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 …
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 …
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.
The biggest musical influence in Opal Agafia’s life is her mom. Agafia characterizes herself as a “lifelong serious shower singer,” saying that she grew up singing with her mother, DeAnna Smith.
The first time this writer heard Brad Fielder was in 2013. I was at the Bluebonnet Bar to see Alex Culbreth, whom I’d met at that year’s Woodyfest;
Festival Friday proved to be uncomfortably hot in the beer garden attached to Lou’s Rocky Road Tavern. The previous day’s patio performances
This year’s Woodyfest continued a long-standing tradition of providing accessible entertainment throughout the host-town of Okemah. On festival Friday
Making their Woodyfest debut, Gypsy Twang played the Hen House stage Friday afternoon. Husband and wife Steve Huhn (bass) and Sarah Barker-Huhn (guitar, vocals)
Marking their third appearance at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, the Turnpike Troubadours closed opening night 2018 on the Pastures of Plenty stage. […]
The Red Dirt Rangers may not have birthed Red Dirt, but they helped midwife the musical genre into the world. […]