Oklahoma City's underlying pulse is its rich musical history. Rooted in rhythm and blues and the legends who came from it, OKC's music venues bring exceptional live performances to the city for visitors and locals to experience. OKC's live music scene continues to grow and evolve. While traditional jazz music is still alive and well, its footprint is present in other genres that have become more popular today. 

From arenas to more intimate stages, we've rounded up some of the best live music hotspots in Oklahoma City for you to enjoy. 



Paycom Center

Some of the biggest names in music are hitting the Paycom Center, so make sure you get your tickets ASAP! Oklahoma native Blake Shelton comes on March 17 with his Back to the Honky Tonk tour. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stevie Nicks takes the stage March 30 while country legend Kenny Chesney performs April 1. Walker Hayes performs on April 22 and The Kid LAROI hits the stage on April 30. Brooks & Dunn is bringing their Reboot 2023 tour to Oklahoma City on Friday, May 5.  


The Zoo Amphitheatre

Arguably the best outdoor venue in the state, the Zoo Amphitheatre continues to put on amazing shows, bringing all genres to the city. Metal fans will want to rock out to Gojira and Mastadon on April 30. Kattfest 2023 features Godsmack as their headliner on May 12. Indie rock band Weezer will play on June 10 with special guests Modest Mouse and Momma. June 18, visit the Zoo Amp for An Evening with the Avett Brothers


The Criterion

Bricktown’s hottest concert venue has an eclectic mix gracing their stage in the next few weeks! Country artist Riley Green comes March 23 followed by indie duo Hippie Sabotage on April 15. Witness a fusion of rock and rap, hip-hop and metal with City Morgue: My Bloody America tour, happening on April 17. HARDY hits The Criterion on April 28 with The Mockingbird & the Crow tour. Rapper Tech N9Ne is on May 4, and Coheed and Cambria are taking the stage Sunday, May 14.   


Diamond Ballroom

Another venue with a wide variety of music but a passion for metal is the Diamond Ballroom. The Blind Obedience tour with Underoath, Periphery, and Loathe happens on March 31. Silverstein comes April 15 with their Misery Made Me tour and Wage War, the Manic tour is April 16. August Burns Red is April 25, Demon Hunter is April 27 and Texas Hippie Coalition is April 29.  


Beer City Music Hall

One of the newest places to hear great music is the intimate Beer City Music Hall. So many great performances are coming up including Sunny Sweeney on March 21, Brent Cobb on March 28 and Kidd G on May 5 to name a few.  


Tower Theatre

Live music happens weekly at the historic Tower Theatre in the Uptown 23rd District. Highlights include Badflower, with their Asking for a Friend tour on March 26, The Cadillac Three on April 6 and TikTok star JXDN on April 11. Canadian Indie Rock band The New Pornographers take the stage on April 26. British post-punk band The Psychedelic Furs come May 3. Béla Fleck and the Flecktones perform their jazz bluegrass music on June 13.  


The Jones Assembly

Don’t miss out on concerts at The Jones Assembly this Spring. Judah and the Lion comes on April 16 with special guest Will Gaines. Blues Traveler comes on April 26 and Gary Clark, Jr. is playing May 10. In addition to having great live music, The Jones Assembly has some of the best food and drinks in the city!  


Other venues outside of this list, but also regularly have amazing live music are: The Blue Door, Ponyboy, Bin 73, VZDs, 89th Street Conservatory and Blue Note. On any given night, you can find great music in this city! 

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