Several local musicians will showcase their talent at bars and restaurants in the Oklahoma City metro area over the next few weeks.
Here is a list of upcoming shows to watch out for:
1. Americana musicians Clancy Jones and Jon Lyle Williams, with sounds that are inspired by various genres like folk, country, blues and rock, will have a Valentine’s Day "throw down" at 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Red Brick Bar, 311 E. Main St.
Attendees must be 21 or older to enter. The show is free to the public
2. Zack Baker will take the stage at 8 p.m. Feb. 15 at Bison Witches, 211 E. Main St. Baker will offer his singer-songwriter style that has an acoustic feel, similar to James Taylor, at the event, which is free and open to the public.
Baker is currently working on a new album and said rough cuts of his work will be posted to SoundCloud, according to his Facebook page.
3. My So Called Band, a local 90s tribute band, will rock at The Deli, 309 White St., Feb. 15. The band frequents The Deli, as well as shows all over Tulsa and OKC. People can expect to hear everything from Britney Spears to The Backstreet Boys.
The show kicks off at 10 p.m. and you must be 21 to enter. Tickets are $10 at the door.
4. Annie Oakley, an indie folk band and now a recent addition to the Oklahoma Music Online Archive, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at The Actor Factory Showroom, 3750 W. Main St. #5. This particular event will showcase the band in a more intimate setting with a limited amount of seats available.
There will be no opener, and guests are asked to show up on time to avoid being turned away. Tickets for the show are $10. Proceeds will go to support their new album, “Words We Mean.”
5. Local pop recording artist Ciara Brooke will return to Bison Witches at 10 p.m. March 2. Brought in by local music promoter Joe Walsh, Brooke is a powerful vocalist and songwriter. Brooke recently released a new single, “When I Said Yes to You,” which she will be expected to play.
6. Hosty One Man Band, known for many local classics such as Fraidy Hole, takes the stage every Sunday at 10 p.m. at The Deli. Hosty brings a unique bit of comedy and musical flair to each of his shows.
Tickets are $5 at the door.
Oklahoma City Shows:
7. Sweet Brenda and Sour Mash, an iconic local blues band from Norman who recently kicked off the Mayor’s Blues Ball in Medicine Park, will take the stage at 9 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Iron Horse Bar and Grill, 9501 S. Shields Blvd.
The show is 21 and over, free to the public and will feature renditions of some classic blues songs such as “Summertime” as well as originals. Sweet Brenda and Sour Mash has been together for over 15 years.
8. Heartbreak Rodeo will play at 9 p.m. March 2 at The Root, 3012 N. Walker Ave., B. The band offers a unique mix of two vocalists with an acoustic rock feel. The bass player, Chris Walsh, is a employee of the University of Oklahoma in the department of Facilities Management, and is also a part of The Daddy Love Band.
Tickets are $7 at the door and the event is 21 and over.