ARCADIA – Oklahoma City singer-songwriter Joe Baxter will offer Morning Music on Saturday, Sept. 5, and the Tulsa Band Gypsy Twang will present an Elm Tree Concert on Sunday, Sept.6.
Morning Music is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Gypsy Twang will play from 1 to 3 p.m. All concerts are outdoors near the parking lot on the north side of the barn. Admission is free but donations are accepted.
Baxter coordinates the live music at the Round Barn. In addition to his solo career, he leads the original rock band The Regular Joes and the bluegrass and Americana ensemble the Round Barn Ramblers, which is the house band at the barn.
Gypsy Twang is comprised of Steve Huhn on upright bass, his wife, Sarah Barker Huhn, on guitar and vocals, and John Williams on guitar, harmonica and vocals. The band performs original songs and tunes written by fellow Oklahomans as well as alt-country, Americana and folk music.
The Round Barn is six miles east of Interstate 35 on Historic Route 66. The barn will be open Friday, Sept. 4, through Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Check the Arcadia Round Barn website and Facebook page for operating hours.
The Round Barn is one of 66 attractions taking part in the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department’s Route 66 Passport promotion. Visitors can pick up a free passport at any of the stops and ask a staff member to stamp that attraction’s page in the passport. Prizes for completing all or part of the journey are available at Tourism Information Centers. For more information visit TravelOK.