brings Ozarks Energy to Okemah Bring­ing their “low-​​tech” PowerPoint to the Brick Street Café in 2013, musi­cal duo Still on the Hill had the audi­ence in stitches. Quilting stitches, that is; the PowerPoint slides con­sisted of text and images on hand­made quilts, dis­played as sto­ry­telling aids. Husband and wife Kelly and Donna Mulhollan… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2019: Wink Burcham https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-wink-burcham/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-wink-burcham/#disqus_thread Mon, 30 Mar 2020 22:00:46 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14628 Wink Burcham In 2019 Tulsa-​​based singer/​​songwriter Wink Burcham made his sixth straight Woodyfest appear­ance, per­form­ing a late-​​afternoon set on the Bound for Glory stage. The thirty-​​eight-​​year-​​old Muskogee native looked older and con­sid­er­ably thin­ner than when I first met him sev­eral years ago. I’d been hear­ing rumors of Burcham going through hard times through the musi­cal grapevine for… Read More …

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Wink Burcham In 2019 Tulsa-​​based singer/​​songwriter Wink Burcham made his sixth straight Woodyfest appear­ance, per­form­ing a late-​​afternoon set on the Bound for Glory stage. The thirty-​​eight-​​year-​​old Muskogee native looked older and con­sid­er­ably thin­ner than when I first met him sev­eral years ago. I’d been hear­ing rumors of Burcham going through hard times through the musi­cal grapevine for… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2013: Tim Easton https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-tim-easton/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2013-tim-easton/#disqus_thread Sun, 29 Mar 2020 22:00:00 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14607 Tim Easton Featuring Megan Palmer We’ve fea­tured folk-​​troubadour Tim Easton at the bureau pre­vi­ously. But we first met him in 2019 when he made his Woody Guthrie Folk Festival debut. He was joined on the Crystal Theatre stage by vet­eran folk-​​fiddler Megan Palmer. Easton has made four appear­ances at Woodyfest since then, most recently in… Read More …

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Tim Easton Featuring Megan Palmer We’ve fea­tured folk-​​troubadour Tim Easton at the bureau pre­vi­ously. But we first met him in 2019 when he made his Woody Guthrie Folk Festival debut. He was joined on the Crystal Theatre stage by vet­eran folk-​​fiddler Megan Palmer. Easton has made four appear­ances at Woodyfest since then, most recently in… Read More …

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Woodyfest 2019: Andy Adams https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-andy-adams/ https://mercury.photo/woodyfest-2019-andy-adams/#disqus_thread Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:00:34 +0000 https://mercury.photo/?p=14576 Back to Square One Although Andy Adams is no stranger to music, the Tahlequah native admits the title of his lat­est release, Back to Square One, could be taken lit­er­ally. As described in an arti­cle The Daily Oklahoman, Back to Square One is aptly titled and [is] the result of […] a prac­ti­cal com­mit­ment to the… Read More …

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Back to Square One Although Andy Adams is no stranger to music, the Tahlequah native admits the title of his lat­est release, Back to Square One, could be taken lit­er­ally. As described in an arti­cle The Daily Oklahoman, Back to Square One is aptly titled and [is] the result of […] a prac­ti­cal com­mit­ment to the… Read More …

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