Summer Music in Tulsa

imagesWhen I think of summer, I think of sunshine, friends, and some great music.  Tulsa has been able to provide just that over the last couple of months! There are a ton of really cool venues around downtown Tulsa, and in June I was able to go to the Vanguard for the first time.  Semi-Precious Weapons was playing and it was a low-dough show which meant the first 100 tickets let in two people for the price of one.  SPW opened for Panic! At The Disco at TU’s Springfest event this past April.

What I loved most about the Vanguard was that it is a really intimate setting.  On its website they describe the venue perfectly, “The word Vanguard means to be in front on the edge and that’s what you’ll find here. Bands, DJ’s and everything in between that are at the forefront of today’s music scene. Artists that are on their way up and great independent artists that like playing intimate venues. This is the place you can catch the next big thing, before they’re so big you can’t get a seat within 200 yards.” Continue reading

Carly In The Desert!

Carly HatToday’s Tuesday with Tulsa blog post comes to us from Carly C., a senior political science major from Tahlequah, Okla.

My name is Carly, and I’m from Tahlequah, Okla. I’m a senior at the University of Tulsa studying Political Science. This summer, I’m interning in Miami, Ariz., with Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold. FCX is a mining company committed to community development locally and internationally, something I’m hoping to focus on after graduation. Currently I’m working in the Global Supply Chain where I take part in purchasing, distribution, inventory, bid walks, and everything to do with contracts. It’s a lot of responsibility that I’m lucky to have! Continue reading