Boz Scaggs rolls into Tulsa Sept. 27

BY STAFF REPORTS
08/03/2017 12:00 PM
CATOOSA, Okla. – Longtime singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs will perform Sept. 27 at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

Tickets start at $35 and went on sale Aug. 1.

Scaggs is known for his effortless soul, laser-focused direction and intense playing. His lengthy career first saw success during his time in the late 60s with the Steve Miller Band, where he contributed to two studio albums.

Since then, his solo career has skyrocketed with albums such as “Silk Degrees,” “Middle Man,” “Some Change,” “Dig” and “Memphis.”

His latest album, “A Fool to Care,” is considered relaxed and easy. Twelve tracks make up the record, including contributions by well-known artists such as Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams. Scaggs credits influences from Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas as his inspiration.

For more information on Scaggs, visit www.bozscaggs.com.

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Tickets are only available through Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com or by calling 918-384-ROCK. The Joint: Tulsa box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Entertainment

BY STAFF REPORTS
10/20/2017 12:00 PM
CATOOSA, Okla. – The spookiest night of the year is happening Oct. 28 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa with its “Twisted Nightmare” Halloween Party. A one-of-a-kind meet and greet with Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider kicks off the night followed by a light show and an elaborate costume contest with $10,000 in cash prizes. Snider is best known as the lead singer in the 1980s band, Twisted Sister. His success propelled him into stardom that led to appearances on reality TV shows, including “The Celebrity Apprentice,” “Gone Country with John Rich,” MTV’s “Rock the Cradle” and “Growing Up Twisted.” He’s also an accomplished radio host, voiceover artist and film producer. The “Twisted Nightmare” Halloween Party opens at 8 p.m. in the Sequoyah Convention Center. DJ Sally and DJ Miguel, two of Las Vegas’ leading DJs, will be teaming up on the turntables to create a world-class dance party. Guests are encouraged to wear their most creative, daring and frightening costumes and enter this year’s costume contest where $10,000 is up for grabs. The first place winner receives $5,000. Second place takes home $3,000, and third place is awarded $2,000. Judging for the costume contest is slated between 10:45 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at midnight and must be present to win. Guests are reminded that face masks, full-face paint, hats, hoodies and costume weapons are not allowed outside the designated area of the Sequoyah Conference Center. Entrance to the party is free, and guests must be 21 or older.
BY STAFF REPORTS
09/29/2017 02:00 PM
CATOOSA, Okla. – “Million Dollar Quartet,” the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical based on one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions in history, is heading to The Joint on Dec. 2 inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Tickets start at $29 and go on sale Oct. 12. “Million Dollar Quartet” tells the story of the twist of fate that brought young icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records on Dec. 4, 1956, in in Memphis, Tennessee. The performance brings to life a story of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, humor and celebration. The musical features classic hits such as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “I Walk the Line,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” and “Hound Dog.” Oklahoma native and Oklahoma City University alum Tiffan Borelli will perform on stage as a singer and Elvis’ girlfriend Dyanne. Borelli has performed in regional theater, including Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, and most recently performed in NYC Theatre in productions such as “Kiss Me Kate” and “Emma: The Musical.” “Million Dollar Quartet” also stars Daniel Durston as Elvis Presley, Taylor Gray as Jerry Lee Lewis, Austin Hohnke as Carl Perkins and Peter Oyloe as Johnny Cash. The production has won awards, including a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical and an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. It has received two Tony nominations for Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical (Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux). For more production information, visit <a href="http://www.MillionDollarQuartet.net" target="_blank">www.MillionDollarQuartet.net</a>. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Tickets are only available through Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of <a href="http://www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com" target="_blank">www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com</a> or by calling 918-384-ROCK. The Joint: Tulsa box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
BY STAFF REPORTS
09/27/2017 04:00 PM
CATOOSA, Okla. – Super group Bad Company will perform its legendary hits Oct. 26 at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Tickets start at $75 and go on sale July 27. Bad Company’s stop at The Joint: Tulsa is the band’s only U.S. appearance before heading to Mexico for a series of performances. Bad Company was formed by Free’s Paul Rodgers (vocals/multi-instrumentalist) with Mott The Hoople’s Mick Ralphs (guitar) plus Free’s Simon Kirke (drums) and King Crimson’s Boz Burrell (bass), who passed away in 2006. Six albums in nine years yielded tens of millions of copies sold and massive success in both the United Kingdom and the United States. The band is known internationally for hits such as “Can’t Get Enough,” “Bad Company,” “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” “Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy” and “Shooting Star.” Rhino Records recently released a new retrospective that spotlights the absolute best from the band’s first seven albums, including two unreleased tracks: “Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy: The Very Best of Bad Company.” For more information on Bad Company, visit <a href="http://www.badcompany.com" target="_blank">www.badcompany.com</a>. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Tickets are only available through Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of <a href="http://www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com" target="_blank">www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com</a> or by calling 918-384-ROCK. The Joint: Tulsa box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
