Local: Events offer music in several flavors
BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Thursday, November 29, 2012
11/29/12 at 9:51 AM
It's a weekend chock full of eclectic music lineups, from Celtic to metal and industrial to straight-up rock 'n' roll. There's no time like right now to get out and get to know local music.
It's a Celtic Rising this weekend to benefit the Tulsa School of Arts & Sciences. The showcase of Celtic music and dance runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Tulsa Little Theater, 1511 S. Delaware Ave. The event is free, and donations go to benefit the school that lost everything when it burned to the ground in early September. Performers include the Tulsa Metro Pipe Band, Pat Sawyer, Broken Arrow Dance Academy, Tulsa Honors Orchestra, Ceili Dancing with the Tulsa Irish Ceili Dancers and Cairde Na Gael. Learn more at tulsaworld.com/rising All ages.
The "Metal Meets Industrial" show hits one of Tulsa's newest music hotspots, The Shrine, 112 E. 18th St. Featured artist include Axis, Pittersplatter, Bloodshot Tragedy, Reborn in Fire, Rivethead, Aulluvia and more, hosted by Turbo and Dr. Drewcifer from RSU Radio 91.3. Doors open 5 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Must be 21. For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/mmi.
In another vein entirely, more local music thrusts The Edge Homegroan Concert Series into The Vanguard, 222 N. Main St. Cover is $5, guests must be 18 or older. Doors open 7 p.m. Saturday, showtime is 8 p.m., and featured bands include Kick Tree, Madewell, Sleepwalking Home and Beneath.
For a more scaled-back affair, hear the folk and bluegrass stylings of Klondike5 String Band, 7 p.m. Thursday at Elote Cafe & Catering, 514 S. Boston Ave. Free. All ages.
KCMO classic hard rocker Rocker Lips returns to Tulsa, this time for a show at The Hunt Club, 224 N. Main St. The show is all-ages, $5 cover at the door. Showtime 9 p.m. Saturday.
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Cairde na Gael will perform at a benefit for Tulsa School of Arts & Sciences. Courtesy