2122 US 74 S.
Purcell, OK 73080
Phone: (405) 527-5603
Fax: (405) 527-0804
The Lloyd Noble Center is a multi-purpose facility with many uses for the University of Oklahoma and the surrounding community since December 1, 1975. The Center is named after Lloyd Noble who served on the Board of Regents for the University of Oklahoma. As for the arena itself, the 11,000-seat facility has been home to outstanding men's and women's basketball teams. Yet, the Lloyd Noble Center is more than just a place for basketball. The multi-purpose arena has hosted wresting and gymnastic events, and several student banquets and commencements. The Center has also hosted several national touring concerts such as their very own KJ103 radio station's Jingle Jam that features artists such as Bowling for Soup, Vanessa Carlton and Hoobastank.
Founded in 1979, this choral group presents entertaining and informative programs in all types of choral music.
Located in the heart of Oklahoma University, this stadium is the largest in the state. Also known as the Owen field, the Oklahoma Memorial Stadium pays homage to the legendary Bennie Owen. With a capacity to accommodate up to 75,000 fans, this stadium offers an excellent seating arrangement to catch the action live. The stadium has witnessed some of the greatest matches in football history with the Oklahoma Sooners having won six National Championships here. It has also played host to a number of events, from the Olympic Festival to a Rolling Stones concert. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
Formerly known as the Buzz's Subs & the Blue Onion, the Hidden Castle is a prominent music venue. It is one of the leading event venues in town that features popular artists/bands from all over the country. The laser and lighting show further enhances the concert going experience. And, that's not it Hidden Castle also features pool tables and even pool tournaments are hosted here. It does not restrict itself to music, but also invites artists to display their art work here. For more details and gig guide, call ahead.
Offering live music seven days a week, The Deli is a popular Oklahoma City venue and bar. The place is rather small and dimly lit, yet the variety of awesome local bands makes up for it. Drinks are typically strong and decently priced, with different specials offered throughout the week. Cover charge is usually around USD5.
The Performing Arts Studio, located on the South Jones Avenue, has been pleasing the music and art lovers by organizing a plethora of concerts, and poetry readings and fine art programs. This eclectic event space has been host to some of the well-known local as well as touring performers of jazz, rock and pop music. Some of the regular events held here which attracts a large crowd includes the Summer Breeze and Winter Wind Concerts, Gallery Exhibitions in the former Santa Fe Depot and Second Sunday Poetry Readings. Apart from artistic and cultural events, the studios also hosts meetings, wedding celebrations and workshops for all. Visit their website to know more.
Oklahoma City's neighbor to the south, Norman, is probably best known for being the home of the Oklahoma University Sooners, but there are some more refined pursuits to be found here, too. One such institution is this 70+ year-old theater, which hosts events year-round. Show-goers can choose from several types of performances, staged by local entertainment companies like the Cimarron Circuit Opera, Norman Ballet, and Stone Soup Theater. Some major national tours make a stop as well, and previous seasons have had shows by the Second City Touring Company and Asleep at the Wheel.
Professional opera company that performs the finest in operatic and lyrical productions and offers a variety of workshops and educational programs for all ages.
The Newcastle Casino is open for entertainment 24 hours a day. It is spread over 83,000 square feet (7710 square meters). Games like blackjack, three card player, ultimate Texas hold'em are popularly played here, as well as around 2500 other computer games. In addition, dine at the Stone House Pizzeria and Blackjack Grill on site for a memorable time.
This tiny theater chain from Kansas brings state-of-the-art IMAX entertainment to Oklahoma City and it is the only one that has THX certified-sound in all its venues. All of the movies are big-screen blockbusters and the IMAX only serves to enhance both sight and sound. Another added benefit is the Warren Diner, a replica soda shop circa 1940 in which moviegoers can order sandwiches, burgers, nachos, fries, even old-fashioned malts before, during or after the show!