Local music events: Jazz Depot hosts Harmonica Summit on Saturday
BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Thursday, February 28, 2013
2/28/13 at 4:40 AM
From harmonica jams to world jams, Tulsa has something for everyone as we roll into the weekend.
1. Tulsa's fourth Harmonica Summit includes RJ Mischo, John Long, Billy Gibson, Cheryl Arena and Hash Brown Doors open 11 a.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame's Jazz Depot, 111 E. First St. Admission is $15, and kids age 14 and younger are free with a paid adult. Programs start at noon and will include a kids workshop at noon, with free harmonicas and lessons for the first 50 participants, presented by award-winning blues educator David Berntson. There also will be workshops throughout the day and a jam led by Jimmy "Junior" Markham that evening. For full details, visit tulsaworld.com/66harmonica.
2. Longtime local Red Dirt fiddler Randy Crouch performs 9 p.m. Saturday at The Hunt Club Pub and Grub, 224 N. Main St. Cover is $5. Must be 21.
3. It's a Mundi reunion, y'all! It's time to party like its 2007 with members of the Tulsa world music band Citizen Mundi, 9 p.m. Saturday at The Shrine, 112 E. 18th St. Doors open at 8 p.m. Must be 21. Cover is $5 at the door. With Verse and The Moyo Tribe also performing.
4. Stillwater blues-rocker Taddy Porter joins The Bourgeois and The Del Toros for a concert at Cain's Ballroom, 7 p.m. Friday at 423 N. Main St. Tickets start at $10, plus fees, available at the box office, by calling 877-4-FLYTIX or by visiting tulsaworld.com/cains or tulsaworld.com/ticketfly. The show is all-ages.
5. Break into lake season with a festival this weekend on Hulah Lake at Wah-Sha-She State Park. The Utopia Music Festival runs Saturday-Sunday and includes music from six bands. Music starts at noon both days, and camping sites are available. Bands include Longshot Band, the Moonshiners Band, Jack Rowdy, Barefoot Eddie Band, the Jody Schmidt Band and the Steve Pryor Band Pryor will close the festival Sunday. He is a member of the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame as well as the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame as a blues inductee.
Wah-Sha-She Park is northeast of Pawhuska on Oklahoma 99, then 10 miles east on Oklahoma 10. The park includes a storm shelter, heated rest rooms, showers, picnic tables, grills and fire rings. Tickets are $30 for both days or $20 for one day. Camp rates are $16 per night for full hookup and $12 for a primitive site.
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Jimmy "Junior" Markham will lead a harmonica jam this weekend at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame's Harmonica Summit on Saturday. Tulsa World file
Randy Crouch is set to electrify his fiddle Saturday at The Hunt Club. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World file