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

Color Me Rad Run

One thing that I have IMG956663wanted to do since last year’s homecoming is a color run.This past weekend I finally got a chance!  I ran in a 5k race called Color Me Rad.  It was superb! I got a t-shirt, a tattoo, and some rad sunglasses. (haha see what I did there)  The race started in Veterans Park and headed down Riverside Drive which is one of the prettiest places to get fit in Tulsa. People run, walk, ride bikes and roller blade on over 12 miles of trails and paths. Continue reading