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Musicians Speak Out

Free The Night has put together an incredible testimonial series from local musicians across Oklahoma who prefer smokefree environments. Check out the video below to and hear why this diverse group of artists all feel strongly about performing in smokefree bars & clubs.

Head over to our YouTube to hear more from each individual musician about why this issue is so important to them.

We would like to extend a special thank you to the following individuals and venues:

  • Mark Matthews at Matthews Media, Inc.
  • Paula Warlick at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc.
  • Margaret Aycock

Musicians & Artists:

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New Year’s Eve 2018

We’ve covered the basics of all the low-key, as well as exclusive, smokefree events happening across Oklahoma on December 31 to ring in 2019. Each link will take you to the venue’s Facebook page, where you can head to ‘Events’ to find tickets when applicable. Did we miss a celebration at a smokefree venue?  Please let us know.

Stay safe this holiday season.  

Tulsa Venues:
The Fur Shop is hosting a White Stag Masquerade. Grab your mask and your best outfit, it is time to ring in The New Year! They’ve put together a great showcase of local bands on both indoor stages. Masks and formal wear are encouraged but not required. Cover is $5 at the door.

Enso, Unicorn Club, and IDL Ballroom will be teaming up for the annual Crystal Masquerade Ball. Tickets are $35 a person or $60 per couple and the mask is included. DJ Uber, DJ Ed and Demko will be performing with confetti and balloon drops at midnight. You can also go VIP for this event with goody bags, food, and more.

Inner Circle Vodka Bar is “Bringing Out the Bubbly” this New Year’s Eve. There is no cover with DJ Feenix starting at 10:00 p.m. But come early, the tables are first-come-first-serve and they will have Music Bingo with prizes, including Cain’s Ballroom gift cards, starting at 8:00 p.m.

The Max will be celebrating New Year’s Eve with DJ Afistaface starting at 9:00 p.m. Cover is only $10.

Mercury Lounge will be rocking the night away with live music from the Chris Blevins Band starting at 10:00 p.m. with no cover.

She Theatre & Lounge is hosting a “Celebrate an Era” New Year’s Eve party. Tickets are $40 a person. With multiple surprises in store and performances, this party is sure to impress. Early arrival encouraged.  Text 918-218-3305 for VIP information. Doors open at 8:00 p.m.

Soul City is hosting a New Year’s Eve Party featuring Free The Night musician partners, Desi and Cody. Festivities kick off at 8:00 p.m. and include door prizes and giveaways all night long. Admission is free with a champagne toast at midnight.

Stillhouse is celebrating New Year’s Eve featuring Smunty Voje and no cover.

Venue Shrine is hosting “Glitterati Gala New Year’s Eve Spectacular”, presented by Subkulture and Intergalactic Circus. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 at the door, $50 VIP. $5 off at the door with a non-perishable canned food donation. The fun starts at 9:00 p.m.

Magoo’s Sports Bar & Billiards is ringing in 2019 with a karaoke party starting at 9:00 p.m. Call to reserve your pool table at 918-663-3364.

Oklahoma City/Surrounding Area Venues:
The Bridge in Edmond will celebrate New Year’s Eve with dinner, pool and $2 champagne.

FlashBack RetroPub is hosting a “Party Like It’s 1999!” bash. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the DJ gets the party started at 8:30 p.m. $15 per person and dress attire is casual. You can reserve a table for 10 people that includes free admission and a bottle of champagne. Message them on Facebook for more info.

Grady’s 66 Pub in Yukon is featuring a New Year’s Eve party with live music by 51 Junction, champagne at midnight, and breakfast after midnight. Tickets are $10.

Hudsons Public House in Bricktown is celebrating New Year’s Eve with the Liberty Bowl starting at 2:45 p.m. featuring OSU vs. Missouri, plus it’s “Burger Monday” – all burgers are $6.99!

JJ’s Alley   is having a New Year’s Eve celebration featuring the Bread and Butter Band. $10 cover and free JJ’s CD with entry.

