Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their nominees for the 2016 induction: Chicago Cheap Trick Deep Purple The Cars Chaka Khan Chic The JB's Janet Jackson Los Lobos Steve Miller N.W.A. Nine Inch Nails The Smiths The Spinners Yes To be nominated, artists must have released their first single before 1991. Fans can have a say in who is nominated by voting for their five selections at the museum’s website. The five fan selections will be calculated alongside the industry representatives who will also be voting. Who do you think…continue reading →

Zipper Q BBQ Throwdown Returns to Claremore

The 4th annual Zipper Q BBQ Throwdown takes place Saturday, October 3rd at the Claremore Expo Center in Claremore, Oklahoma. Its goal is to raise awareness and funds for the connective tissue disease, Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, or FOP.  FOP is an extremely rare connective tissue disease that affects 1 in 2 million people. It causes bone to form inside muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues in the human body. It painfully restricts movement and creates a second skeleton in those diagnosed with FOP. Currently, there are 285 known cases in the United…continue reading →