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October 2020

CHRIS COMBS @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Sunday, October 4, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
FREE

Chris Combs is a Tulsa-based composer, guitarist and producer and a member of the jazz/experimental ensemble, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. He has worked in various session and production roles for studios around the country, as well as collaborating with a diverse array of musicians from Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band) to Brad Walker (Sturgill Simpson) to Dan Oestreicher (Trombone Shorty). Combs’ first solo release, Combsy, was released last year on Horton Records.

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LEYLA McCALLA – Creole songs @ 3rd Wine & Jazz Fest – online concert

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
FREE

A Haitian-American who sings in French, Haitian Creole and English, McCalla plays cello, tenor banjo and guitar. Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk, her music is at once earthy and elegant, soulful and witty, vibrating with three centuries of history. Offbeat calls her songs “ambitious, deep and gorgeous,” while the Boston Globe describes her sound as “at once varnished and sparse, like field recordings in high definition.” Born in…

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REFLEJOS FLAMENCOS @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
ONLINE CONCERT
FREE

Reflejos Flamencos has performed Spanish music and dance for over 20 years with many of Spain’s top artists. Guitarist Johnny Beard studied with well known musicians such as René Heredia, Roberto Castellón, Pedro Cuadra, and Chuscales, and he has performed at many flamenco festivals. An expert craftsman, he also builds flamenco guitars and cajons. Johnny’s daughter Lexi Allen began her formal dance training at age five and soon began performing with her father. Lexi was chosen by internationally acclaimed flamenco…

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D’DAT – Native hip-hop/jazz @ 3rd Wine & Jazz FETE – online concert

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
Duet, 108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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FREE

"Anderson's music puts Navajo culture through melodies inspired by ancient songs of love and war while fusing them with modern jazz and funk." — Earthsongs Boasting a fresh and modern patina, Navajo trumpeter Delbert Anderson performs regularly with his world-class jazz trio as well as his new collaborative group D'DAT, which is the Delbert Anderson Trio plus lyricist Def-i, an ensemble inspired by ancient Native American melodies fused with jazz, hip hop, funk and soul. A Top-10 runner up for NPR's Tiny…

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jazz pianist EMMET COHEN @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Friday, October 2, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
FREE

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation's pivotal figures in jazz. Downbeat praised his "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary."  An internationally acclaimed jazz artist and dedicated music educator, Cohen is the winner of the 2019 American Pianists Awards and the Cole Porter Fellow of the American Pianists Association. Cohen was a finalist in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Piano Competition. He has appeared in the Newport, Monterey, Jerusalem, and North Sea…

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JOY HARJO – U.S. Poet Laureate @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Friday, October 2, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
ONLINE CONCERT
FREE

America's first-ever Native Poet Laureate recently recorded a special set of jazz and poetry for the FETE at Duet Jazz club, debuting a number of new tunes from her upcoming album. 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 accomplished musician, she has released a string of records, nine books of poetry, several plays and children's books, and a memoir (the superb Crazy…

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jazz guitarist BILL FRISELL @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
FREE

Widely recognized as one of America’s most vital and productive performing artists, Bill Frisell’s career as a guitarist and composer has spanned more than 40 years and many celebrated recordings. His catalog has been cited by Downbeat as "the best recorded output of the decade" and he's been chosen as Guitarist of the Year on a gazillion critics' lists. For his Shelter In Place session, recorded at his gloriously cluttered Brooklyn office, Frisell artfully strings together originals and covers: high…

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guitarist MARC RIBOT @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
FREE

Marc Ribot, whom the New York Times describes as “a deceptively articulate artist who uses inarticulateness as an expressive device,” has released 25 albums under his own name over a 40-year career, exploring everything from pioneering jazz to Cuban son. His solo release Silent Movies is widely considered a masterpiece and he is no stranger to Downbeat and NPR Best of the Year lists. 2018 saw the release of two politically charged albums: YRU Still Here?, the long awaited third album from Ribot’s post-rock/noise…

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DELFEAYO MARSALIS @ 3rd Jazz & World FETE – online concert

