Category: Choctaw Casinos

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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Baraoke at The River Bar

Baraoke at The River Bar

| January 10, 2018 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, First published in The Paris News, Jan. 7, 2018, editon)  There were several common characteristics among those who sang in Tuesday night’s Baraoke, aka karaoke with Barry Diamond as host, at The River Bar & Grill in Grant. Those would be respect, support, and commitment. Karaoke is the […]

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May/June at Choctaw’s Grand Theater

May/June at Choctaw’s Grand Theater

| January 5, 2018 | Reply

(note:  Incomplete) For more Alice Cooper photos, click here For more Toby Keith photos, click here For George Benson photos, click here For Kenny G photos, click here For Jethro Tull photos, click here

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TT and CC on the same stage

TT and CC on the same stage

| January 2, 2018 | Reply

Short story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer For Turnpike Troubadours photos, click here For Charley Crockett photos, click here Now in their 10th year together, the Turnpike Troubadours are playing more gigs and playing those gigs farther away from their native Oklahoma than they were even three years ago. They handle fame well, still […]

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