-VIP Brunch kicks off songwriter showcase at 18th & Boston in Tulsa-

The festival VIP Brunch has a new home at Burn Co BBQ. From many years, Skinner hosted a Sunday Gospel Jam at Stone River Music Festival that regularly featured bloody mary’s and grilled cheese sandwiches. In that spirit, Monica Taylor, Jared Tyler, Gabe Marshall, Chris Lee Becker and Beau Roberson will perform at Brunch from noon-2pm the day of the festival. Burn Co’s BBQ Brunch and beverages are included with a VIP festival ticket, along admission to the festival that night.




Sunday, October 14, 2018

VIP Brunch, noon-2pm

Festival, 3:00-10:00pm


 WHERE:  The venues are located at the intersection of 18th & Boston in Tulsa:

Venue Shrine, 112 E. 18th St.

Mercury Lounge, 1747 S. Boston Ave.

Burn Co. BBQ (brunch), 1738 S. Boston Ave.

WHO:  More than 45 Oklahoma songwriters will play an intimate festival celebrating the life and songwriting tradition of Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame inductee, Tom Skinner. The festival, now in its third year, will benefit Oklahoma musicians in need through the nonprofit, Red Dirt Relief Fund.

 The full line up has been released! You can plan out the whole day!

Burn Co. BBQ (all ages)—VIP ticket required, includes Brunch

12:00pm: Monica Taylor, Jared Tyler & Gabe Marshall

1:00pm: Chris Lee Becker & Beau Roberson


Venue Shrine (21+)

3:30pm: Grazzhopper, Craig Skinner, Mark Chamberlain

4:30pm: Greg Jacobs, Randy Pease, Larry Spears, Gene Williams

5:30pm: Carter Sampson, Ken Pomeroy, Joe Baxter

6:30pm: Red Dirt Rangers with Randy Crouch

7:30pm: Science Project Band & Friends

9:00pm: John Fullbright with Jacob Tovar, Wink Burcham & Friends


Mercury Lounge (21+)

3:00pm: Dan Martin, Erin O’Dowd, T.Z. Wright

4:00pm: Chris Blevins, Sherman Connelly, Dylan Stewart

5:00pm: Matt Mason, Kalo, Travis Kidd

6:00pm: Dustin Pittsley, Jesse Aycock, Lauren Barth

7:00pm: Paul Benjaman, Mike McClure, Scott Evans

8:15pm: BC & the Big Rig


WHAT: This day of musical surprises showcases Oklahoma’s best songwriting talent in acoustic groups. As the night plays on, bands like John Fullbright, Red Dirt Rangers, BC & the Big Rig and Tom Skinner’s own Science Project Band will play sets inviting friends to the stage for favorite Skinner songs throughout.


HOW:  Advance tickets that allow access to both venues are $15 at They can also be purchased at the door for $20.  A limited number of advance VIP tickets that include Brunch are available for $50.


WHY: All festival proceeds benefit the Red Dirt Relief Fund, a non-profit organization that provides a safety net of critical assistance to Oklahoma music people. Skinner was a grant recipient of RDRF, and remained a committed supporter of the organization until his death in July 2015. Ten musicians performing at this festival have benefitted from the RDRF. Operated by an all-volunteer Board, RDRF has granted over $100,000 to musicians in the state since 2012.

Don’t Miss out!!

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