If you've been watching "Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns," you've noticed the critical role Oklahoma artists played in crafting this American musical tradition. From Gene Autry to Garth Brooks, our state has been at the forefront of this fascinating musical history - a story you can explore for yourself.
Whether you’re into jazz, rock and roll, classic rock, country or today’s pop music, Oklahoma has a concert or an annual music festival that will seem like it’s tailored to your tastes. If your preferences lean towards classical tunes and the likes of Mozart and Beethoven, the world-class Oklahoma City Philharmonic has performances that provide evenings of refined entertainment.
Oklahoma has produced country superstars like Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton as well as world-famous rock bands The Flaming Lips and Kings of Leon. Catch these artists like these and more play for their hometown fans at venues like the Paycom Center, BOK Center, The Criterion and Cain's Ballroom. With artists of all genres coming to perform, there’s a show for everyone when you visit Oklahoma.