The Nixons Itinerary

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Before the Nixons shot into the alternative rock stratosphere with their hit single "Sister," they were four Oklahoma kids who worked, played and made music in the Sooner State. Follow in their footsteps and explore some of the venues, restaurants and attractions that hold a special significance for the band. From the iconic Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa to beautiful Turner Falls Park in Davis, check out some of the favorite spots of Zac Malloy, Jesse Davis and the Nixons as a whole.

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Tulsa
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK

Stop 1: Cain's Ballroom

Nixons' guitarist Jesse Davis says that the Tulsa institution Cain's Ballroom is his favorite venue to play in the state.

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Start from: 423 N Main St, Tulsa, OK
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Arrive at: 109 2nd St, Okarche, OK

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Okarche
109 2nd St
Okarche, OK

Stop 2: Eischen's Bar

Jesse Davis isn't alone in his love for Eischen's. This iconic fried chicken joint, which also holds the distinction of being the oldest bar in the state, is a popular food destination located about 40 miles west of OKC.

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Start from: 109 2nd St, Okarche, OK
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Arrive at: 4200 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma City
4200 N Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 3: VZD's Restaurant & Bar

VZD's was one of the venues where the Nixons first got their start. Come enjoy food, drinks and more at this OKC landmark on Western Ave.

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Start from: 4200 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
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Arrive at: 25 S Oklahoma Ave #400, Oklahoma City, OK
25 S Oklahoma Ave #400
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 4: ACM@UCO Performance Lab

The ACM@UCO Performance Lab in Bricktown is the site of Zac Malloy's Oklahoma Songwriters Festival. This unique event helps local songwriters, musicians and music fans learn the ropes from industry professionals.

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Start from: 25 S Oklahoma Ave #400, Oklahoma City, OK
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Arrive at: 429 E California Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
429 E California Ave
Oklahoma City, OK

Stop 5: Chevy Bricktown Events Center

The Nixons took the stage of the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in March of 2017 for the full band's first performance in more than 15 years.

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Start from: 429 E California Ave, Oklahoma City, OK
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Arrive at: 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK
Norman
660 Parrington Oval
Norman, OK

Stop 6: University of Oklahoma

Zac Malloy met Jesse Davis while they were students at the University of Oklahoma. The culture and nightlife surrounding the campus proved to be fertile ground for the Nixons as they began playing live and developing their sound.

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Start from: 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK
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Arrive at: 309 White St, Norman, OK
309 White St
Norman, OK

Stop 7: The Deli

The Deli was one of the first places where the Nixon played. This Campus Corner hotspot remains a popular draw for live music lovers.

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Start from: 309 White St, Norman, OK
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Arrive at: 201 E Main St, Ada, OK
Ada
201 E Main St
Ada, OK

Stop 8: The Grandview

Zac Malloy hosted an extension of his 2017 Oklahoma Songwriters Festival at the Grandview in Ada. This first-class events space hosts art exhibits, wedding receptions, comedy shows and more.

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Start from: 201 E Main St, Ada, OK
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Arrive at: I-35 & US-77, Davis, OK
Davis
I-35 & US-77
Davis, OK

Stop 9: Turner Falls Park

Turner Falls Park near Davis is one of Jesse Davis' favorite Oklahoma outdoor destinations. Nestled in the Arbuckle Mountains of south-central Oklahoma, the park boasts one of the largest waterfalls in the state.

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