On Sunday, October 16th, more than 40 Oklahoma musicians gathered at Mercury Lounge and Venue Shrine at 18th and Boston in Tulsa to play the seventh annual “Skinnerfest” celebrating the life and songwriting tradition of Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer, Tom Skinner. 

The festival raised $18,503 for Red Dirt Relief Fund’s Financial Assistance fund to aid music professionals facing unavoidable emergencies! Thank you to all who played a part in this year’s fest!

A round of applause for our partners!

This year’s lineup represented a mix of Skinner’s Red Dirt friends and “Tulsa Sound” musicians and including Wednesday Night Science Project, Pilgrim, Red Dirt Rangers with Mike McClure, Ayilla, Bob Wiles, Bryon White, Carl Carbonell, Cassie Latshaw, Chris Blevins, Craig Skinner, Dustin Pittsley, Kierston White, Jacob Tovar, Jared Tyler, Jesse Aycock, Joey Frendo, Johnny Mullenax, Kurt “Frenchy” Nielsen, Lance Roark, Larry Spears, Kalyn Fay, Paul Benjaman, Shandee Layne, Thomas Trapp, Tori Ruffin, Wink Burcham and more. 

The day kicked off at noon with a limited-capacity Bloody Mary Brunch at Shrine featuring the Oklahoma All-Star Band led by Tulsa torchbearer, Paul Benjaman, featuring performances by Ayilla, Jacob Tovar, Jared Tyler and Jesse Aycock.

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2022 Skinnerfest

On Sunday, October 16th, more than 40 Oklahoma musicians came together on a beautiful fall day in Tulsa to celebrate the life and legacy of beloved Oklahoma songwriter, Tom Skinner, and raised $18,503 for music professionals in crisis. 

2022 Perfomance Line-up

The Mercury Lounge is a stage sponsor for the Red Dirt Relief Fund Skinnerfest

Stage Presented By


Wink Burcham & Kurt “Frenchy” Nielson


Johnny Mullenax & Thomas Trapp


Lance Roark & Carl Carbonell


Cassie Latshaw, Josh Westbrook & Tori Ruffin


Bryon White & Kierston White



the shrine venue is a stage sponsor for the red dirt relief fund skinner fest

Stage Presented By


Bloody Mary Brunch:

Paul Benjaman’s Oklahoma All-Stars with special guests Ayilla, Kalyn Fay, Jacob Tovar, Jared Tyler & Jesse Aycock

Brunch or Friend of the Fest ticket required.


Bob Wiles & Larry Spears


Chris Blevins & Joey Frendo


Dustin Pittsley & Shandee Layne


Mike McClure w/
Red Dirt Rangers’ Tom Skinner Tribute


Wednesday Night Science Project

Festival Photos

Skinnerfest 2022 raised $18,503 for Oklahoma musician professionals in crisis!

past skinnerfest


Take a trip down memory lane and check out some of our past festivals and their highlights.

Skinnerfest 2021
Skinnerfest 2020
Skinnerfest 2019
Skinnerfest 2018

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