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THE TULSA MUSIC SCENE HAS GOTTEN BIGGER WITH THE OPENING OF THE COMFORTABLE AND INVITING 2,000-SEAT SKYLINE EVENT CENTER INSIDE OSAGE CASINO HOTEL. By Michele Chiappetta \\ Photos by Marc Rains Let’s face it. We all have a habit of doing the usual trip to and from work, driving the kids to school and soccer, and making our big outing a visit to the grocery store. Sometimes, we have to break out of our everyday habits and do something special for ourselves. It’s fun and healthy to enjoy some musical or comic entertainment that takes you away from your normal routine. And with the Skyline Event Center at Osage Casino Hotel, Green Country residents can plan a playful, affordable getaway without having to go too far from home.

central part of T-Town that you can enjoy rolling hills and a great natural view out of their hotel windows. Yet it’s also just a stone’s throw away from the city, so guests can opt to hit the Skyline Event Center for a concert and then quickly get home if they choose. And there’s always the opportunity to enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel, playing the slots and knocking back a beer at Nine Band Brewery.

Located just north of downtown Tulsa, the Osage Casino Hotel feels just far enough from the

“The best thing about the Skyline Event Center is that there is not a bad seat in the

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The fun is how you want to create it, and that’s what Osage Casino’s CEO Byron Bighorse is expecting Tulsans to see when they visit.

venue. We considered the patron experience from every angle when designing the facility,” says Bighorse. “It will be a chance to see your favorite performers up close.” The Skyline Event Center is comfortable and inviting, stretching across 45,000 square feet and seating 2,000 guests. “The space lends itself to an intimate concert experience that is hard to beat when you’re seeing your favorite musician or comedian,” says Bighorse. Skyline is perfect for artists who have larger audiences than a small bar can hold, but want more intimate shows than arenas can offer.

And, what a choice of concerts Green Country can look forward to. Visitors to the Skyline Event Center can expect a lineup of great performers and entertainers. The venue kicked off with a sold-out concert featuring alt-rock 1990s acts Better Than Ezra and Goo Goo Dolls in mid-February. The concert venue has also hosted country artists Jake Owen and Dustin Lynch. For March, Bell Biv DeVoe hits the stage March 9. Formed by three members of New Edition, BBD pioneered the “new jack swing” sound, blending pop, soul, hip-hop and funk to produce hits such as “B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)?,” “Do

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