This festival is such a great idea! I’ve met some of the people involved and they are wonderful…:-)
*Encore Performance Tonight August 1, 2014, 8:00 pm*
WORLD’S FIRST LINEAR MUSIC FESTIVAL HEADS FOR JAZZ DEPOT
Spreading out around the road from Chicago to L.A., the Route 66 Linear Music Festival is scheduled to make several stops in Oklahoma during late July and early August – including one Thursday, July 31, at Tulsa’s Jazz Depot.
Produced by Rifftime on Route 66 (route66.rifftime.com), the event is the world’s first mobile, interactive, music festival. Bands, led by the famed cowboy-jazz group Cow Bop, will play for two weeks along the 2,500 miles of America’s Highway, with Rifftime live-streaming the shows so that anyone in the world can participate.
“Being able to stream live video is what inspired this whole tour,” says Bruce Forman, Cow Bop’s leader and the music director of Rifftime on Route 66. “Rifftime supplies a central place for all of us to be, making…
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