July Live Music

July Live Music

Summer is in full swing now and there’s always something in the music scene going on. Plenty of venues and great artists all around the state to go check out. So get out there and explore and find something new!


JJ’s Alley, located at 212 E. Sheridan. It really is an alley, but it offers a warm and friendly atmosphere, comfy cozy couches and loveseats to lounge on, and great live music options. There is no cover charge. They have live music options every single night. They offer $2 beers during happy hour every day from 2-7 p.m. You can look them up on Facebook for daily updates on who will be playing there.

Every Wednesday at 9:30 pm is Ben Brock’s Invitational Open Mic Night where some of the best local musicians pop in to play a round or two. You just never know who you might see pop up.

Every Thursday from 8-9:30 p.m. is Stand Up Comedy night. Come laugh your cares away and have a drink or two to get a jump start on the weekend.

Each Saturday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. will be Jesse Cahn’s Open Mic night on the downstairs stage.

Every Sunday Blake Lankford hosts the Sunday Sessions, starting at 3pm where some of our great local talent come to play every week. Names like Derek Paul, Eric Dunkin, Kyle Carter, Clint Tharp, Cody Ingram, Caleb McGee, Katie Williams and more have been featured during Sunday Sessions. Afterwards Sunday Night Revival begins. You can get onto the FB page each week to see the lineup.

Every Sunday night starting at 8:30 p.m. on the upstairs stage is Open Mic night with Jeff Rodgers


Oklahoma City’s premiere listening room, The Blue Door, located at 2805 N McKinley Ave, continually books great shows and showcases amazing Singer/songwriters in an intimate setting. The Blue Door offers a unique setting and opportunity for live music. It is generally all ages, and you are welcome to bring your own drinks in with you, alcoholic or non. It’s a great chance to have a more low key and personal setting with the musicians.

Thurs. July 3 ~ Jeff Plankenhorn, Susan Herndon and the Midnight Darlins  8 p.m. $20

Fri. July 6 ~ John McCutcheon and Chris & Adam Carroll Special 2 show night

Fri. July 21 ~ Slaid Cleaves $25 in advance $30 at the door

For a full calendar you can visit their website at www.thebluedoorokc.com


As always The Deli in Norman, located at 309 White St, hosts live music every single night of the week, with a rotating schedule of great live acts. Every Sunday you can find Travis Linville from 7-9 p.m.and Mike Hosty from 10 p.m.. Every Monday the Patron Aints are there from 7-9 p.m. . Wednesdays you can find Harumph from 7-9 p.m. for free, and on Thursdays you will find Kierston White and friends for the Free Country Music group therapy from 7-9 p.m. which include various guests each week. Those are just their regular shows, there are also great line up of other acts each and every week, stay tuned to their social media accounts for up to date listings of shows.


Native Spirits Winery located at 10500 E Lindsey St in Norman is a lovely winery offering delicious wines and spirits and also hosts free live after hours music every Friday night from 7:30-10 p.m

July 7: After Hours Friday.  Music by Tanner Miller.


July 14: After Hours Friday. Music by Raina Cobb.


July 21: After Hours Friday. Music by Amanda Cunningham.


You can find out more information on their website at www.nativespiritswinery.com


They have great talents at the Old Church in Perkins as part of the Cimarron Breeze Concerts, hosted by Monica Taylor. A potluck supper starts before each show at 6 p.m. and the concerts start at 7 p.m.

Mon. July 3 ~ The Hard Road Trio

Mon. July 17 ~ Annual Post-WoodyFest Concert featuring Don Conoscenti, Radoslav Lorchovic, Nancy Apple, Rob McNurlin

Sat. July 29 ~ Annual fundraiser & BBQ with the Guitar Army; Terry “Buffalo” Ware, Mike Hosty, and Ryan “Danger” McCall

For more information you can visit their website at www.cimmaronbreeze.com


Woody Guthrie Folk Festival  July 12-16

The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, also known as WoodyFest, is an annual music festival held in celebration of the life and legacy of the late folk musician after whom the festival takes its name. Each year, the festival is held on the weekend closest to July 14th, his birthday, in his hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma. Past performers that have graced the festival’s stages to honor Guthrie include such artists as Billy Bragg, Jimmy LaFave, The Red Dirt Rangers, Ellis Paul, Joel Rafael and more.

For a full schedule and more information you can visit their website at www.woodyfest.com.


More local Okies you can catch around the state:

Josh Patrick Hebensperger Gatsby in Stillwater with Richelle Sigrist 8-11pm July 29th

Cale Lester 7/15 captain john's in Eufala. 7/21 Elwood's in Tulsa. 7/22 crow's nest at keystone lake. 7/28 blue rose in Tulsa. 7/29 Angelo's tavern in Bartlesville. 

Rick Reiley  Woody Guthrie Festival in Okemah at the Brick Bar stage at 1 pm., Saturday July 15th

Jacob Flint Thursday 7/6 River Spirit Casino Resort 5:00 Somewhere Bar 5-8 Solo Friday 7/7 Margaritaville Tulsa w/ Jacob Dement 10-1 Saturday 7/8 Bricktown Brewery Bricktown OKC w/ Blake Lankford 9-12

Craig Skinner Whiskey Poet Society Saturday July 8, 2017 The Watering Hole Cherokee Casino Ramona, Ok

Dylan Stewart:

July shows:
6th-Iron Monk Brewery/Stillwater, OK 7pm
8th-the Red Rooster/OKC 9:30pm
10th-Modella Music Monday's/Stillwater, OK w/ Wink Burcham 6pm
12th-Bluebonnet/Norman, OK 8pm
13th-Woody Fest/Brick Street Tavern/Okemah, OK 4pm
14th-Woody Fest/Rock Road Tavern/Tom Skinner Tribute 1pm
14th-Bluebonnet/Norman, OK/ with the Dirty Little Betty's 7pm (Norman Art Walk)
20th-The Deli/Norman, OK 10:30pm with the Zimmermen
(performing the songs of Bob Dylan) 
21st-Eskimo Joe's/Stillwater, OK 6pm for Rhythm and Brews Festival with The Washitas Atlantis Aquarius, and Mike McClure
26th-Bluebonnet/Norman, OK 8pm
27th-Bensons/Salida, CO

Raina Cobb July 7 Fat Dog, OKC W/Ben Brock, July 8 Louie’s Bar and Grill, Jenks, July 14 Native Spirits and Winery, Norman W/Ben Brock, July 15 Louie’s NW Expressway W/Ben Brock, July 22 Louie’s I-40 & Meridian W/Ben Brock and Jack Walters, July 29 Beavers Bend Brewery, Hochatown W/Ben Brock

And Then There Were Two July 13 Woody Guthrie Folk Fest at Hen House 9 p.m.  July 15 Woody Guthrie Folk Fest at Rocky Road Tavern 4:30 p.m. July 27 Tulsa Botanical Gardens 6-8 p.m.

BC and the Big Rig July 14 Cain’s Ballroom, Tulsa W/ Wade Bowen and Read Southall July 15 Ned’s in Tahlequah, Ok July 20 Safari Joe’s H2O Park in Tulsa, July 22 Eskimo Joe’s Stillwater


If you are an Oklahoma artist or venue and would like your shows listed in our monthly live music feature, contact us at LittleOkieLand@yahoo.com.

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