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
ONLINE CONCERT
Free

We are proud to present this exclusive concert video made specially for this year's FETE by one of today’s top jazz trombonists, composers and producers. Delfeayo Marsalis shares with his late father, Ellis, and brothers (Branford, Wynton and Jason) the nation’s highest jazz honor: National Endowment for the Arts’ Jazz Masters Award. Delfeayo is perhaps the most traditionally New Orleans of the Crescent City’s first family of jazz, known for his technical excellence, imagination and humor. Born in New Orleans in…

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September 2020

Jazz & World FETE – online w BILL FRISELL, MARC RIBOT, EMMET COHEN, JOY HARJO, DELFEAYO MARSALIS, more

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
Free

The 3rd annual Wine, Jazz & World FETE features FREE online concerts and in-home visitations recorded specially for us by some of America's finest jazz & world music artists. We released a new exclusive concert every week in October and through early November, including sets by guitar heroes MARC RIBOT and BILL FRISELL, NEA Jazz Master DELFEAYO MARSALIS, pianist EMMET COHEN, U.S. Poet Laureate & bandleader JOY HARJO, Creole songwriter LEYLA McCALLA, flamenco troupe REFLEJOS FLAMENCOS, jazz-hip hop outfit D'DAT, and…

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April 2020

Tulsa EARTH DAY Virtual CELEBRATION

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - Friday, April 24, 2020
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FREE

We can't be with you on Guthrie Green for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, so we're improvising—like jazz. Here's an Earth Day message and a beautiful tune from the first-ever Native U.S. Poet Laureate, JOY HARJO. We're rescheduling Joy and her band for an evening of music and poetry sometime in 2021, so stay tuned. Meanwhile, we've teamed with our friends at OK Earth Coalition to share special Earth Day messages for Oklahomans from 350.org founder BILL McKIBBEN, sustainable…

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7th Global BASH – Canceled

Friday, April 10, 2020 - Saturday, April 11, 2020
Tulsa Arts District Tulsa, OK 74103 United States + Google Map
CANCELED

We are working to reschedule all Global BASH artists in light of the rapidly changing coronavirus situation, which has forced us to cancel the BASH. Our goal is to present every single one of them at future Tulsa events. Sign up for our email newsletter for automatic announcements in the coming weeks and months. Meanwhile, please stream, download, and listen to music by Global BASH artists. They need your support now more than ever! KEB' MO' - blues/americana - rescheduled for…

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November 2019

INDIGENOUS @ Gilcrease After Hours: IndigeNOISE

Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Gilcrease Museum Auditorium, 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd
Tulsa, OK 74127 United States
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The ticketed show for blues-rock outfit INDIGENOUS has sold out, but there are many free performances by Native bands, artists and musicians at Gilcrease After Hours: IndigeNOISE, featuring Native music, food and art. Singer-songwriter KALYN FAY will also play the event, which celebrates Native American Heritage Month. As one of today’s premier guitarists, Indigenous frontman Mato Nanji has captivated audiences with his Hendrix-like prowess ever since exploding on the scene with his family band’s award-winning 1998 debut, Things We Do. The blues world…

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October 2019

TIEMPO LIBRE – Cuban jazz @ Wine, Jazz & World FETE

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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FREE

We're creating a dedicated dance floor next to the stage at Guthrie Green for this one. Classically trained at Cuba’s premier conservatories, the members of three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre are modern heirs to the rich musical tradition of their native Cuba. It's impossible not to move your feet when the group kicks into its charged timba arrangements: an irresistible mix of Latin jazz and Cuban son. Tiempo Libre has introduced Cuban music to new audiences through appearances at the New…

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FIDEL NADAL – Latin reggae @ Wine, Jazz & World FETE

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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FREE

Rolling Stone recognizes this Argentinian icon as “The Rasta who revolutionized Latin rock." With a career spanning three decades, 250-plus songs, and two Latin Grammy nominations, Nadal has established himself as a pioneer of reggae en Español. He exploded on the underground scene in the late '80s as founder-singer of the radically political rasta-punk outfit Todos Tus Muertos, followed by a stint with roots-reggae trio Lumumba. Nadal launched his solo career in 2001 and found broad success with the hits “International Love”…

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Spanish Wine Tasting @ Wine, Jazz & World FETE.

