Let’s escape into the music.
Whether it’s an intimate jazz concert or a rock show with chest-rattling bass, there is no comparison to live entertainment. We’re grateful to see concerts and performances return to our local stages, and you sure do have a fantastic selection!
Check out some of Oklahoma City’s exciting upcoming shows, and tell us where we’ll be seeing you this fall down in the comments.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Civic Center Music Hall
The magical world of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory comes to life on the Civic Center Music Hall stage as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” wraps up its run on October 31. Hurry and get a golden ticket of your own here, and be sure to keep an eye out for more fun events to come in Downtown OKC.
Love the Music of Billy Joel? Handpicked for Broadway’s “Movin’ Out” by the legend himself, Michael Cavanaugh will bring his smooth and skillful style to the hits you love, like “Piano Man,” “Uptown Girl” and “New York State of Mind.” Here for two nights only, experience The Music of Billy Joel Friday, November 5, to Saturday, November 6.
We couldn’t forget about Food Network champion Alton Brown! He’s hitting the road with his new culinary variety show filled with comedy, music, unique and unusual cooking demos and what can only be described as “more potentially dangerous science stuff.” See the exciting Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats on Sunday, November 7, at 6:30 p.m.
Casey Donahew at The Criterion
The Casey Donahew Band brings its signature flavor of country music to Bricktown on Saturday, November 6. The band will be joined by special guests Wight Lighters and Hunter Thomas. If you’ve been following contemporary country music, you’re likely familiar with Donahew’s hit “All Night Party” album, and his live performance at The Criterion is sure to live up to the name. You can get your tickets here.
Oklahoma City Jazz Orchestra at UCO Jazz Lab
Armed with the mission to preserve, perpetuate and educate others on the unique art form of jazz, the OKC Jazz Orchestra is made up of some of the state’s top musicians, including members of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, professors of music from surrounding universities and professional musicians from around the state. Don’t miss your chance to hear the magic in person at the UCO Jazz Lab on Saturday, November 6 at 8 p.m.
You can purchase your tickets here.
Romeros Guitar Quartet at Armstrong Auditorium
Known as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” Los Romeros bring their 60th Anniversary Tour to Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond, Thursday, November 11, at 7:30 p.m. The quartet is made up entirely of members of the Romero family, dazzling both audiences and classical music reviewers all over the world. But music lovers from all genres should prepare to be enchanted by Los Romeros’ incredible skill. They will be performing works by Frederico Garcia Lorca, Lorenzo Palomo and Manuel de Falla.
Stay tuned for more big talent coming to Armstrong Auditorium this season. Harpists and string quartets, ballet, violinists, just to name a few!
Beatles v. Stones at Tower Theater
It’s going to be a musical showdown event of great proportions. Beatles v. Stones brings together the music of two legendary rock ‘n’ roll bands for a once-in-a-lifetime show at Tower Theatre, Saturday, November 13, at 8 p.m. The two bands sharing the historic theatre stage are said to bring brilliant musicianship and authentic costumes to deliver faithful renditions of our favorite classic songs.
Tower Theatre continues to offer a diverse range of entertainment both on the big stage and its adjoining bar, restaurant and intimate upstairs venue, Ponyboy.
November is shaping up to be a month full of entertainment – the perfect lead into the holidays! Let us know what event is most tempting down below.