You can always find live music in America’s Friendliest College Town! Whether you’re looking for quaint acoustic sets in a wine bar or loud and rowdy late-night concerts, the live music scene in Stillwater keeps the party going day and night. 

From weekly concerts at local bars around town to the largest multi-day live music events in Oklahoma, the Home of Red Dirt Music has weekly lineups at venues of all styles and sizes!

Check out Stillwater's live music venues the next time you're in town. 

Tumbleweed Dancehall and Concert Arena

Since opening in 1980, the Tumbleweed has become a well-known venue for legendary and up-and-coming Red Dirt and country music performers and nationally-known talent representing a wide spectrum of genres. Newly remodeled, the premier music venue boasts the largest wood dance floor in the state, the largest live music venue other than an arena, and the largest multi-day live music events in Oklahoma, including Calf Fry and Outside City Limits festivals!  

The Tumbleweed has become a venue for top recording country stars and expanded its entertainment roster to include rock and alternative groups such as Vanilla Ice, Eve Six, Jackyl, and Third Eye Blind. Some of the major country stars to perform at "The Weed” have been Hank Williams Jr., Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Keith Whitley, Tracy Lawrence, Chris LeDoux, Neal McCoy, John Berry, Rhett Akins, the legendary George Jones... and the list goes on!

Calf Fry

Iron Monk Brewery

Grab a craft beer and get ready to rock the Taproom because Iron Monk brewery has a variety of local live musicians playing every Thursday. Shows start earlier in the evening, typically at 7 or 7:30 pm, so you can get home at a decent hour! 

A few local favorites you'll likely find playing on repeat at Iron Monk are the Morgan Band, Hosty, Carter Sampson, Isaac McClung, Erik the Viking, Edgar Cruz, and the Red Dirt Rangers. Keep an eye out on their social media for the artist of the week, and special celebrations with bonus concerts. 

Stonecloud Brewing

In the summer of 2022, Stonecloud Brewing opened its Stillwater Tap Room with the goal to serve Stillwater an inviting, fun environment for the whole family. The back patio stage is the perfect spot to enjoy Tuesday Night Tunes with a cold brew while listening to amazing artists!

Most weekends, when the weather permits, you will find artists playing out on the backyard stage. The family-friendly environment in Stonecloud's backyard is magical - and everyone is welcome, even your tail-wagging friends! Follow their Facebook page to stay in the loop about their upcoming concerts and special events. 

Stonecloud Music

Zannotti's Wine Bar

Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at Zannotti's Wine Bar call for unforgettable evenings with local, live music as the perfect complement to your wine bar and dining experience. From Acoustic and Smooth Jazz to Indie Folk, be part of the local music scene at its most relaxing in Downtown Stillwater. 

Zannotti's serves up a diverse range of local artists including Dan Martin, Val Gladden, Carl Victor Moore, Adam Miller, Larry Newsom, Chloe Beth, Jessica Tate, Bruce Benson, and Rocky Kanga. Check out their website for their monthly live music calendar! 


The Salty Bronc Saloon

The Salty Bronc Saloon was established to honor the music scene in and around Stillwater! The owners have roots that run deep in the world of Red Dirt music and they wanted to bring an atmosphere for Red Dirt fans to Washington Street. 

From up-and-coming local artists to many Texas country and Red Dirt favorites, the Salty Bronc Saloon has a constant lineup of quality shows playing almost every Friday and Saturday night throughout the year. 

Salty Bronc Music

Willie's Saloon

Legendary country artist Garth Brooks performed one of his first public concerts in Stillwater's most historic bar, Willie's Saloon. This staple on "The Strip" is a place for local and new artists to perform several days a week! 

Take advantage of their drink specials while you sit back and enjoy local, live music - the lineups are posted weekly on Instagram. 

Coney Island 

Friday and Saturday nights at Coney Island Stillwater mean good music and good times! With a coney in one hand and a cold drink in the other, head out to the Coney Garden for live music every weekend. 

Buffalo Jones and the Heart, Lane Haas Band, Wyatt Flores, Parker Caskey, and John Allen are a few local favorites you'll hear rocking Washington Street. 

Check out a full listing of live music events in Stillwater HERE.