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Duet, 108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Sold Out

Wine tasting @ 8-8:45PM Flamenco Concert @ 9:00-10:30 Wine tasting is limited to 35 people. Join us for a flight of sustainably produced Spanish wines, followed by the world-renowned Spanish music & dance of flamenco maestro CHUSCALES. Wine tasting ticket holders have preferred seating at the concert, which is included in the price of your ticket. It's all part of the 2nd annual Wine, Jazz & World FETE. FEATURED WINES Avinyo Cava Brut Reserva Ameztoi Txakolina Luberri Biga Rioja Antidoto…

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JOHN SCOFIELD – jazz guitar @ Wine, Jazz & World FETE

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Duet, 108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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SOLD OUT

SORRY, SCOFIELD'S SHOW IS SOLD OUT. HOWEVER, THERE'S LOTS MORE TO EXPERIENCE AT THE WINE, JAZZ & WORLD FETE! One of the principal innovators of modern jazz guitar, John Scofield is a stylistic chameleon who has forged a consistent, rock-solid aesthetic identity. Looking to commemorate his 66th year, Scofield penned 12 original compositions and formed a swinging new group to record and tour the music. Rising star Gerald Clayton was an obvious choice on piano, an instrument central to the…

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Fine wine & world-class jazz @ 2nd annual
Wine, Jazz, and World FETE

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - Saturday, October 5, 2019
Tulsa Arts District Tulsa, OK 74103 United States

Join us for the greatest jazz, reggae and folk artists from around the world, fine wines & wine tastings, a Latin Food Fair, performance art, family activities & more. The 2nd annual celebration is FREE on Guthrie Green and ticketed at Duet Jazz. TIEMPO LIBRE - grammy nominated cuban jazz CHUSCALES - spanish flamenco FIDEL NADAL - latin reggae JOHN SCOFIELD - jazz SOFIA VIOLA y DAT GARCIA - argentinian folk & electronica BROADQUAKE - world percussion BISHOP MARSH TRIO…

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May 2019

VALERIE JUNE
organic moonshine roots music @ OKeclecticFEST

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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FREE

One of the most admired artists to break through in the last decade, Valerie June’s "organic moonshine roots music" blends southern sounds, African rhythms and ambient atmospherics into something altogether futuristic and new. A songwriter first and foremost, she willfully blurs the lines among genres and sonic eras, drawing on folk, soul, country, blues and R&B as needed, sometimes accompanied by stark banjo, sometimes by rich horns and vintage organ. Despite the music's varied nature, the songs all belong to a…

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DARK CIRCLES CONTEMPORARY DANCE
@ OKeclecticFEST

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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FREE

DARK CIRCLES CONTEMPORARY DANCE brings the progressive work of international choreographers and dancers to a worldwide audience. Founded in 2010 in Seoul, South Korea, the company's Dallas-based branch—led by internationally award-winning choreographer and Dance Magazine “25 to Watch" Joshua L. Peugh—has been hailed as “the area’s most exciting dance company” (Star-Telegram) and as the "Best Dance Company" by D Magazine and Dallas Observer. The young company has been praised as “frequently stunning, and always fascinating” (DFW.com) and commended for innovative combinations…

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Dane Arnold & the Soup
Tulsa-based Retro Soul @ OKeclecticFEST

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Free

One of the most popular bands to emerge of late from the rich red dirt of the Tulsa scene, Dane Arnold & the Soup boasts frontman Dane Arnold’s soaring crooning vocals, the fiery southern jazz guitar licks of Johnny Mullenax, the rhythm of pocket-specialist Matt Teegarden on drums, and bassist Jordan Hehl's low-end melodies and acute vocal harmonies. As trumpeter, Bishop Marsh contributes textural horn swells and virtuostic solo precision to the mix. Just over a year after its initial…

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Making Magic with BARON WOLMAN
Rolling Stone’s first Chief Photographer @ OKeclecticFEST

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Magic City Books, 221 E Archer St
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Join legendary photographer Baron Wolman for a screening of Making Magic, a 15-minute documentary on his life and work. Then hear WOLMAN tell fascinating stories behind his iconic photos of Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan and many others. Wolman is bringing many of his best-loved photography books, as well as signed archival prints. It was in San Francisco in 1967 that Wolman, then 30, met 21-year-old UC Berkeley student and freelance writer Jann Wenner. Wolman had been photographing…

