Don White

Oklahoma Music Shop : Don White

Muskogee, Okla. – The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame will host Don White Thursday, August 13th at 8 pm at the Frisco Depot, 401 S. 3rd in Muskogee.

White is a household name among the knowledgeable. JJ Cale, who helped White start his first band and played guitar in that band, fostered an increased interest in country music because of White. So did other artists who are an integral part of “The Tulsa Sound,” an American art form known nationally to serious listeners. Rockin’ Jimmy Byfield, Gus Hardin, Ronnie Dunn [of Brooks and Dunn], The Tractors and Debbie Campbell all performed the Tulsa Sound before they performed nationally.

White is a songwriter’s songwriter. Rosanne Cash, The Oak Ridge Boys, Suzy Boggus, Razzy Bailey, and Davis Daniel are some of the artists who have recorded White’s songs. White is a regularly requested studio musician who has worked with Waylon Jennings, JJ Cale, Marty Stuart, The Tractors, Jamie Hartford, KatieMoffit, and Johnny Rodriguez. He has performed as a solo act and with his own band in concert with Waylon Jennings, JJ Cale, Dwight Yoakam, Suzy Boggus, Willie Nelson, Don Williams, George Strait, Gus Hardin, Delbert McClinton, Toby Keith, David Allen Coe, Merle Haggard, Ry Cooder and others. Don is also a former member of Becky Hobbs band. Most recently, Don was featured on Eric Clapton’s tribute CD to JJ Cale, The Breeze, accompanied by Ringo Starr and Tom Petty.

Thursday night Don White will be joined by Casey Van Beek (The Tractors), Rick Gomez (Roy Clark) and Paul Benjaman.

Doors open at 7, show starts at 8 pm.

Admission is $5 at the door and all ages are welcome!

 The Oklahoma Music Shop (OMS) is a statewide Television show taped before a live audience at the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in Muskogee Oklahoma.

The show provides singer/songwriters and bands a chance to showcase their talents while featuring Muskogee as a music destination location to all of Oklahoma on television and social media.

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday

10-5 pm. “Live at The Frisco Depot” is presented every Thursday night at 8 pm and features local, regional and national musical acts. For OMHOF’s upcoming events, “like” The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame’s Facebook page or visit: www.omhof.com.

To contact OMHOF: (918) 687-0800 or by email: okmusic@omhof.com.

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