El Buho and Ecotone Music announced the line-up yesterday for the first annual Tulsa Jamfest. El Buho with special guest Mike Gordon (Bass player from Phish) headlines the bill. The event will be held outside the Monkey Bar in Tulsa, Oklahoma at 520 E 3rd St. The date for this event is June 30th 2001. Other acts on the bill include Barefoot Revolution, Sun Cured Red, Magpu, and Whirligig.

Tickets are available online at JambaseTickets.com for $12, or at the gate for $15. Tickets are limited and this event may sell out.

Entertainment for Jamfest will begin at 4pm and go until 2am. 10 hours of non-stop music!

El Buho "The Owl" (Gary Gazaway) was given his nickname while working with Brazilian Jazz greats Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Jaco Pastorious and many others. Hugo Fattoruso and Manolo Badrena actually bestowed the name upon him. Since that time El Buho recorded and/or toured with Joe Cocker, Delbert McClinton, Steve Winwood, and Steve Ray Vaughn. El Buho also sat in with Phish on several occasions. The result of that are the infamous Buho Tapes. With all these influences, what else is there to do other than create your own genre, "Psychedelic Acid Jazz."

The Monkey Bar is located in the Historic Brady Arts District of Tulsa. The Brady Arts District is an area in downtown Tulsa with a rich history. Once known as the Fur Shop in the early 1900's, The Monkey Bar shares it's location with many unique restaurants, gift shops and clubs. It is the center of entertainment in Tulsa.

Tulsa is known for the musicians it has produced in the last decade. The City has scene a dramatic rise in live music during that time. Garth Brooks, The Flaming Lips, Hanson, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and many others call Tulsa home.

[Published on: 6/30/01]

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