G Fest Grounds Update: Thursday Night

Jun

“At approximately 10:50 p.m. we alerted fans from the main stage that due to severe weather we were cancelling the rest of the evening and instructed everyone to exit the premises. There was some structural damage to non-permanent structures and a few minor injuries reported,” said Jim Blair, Executive Director of Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. We… Read More

Only 30 days until G Fest

May

Only 30 days until G Fest Muskogee kicks off its second year. This eclectic music festival boasts noteworthy acts including, NEEDTOBREATHE, classic rock favorite, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, and country rockers, Blackberry Smoke. G Fest Muskogee returns to Hatbox Field on June 15-17, 2017, for three nights of music, camping and entertainment. Bands take the main… Read More

OMHOF 2017 Induction To Kick Off G Fest

May

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF) will host a celebratory concert and induction ceremony at Hatbox Field on June 14, 2017—preceding the second annual G Fest Muskogee music festival. The induction ceremony and concert will feature performances by many of the honored artists. This year’s inductees include pioneer of Red Dirt music, Jimmy LaFave;… Read More

Friday Night Headliner: NEEDTOBREATHE

Apr

The much anticipated G Fest Muskogee 2017 line-up adds another exciting name to the mix with rock group NEEDTOBREATHE announced as the Friday headliner. Other artists announced today include: Caroline Glaser, The Shakerz with Jamie Oldaker, Mike Hosty, Jamalya Jass Band, Kinderhook, Steven Salewon, Don & Steve White, and the Red Dirt Rangers. G Fest… Read More

“The Making of G Fest” documentary debuts on March 4

Feb

“The Making of G Fest” is a documentary directed by Oscar Ray of Bare Bones Filmworks, which follows the planning and production of the inaugural G Fest music festival in Muskogee, Oklahoma in June of 2016. Planned for submission to a number of 2017 film festivals, this private event will be the world premiere of… Read More

Want to Play G Fest 2017?

Feb

G Fest and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) are hosting an open call for 15-20 Oklahoma artists and bands to perform at the second annual G Fest Music Festival June 15-17, 2017, at Hatbox Field in Muskogee. A committee of festival staff will select the artists with the full lineup to be announced… Read More

G Fest 2017 First Line-up Announcement

Feb

G Fest 2017 has released the much anticipated line-up for the music festival’s second year. In the first of several announcements set to be made, they released the names of 11 bands for the 3-day festival: Blackberry Smoke, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, J.J. Grey and MoFro, The Mavericks, Ben and Noel Haggard and the Strangers,… Read More

Kacey Musgraves Joins G Fest

May

As previously announced, G Fest organizers are continuing plans for the inaugural event in honor of the late Okie from Muskogee, Merle Haggard. The festival, which features some of the biggest names in Country, Rock and Americana, along with the best up-and-coming and local talent, will take place as scheduled June 16-18 in Muskogee. Additionally,… Read More

G Fest Around the Web – April

May

The count down to G Fest gets another month closer! Need a quick catch-up with what’s been going on with G Fest and our friends joining us in a few months? We’ve got you covered: We may have lost Merle, but G Fest will be celebration of his music! Merle’s impact and influence runs deep.… Read More

Remembering Merle

Apr

We are deeply sadden by the passing of Merle Haggard. We were excited, and honored, to have Merle scheduled to join us for the first G Fest. We’re sure we’ll hear “Okie From Muskogee” sometime during the festival, as well as many other celebrations of the Hag’s life and music throughout. We’re making plans as… Read More

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