Melissa Payne

8 Artists Not to Miss at Americanafest 2018

This week is one of the best weeks for Americana music fans with AMERICANAFEST taking over Nashville from September 11th-16th. With wristbands being only $75 for access to artist showcases for the entire week, you’d be hard pressed to find a better deal for a festival.  There is so much talent that it’s hard to […]

Whiskey Myers + BC & The Big Rig

Tulsa, OK (September 6, 2018)- The iconic Cain’s Ballroom neon sign flashed beneath gloomy skies on Thursday evening and welcomed in fans for a sold-out show with opening band, BC & The Big Rig and Whiskey Myers as the headliner.  Sold-out shows at Cain’s often mean long beer lines, slammed merchandise tables and room to barely […]

Mike and the Moonpies

Tulsa, Oklahoma (August 24, 2018)– It wasn’t Steak Night at the Prairie Rose, but it was Friday night at the Mercury Lounge and Austin-based Mike and the Moonpies were on stage, playing a last minute show for a small, but enthusiastic crowd.  Mike and the Moonpies are no strangers to the Mercury Lounge, as they […]

Annie Oakley + Rachel La Vonne

Tulsa, Oklahoma (August 18, 2018)- A museum might not be at the top of the list of places people normally go to listen to music, but that’s exactly what happened in the intimate theater at the Woody Guthrie Center tonight, when the group Annie Oakley performed songs off their new album, Words We Mean.  Annie Oakley is […]

Randy Rogers Band + Jake Flint

Tulsa, Oklahoma (August 17, 2018)–  On a muggy, Friday night in August, country music fans filed into historic Cain’s Ballroom  and filled it to the brim for a sold-out show featuring opener Jake Flint and headliner Randy Rogers Band. Local Red Dirt musician, Jake Flint, opened the evening and quickly warmed up the crowd with a rocking […]

Porter Union

Tulsa, Oklahoma (July 6, 2018) – On a humid Friday night in July, the Mercury Lounge in  Tulsa, OK was a hub of conversation, cold drinks and the music of Kendra and Cole Michael Porter, otherwise known as Porter Union. The duo is quickly becoming a fan favorite for their modern take on the classic country male/female duos […]

Charley Crockett at Mercury Lounge, Tulsa, OK

Tulsa, Oklahoma (June 2, 2018) – Although the local arena was jam-packed for the second night in a row with a country superstar, anyone who was in attendance at The Mercury Lounge, in Tulsa, OK can tell you the better show tonight was Charley Crockett and his band, The Blue Drifters. Treating the crowd to […]