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KEB’ MO’ headlines this free multi-day swirl of sights, sounds, smells and tastes from around the world: two days of music, global cuisine, circus arts, bellydancing, African drumming, kids’ activities, and more. Congrats to Keb’, who just won a GRAMMY for his album Oklahoma, with its roots in Tulsa history. We’re also very excited to […]
“Formed after the devastating Haitian earthquakes of 2010, Lakou Mizik is a genial cross-generational coalition along the lines of the Buena Vista Social Club…rhythms and incantations of voodoo, the trumpeting of rara carnival music, and hearty call-and-response vocal harmonies on their way to galloping, exultant dance grooves.” —New York Times Music has always been at […]
KEB’ MO’ just won the “Best Americana Album” GRAMMY for Oklahoma, an album that explores Tulsa history, including the Greenwood District’s triumphal and tragic past. In his quarter-century as a recording artist, the charismatic singer-guitarist-songwriter and four-time GRAMMY winner has consistently draw upon his seemingly bottomless roots-music expertise to make deeply expressive, highly personal music. That’s the case […]
The first ever Native U.S. poet laureate, JOY HARJO will explore the theme of Environmental Justice with her jazz band at Tulsa’s biggest Earth Day Celebration. The event features internationally prominent environmental speakers, an Electric Vehicle Village, educational booths & demos, regional & nationally touring musical artists, environmental art, family activities & circus arts, local […]
In honor of Earth Day and together with her jazz band, America’s first-ever Native Poet Laureate will explore the theme of environmental justice through jazz music and poetry. Harjo is an internationally renowned performer and writer of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and was named the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States in 2019. An […]