Articles tagged with: music
The Apache House is our latest addition to the Voices of Oklahoma Blogs. Tate James has been running the site at his own place since April, in collaboration with Seth Clark and Jared Flaming.
As Tate describes it:
The Apache House was born out of the wonderful Oklahoma creative community, and that community continues to be our focus.
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From The Journal Record:
Jim Cowan, executive director of the Bricktown Association, thinks the founding fathers of Bricktown would have approved of the entertainment district’s push to become a musical hub. The founding fathers of Bricktown, the late Neal Horton and the late Jim Brewer, might not have envisioned the University of Central Oklahoma’s Academy of Contemporary Music or the American Banjo Museum, but Cowan said he thinks both men would be proud of the two establishments bringing music to Bricktown.
A music trail featuring interpretive markers across Oklahoma with information about artists, composers and performers who have ties to the state would bring in thousands of visitors each year, a proponent of the plan said Monday.
The trail is an effort to showcase Oklahoma’s musicians and is part of a multimillion-dollar expansion plan by the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and Museum that would provide more than 10 times the space for the Muskogee facility.
While rock bands rang in the grand opening of the University of Central Oklahoma’s Academy of Contemporary Music from Bricktown’s United Way Square on Wednesday, civic and education officials sang the school’s praises in its newly renovated high-tech home on the fourth floor of the Oklahoma Hardware building.
From The Associated Press:
Grand-opening festivities are set for the University of Central Oklahoma’s Academy of Contemporary Music, also known as the “School of Rock.”
The first ACM in the U.S. will celebrate Wednesday with a free public concert at the United Way Plaza in the Bricktown district in Oklahoma City.
by Gene Perry
The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival can make you believe in ghosts. He may have died more than 40 years ago, but last week Woody Guthrie haunted Okemah, OK, the town where he was born.
Guthrie lives on in many ways at this festival, which is held very year during the humid peak of summer.… Continue reading