OK Mozart Returns to Bartlesville

The 31st annual OK Mozart International Music Festival will kick off its opening celebration on Saturday, June 6th with some changes in all-day programming including a first-time Fun Run, tours of Prairie Song’s historically recreated 1800s Old West town, live music by the Corky Davis Country Swing Band, pony rides, tribal dancing, a petting zoo, wagon rides and more with a free admission to the evening’s performance at the Bartlesville Community Center. Highlights throughout the week include "A Musical Tour of Italy" along with music students in orchestra and band from Bartlesville and the…continue reading →

Press Play: Twenty One Pilots

The Ohioan duo has done it again. Twenty One Pilots just dropped their forth fulllength album with 14 new songs. Blurry Face is a follow up to the groups breakout album, Vessel  that was released in 2013. The group has been a favorite at RSU Radio since the album with songs like Car Radio, Ode to Sleep, and House of Gold. Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph have really collaborated to step outside of the box with their sound this time around.Blurryface highlights  new reggae beats. Joseph, and Dun walk the line of experimentation blending their infamous hard staccato…continue reading →

RSU Radio’s Top Ten

Hey! Here are your top ten favorite artists featured on The Top Ten Countdown this week! Tune in every Friday at noon to hear your favorites on your only choice for true alternative music!• 1.Other Lives• 2.Best Coast• 3.My Morning Jacket• 4.Alabama Shakes• 5.Passion Pit• 6.American Wrestlers• 7.Michael Rault• 8.Kuroma• 9.Banditos• 10.Blurcontinue reading →

RSU Radio Contest Rules

Eligibility: Listeners ages 18 and above are eligible to participate in RSU Radio live and online contests. RSU Radio retains the right to disqualify any contestant deemed ineligible to participate. No purchase is necessary to be a contestant. Contest winners are ineligible to win anything from RSU Radio for at least 30 days after the initial prize is awarded. Winners of tickets to Cain's Ballroom must wait 2 months before winning more tickets to the venue. Other contests may require more time between claiming prizes. RSU Radio staff, employees, volunteers, and DJs are ineligible to…continue reading →

Press Play: Fool’s Gold

Los Angeles based pop group, Fool’s Gold, whose worldly and exotic sound make them popular throughout college music radio, have been a favorite of RSU radio since the release of their debut album in 2009. This week, the band released their third full length album, Flying Lessons, to their usual rave reviews. Records like this one are why the group is highly sought after by musical venues around the world.  Just as the band has with previous albums, Flying Lessons blends western pop with African pop and dance beats. The founders have an…continue reading →

RSU Radio Remembers B.B. King

            Blues legend B.B. King dies at 89. Born September 16th, 1925 as Riley B. King he originally worked as a tractor driver before setting out on his music career. While working at WDIA, a radio station in Memphis, as a singer and a disc jockey he earned the nickname “Beale Street Blues Boy” which was later shortened to “Blues Boy” and finally B.B. King. King hit the height of his career in 1956; he played around 342 one night stands. During this time he wrote such hits as…continue reading →

Press Play: Other Lives

Indie alternative rock group, Other Lives, are taking college music radio by storm with the release of their latest album, Rituals. Their third record made its debut towards the top of the college music charts and continues to rise each week.  They are a group that all Oklahoma music fans should know for reasons beyond their worldly recognized talents. While they currently operate out of the musically rich city of Portland, Oregon, their origins are that of central Oklahoma. The three piece, which consists of Jesse Tabish, Jonathon Mooney and Josh Onstott, formed…continue reading →

RSU Athletics Update

RSU baseball players, Andrew Vanisi and Blake Gipson, continue to rack up post-season honors. Vansisi was named Heartland Conference Newcomer of the Year, and was also named to the All-Conference first team as an outfielder. Vanisi led the Heartland conference in home runs with 12, and finished with a strong .373 batting average. Gipson earned second team All- Conference honors as a designated hitter after he hit for a .359 batting average in 36 starts. The Tulsa native also recorded a 12-game hit streak to finish off his career at Rogers State.The RSU…continue reading →

Rave On!

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience will be at the Robinson Performing Arts Center in Claremore on May 16th.  Featuring America’s #1 Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan, and the Rave On Band they bring new life to the music of Buddy Holly in this high energy tribute to the rock n’ roll legend. Billy McGuigan has received national attention for his portrayal of Buddy Holly. Captivating audiences and catching the eye of writers and producers with his energy, sincerity, and talent. He has appeared in over 400 performances of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story…continue reading →

Press Play: Ben Khan

British musician Ben Khan made quite the splash in May of 2014 with the release of his first EP, 1992. On May 11th, 2015, he looks to again make waves when his newest EP, 1000, becomes available to the public.  Artistically, Khan is extremely eclectic. The 22 year old infuses several musical genres such as electronic rock, synth-pop, rhythm and blues, funk, and even a touch of hip hop, in the creation of his latest album. It may sound like this is a musical overload, but the combination definitely works. The record comes…continue reading →