BY STAFF REPORTS
09/14/2017 02:00 PM
TULSA, Okla. – Terry Fator, comedian, celebrity impressionist and one of Las Vegas’ best ventriloquists, is bringing his show back to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Tickets start at $55 and go on sale Sept. 14. Fator will bring puppets to life, including Winston the Impersonating Turtle, Monty Carlo the lounge singer and country legend Walter T. Airdale. He can impersonate countless voices, singing everything from Nat King Cole, Garth Brooks, Roy Orbison, Elvis, Louis Armstrong and Bruno Mars. After performing at countless county fairs and other venues, the Dallas native got his big break after winning “America’s Got Talent” in 2007. Later that year, he signed a deal to perform at the Las Vegas Hilton before signing to headline the show “Terry Fator: The VOICE of Entertainment,” at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. His 2014 DVD, “Terry Fator: Live in Concert,” was launched at the same time as an updated version of his Las Vegas show. “Terry Fator: The VOICE of Entertainment” has also had the honor of being recognized by The Best of Las Vegas Awards for Best Show, Best All-Around Performer, Best Impersonator and Best Overall Show. In 2013, he released a country music album called “It Starts Tonight” as well as a children’s book named “Lamu, The Christmas Kitten,” which is a story of the life of Jesus Christ as told through the eyes of his cat. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.terryfator.com" target="_blank">www.terryfator.com</a>. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Tickets are only available through Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of <a href="http://www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com" target="_blank">www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com</a> or by calling 918-384-ROCK. The Joint: Tulsa box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
BY STAFF REPORTS
09/14/2017 12:00 PM
CATOOSA, Okla. – Former Monkees member Micky Dolenz will give fans a glimpse into his lengthy music career on Nov. 5 at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Tickets start at $25 and go on sale Sept. 14. Dolenz starred as the drummer in the Emmy Award-winning 1960s show “The Monkees,” a show he describes as “a half-hour Marx Brothers musical on TV.” Dolenz’s career skyrocketed as The Monkees sold more than 65 million records. From there, Dolenz went on to continue his acting career in the United Kingdom with a role in Harry Nilsson’s “The Point.” He also added writing, directing and producing to his résumé, including writing and directing credits for “Bugsy Malone.” A musical theater career was next for the actor. He starred in the Nat Tour/West End production of “Hairspray,” the Nat Tour/Broadway production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida,” as well as the Broadway production of “Grease.” He also participated in a Monkees revival and recorded an album called “Justus.” Dolenz has expanded his storytelling skills and is a popular radio DJ, a children’s book author and a successful solo artist with three albums: “King for a Day,” “Remember” and “A Little Bit Broadway; A Little Bit Rock & Roll.” In 2016, he celebrated 50 years with The Monkees, who launched a world tour and an album titled “Good Times.” For more information on Dolenz, visit <a href="http://www.mickydolenz.com" target="_blank">www.mickydolenz.com</a>. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Tickets are only available through Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of <a href="http://www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com" target="_blank">www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com</a> or by calling 918-384-ROCK. The Joint: Tulsa box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
BY STAFF REPORTS
08/23/2017 08:00 AM
CATOOSA, Okla. – Country performers Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss on Oct. 29 will present their “Chicks with Hits” tour at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Tickets start at $29 and go on sale Aug. 31. The trio will showcase dozens of songs as they share the stage, bringing together decades of hits. Clark is an eight-time Canadian Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year and has earned CCMA Female Vocalist of the Year five times. She is the only Canadian female artist to be a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Clark has sold more than 5 million albums and is known for dozens of singles, including “Better Things To Do,” “Poor Poor Pitiful Me,” “Girls Lie Too” and “I Just Wanna Be Mad.” Tillis has sold more than 7 million copies of albums and 30 charting singles, including songs such as “Maybe It Was Memphis,” “Shake the Sugar Tree” and “Spilled Perfume.” She’s won numerous awards, including two Country Music Association awards, two Grammys and an International Bluegrass Music Association award. She’s a re-occurring guest on the TV show “Nashville,” has performed an extended run in Broadway’s “Smokey Joe’s” and is a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Bogguss is known for hits such as “Outbound Plane,” “Someday Soon,” “Letting Go” and “Drive South.” She has sold more than 4 million records. Bogguss is also a Grammy winner for her work on “Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster.” She’s also showcased her folk music roots by appearing on public radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion” and in her 2011 album and book project, “American Folk Songbook.” Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of <a href="http://www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com" target="_blank">www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com</a> or by calling 918-384-ROCK.