Music http://publicradiotulsa.org en On The Eve Of A Possible Lockout, Met Opera Talks Remain Contentious http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/eve-possible-lockout-met-opera-talks-remain-contentious At the Metropolitan Opera, drama is usually onstage. But for the past several months, it's been in the newspapers.<p>Contract deadlines for 15 of the 16 unions at the Met in New York are set to expire at midnight tonight, and negotiations will likely go down to the wire. A lockout shutting down the world's largest opera house seems imminent.<p>Management wants concessions from the unions to offset dwindling ticket sales. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:07:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 64122 at http://publicradiotulsa.org On The Eve Of A Possible Lockout, Met Opera Talks Remain Contentious Dom Flemons Holds On To Those Old-Time Roots http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dom-flemons-holds-those-old-time-roots <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAhygvgUCqc</p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:16:00 +0000 editor 64093 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dom Flemons Holds On To Those Old-Time Roots A Breath Of Inspiration: John Luther Adams' New 'Sila' http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/breath-inspiration-john-luther-adams-new-sila Composer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/120995813/john-luther-adams" target="_blank">John Luther Adams</a> has been enjoying enormous success. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:02:00 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 64082 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Breath Of Inspiration: John Luther Adams' New 'Sila' Newport Folk 2014 In Photos http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/newport-folk-2014-photos <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JoXSTg1aHs</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:25:00 +0000 editor 64019 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Newport Folk 2014 In Photos Chronixx: 'I'm Not A Perfectionist With Music' http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chronixx-im-not-perfectionist-music <em>Summertime bodes well for reggae music. The genre's biggest crossover moves — from Sean Paul to <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaaQSxUOwC0" target="_blank">I Wayne</a> — have been made during the balmier months, when Americans relax enough to stretch the geographical limits of our soundtracks. This year's case in point: Chronixx, Jamaica's current it-artist, steadily making strides on international shores. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:02:00 +0000 editor 64018 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Chronixx: 'I'm Not A Perfectionist With Music' Jeff Tweedy, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/jeff-tweedy-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 There aren't a whole lot of failures on the resume of Jeff Tweedy, who co-piloted the groundbreaking alt-country band Uncle Tupelo in the '80s and early '90s, then multiplied its popularity as the leader of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15164119/wilco" target="_blank">Wilco</a>. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:19:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 64003 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Jeff Tweedy, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Conor Oberst, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conor-oberst-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 Far removed from his days as a white-knuckled teenage prodigy in <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15189641/bright-eyes">Bright Eyes</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15998977/conor-oberst">Conor Oberst</a> has settled into his 30s as a wise and wizened elder statesman. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:17:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 64004 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Conor Oberst, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Dawes, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dawes-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 The Newport Folk Festival sells out months before its lineup is announced, but fans aren't entirely in the dark: Most know there's at least a 50 percent chance that the lineup will include the countrified California roots-rock band <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/113932444/dawes" target="_blank">Dawes</a>. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:14:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 64005 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dawes, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Ages And Ages, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ages-and-ages-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 The Sunday lineup of 2014's Newport Folk Festival will take thousands of fans to church, as it opens with the <a href="http://www.npr.org/event/music/204549052/berklee-gospel-roots-choir-live-in-concert-newport-folk-2013" target="_blank">Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir</a> and closes with the gospel and R&B titan <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15395355/mavis-staples" target="_blank">Mavis Staples</a>. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:09:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 64006 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Ages And Ages, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/berklee-gospel-roots-choir-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 In the past, the <a href="http://www.npr.org/event/music/204549052/berklee-gospel-roots-choir-live-in-concert-newport-folk-2013" target="_blank">Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir</a> has been employed as a sort of Newport Folk Festival palate-cleanser: a way to kick off the day with something kind, approachable, reverent and rooted in many folk traditions. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:40:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 64001 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014