The 9th annual Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest homegrown songwriter festival, was “Reimagined” as a digital show on streaming platforms through O’Colly TV on April 29 at 6:00pm. More than $20,000 was raised for Oklahoma music people in need with merchandise sales still rolling in!
The show featured performances by Cody Canada, Jason Boland, Kaitlin Butts, Mike McClure, Jacob Tovar, Red Dirt Rangers, The Damn Quails, Ragland, Mike Hosty, Kierston White, Bo Phillips, Monica Taylor & Travis Fite, Tequila Kim Reynolds & Thomas Trapp, Maggie McClure & Shane Henry, Rick Reiley and Carter Sampson with Jason Scott & Kyle Reid. The broadcast also included the winning song from the Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest and the Restless Spirit Award presentation to the late Steve Ripley.
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The show can still be streamed for free with ROKU, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, smartphone app and social media (search “OColly TV).
Red Dirt Relief Fund will continue accepting donations for their financial assistance fund HERE. Since March 16, the nonprofit has granted $100,000 in one-time $250 emergency grants to Oklahoma music people affected by COVID-19 cancellations and closures. Since 2012, the organization has granted more than $300,000 in emergency aid to music people across industry geographies and genres.