Kat’s Tavern  “New Year’s Eve and Chill” celebration begins at 9:00 p.m.  This no cover, New Year’s Eve party will feature the Thunder game and a toast at midnight with garb for guests.

The Root is starting their New Year’s Eve celebration at 7:00 p.m., featuring live music, performances, and DJ entertainment. 

Sipango Lounge is celebrating New Year’s Eve with Bowl games all day, including OSU vs. Missouri at 2:45 p.m., the Thunder vs. Mavericks game at 7:00 p.m., and New Year’s Eve with no cover.

Tower Theatre  Join the “Uptown Get Down” celebration this New Year’s Eve with headliners DK the Drummer and The Bright Light Social Hour. Helen Kelter Skelter will get the party started and The Robinson Brothers will close down the night after midnight.  Tickets are $35, with VIP tickets at $50 (while supplies last) and include: prime viewing area, private bar, midnight toast and commemorative laminate. 

Stillwater Area Venues:
College Bar in Stillwater will be partying as normal with good times and no cover.

Zannotti’s Wine Bar in Stillwater will be enjoying the sounds Jimmy Stapp playing from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and Aaron Hale from 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Halloween 2018


New Year’s Eve 2017

We’ve covered the basics of all the low-key, as well as exclusive, smokefree events happening across Oklahoma on December 31 to ring in 2018. Each link will take you to the venue’s Facebook page, where you can head to ‘Events’ to find tickets when applicable.
Are we missing any smokefree parties? Let us know! And don’t forget to arrange a safe ride if needed.

Tulsa Venues:
Empire Bar is keeping it low-key this year with a countdown, complementary champagne toast, and jukebox music chosen by you.
Fox & Hound is celebrating with DJ Deker spinning on Vinyls, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and specials from Red Bull. Call ahead to reserve your free spot and participate in the balloon drop with prizes in the balloons!
The Fur Shop is hosting a Black Tied Fete for just $30 a ticket or $50 a couple. You will enjoy a variety of musical and performance talent, as well as hors d’oeuvres, champagne toast, giveaways, themed cocktails, and more. Formal or erotic attire is required and you can buy tickets in advance.
Enso, Unicorn Club, IDL Ballroom will be teaming up for the 8th annual Crystal Masquerade Ball. Tickets are $35 a person or $60 per couple and the mask is included! DJ Uber, Feenix, and Queen Jesseen will be performing with confetti and balloon drops at midnight. You can also go VIP for this event with goody bags, food, and more.
Inner Circle Vodka Bar is giving back this holiday… with no cover charge! Music, champagne, and delicious drinks abound.
The Max will be throwing down the Retro Tunes with DJ P, a free champagne toast, and awesome drink specials from Pinnacle Vodka. Cover is only $10 and comes with 10 free game tokens.
Mercury Lounge will be rocking the night away with live music from the Christopher Foster Trio.
New Age Renegade party is featuring Tulsa’s biggest star… you! Their Karaoke Bash starts at 9pm and includes a champagne toast and plenty of fun. Check out their “Best of 2017” show the night before NYE.
She Theatre & Lounge is hosting a Rock Couture NYE. Early bird tickets are $23 a person or $34 a couple. With multiple surprises in store and all new performances, this party is sure to impress.
Soul City is hosting an Early Bird New Year’s Eve from 6:30-9pm with Mark Bruner & Shelby Eicher. Of course, a champagne toast and party favors are planned.
Stillhouse has a free party with no cover and no charge to reserve a table… so call now! Mikey Bee will be hosting this bash.
Venue Shrine is hosting the best 60s & 70s R&B party in town with tickets to Ann Bell & Friends at $40 each which includes a free champagne toast and food buffet.

