Bob Childers’ Gypsy Cafe returns to Stillwater on Wednesday, May 2, 2018! 


Now in its 7th year, this fest has grown into a landmark songwriter gathering that celebrates the life of Bob Childers and his legacy of Red Dirt music. It’s also the Red Dirt Relief Fund’s largest annual benefit.

For media or sponsorship inquiries, contact Katie Dale at 918-407-4599.

Thanks to everyone who came out to the 2017 festival! We raised $19,700 for Oklahoma musicians in crisis! Look forward to seeing you in 2018!

The 2018 festival format remains the same. Small songwriter groupings will play 45-minute sets across three venues: Eskimo Joe’s, George’s Stables and Stonewall Tavern. The evening will culminate with an all-musician finale on the main stage.

Red Dirt Relief Fund, a non-profit organization that provides a safety net of critical assistance to Oklahoma musicians, took over management of the festival in the fall of 2013 after Red Bull hosted the event in spring of 2011 and 2012. In 2016, the festival raised $22,000 for Oklahoma musicians in need, funding the organization’s $21,950 in grants given last year. Since the Red Dirt Relief Fund was founded in 2012, it’s provided over $60,000 to musicians in need.

Tickets that allow access to all venues will go to $20 each on February 1st. A limited amount of Reserved Seating tickets for $50 will also go on sale at that time.