Show Review: Steve Earle Plays Finale of Copperhead Road’s 30th Anniversary at OKC’s Tower Theatre

  “This is probably the last show we’ll ever play some of these songs.” Steve Earle and the Dukes brought the finale of their 30th anniversary tour of “Copperhead Road” to OKC’s Tower Theatre last week. Honestly, one almost got the impression that Earle is glad to be shelving some of this material again. Though, […]

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REVIEW: Fantastic Negrito’s “Please Don’t Be Dead” Contains No Throwaway Tracks

Fantastic Negrito’s “Please Don’t Be Dead” album on Cooking Vinyl records, for all intents and purposes, is autobiographical magnificence. Self written and produced, the tale it tells, is a vastly important one. It’s an acknowledgement of life’s troubles, but more importantly a celebration of life, and a testament of positivity in the face of adversity. […]

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Show Review: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is a Chance at Folk History in OKC’s Blue Door

An opportunity to witness Ramblin’ Jack Elliott ply his trade in the intimate confines of The Blue Door is not one to be squandered. Well into his 80’s, Elliott is a living, breathing musical connection to Woody Guthrie, having admired, studied under and lived with the quintessential American folk singer. Indeed, it’s been documented that […]

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