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Join The Rose Rock Music, Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, And Other Music Festivals In Oklahoma

Oklahoma's eclectic music ranges from Woody Guthrie, to the Gap Band & The Flaming Lips. Musical stars from varied backgrounds have called Oklahoma home, among those are Oklahoma’s early Jazz musicians like the Oklahoma City Blue Devils. Music styles may change but the heart of the music remains true.

Music fans from all over gather in Early May for the Rose Rock Music Festival, a three-day festival featuring a wide range of musical entertainment, craft and food vendors, car show, parade and more. Held at 304 S Main St in Noble, Oklahoma, the Rose Rock Music Festival is a FREE event everyone will enjoy. To find out about the current line-up of performers at the Rose Rock Music Festival, and order tickets call (405) 872-5535 or visit http://www.nobleok.org.

Oklahoma's Folk music look forward to one of the biggest events of the year; Woody Guthrie Folk Festival held in Guthrie's hometown of Okemah in July. Performers from all over the world come to Okemah to celebrate the life and music of America’s troubadour.

Popular musicians like Jimmy LaFave, Terri Hendrix, with Texas music legend Lloyd Maines, Bob Childers, the Red Dirt Rangers, and many others have taken the stage in the past. Folk Music lovers will find many musical events and festivals scheduled throughout the year like the upcoming Beavers Bend Folk Festival and Craft Show held in Mid November, which spotlights regional folkies on everything from banjos to washboards.

By Nick Worley

Getting There:

Oklahoma offers an exceptional journey for travelers that is filled with everything you'd expect and so much more. To learn more about traveling in Oklahoma, visit www.TravelOK.com or call toll-free 800-652-6552 to speak to a travel counselor.