Gypsy Cafe 2022 Lineup Announced


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

2020 Gypsy Cafe: Reimagined


Oklahoma’s Largest Roots Songwriter Fest “Reimagined” in Ninth Year Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest homegrown songwriter festival that has taken place in Stillwater, Okla. for the past eight years, will be “Reimagined” as a show that will premiere on digital streaming platforms through O’Colly TV on April 29 at 6:00pm. The festival benefits Oklahoma artists in need through the … Read More

2020 Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest Accepting Entries


JLF Songwriting Contest 2020

Now in its third year, the Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest is open to unsigned and emerging Oklahoma songwriters. The contest is free with a grand prize of $500 and the chance to join the lineup of Bob Childers Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest songwriter festival, on April 29, 2020.  Each artist may submit one lyric-driven song online at by March 1st.   The songwriting … Read More