Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Tonight, dear friends.... at Eskimo Joe's in Stillwater, OK is the annual Bob Childers Tribute from 5-9pm 
*Hosted by the Red Dirt Rangers  There will be lots of wonderful Oklahoma artists there tonight- including Greg Jacobs, Don Morris, Terry Ware... I'll be there... maybe a surprise guest or two from NY!    (Keep it under yer hat... )
John M Cooper




FROM 8-10:30PM


at GRANNY'S ATTIC in Tahlequah, OK

My Uncle Don Morris and I will rendering together thursday evening at this wonderful old Tahlequah establishment... lovely woodwork, nice folks workin' here.... will a good evening for us and for our friends who have about gotten flooded out by the rains this lst week.  That Illinois river is a wild one... we're so sorry for the rough week you've had but we'd like to deliver some smiles and songs to ya'll in the Okie spirit of family.   We'll be packin' our musical satchels full of our own self-penned tunes... plus those of Bob Childers and our Red Dirt brothers... maybe some Woody Guthrie, too!
~I hear tell that our dear friends and wonderful songwriters, Bill Erickson, Patrick Williams, and Dena Coleman will be joining us with sme songs, too!  What a great night in Tahlequah, OK!
Much love from Monica Taylor, a Cimarron Valley girl from Perkins,OK

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Dirtbloods Live @ The Hunt Club April 21st

Hello to all you Music Lovers out there.
I recently joined forces with Joe Felske, Matt Martin, and Matt Hayes in a new band called - The Dirtbloods.
Jared Tyler ~ 

We are celebrating our first gig at the Hunt Club on Thursday night, and we sure hope you can join us!
Thursday, April 21st,  9 PM - LIVE   
The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
Here is a link to the Facebook event page:

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Red Bull Gypsy Cafe to chronicle red dirt history on The Farm

Great article about a great event this weekend...
Red Bull Gypsy Cafe to chronicle red dirt history on The Farm

STILLWATER — Several pioneering red dirt musicians are going back to The Farm this week to revisit their roots and, of course, make music together.
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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Red Dirt's singer/songwriters play tribute to Stillwater!

Red Bull Gypsy Cafe
Friday at 8:00pm - April 16 at 1:00am
College Bar, Stonewall Tavern, Eskimo Joes, Outlaws Stillwater, Oklahoma

Red Dirt's singer/songwriters play tribute to Stillwater!

The College Bar, 319 S. Washington
·          8:00 pm Monica Taylor, Rick Reiley
·          9:00 pm Bob Wiles, Brad James
·         10:00 pm Gene Collier, Travis Kidd
·         11:00 pm Steve Rice , Jake Moffat

Stonewall Tavern, 115 S. Knoblock
·          8:00 pm Randy Pease, Don Morris
·          9:00 pm Mike McClure, Randy Crouch
·         10:00 pm Susan Herndon, Scott Evans
·         11:00 pm Joe Baxter, Larry Spears

Eskimo Joe's, 501 W. Elm St.
·          8:00 pm Ben Han, Greg Jacobs
·          9:00 pm Kevin Welch, Dustin Welch
·         10:00 pm Stoney LaRue, John Cooper
·         11:00 pm Jimmy LaFave, Chris Bell

Outlaws, 501 S. Washington
·          7:30 pm Bo Phillips, Sam Naifeh
·          8:30 pm Bill Erickson, Joe Mack
·          9:30 pm Chuck Dunlap, Don Wood
·         10:30 pm Tom Skinner, Brad Piccolo
·         11:30 pm Cody Canada , John Parker Milsap

TICKETS at, 866-977-6849 or its partner outlets. Service charges may apply.
--$20 pass good for entry to all venues ($15 with valid student I.D.) Limited to the first 200. All Pass tickets will be will-call and instruct you to pick up at the Box Office. There will be a box office at each venue, so just show your ticket at the first spot you see music and they'll give you a wristband good for all venues!
--OR $8 per venue in advance or at the door

All proceeds from this event will go to create the Red Dirt Relief Fund, a non-profit organization founded and administrated by Red Dirt musicians in Stillwater to offer assistance to musicians in times of need.

Red Bull Gypsy Café is not just a Red Dirt music festival. It is a gathering of some of the genre’s greatest talent, both then a now, at the birthplace of Red Dirt music—Stillwater, OK. The event name, Gypsy Café, pays homage to the site at "The Farm" where jam sessions sprung up over the years.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Kenneth Nelson Memorial Children's Fair and Concert - April 23, 2011 - Perkins, OK.

Kenneth Nelson Memorial Children's Fair and Concert
First Annual-April 23, 2011 
Description "The First Annual Kenneth Nelson Memorial Children's Fair and Concert with be April 23, 2011 at The Dome in Perkins/Stillwater off of Perkins Rd. and 92nd Street. The exact address is 3219 E. 92nd St. Perkins, OK 74059. The phone number is 405-547-5936. There will be signs so don't worry- we will make it easy to find if you have never been there! The Children's fair is for all ages and will be held from 1-4 and will include face painting, baloon animals, Pictures with the Easter Bunny, local musician pictures and meet and greet, crafts, kiddie splash pad-weather permitting, sandbox, juice, cookies, and kiddie snacks. The concert will start with acoustic acts inside(21 and up only) at 7pm. Chad Sullins and The Last Call Coalition will go onstage at 10pm. This entire event is free. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go toward next years concert, The Mental Health Association of Central Oklahoma (to help promote Mental Health Awareness), and the Senior P-THS scholarship and plaque that will be awarded this year. The scholarship is for an outstanding P-THS Senior that excels in FFA, Athletics, and Leadership. If you know anyone interested in applying for the scholarship have them contact the P-THS high school counselor or Aleisha Nelson at for an application. We are taking 20 volunteers to help with the Children's fair and staff for this event. Let me know what you would like to do and I will find a place for you:). Thank you!"