Oklahoma City Venues:
Apothecary 39 will have a traditional champagne toast at midnight.
FlashBack RetroPub is ringing in 2018 like it’s 1999! Doors open at 8pm and DJ Sirok starts at 9pm. For just $15 you’ll enjoy tunes, party favors, a champagne toast, and more! You can reserve a table for 10 people or a booth space for 6 that includes free admission and a full bottle of champagne by messaging them on Facebook.
Hudsons Public House in Bricktown is kissing 2017 goodbye with a Barefoot Wine champagne toast and late hours. Their full menu is available along with their giant whiskey & scotch collection and over 80 kids of beer. There will be a $10 cover charge after 9pm.
JJ’s Alley only has a cover charge one night a year, so you know it’s going to be a blast. For $10 you’ll get a door prize, champagne toast at midnight, and live music from Blake and Ben!
Kat’s Tavern doesn’t think you should have to miss the Thunder game just because it’s New Year’s Eve. Stop in and watch the game with no cover! You’ll receive a hat, some poppers, and a glass of champagne.
The Root is OKC’s favorite spot for karaoke this New Year’s Eve. Join Pro Sound Entertainment and ring in sing in 2018!
Sipango Lounge will have no cover this year for their countdown celebration, which includes drink and shot specials.
Tower Theatre is hosting an Uptown Get Down for $31 – even cheaper if you buy early! Enjoy the sounds of Saint Loretto, Carte Blanche, our partner Jabee, Sports and Chicago DJs, and The Hood Internet. VIP options that include a commemorative laminate, come-and-go access all night, balcony access, VIP lounge, and separate bar and champagne purchase by the bottle are available if you hurry.

Other Venues:
College Bar in Stillwater will be partying as normal with good times and no cover.
Finnegan’s Fighting Goat in Stillwater is celebrating 2018 with a free champagne toast at midnight.
Grady’s 66 Pub in Yukon is celebrating with a free breakfast buffet at Midnight and live music from Jared Deck and the Travelers… it doesn’t get much better than that! $10 cover to hear the music and fill your stomach.
Hudsons Public House in Edmond is kissing 2017 goodbye with a Barefoot Wine champagne toast, no cover charge, and late hours. Their full menu is available along with their giant whiskey & scotch collection and over 80 kids of beer.
Scissortail Saloon in Muskogee has a dynamic double feature with Secret Society and Echelon starting at 9pm. In addition to a champagne toast and door prizes, a special chef’s dinner will be available in the cafe.
Zannotti’s Wine Bar in Stillwater will be enjoying the sounds of Tres Hombres live starting at 9pm with no cover!

Halloween 2017

There’s lot of scary things about Halloween… don’t make secondhand smoke exposure one of them! Check out all of the great, smokefree events happening across Oklahoma from Friday, October 27 through Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Are we missing any? Let us know!

Tulsa Venues:
Empire Bar will be hosting an exotic tequila night featuring Bacardi on Saturday night.
Fox & Hound is celebrating twice this year, with costume parties on Friday and Monday. Friday, DJ Cali will start at 8PM while other activities include giveaways, $5 Jager specials, and commemorative shot glasses while supplies last. Monday is Service Industry Night with 1/2 priced appetizers, free gaming, $5 Jager specials and $3 Fireball, as well as giveaways.
The Fur Shop is giving back this year with a party benefiting the B.O.L.D. organization, which helps oversee the needs of living dependents of fallen bikers. $5 gets you in the door for DJ Eclectic Disposition, karaoke, raffles, auctions, and other magical surprises.
Enso, Unicorn Club, IDL Ballroom will be teaming up for their annual Spider Ball on Saturday featuring DJ’s Demko, Uber & Queen Jessen. This costumes-only event is always a blast, and tickets start at just $10! See more details and buy advance tickets on any of their pages.
Inner Circle Vodka Bar is saving the party for Sunday with a Harry Potter themed festival. This all ages event will have Quidditch, wizard duels, trivia, a costume contest, sorting hat, house competitions, plus more food trucks, family friendly activities, butterbeer, vendors, owls, music, and lots of Tulsa magic. Get your tickets through ICVB’s page.
Magoo’s will host a costume party on Saturday featuring the best Kiss tribute band around, the aptly named Dressed To Kill. Don your best attire to win $500 in cash and prizes.
The Max will be partying on Tuesday with a no-cover party featuring DJ’s P, DJ Moody, & Teegarden. With a costume contest, specials from Bacardi, and a drummer alongside DJ Moody, this night will be a hit.
Mercury Lounge can always be counted on for the best live music around. On Friday, the Yawpers will be performing on their album release tour starting at 8PM. The Electric Rag Band will be joining them later in the night around 10PM. On Saturday, look forward to K Phillips and Jared Deck on stage.
New Age Renegade parties all week long. Friday, see Daphne Rio St. James in “The Return of Sizzle” have costume contests both weekend nights with an interesting prize… see for yourself! Check out karaoke on Sunday.
She Theatre & Lounge is pulling out all the stops with an extravagant Alice in Wonderland themed blowout featuring multiple performances, a celebrity DJ, and of course, a costume contest. Contact their page early for VIP seating.

