Issac McClung closes out Scissortail Streams

California-born, Hawaii-raised and current Stillwater resident Issac McClung closed out our weekly Scissortail Streams concert series on Friday, May 29.  The 24-year-old folk singer has been a drummer from the beginning and later devoted himself to guitar and songwriting. His innate melancholic joy for life translates into soulful songs and folksy blues. He is a […]

Original Flow Streaming from the Park

Hip-hop artist, poet and producer Original Flow will take the stage for tonight’s Scissortail Streams, our weekly performance highlighting local musicians and streamed on Facebook Live. Born Christopher C. Acoff, Original Flow is following in his father’s MC footsteps and is a member of experimental hip-hop group The Fervent Route. Original Flow considers the group […]

A Pair of Horseshoe Road Performers!

Scissortail Streams The last two Scissortail Streams, Episodes 7 & 8 feature members of Oklahoma’s own, Horseshoe Road! On Friday, May 8 live-looping violinist, Peter Markes performed in the Mary Ann and Stroud Holt Garden in the north woodlands area of the Park. Oklahoma’s Musical Ambassador, Kyle Dillingham can be spotted in two locations for […]


Introducing a Global Day of Giving Originally conceived by nonprofits around the world as an antidote to the pre-holiday shopping extravaganzas of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is traditionally held as a day to support community organizations in November. Now, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, #GivingTuesdayNow is a new […]

Scissortail Streams Showcases Jose Hernandez

It’s hard to believe but we are releasing the sixth episode of Scissortail Streams, our online concerts highlighting local musicians along with various areas of Scissortail Park. This week we are featuring Oklahoma singer/songwriter, Jose Hernandez. These free concerts are recorded onsite, at a safe distance, and showcase different areas of Scissortail Park. Hernandez was […]

Oklahoma Guitarist Extraordinaire, Edgar Cruz

Recorded in the portico at Union Station, Edgar Cruz is our next performer for Scissortail Streams, our weekly musical showcase. He is familiar to Oklahoma City audiences, as well as to audiences across the country, Europe and South America. Since 1995, Cruz has been a headliner at the prestigious Chet Atkins Guitar Festival every July […]

Meet the Artists – Denise Duong and Gabriel Friedman creators of “The Unexpected Us” Several weeks ago, Oklahoma City artists Denise Duong and Gabriel Friedman created our first public art installation at Scissortail Park with a grant provided by the Kirkpatrick Family Fund in support of the upcoming Oklahoma Contemporary opening. The Kirkpatrick Family Fund, one of the leading philanthropies providing support to nonprofit organizations in central Oklahoma, […]

Chelsey Cope Performs in Historic Union Station

Music helps us in so many ways, especially now. This week we switch it up and are excited to bring you the music of Chelsey Cope who was privately recorded performing in Union Station while maintaining strict social distancing guidelines. Cope has been writing songs and singing since she was 13 years old. The Tulsa […]

Soothing Sounds of Stephen Salewon

From the great response we have gotten, it seems Scissortail Streams is proving to be a popular way to showcase our local artists and the Park during the ongoing stay-at-home directive. Music helps us in so many ways, especially now. This week we are excited to bring you Stephen Salewon who was privately recorded performing […]

Babies on Board

Beautiful flowers, colorful bulbs, budding trees, and blooming shrubs may be taking center stage right now, but spring is also when our abundant wildlife return. During visits to the Park you may see killdeer, Canadian geese, ducks, northern mockingbirds, collared doves, blue jays, red-winged black birds and house finches nesting in the trees and shrubs […]

Scissortail Streams Online Concerts

Hotel Nights featuring Chase Kerby second Scissortail Streams act We hope you enjoyed last week’s inaugural Scissortail Streams performance by Jason Scott on the Love’s Travel Stops Stage. Seeing our venue and hearing soothing Americana sounds made us feel a little better, and hope it did the same for you. The Americana theme continues this […]

Take a Book, Share a Book

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and Oklahoma City Thunder teamed up with ReadOKC to install a Free Little Library in Scissortail Park. Visitors to the Park may notice a small blue box sitting on a pedestal as they stroll near the Children’s Playground Pavilion. Thanks to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, we now have a Free […]