Katie Hagan, OSU Studio Art senior, created this one-of-a-kind guitar inspired by Red Dirt music to auction at Red Bull Gypsy Cafe in April. Despite serious weather that prevented the auction from happening, Stoney LaRue was so impressed he bought the guitar on the spot. Thanks for supporting RDRF, Stoney!
Red Bull Gypsy Café is not just a Red Dirt music festival. It is a gathering of some of the genre’s greatest talent, both then a now, at the birthplace of Red Dirt music—Stillwater, Oklahoma. The event name, Gypsy Café, pays homage to the site at “The Farm” where jam sessions sprung up over the years. On April 13th, 2012 … Read More
At a media conference this morning, the Red Dirt Relief Fund (RDRF) Board of Directors, along with several Red Dirt musicians, announced formal status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Modeled after The Grammy Foundation’s MusiCares program, RDRF makes donated funds available to any person who has been in the business of making Red Dirt music for at least 5 years. Individuals … Read More