Oklahoma City Venues:
FlashBack RetroPub will be staying true to theme and hosting an 80’s themed costume party on Saturday… Be prepared for Ghostbusters excitement! On Sunday, FlashBack will be teaming up with Don Q’s Puerto Rico Rum for a fundraiser. 100% of door cover proceeds will be given to disaster relief.
Hudsons Public House has Amarillo Junction playing live on Friday, complete with their full, delicious food menu, tasty drinks, and no cover.
Kat’s Tavern is planning a Halloween party on Friday. Karaoke will be in full effect, as well as a costume contest. The prizes, which include cash, bar merch, and Thunder tickets, sound preeeetty incredible!
The Root has jam packed fun in store for you! On Friday Fright Night, Rachel Lynch, Amanda Howle, & Dog Will Hunt will all be playing live. On Saturday, check out live performances from FCxPC, Werdoze, Split Personality, Sparxx, Worsethangood’s iPhone, Blade, & DJ Nymasis. Both nights the cover is only $5 and costume contests will be in full swing. On Monday, the Bang Bang Queer Punk Variety Show will take the stage starting at 11:30PM with a couple’s contest at 11:20PM. It is promised to be ‘extra weird’ to celebrate!
Whiskey Chicks will be allowing you to sing your heart out with Scaryoke on Saturday, presented by Wizard World, and a Freakshow party on Friday. What’s not to love?

Other venues:
College Bar in Stillwater will offer Bingo on Monday and Tuesday nights, hosted by the bar owners themselves! On Tuesday, just come in costume to play for the big prizes – which include a $100 College Bar gift card.
Gatsby in Stillwater is planning for Scary Karaoke on Friday night, followed by a costume party on Saturday. Free The Night’s musician partner, Cover 2, will be providing live music Saturday, so stop in and say hey!
Grady’s 66 Pub in Yukon has two nights of live music. On Friday, you can catch The Old What Four Band with a $6 cover. Saturday, come watch the OSU v. W. Virginia game at 11AM, and OU v. Texas Tech at 7PM. There will be free chili dogs and $2 beer specials during the game! But don’t leave after OU’s win – stay for live music from Dylan Stewart at 10PM with no cover.
State Theatre in Harrah will be having a midnight performance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show on Saturday. Expect tons of audience participation – a guide for attendees can be found on their page.
Zannotti’s Wine Bar in Stillwater has live music from Bruce Benson starting at 7PM on Friday.

Finnegans Fighting Goat

Finnegan’s Fighting Goat has been an Oklahoma State University student favorite since opening on Main in 2010. This dog-friendly venue has everything you could want in a bar, not to mention Payne County’s largest beer selection with 36 beers on tap (rotating selection by season or availability) and more than 50 different beers in bottles.

As an OSU alumni, owner Mark Warde knew that when he opened Finnegan’s being smokefree was a must.

