It is a great time to be a music-lover in Tulsa! There are so many fantastic musical groups coming to town in the last two months of 2017. Whether you are a country fan or a metalhead, there is a concert you will love. Here are the eight of the biggest upcoming Tulsa concerts this winter.
This November 6th, you will not want to miss the country music event: The Spirit Of Crazy Horse: Kris Kristofferson and Friends. This concert brings together some of the biggest names in country music to raise money for Leonard Peltier, a Native American activist. All the proceeds from this event will go directly to the Leonard Peltier International Defense Committee. This event will feature appearances from Kris Kristofferson, Jessi Colter, Rita Coolidge, Arlo Guthrie, Jamey Johnson, and Shooter Jennings. This concert will take place at the BOK Center at 7:30 pm.
By now, you have probably heard Bleachers’ most recent hit, “Don't Take the Money” on the radio more than a few times. On November 7th at Cain's Ballroom, you can see Bleachers perform live with opening act Bishop Briggs. This indie pop band is fronted by Jack Antonoff, member of Fun and Steel Train. This concert promises to be an upbeat and fun time. Also, $1 from each ticket sale will be donated to The Ally Coalition.
Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald
You won’t want to miss this one of a kind concert featuring two veterans of the music industry, Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald. The concert takes place on November 9th Paradise Cove at the River Spirit Casino Resort. You have likely heard about both of these performers many times before. Kenny Loggins is a Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter and guitarist who has an impressive discography, including the soundtrack to the 80’s movie Footloose. Michael McDonald was an original member of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers. He has also had a long and successful solo career as a Motown artist. You truly will not want to wish these two musical superstars when they arrive in Tulsa.
Guns N' Roses
The Guns N’ Roses: Not in This Lifetime Tour hits Tulsa’ BOK Center on November 14th. Fans of the original hard rock group rejoice; this tour marks the first time original members Slash, Axl Rose, and Duff McKagan have performed together since their 1993 tour. Other members of the touring band include Dizzy Reed, Richard Fortus, Frank Ferrer, and Melissa Reese. The concert will feature many of the band’s most popular songs including “Welcome to the Jungle,” “Paradise City,” “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” and so many more. You can purchase your tickets to this concert here.
Following the release of their newest album, Concrete and Gold, the rock band Foo Fighters will begin their North American tour in early October. The Foo Fighters is one of the most popular rock bands in the world, having accumulated four Grammy awards for Best Rock Album. The group is led by former Nirvana drummer, Dave Grohl. On November 15th at the BOK Center, their tour stops in Tulsa, OK. Listen to them play songs from their new album, as well as some of their popular classics.
Any fans of heavy metal will be happy to hear that GWAR is making a stop in Tulsa on their current tour. The Blood of Gods Tour will be heading to Cain’s Ballroom on November 28th. GWAR is known for their over the top and incredibly entertaining performances, making this a truly must-see heavy metal experience. The tour also features performances from metal bands Ghoul, He Is Legend, U.S. Bastards.
Worldwide pop superstar Katy Perry is coming to Tulsa this November. You can see her perform Witness: The Tour live at the BOK Center with opening act Purity Ring. Her current tour began shortly after the release of Perry’s fifth studio album, Witness. The new album brought us recent hits like “Swish Swish” and “Bon appetit,” which she will undoubtedly be performing during her concert. You can also expect to hear some of her other hits from previous albums, too. Make sure you purchase your tickets soon as this concert is likely to sell out.
One the world's most popular heavy metal rock bands, Seether, is heading to Tulsa this December. Earlier this year, the South African band release their seventh studio album, Poison the Parish. The band is now out on a worldwide tour to promote their new album. Enjoy new hits like “Let You Down” and old favorites like “Fake It.” They will be performing at Cain’s Ballroom with Shaman’s Harvest and The Dead Deads.