Live From Cain's

Series produced by Kelly Burley

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From the historic Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Live From Cain's explores the American music experience in every song and story.

Each episode features nationally touring musicians as well as a house band featuring some of today's hottest young musicians, including the Grammy-nominated John Fullbright and Oklahoma Specials house band director Paul Benjaman. The show rekindles the energy of early day radio from the Cain's stage, where Bob WiIls and his Texas Playboys entertained radio audiences from coast-to-coast in the 1930s and 1940s, The lockdown may have kept live audiences away, but that's not stopping us from creating special music moments from one of America's most popular live music venues.
So as they used to say when opening the old radio show back in the day, "it's time to open your windows and turn up the radio" - because Live From Cain's is on the air!


7 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Paul Thorn travels from Tupelo to Tulsa for the first episode of Live From Cain's pilot season. Paul Benjaman hosts and the Oklahoma Specials House...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Paul Thorn and the Oklahoma Specials welcome the fiercely independent voice of the queen of soul, Shemekia Copeland.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Paul Thorn and The Oklahoma Specials welcome legendary Grammy award-winning blues man Bobby Rush to the historic Cain's Ballroom stage.

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Paul Thorn welcomes singer-songwriter Shannon McNally backed by the Live From Cain's house band, The Oklahoma Specials.

Bought by KGOU and KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Host Paul Thorn welcomes Louisiana's own Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble.

Bought by KGOU and KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The U.S. Poet Laureate of the United States, Joy Harjo, combines the power of her words and her music for a unique hour of storytelling and convers...

Bought by KGOU and KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Tori Ruffin and Freakjuice join host Paul Benjaman for an hour of original music.

Bought by KGOU and KOSU


  • Added: Sep 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 2