Finnegan’s has 7 televisions to watch the Cowboys or Thunder dominate, but if sports isn’t your thing, don’t fret. With free billiards, shuffleboard, and darts, along with a pay-to-play Foosball table and Jukebox, you’ll be entertained for hours. When you get hungry, you’re in luck because Tuesday through Saturday after 6PM you’ll find great food like bratwurst, Polish sausages, and Frito Chili Pie.

Stop in for Taco nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and to try Finnegan’s Famous Flaming Beaver or Baby Guinness Shots. Check out their Facebook page and stop in to thank them for being smokefree next time you’re on Main!

New Year’s Eve

ftn_imageshares22New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to #CelebrateSmokefree and enjoy some of the unique venues Oklahoma has to offer… Check out all of the great, smokefree events happening to ring in 2017. Are we missing any? Let us know!

Oklahoma City Venues:
FlashBack RetroPub is having OKC’s “Party Like it’s 1999 NYE Bash” with DJ Sirok, party favors, and champagne toasts. You can pay at the door for general admission or reserve a VIP table in advance through their Facebook page.
Hudsons Public House will be open through midnight with a champagne toast.
JJ’s Alley will have live music with “Cody n Jess” as well as champagne toast at midnight. There’s a $10 cover charge and you get a FREE JJs CD upon entry.
The Mule usually closes at 11PM, but if it’s rockin’ enough, they have promised to stay open to toast 2017 with champagne at midnight.
Whiskey Chicks is hosting a Masquerade Ball with Jack Daniel’s & Jagermeister specials, big giveaways and prizes, and DJ Detox.
WSKY Lounge will be having a 1960’s themed bash with free party favors and of course, champagne. Call to get your reservations in!

Tulsa Venues:
Empire Bar hosts a relaxing New Year’s Eve with countdown and champagne while patrons enjoy their normal features, including billiards and a juke box.
Enso, Electric Circus, IDL Ballroom will be teaming up for their annual Crystal Ball Masquerade. Tickets are available here and include access to all three venues with different DJs, a high quality mask, and more.
Inner Circle Vodka Bar will host a No Cover NYE party with vodka and champagne cocktails as well as dancing with DJ $way.
New Age Renegade is celebrating all weekend. On December 30th, celebrate like it’s 1999 with a 90’s Vintage Party hosted by Londenn D. Raine. On December 31st, Makenzie Stephens is hosting ‘The End is Near: a Y2K NYE’. Call for reservations.
The Fur Shop is partying all weekend: on December 30th, celebrate New Year’s Eve Eve with DJ Darku J downstairs and Not In Public, Edge of Zephyr, & BlindSight20/20 upstairs. On December 31st, live music upstairs will be from The Dirty Mugs, SocietySociety, & Worse Than Before.
The Max is doing what they do best: Retro parties. With free giveaways and a champagne toast, The Max will also be rocking to DJ Robbo playing 80s & 90s music.
Remington’s Sports Bar will have a free champagne toast at midnight. Until then, enjoy karaoke with Fred Anderson.
Roosters Cocktails is giving back this year- their $10 cover charge is being 100% donated to the local Clarehouse, which is a community home for the terminally ill. Inside Roosters you will find OK Chive and DJ Eclectic Disposition, drink specials, dancing, raffles, lasers, and everyone in their favorite decade dress.
The Pint will have a midnight champagne toast while all bowl & NFL games play on the 31st and 1st.

Other venues:
Grady’s 66 Pub in Yukon will be partying all evening with Jim The Elephant, a midnight breakfast buffet, and more. Tickets can be purchased at the door, but you can buy them on sale in advance on their Facebook page.
State Theatre in Harrah will be hosting a karaoke party on December 30th with cash prizes.
Trader Tom’s in Altus will have karaoke parties on December 30th and December 31st hosted by DJ Scooby.

Halloween 2016

Halloween is filled with scary events, but choking on secondhand smoke doesn’t have to be one of them! Check out all of the great, smokefree events happening in Oklahoma from Friday, October 27, through Tuesday, November 1. Are we missing any? Let us know!

