A pair of Oklahoma’s premier songwriters sharing a stage should draw a crowd. But if it’s Monday night the week before finals in a university town, maybe not.
I first met singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy on New Year’s Eve, 2015. Her father, Skippy, builds racing motorcycles in the large shop behind the family home and occasionally hosts concerts on the small stage inside.
Brad Lauretti has been wandering. Originally from Brooklyn, then based in Florida, now calling Nashville home, Lauretti rarely sleeps in his own bed. The frontman for This Frontier Needs Heroes tours constantly: in the last three years he’s played 226 shows, ranging from one end of the continental United States
Ellis Paul loves Woody. Of the Woody Guthrie tattoo on his right shoulder, he says it’s the only thing he could put on his body that would be like a badge of who he was.
Sam Baker has told the story of barely surviving a train bombing many times. The stark outline: some three decades ago, the thirty-two-year-old white-water rafting guide […]
Born in the Bronx under the name Elizabeth Gowan Berliner, Jaane Doe started her musical career at age eleven in Catholic School. There she would line up her classmates in the halls to teach them the popular folk music of the day […]
As singer-songwriter Rebecca Loebe told the audience at the Crystal Theatre this past July, she didn’t mean to become a best-selling artist. But with over 35,000 downloads of her single on iTunes […]
Fresh from winning the Rose Garden Coffee House Performing Songwriter Competition in Mansfield, Maine and placing 2nd in the New England Songwriting Contest, singer-songwriter Paddy Mills took 1st place […]
With his full beard streaked grey and his horn-rimmed eyeglasses, Otis Gibbs might be mistaken for one-time Nashville resident Steve Earle, had the latter not grown tired of the big city and moved back to Texas. Nonetheless, the comparison stands […]
Chickasha native Travis Linville was 1 of many Oklahoma artists performing at the Music4Moore fundraiser this past May, as we’ve already reported.