Celebrating a “dec-aid” with two Tulsa concerts

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In honor of its tenth anniversary serving Oklahoma music professionals in crisis, Red Dirt Relief Fund announces two events coming to Tulsa in October: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives at Osage Casino on October 9 and Skinnerfest at 18th & Boston on October 16.

Entertainment Workers: Insurance 101

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Are you self-employed gig worker or otherwise not offered health insurance through your employer? Then this FREE event is for you! FREE empanadas from MASA FREE advice & enrollment help from Cardinal Rule Insurance FREE well-being resources from Red Dirt Relief Fund FREE gifts & info from Community Care Swing through Hunt Club on Tuesday, August 23rd between 3-7pm for … Read More

Roughtail Brews & Tunes with RDRF

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WHO:  A multi-genre lineup of musical acts based in the Oklahoma City area including: Jason Scott – Americana Stepmom – All-female dreamy punk Steelwind Duo – Bluegrass Baileyboy – Indie Folk Spunk Adams – Funk /Jazz/Hip Hop WHAT:  A relaxed evening at Rougtail Brewing’s new taproom featuring five acts from mixed genres performing stripped down sets. Local vendor, Salty Sisters, … Read More

Gypsy Cafe 2022 Lineup Announced

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Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest homegrown songwriter festival, returns to Stillwater, Okla. in person on April 27 for the first time since the pandemic began. The festival will span three stages with song swap sets from 58 Oklahoma songwriters including perennial favorites Kaitlin Butts, Mike McClure, Randy Crouch, Mike Hosty and the Red Dirt Rangers while adding nine new … Read More

#GivingTunesday on November 30th

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Now in it’s fourth year, #GivingTunesday showcases performances from Oklahoma musicians across all musical genres and geographies as a way to say THANK YOU to fans for their support of local music and the nonprofit that benefits local artists in crisis, Red Dirt Relief Fund. Artists will go live throughout the day on their social media channels. See the lineup … Read More

Skinnerfest raises $15,354 for music people in need

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Last Sunday more than 400 music fans flocked to 18th & Boston in Tulsa for the sixth annual Tom Skinner Skyline Music Fest, lovingly nicknamed Skinnerfest. They were treated to songs and stories from more than 40 Oklahoma musicians in songwriter-in-the-round and full band sets that filled the neighborhood with music all day. The festival raised $15,354 to support grant … Read More

Red Dirt Relief Fund receives Governor’s Arts Award for Community Service

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On November 9, the Oklahoma Arts Council recognized Red Dirt Relief Fund as a recipient of The Community Service Award among 14 individuals and three organizations that were honored for their contributions to the arts during the 44th Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Awards. During the ceremony, Joy Harjo, three-time US Poet Laureate, was designated an Oklahoma Cultural Treasure, and Broken Arrow’s … Read More

Skinnerfest returns to Tulsa October 17th

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On Sunday, October 17th, more than 30 Oklahoma musicians will gather at Mercury Lounge and Venue Shrine at 18th and Boston in Tulsa to play an intimate festival celebrating the life and songwriting tradition of Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer, Tom Skinner. The festival will benefit Oklahoma musicians in crisis through the nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund that has granted … Read More

A Show of Gratitude June 5th in OKC

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With overflowing gratitude, the Red Dirt Relief Fund is excited to host their first socially distant live show this year as a ‘thank you’ to everyone who donated to help our Oklahoma music industry survive the impacts of the pandemic. “A Show of Gratitude” will feature four Oklahoma musicians who received COVID Crisis Grants from Red Dirt Relief Fund (RDRF) … Read More