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June 14, 2021

Woolaroc and Frank Phillips Home Announce New CEO News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc and Frank Phillips Home Announce New CEO

The Frank Phillips Foundation, owners and operators of two of Oklahoma’s historic treasures, announced today the hiring of Kevin Hoch as their new CEO/Director.  The naming of Hoch followed an extensive search process by the Foundation as they received over 60 applications from more than 25 states.   “We were not surprised by the high level of interest in the position considering the fact that these are two of the finest jewels in Oklahoma,” said Foundation Chairman Merl Lindstrom. Hoch, a...

June 11, 2021

OKM’s Woolaroc Concert Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Woolaroc Concert Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (June 11, 2021) – Due to the forecasted inclement weather planned this evening, the annual OKM Woolaroc Performance has been moved to the Bartlesville Community Center. With the change of venue, the performance times have changed this evening as well: • Food trucks and kid’s activities begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Hall • Booker T. Washington String Quintet performs at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Hall • Auditorium doors open at 7:00 p.m. • Performance begins at 7:30...

June 09, 2021

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce its summer camps for 2021 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce its summer camps for 2021

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce its summer camps for 2021. This year the museum will be offering 2 free day camps that will feature local history of Bartlesville Oklahoma. Pioneer Kids Camp will give kids an opportunity to discover what life was like for a child growing up in Indian Territory through a variety of hands-on activities. Attendees will get to meet a real cowboy, learn how to play games that pioneer children enjoyed, and take part in building a replica of early Bartlesville. Students...

June 07, 2021

OKM’s Finale Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Finale Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (June 4, 2021) - Due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control, OKM Music’s finale performance featuring Grady Nichols and Baha Men will be held indoors at the Bartlesville Community Center. The performance will still take place Thursday, June 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m. with the doors opening at 5:00 p.m. Originally scheduled to be held at Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium, this Bartlesville landmark was chosen as the commemorative piece for the 37th season. “Even though we are moving the...

May 10, 2021

OKM’s Annual Woolaroc Concert Set for Friday, June 11 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Annual Woolaroc Concert Set for Friday, June 11

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 7, 2021) – What better venue to celebrate an exciting ‘American Musical Journey Tour’ than at Woolaroc Wildlife Preserve and Museum? The OKM Music Festival is doing just that on Friday, June 11. In the natural amphitheater near Clyde Lake, the festival is celebrating its 37th season with performances from the Tulsa Honors Youth Orchestra, Jack Settle Band, and Dallas Brass. Jack Settle is a country songwriter hailing from Bartlesville. After a virus caused significant hearing...

May 10, 2021

Genre-Defying Trio TAKE3 to Perform at the Bartlesville Community Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Genre-Defying Trio TAKE3 to Perform at the Bartlesville Community Center

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 7, 2021) – With a flair for the wild and unexpected, the genre-defying trio, TAKE3, brings the refinement of a rigorous classical music background and infuses it with rock-star charisma. The trio will be performing during OKM’s 37th Festival on Tuesday, June 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bartlesville Community Center. No strangers to the stage as individuals, TAKE3 has made an impact on the music scene as soloists, touring the world with Yanni, recording tracks for film and television, as well...

May 10, 2021

OKM Showcase Series Features Local Talent News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Showcase Series Features Local Talent

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 7, 2021) – OKM Music is celebrating its 37th season from June 10-17. This year, festival entertainment ranges from a return of local favorite Canadian Brass, a spectacular Woolaroc Performance, a classical series that will appeal to many, and an exciting finale performance with Baha Men at Bill Doenges Memorial Stadium. In-between concerts, be sure to check out the eight showcase events held predominantly at the Bartlesville Community Center, and other locations around the city. Showcase...

May 10, 2021

Steele Chosen as OKM’s 2021 Commemorative Artist News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Steele Chosen as OKM’s 2021 Commemorative Artist

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (March 11, 2021) - OKM Music is gearing up for its 37th festival as Oklahoma’s premier music festival, June 10-17, 2021. An important part of each festival surrounds the artist and the art piece chosen to commemorate the season. This year, local artist Ragon Steele has been specially chosen by the staff and board to be its commemorative artist again in an effort to complete a special tribute to local landmarks and architectural works of art. Ragon Steele’s artwork was chosen in 2019 for...

May 10, 2021

Get Your “Game On” With Tina Guo At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Get Your “Game On” With Tina Guo At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 7, 2021) – Internationally acclaimed and Grammy Award- nominated cellist, Tina Guo, will be performing at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center on Sunday, June 13 at 4:00 p.m. Known for her unique genre-crossing style, Guo is one of the most recorded solo cellistsof all time and can be heard on hundreds of Blockbuster film, television, and video game soundtracks. During the pandemic, Guo has been recording for several feature film soundtracks remotely from her home studio in Las Vegas. As a...

May 10, 2021

Dallas String Quartet Brings Bach and Bon Jovi to OKM’s 37th Season News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Dallas String Quartet Brings Bach and Bon Jovi to OKM’s 37th Season

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 7, 2021) – Acclaimed by Good Morning Texas as “one of the most unique string ensembles you’ll ever see,” Dallas String Quartet is a unique classical crossover ensemble that will be coming to Bartlesville to perform during OKM’s 37th season. Formed in Dallas in 2010, Dallas String Quartet performs a unique mix of contemporary classical music, as well as pop covers on electric string instruments. Performing everything from Bach, Bon Jovi, John Williams, and even Queen,...