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April 2019

PREZIDENT BROWN
Jamaican reggae @ Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Free

Prezident Brown, who will cap Tulsa's Earth Day Celebration with a performance of positive-vibes roots reggae, is a champion of the new roots and reality consciousness reggae movement that entertains, informs, and inspires. Born Fitz Cotterell in the hills of Jamaica, his mother called him Junior Ranking because he would grab the microphone and chant at schoolyard and country dances. He was first known as Slim Brown because of his resemblance and similarity of style to DJ, U Brown. The most…

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Tulsa’s biggest Earth Day celebration
Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Sierra Club Exec. Director MICHAEL BRUNE & Jamaican roots reggae artist PREZIDENT BROWN slated for Tulsa's biggest Earth Day Celebration. TULSA’S EARTH DAY CELEBRATION features nationally prominent environmental speakers, an Electric Vehicle Village, educational booths & demos, regional & nationally touring musical artists, environmental art, family activities, local cuisine and more. The event takes place at Guthrie Green, an internationally recognized urban park utilizing geothermal wells and solar panels, with satellite programming at Philbrook Downtown and the Woody Guthrie Center.…

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THE WAILERS
classic Jamaican Reggae @ 6th Global BASH

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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FREE

PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO CAIN’S BALLROOM - FREE, ALL AGES WELCOME. One hundred million Bob Marley & The Wailers recordings have sold worldwide, including 1977’s Exodus, anointed Best Album of the Century by Time Magazine, and “One Love,” named Song of the Millennium by BBC. Spin Magazine listed Bob Marley & The Wailers at #4 of the 50 Greatest Bands of All Times, while The New York Times named Marley the most significant musician of the 20th century.…

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BETSAYDA MACHADO
Venezuelan tambor @ 6th Global BASH

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Free

THIS SHOW HAS MOVED TO CAIN’S BALLROOM. FREE, ALL-AGES WELCOME. Betsayda Machado was raised in a small village El Clavo in the region of Barlovento, in coastal Venezuela. Her recent rural recordings with lifelong friends in the ensemble Parranda El Clavo brought new attention to the infectiously percussive and danceable Venezuelan Afro-soul music and dance known as "tambor."  The New York Times calls Betsayda and Parranda "vital, accomplished, unplugged, deeply rooted." SATURDAY, APRIL 13 PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL GUTHRIE GREEN EVENTS FOR…

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NIGHTINGALE
American soul @ 6th Global BASH

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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Free

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO CAIN'S BALLROOM - FREE, ALL-AGES WELCOME. Nightingale's signature blend of folk, indie, and soul put the band in front of big crowds when it earned a spot at the Hanson Brothers' high-profile Hop Jam festival. The Tulsa outfit continues to draw crowds with electric performances, most notably recent high-energy sets at MISfest and SXSW. Expect the arrival of Nightingale's much-anticipated first album sometime in the coming months. The project will showcase the…

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NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS
Hill Country Jamrock @ 6th Global BASH

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Guthrie Green, 111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States
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NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS pay homage to crunchy country blues while simultaneously pushing it into contemporary relevance with fatback funk, electronic innovation, slippery soul, and unadulterated rock & roll. Founded in 1996 by brothers Luther (guitar and vocals) and Cody Dickinson (drums, piano, synth bass, programming and vocals), the brothers have been making music together all their lives. The now venerable band is entering its third decade with a nearly perfected synthesis of Luther’s raw, organic aesthetic (brought into play as…

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THE WAILERS headline 6th annual Global music fest
Global BASH

Friday, April 12, 2019 - Saturday, April 13, 2019
OK United States
FREE

ALL GUTHRIE GREEN EVENTS FOR SATURDAY HAVE MOVED TO CAIN’S BALLROOM. FREE, ALL-AGES WELCOME. THE WAILERS, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS & many more play this free multi-day swirl of sights, sounds, smells and tastes from around the world. Our 6th annual BASH has expanded to two days and features music, circus acts, bellydancing, African drumming, kids’ arts activities, community booths, local cuisine, Oklahoma craft brews and fine wines.  THE WAILERS classic Jamaican reggae NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS - Mississippi hill country blues rock CHANGUI MAJADERO -…

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