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  1. What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 25, 2018: See Oklahoma musicians...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    NewsOK Pro is a fast and easy way to build your own customized topic pages and add them to the existing NewsOK you've grown to love. What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 25, 2018: See Oklahoma musicians perform at the 'Play It Loud - LIVE' benefit show at Shawnee's Grand Casino Carter Sampson performs during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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  2. Interviews and video: Oklahoma-Texas musician Jimmy LaFave recorded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Red dirt music pioneer Jimmy LaFave, who grew up in Stillwater and became an Austin, Texas, music icon, died May 21, 2017, of a rare, aggressive form of terminal cancer. His final album, "Peace Town," was released July 13 on his Music Road Records.

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  3. Making 'Peace' with dying: Oklahoma-Texas musician recorded final...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Red dirt music pioneer Jimmy LaFave, who grew up in Stillwater and became an Austin, Texas, music icon, died May 21, 2017, of a rare, aggressive form of terminal cancer. His final album, "Peace Town," was released July 13 on his Music Road Records.

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  4. Interview and video: Singer-songwriter Emily Elbert books...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Ten years ago, teenage troubadour Emily Elbert earned a standing ovation in her Woody Guthrie Folk Festival debut at Brick Street CafA , where she strummed an acoustic guitar almost as big as she and held the last note of her jazzy number "I Feel Fine" a breathtakingly long time, to the delight of the about 250 music fans assembled in the Okemah venue. "I still get that feedback about the guitar," Elbert, now 29, said with a laugh.

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  5. Teachers shop for free supplies, booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Teachers from places such as Noble, Okemah, Sulphur and Snyder waited patiently - some for two hours - to stake their claim on a warehouse full of donated books and classroom supplies. Cristy Gosset, a vocal music teacher at Western Oaks Elementary School in the Putnam City District, picked up dry erase markers, spiral notebooks and tape, along with a new printer.

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  6. Interview and videos: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Buffalo Rogers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Buffalo Rogers smiles during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Spend an hour listening to his music or chatting with him about it, and you're liable to get an earful of intriguing literary references, memorably down-home turns of phrase and colorful yarns about the people, places and experiences he's collected over his years as an Oklahoma troubadour.

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  7. What to do in Oklahoma on July 16, 2018: Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and special guest Jared Tyler perform a post-Woody Guthrie Folk Festival show at 7 tonight at Perkins' Old Church Center, 750 N Main Street, at the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza. The show is part of the sixth annual Cimarron Breeze Concerts series hosted by Oklahoma red-dirt singer-songwriter Monica Taylor.

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  8. Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Randy Crouch performs with the Red Dirt Rangers during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah on Thursday. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman] Buffalo Rogers speaks during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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  9. Photos and video: 'Peace Town,' the late Jimmy LaFave's final album of recordings, out todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    "Peace Town," the collection of final recordings on Music Road Records made by iconic singer, songwriter and song interpreter Jimmy LaFave, is out today. Album cover art provided "Peace Town," the collection of final recordings by iconic Oklahoma-Texas singer, songwriter and song interpreter, Jimmy LaFave is out today on his Music Road Records.

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  10. Oklahoma music notable Randy Crouch spreads red dirt at WoodyFest and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Randy Crouch performs with the Red Dirt Rangers during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah on Thursday. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman] OKEMAH - Buffalo Rogers is convinced that Randy Crouch is a "fourth-dimensional being" - and he has the stories to back up his theory.

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  11. Interviews and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter and high school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    After being featured at the open mic the past two years, Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy, 15, is returning to Okemah this year to play her own set at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. [Photo by Wendy Thomas-Pomeroy] When Ken Pomeroy was in eighth grade, she penned a nine-minute song about Woody Guthrie for the National History Day Contest.

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  12. What to do in Oklahoma on July 11, 2018: Hear Joel Rafael with John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Singer-songwriter Joel Rafael will team with John Trudell's Bad Dog for a special benefit performance at 8 tonight at Okemah's historic Crystal Theatre, 401 W Broadway, to open the 21st Annual Wood Guthrie Folk Festival. Rafael, a longtime student of Woody Guthrie, has composed the music to five Guthrie lyrics and released two albums of new and familiar Guthrie songs.

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  13. What to do in Oklahoma on July 10, 2018: Hear David Amram & Friends at the Blue DoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Musician David Amram talks about his participation in the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival inside the Museum on Thursday, July 11, 2013 in Okemah, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman Archives Hear jazz legend, multi-instrumentalist and "the Renaissance man of American music" David Amram perform with friends at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley.

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  14. Marita Hynes marvels at the development of WCWSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Wearing a visor and a black-and-white checkered shirt, Marita Hynes leaned on a short wall under the overhang at the Hall of Fame Stadium. The former Women's College World Series director was just a spectator Thursday afternoon, enjoying a return to the tournament she used to run.

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  15. Final album from Jimmy LaFave, who died one year ago today, due out in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    One year ago today, Jimmy LaFave, a pioneer of the influential red dirt music scene who came of age in Stillwater and went on to become an Austin, Texas, music icon, died after battling a rare form of cancer . He was 61. "Peace Town," the collection of final recordings made by the iconic singer, songwriter and song interpreter, will be released on July 13 on his Music Road Records.

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  16. John Fullbright, Turnpike Troubadours, Jason Mraz and more among...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    The Woody Guthrie Coalition will welcome Guthrie family members, veteran songwriters and festival favorites for the 21st annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival July 11-15 in Guthrie's hometown of Okemah. The Guthrie family will be well-represented at the musical celebration of the folk singer's 106th birthday.

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  17. OKC's Hoot at the Root to benefit Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Musical and visual artists are joining forces to honor Woody Guthrie at the inaugural Hoot at the Root at 4 p.m. April 21 at The Root, 3012 N Walker Ave B in the Paseo Arts District. The event will raise funds for the 21st annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, set for July 11-15 in Okemah.

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  18. OKC union prez: Support in the community is still strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Ed Allen, president of the Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers, said the ongoing teacher walkout continues because school districts and families have been supportive. "I was a little worried that the energy would drop off, maybe school districts would call teachers back, but that hasn't happened," Allen told The Oklahoman , in an interview you can watch above.

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  19. Four things to watch for as walkout continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Teachers fill the house gallery as they participate in a walkout and protest at the Oklahoma State Capitol building on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman On Monday, thousands of teachers return to the Capitol as a statewide walkout enters a second week.

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  20. Oklahoma City School District to open facility to traveling teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    March for Public Education by Tulsa teachers, students and supporters, who are walking to the Capitol from Tulsa along SH 66, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman Oklahoma City Public Schools will open the Capitol Hill High School field house to 400 educators Monday night should the teacher walkout continue, district officials announced Sunday.

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