AARP Oklahoma presents Tower Theatre's happy half-hour music series each Friday in May at 5 p.m. on the AARP OK Facebook.com page.
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May 7, 2021 - JOSE HERNANDEZ
Jose Hernandez is an Oklahoma-based soulful rock and roll artist. With his heartfelt lyrics and powerhouse vocals, Jose Hernandez has played throughout Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas as well as at notable music festivals including the Paseo Arts Festival and the Norman Music Festival.
May 14, 2021 - KEN POMEROY
Ken is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter with a Folk Americana sound. Transcending her age, Ken has a unique vocal quality that blends smoothly with her heartfelt lyrics. Ken began singing, writing songs, and playing the Baritone ukulele at age 9. At 10, she began playing guitar. In 2016, Ken received the Rising Star award from the Songwriters Association of Norman. In 2018, Ken opened for the legendary Wanda Jackson at the Oklahoma Rodeo Centennial Opry and won the Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Ken has played the Grand Stage at the Riverwind Casino and is a regular at the Oklahoma Rodeo Opry. Ken's debut EP is “Minutes to Hours” and her second album is "HALLWAYS."
May 21, 2021 - WOOD WILLOW
Based out of Oklahoma City, Wood Willow can best be described musically as if Gillian Welch and the White Stripes had a baby. Armed with a repertoire of harmony filled traditional and original music, this duo brings old time sounds into the present.
May 28, 2021 - BONNIE BISHOP
By the time Bonnie Bishop released her 2016 album, Ain’t Who I Was, she had already experienced several career moments. First, her idol Bonnie Raitt recorded one of her songs, “Not Cause I Wanted To,” in 2012. Then New York Times critic Jon Pareles named it his Song of the Year, and Raitt’s album won a Grammy. Bishop also got to hear songs she’d penned sung by stars of the hit TV show “Nashville,” while Raitt covered another of her songs, “Undone” on 2016 ‘s Dig In Deep. Since then, Bishop has played at notable music festivals and scenes, including Willie Nelson’s annual Luck Reunion and has received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, Billboard, the New York Times, the Washington Post.
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