Wheat Penny (opening week), Damion Shade, Wheat Penny, Solstice, Kristen Hemphill, Nick Corcoran, and K-Sides.
Wheat Penny is an eclectic folk rock original acoustic/electric family band playing live music, delivered fresh! Marilyn (on guitar, keys, and violin), Matthew (on bass and more), Benjamin (on guitar, lap steel and mandolin) and sometimes John (on guitar) McCulloch will sing and play original tunes and excellent old favorites from The Grateful Dead to Donovan and much more. They have played at the Pearl Farmers' Market for each year, the Garden Deva Open Studio Party, The Blue Dome Festival and The Brady Arts Festival. Come out, sit in the shade and enjoy!" Wheat Penny's Facebook page.
Live Music at the market 2011
Mike Blackwell Band.
Genre: Folk/Americana/Indie. Mike Blackwell is a critically acclaimed, national touring songwriter based out of Pryor, OK and Fayetteville, AR. He has performed at the Woody Guthrie Fest in 2003, 2008 and 2009, GreenFest (Tulsa), Enviro Expo 2011 (Tulsa) as well as venues in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Missouri, and Arkansas. The band includes Johny Arredondo - Drums, Dave Singleton - Guitar, and Yaniv Taubenhouse - Keys. Americana Music Times says "A debut album this powerful doesn't come along very often...a stirring album of beautiful songs that will break your heart and give you hope at the same time. Don't let it pass you by."
Coco and Lafe performed during Local Food Week
Hear them on their website - CocoLafe.com
Back porch musicians Coco (Carolyn) Kallis and Lafe (rhymes with “waif”) Dutton get fresh with farmers nationally by following the harvest. They write and perform blues-based acoustic music at over 100 farmers markets coast to coast each year. With bluesy guitar, tight harmonies and original songs, the duo’s latest CD is being played on 172 acoustic radio programs in five countries, including the nationally syndicated “Midnight Special” and XM Satellite’s “The Village.” They have released 5 CDs and have been touring full time for three years. They have played as many as 5 markets a week plus house concerts, promoting eating fresh and buying locally.
Created by Sustainable Green Country's Buy Fresh Buy Local initiative, Local Foods Week festivities will highlight local family farm tours and farmers' markets hosting a variety of events and music, farm table dinners, cooking demonstrations, children's activities and much more during the week of June 11-18, 2011, pronouncing that local food is a valuable economic asset for the state of Oklahoma. Gov. Brad Henry has made the event official by means of a proclamation.
Complete day by day schedule of events on the website: www.localfoodweek.org.
SaltCreek played June 2 -Hear them on their website saltcreekgospelgrass.com SaltCreek plays good-hearted music that gets the blood flowing and the foot tapping, otherwise known as Bluegrass Gospel. If energy was ever contagious, then these guys have found the key! There seems to be a therapeutic value to their music, and you’re guaranteed to feel better after their annointment. The group has played music for over 16 years and produced 3 CD’s. Five guys playing 10 different instruments, with acappella singing mixed into a program, creates a variety of different sounds for the group. Vocals are one of SaltCreek’s strengths, as their 4 part Harmonies are pleasing to listen.
Capstone performed on May 25:Old fashioned vaudeville style performances featuring skillful sleight of hand, amazing illusions with antique props and period costume, audience participation, and a hilarious brand of comedy for which CAPSTONE has become widely known.See more information at www.chriscapstone.com.
Grass Crack: Bluegrass/Punk, ReverbNation, played May 3
Live Music at the market 2010
Lucy Weberling's group Lucy and DezGuysOldies and others in the Rockabilly style. Facebook page.
Freewater with Jared Hard
Jared Hard and his wife Lauren folk duo known as "Freewater" - acoustical guitar and lyrics in a story-telling fashion current working on a song about farmers markets. "I am a singing/songwriting folkie from Tulsa, and hope that my songs find you where you are and lift you up. Or, if need be, break you down...thats the thing about string ya know. Lauren Hard (my wife) comes into the music as lead harmony and adds everything that makes these songs easy to listen to. Hope you listen. Hope you hear. Jesus Loves Folkies." Read more: Jared's myspace page.
Loose Brix with Ralph Bendel
Introducing our NEW MEMBERS...Richard Grant on bass and Matt Omeilia on drums.
"Sibling Harmony" - the title reveals the fact that they are siblings (Richard, Carol, Kathy and Maureen) and enjoy singing songs (folk, easy-listening, a little bit of country) which lend themselves to harmonizing.
Steve Liddell is a singer-songwriter based out of Tulsa, OK, who whether he is performing solo or backed by his talented band brings his own brand of original music, mixing Folk , Rock, Jazz, Reggae, and Roots/Americana. Spending the last few years performing his music, this artist has successfully promoted himself regionally in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas and performed during SXSW in Austin. As well as playing shows from coast to coast and on the islands of Hawai'i, Liddell has also performed in the world famous city of Rio de Janerio, Brazil and toured the East Coast and the UK.
Liddell's awards include receiving a Spot Music Award for Best Singer-Songwriter, and a nomination for the Spot Music Award Best Album of the Year for his much anticipated record GOODLOVE. He currently is working on a new cd to be out in 2010. www.steveliddell.com and myspace.com/steveliddell and Facebook.
Jeni Porter, Devre' and Friends, and many more. Watch for more entertainment in the park next year, April 2011.
Musicians interested in performing at the Pearl Farmers Market contact Russell Burkhartat at (918) 527-6548 or email: email@example.com