Norman 2010 Music Festival Recap

For the third year running, Norman, Oklahoma hosted it's own music festival - and for the third year running, QRO was there! Stretching to two days, check out...
Norman 2010 Music Festival Recap
Norman 2010 Music Festival Recap

For the third year running, Norman, Oklahoma hosted it’s own music festival – and for the third year running, QRO was there! Stretching to two days, check out all that went down:

 

SATURDAY, 4/24

Wild Moccasins should have traveled old school, partner

 

When Houston’s Wild Moccasins (QRO live review) broken down on the way north & couldn’t start the festival, locals John Wayne’s Bitches stepped into the breach, partner:

John Wayne’s Bitches, Bill & Dees Stage –
John Wayne's Bitches

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Opolis

 

Norman’s Opolis was the place to be Saturday night, with Norman vets like Colourmusic & Locust Avenue returning for an encore performance at the festival.  But so popular was the hot & sweaty venue that the fire marshal cleared everyone out during Octopus Project:

Kite Flying Robots, Opolis Stage –
Kite Flying Robots

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two Kite Flying Robots

a Kite Flying Robot

 

Locust Avenue, Opolis Stage –
Locust Avenue

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Locust Avenue

 

Colourmusic, Opolis Stage –
Colourmusic

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Colourmusic

 

Octopus Project, Opolis Stage –
Octopus Project

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Octopus Project

Octopus Project

 

Things were a little more under control, outdoors at the Blackwatch Studio Stage:

Chase Pagan, Blackwatch Studio Stage –
Chase Pagan

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Chase Pagan

Chase Pagan

 

The Burning Hotels, Blackwatch Studio Stage –
The Burning Hotels

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The Burning Hotels

 

Bear Colony, Blackwatch Studio Stage –
Bear Colony

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Bear Colony

 

cowboys of fire

 

 

Green Man is totally saving your life right now, com-bro-rade

 

SUNDAY, 4/25

Jagermeister Stage

 

The mobile Jaegermeister Stage was another Norman returnee, and played host to the sweet country sounds of The South’s Leon Russell, Brooklyn’s Those Darlins, and Norman’s own Hosty himself:

Hosty, Jagermeister Stage –
Hosty

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Hosty

 

Those Darlins, Jagermeister Stage –
Those Darlins

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Those Darlins

Those Darlins

 

Leon Russell, Jagermeister Stage –
Leon Russell

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Leon Russell

 

The Norman Music Festival hit a crescendo on Sunday at the Main Stage, such as with Austin’s metal outfit, The Sword:

The Sword, Main Stage –
The Sword

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The Sword

The Sword

 

Nobody has a better time rockin’ than Electric Six (except maybe an Electric Six crowd…), and the Motor City mayhem continued apace, fronted by the one-and-only Dick Valentine (QRO interview):

Electric Six, Main Stage –
Electric Six

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Electric Six

the many colors of Dick Valentine

 

And bringing the sweet, sweet weekend to a close were the sweet, sweet sounds of Brooklyn’s Dirty Projectors:

Dirty Projectors, Main Stage –
Dirty Projectors

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Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors

 

Festival Sights –
Norman, OK

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Norman crowd

Norman crowd

 

danger! high fire!

Norman

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