Category: Choctaw Casinos

Gatlin Brothers playing at Choctaw Casino in Grant

Gatlin Brothers playing at Choctaw Casino in Grant

| August 16, 2018 | Reply

First appeared in Paris Life Magazine, August 2018 issue. Story by Mary Jane Farmer, Courtesy photos When one mentions Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, one person’s mind’s eye might swing over to thoughts of harmonies, tight lyrics, and comradeship among family while others’ envisions California gold and Houston love. Since their first recording in 1973, […]

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Ely Young Band playing Friday night

Ely Young Band playing Friday night

| July 1, 2018 | Reply

Story by Mary Jane Farmer, Courtesy photos. Originally appeared in the Friday, June 28, issue of Paris News. Photos from the concert will be posted later. The Eli Young Band is unique in today’s country music. The band of brothers play their own instruments, write many of their own songs, share in harmonies, and so far, no matter […]

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Wynonna coming to Choctaw/Grant, Okla.

Wynonna coming to Choctaw/Grant, Okla.

| February 21, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, first appeared in Paris Life Magazine, March 2018 issue Wynonna asks in one of her songs, “Is It Over Yet?”. The answer is a firm and definite ‘No, it is not over yet.’ Though her career and her life seemed to be on hold for a while, she’s […]

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Dustin Perkins — Music is in his Blood.

Dustin Perkins — Music is in his Blood.

| February 9, 2018 | 1 Reply

First printed in Paris News, 1.26.18; and in Buddy Magazine, March 2018 issue.Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer Dustin Perkins is the consummate musician. Singer, songwriter, guitar picker, and working businessman in the industry. Perkins started playing music, encouraged by his parents, while still in high school, and soon found himself hosting the open […]

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Aaron Watson Band coming to Choctaw-Grant, Okla.

Aaron Watson Band coming to Choctaw-Grant, Okla.

| January 17, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, first printed in The Paris News, Jan. 12,2018, edition. About two and a half years ago, the Aaron Watson band played at the Choctaw Casino (Grant) Event Center, and held the crowd captive for nearly two full hours. He was the first to play there, of the Red […]

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