Marshall/Centennial Ale

Marshall/Centennial Ale By Julie Wegner Watson On March 31, Cain’s Ballroom will debut “Cain’s Centennial Ale,” a special brew to honor the venue’s 100 years of existence, at a free concert with Grammy-nominated Oklahoma singer-songwriter, John Fullbright. A collaboration between Cain’s and Marshall Brewing Company, the beer is available in cans at the venue and at […]

Q & A with Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

Q & A with Christone “Kingfish” Ingram By Julie Wenger Watson Born and raised in Clarksdale, Mississippi, twenty-five-year-old, award-winning blues guitarist and singer, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, learned the history of the blues and the basics of how to play them at the town’s Delta Blues Museum, soaking up the music of everyone from Robert Johnson and […]

Q & A with Taj Farrant

Q & A with Taj Farrant By Julie Wenger Watson On Sunday, February 25, just a few months shy of his 15th birthday, Australian blues prodigy Taj Farrant will make his debut at Cain’s Ballroom. Inspired early on by the sight and sound of Angus Young shredding at an AC/DC concert, a young Taj knew he wanted to do […]

Q&A with Drew Holcomb

Q&A with Drew HolcombDrew Holcomb & The Neighbors By Julie Wenger Watson Nashville-based Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors bring their “Find Your People” Tour to Cain’s Ballroom Thursday, October 19. Indie-folk band Josiah and the Bonnevilles open the show. DHATN, which features Holcomb and his longtime bandmates Nathan Dugger (guitar), Rich Brinsfield (bass), Will Sayles (drums), […]

JD McPherson Kicks off the Holidays at Cain’s

Oklahoma-born roots rocker on his new lineup, side gig and love of the season By Julie Wegner Watson JD McPherson, brings his holiday cheer to Tulsa’s Cain’s Ballroom Sat., Dec. 11, with “SOCKS: A Rock N’ Roll Christmas Tour.” Chicago’s Joel Paterson opens the show. Guaranteed to put you in a festive frame of mind, […]

Sam Morrow’s Little Feat Tribute

Sam Morrow’s Little Feat Tribute at Cain’s Ballroom By Julie Wenger Watson Sam Morrow’s “Rocket In My Pocket: A Tribute To Little Feat & Lowell George” takes the stage of Tulsa’s Cain’s Ballroom this Friday, November 5 as part of an evening that includes a performance from Grateful Dead tribute band, Forgotten Space.  Feat fans, […]

Q & A with Jerry Saracini

The drummer for Forgotten Space explores his passion for the music of the Dead. By Julie Wenger Watson Jerry Saracini is the drummer for Dallas-based, Grateful Dead tribute band, Forgotten Space. Performing since 2006, the band plays Cain’s Ballroom Friday, November 5. Sam Morrow’s Rocket In My Pocket: A Tribute To Little Feat & Lowell George is also […]

Q&A with Jano Rix

The Wood Brother’s percussionist on his dad, songwriting, and the pandemic By Julie Wenger Watson The Wood Brothers return to Cain’s Ballroom Monday, September 20, and the trio’s drummer, Jonathon Starbuck Rix (think whale, not coffee), or “Jano” as he’s been known for most of his life, will be there with his kit, his shuitar and assorted […]

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