Aptly Titled. Considered a one-man band for the new millennium, Keller Williams graces the stage at 8pm tonight at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main. Releasing his latest album 12 (Williams' twelfth album with twelve songs and released in the twelfth month) the exceptional guitarist and songwriter gets extra help tonight from Williams, Moseley, Droll and Sipe (The WMDS). The combo makes Williams' music even more energetic than his original recordings. Tickets are $25. Visit http://cainsballroom.com/"; cainsballroom.com for more information or call 866-443-8849.
Old People are Hilarious. 70-year-old Grammy-award-winning comedian George Carlin keeps on truckin' tonight at 8pm in Chapman Music Hall, 110 E. 2nd St. Famous for his "Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television" routine, Carlin says "I think it is the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately." Sharing his scathing social commentary for more than 50 years, he was the first comedian to host Saturday Night Live back in 1975. Tickets are $39 and $42. Go to tulsapac.com for more information.
Walking Masterpiece. Your body is your canvas, so why not make art? Body Painting Jam brightens up the Jones-N-Club, 17 W. 7th, tonight. Featured artist is Master body painter Brian Crump and photographers will be available to capture images of participants in their rare form. Pictured above, body painter John Stirling paints Urby at last summer's annual ABoT party. Tickets are $15 at the door or $10 with reservations. Email email@example.com for more information and reservations.
Sunday Bloody Sunday. Except it's not bloody at all. Witness the world's favorite Irish rockstars U2 in the 3-D "Vertigo" tour movie today at the Cinemark IMAX Theatre, 10802 E. 71st St. Featuring music and clips from seven of the tour's final concerts in South America, U2 3D employed the greatest number of 3D cameras ever used for a single project (Bono strikes again).
Call 307-2629 or visit www.cinemark.com
for showtimes. And sorry if the photo above or the bolded U2 made you think they were actually coming to Tulsa, Oklahoma for a concert.
Legend of the Blues Guitarist. With his new album Push Comes to Shove, which was mixed and mastered in just nine days, blues star John Hammond hits the road and makes a stop at the Blank Slate, 230 E. 1st St., tonight at 8pm. Hammond's has made more than 31 records, played with musical greats Muddy Waters, Duane Allman, J.J. Cale, The Band and more, and yet still began writing songs just in the last 5 years. With those influences, sounds like it's worth checking out. Limited select seating, $20. General admission, $15. Call 794-7890 or visit www.myspace.com/BlankSlateTulsa for more details.
Digital Digital Get Down. "The Colors of Living" showcases the latest giclee prints of digital art by Tulsa artist Dennis R. Scott. Stop by the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center Gallery, 621 E. 4th St., to view the world through Scott's eyes. A retired English teacher, writer, lyricist, poet, craftsman and artist, Scott has exhibited and sold his art at numerous Tulsa art festivals, as well as coffee shops and beauty salons in Tulsa. The exhibit will show throughout the month of January, and can be viewed Mon. through Sat. from 3-9pm. Call 743-4297 for more information.
Oklaroma. According to his MySpace page, folk rocker Mason Remel loves the smell of Tulsa and considers it one of his influences. That's really pretty neat and therefore deems him worth checking out at 7pm tonight at Under the Mooch, 1423 S. Harvard. Tavo Carbone, S. Rich and The K.N.O. join Remel (his middle name actually) for an evening of solid local tunes. Enjoy $2 Pabst and $3 Choc beers. Call 742-6465 or visit www.myspace.com/underthemooch for more information.
Everyone Loves a Musical. Calling all Grease fans. Disney's High School Musical comes to the John H. Williams Theatre, Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St., tonight at 7pm. The musical tells the story of two high school students with nothing in common who decide to audition for the school play. The decision turns both their worlds upside down and the school's. Come see and hear what caused the commotion. Sounds like an evening for the whole family. The production, put on by Grace Ann Productions, unfortunately does not star Ashley Tisdale. Most of the other details are the same, though. More performances include Feb. 1 at 7pm, Feb. 2 at 2pm and 7pm, and Feb. 3 at 2pm. Visit tulsapac.com for ticket information.
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