Sheryl Crow, shown during a 2019 festival performance in Del Mar, Calif., is coming to Tulsa to perform at the Cove inside River Spirit Casino Resort.
The River Spirit Casino Resort announced upcoming performances by Grammy-winning music artist Sheryl Crow and comedian Tom Segura at the Cove, the casino’s concert venue.
Crow will perform Saturday, Sept. 25. Segura will be on stage Thursday, March 10, 2022. Tickets for both shows are on sale at
Crow’s first nine studio albums have sold 35 million copies worldwide. Seven charted in the top 10 and five were certified multi-platinum. Led by No. 1 hits “All I Wanna Do,” “Soak Up the Sun” and “The First Cut Is the Deepest,” Crow has placed 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Top 40, Adult Contemporary, Mainstream Top 40 and Hot Country Songs charts.
Segura, who performed to sold-out audiences on a previous tour, is best known for his Netflix specials — “Ball Hog” (2020), “Disgraceful” (2018), “Mostly Stories” (2016) and “Completely Normal” (2014).
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Gallery: 10 of Oklahoma's jazz legends
Ernie Fields, a “territory” band leader, made his mark in the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Nacogdoches, Texas, in 1904 and raised in Taft, Oklahoma, Fields settled in Tulsa after graduating in 1921 from the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. He led The Royal Entertainers, which became one of Tulsa’s most popular dance orchestras during the 1920s. The Great Depression forced him to take his own band on the road in the early 1930s.
The Ernie Fields Orchestra became one of the most popular groups among African Americans in the Southwest. His mambo-style version of “In The Mood” shot into the top 10 on the pop charts. He retired in the late 1960s, settling in Tulsa until his death in 1997. Ernie Fields Jr. followed his father’s footsteps into the music business as a saxophonist.
Born June 9, 1964, in Tulsa and a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Tisdale was a professional basketball player and an accomplished jazz music bassist. He played 12 seasons in the National Basketball Association. After finishing his career with the Phoenix Suns, he retired in 1998 to focus on music. Tisdale launched his music career with the album “Power Forward” in 1995 on the Motown Label. Primarily a bass player, he recorded eight albums. He died on May 14, 2009.
Christian Charlie Christian was born July 29, 1916, in Bonham, Texas. ‘s family moved from Texas to Oklahoma City in 1918. He learned to play the trumpet before he was 10, and by age 12, he switched to the guitar. Christian attended Douglass High School in Oklahoma City and learned his music on Deep Deuce, or Northeast Second Street, an incubator for many of the nation’s jazz greats. In 1937, he discovered the instrument with which he would be forever associated — the electric guitar. While touring the Midwest in the summer of 1941, he began showing signs of severe tuberculosis. He died on Staten Island, New York, in 1942, at 25.
Jay McShann, known as “Hootie,” was born in 1916. He was raised in Muskogee and he taught himself piano, performing at an early age with local musicians. In 1933, he traveled to Tulsa and played for Al Denny before joining musicians in southern Kansas. By 1937, McShann led his own band, which included a young Charlie Parker. Many jazz historians cite that McShann gave Parker his first recording opportunity and introduced him to New York City clubs. McShann was in the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame’s first class in 1988. He died in Kansas City in 2006.
Earl Bostic, best known as an alto saxophonist, composer and arranger, was also a trumpeter and guitarist. He played clarinet and alto sax in his high school and Boy Scout bands, then studied harmony, theory and various instruments at Xavier University in New Orleans. He later moved to New York City and headed his own band in Harlem in 1941 at the Mimo Club. He joined Lionel Hampton’s band for two years before starting again on his own in 1945, recording first with a big band on the Majestic label, then with a smaller group for Gotham records. Bostic died in 1965 in Rochester, New York.
As the Butterfield Blues Band’s lead guitarist in the 1960s, musician
Elvin Bishop gained wide recognition as one of America’s great blues guitarists. Bishop, who attended Will Rogers High School, moved from California to Tulsa at age 10. In the San Francisco Bay Area, he recorded five albums, including 1975’s successful “Juke Joint Jump.” In 1975, his top-10 hit “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” propelled the album “Struttin’ My Stuff” to No. 68 on the charts. He released several albums in the late 1970s.
Willie Earl Clark
Willie Earl Clark started playing clubs in 1968 with a local band called the Imperial Sounds. Clark, who was born in Tulsa, formed a jazz fusion band called Earl Clark and Spectrum, which has opened for Spyro Gyra, B.B. King, Tito Puente and Blood, Sweat & Tears. The band also played at local festivals, including Juneteenth on Greenwood and Jazz on Greenwood. After teaching jazz bands for several years, he settled at Central High School as an artist-in-residence.
Cecil McBee, world-acclaimed bassist, was born and raised in Tulsa. His musical career began in high school, where he played the clarinet. By 17, McBee had begun to experiment with the string bass and played steadily at local night clubs with top groups. McBee has worked, recorded and traveled worldwide with the best, such as Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins and Benny Goodman. He was the recipient of two NEA composition grants.