Tulsa Venues:
Empire Bar– Tuesday is Day of the Dead, and Empire is celebrating with Taco Tuesday. $5 Tecate and Exotico tequila specials all day, and fancy tacos available from RUB food truck.
Enso, Electric Circus, IDL Ballroom will be teaming up for their annual Spider Ball on Saturday. This Halloween dance party hosts the best of the local DJ’s in three distinct clubs housed in the same building. Buy tickets on IDL’s page before they run out!
Inner Circle Vodka Bar has two great events happening: on Friday, Soundsquatch will be playing a special “crazy” themed show. On Monday, a karaoke contest will be held from 9-11pm… the winner gets $500!
New Age Renegade is truly in the spirit with events every night: Saturday is ‘Shaken, Startled, & Scared’ hosted by Londenn D. Raine, Sunday is Karaoke with signups starting at 9pm, and Monday is a twisted show hosted by Shanel Sterling. There are costume contests every night.
The Fur Shop is hosting Fright Night on Saturday with live music both upstairs and downstairs (including FTN partner Speedbump), horror movies, and a costume contest.
The Jim Sport’s Bar is ready for ‘scareaoke’- come enjoy karaoke, specials, and a costume contest on Sunday. Be there or be scared!
The Max is hosting a party on Monday with great giveaways, a DJ, and lots of dancing.
Roosters Cocktails will have no cover charge for their party on Saturday with music by DJ Skibblez, a costume contest with a cash prize, Jager cooler giveaway, and more.
Venue Shrine is starting the party on Friday with Andy Frasco’s Halloween Blowout. Make sure to buy tickets on their page.

Oklahoma City Venues:
Baker St. Pub & Grille will feature live by Voodoo with costume contests, specials, and no cover charge on Saturday.
FlashBack RetroPub knows true fear, and will be putting on a Nightmare on Film Row Halloween Party on Saturday as well as a Walking Dead Watch Party on Sunday.
JJ’s Alley will be giving out over $500 in costume contest prize money on Friday and Saturday- it doesn’t get much better than that.
Peloton Wine Bar believes you would celebrate Halloween with some spirits, and has several wine specials to enjoy all week.
The Boom is packed with events: Saturday is their Drag Illusion Spooktecular, The Rocky Horror Picture Show live show is nightly from Friday through Monday, and their signature brunch is on for Sunday.
The Mule is mixing things up with a pint night on Monday featuring Kentucky Breakfast Stout.
WSKY Lounge is dressing up as Channel 4’s News Team, so prepare yourselves for some Anchorman inspired excitement on Saturday.

Other venues:
Grady’s 66 Pub in Yukon is kicking back with an acoustic show from Jeremy Johnson on Saturday.
Scissortail Saloon in Muskogee is jam-packed for Boonanza. Live music, food trucks, games, scary movies, costume contests and more are in store.
State Theatre in Harrah is hosting a Halloween favorite- the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Buy tickets through the link on their page for only $10, and stop in on Monday to trick or treat.

HH Public House

HH Public House is the place to be in Bricktown to watch sports, play games, or just relax with a drink. With impressive numbers like 32 beers on tap, over 100 varieties of bottled beers from around the world, and over 60 different whiskeys, bourbons and scotches, it will take more than a few trips to try them all!

HH Public House, which opened last year as a smokefree venue, boasts 18 televisions to make sure you don’t miss a minute of action during their daily 4PM-7PM happy hour. Open daily from 11AM-2PM, at HH Public House you can catch trivia nights, daily specials, and quality food from a classic pub menu.

Follow them on Facebook to see their specials and their website for their food menu.

Roosters Cocktails


Roosters Cocktails of South Tulsa is now proud to be smokefree!

Since opening, Roosters friendly staff and clean environment have made the venue a popular choice for residents. Manager Robin Sutherland says of the recent change “We went smokefree to provide an atmosphere for all our patrons to socialize in a healthier environment.”

Roosters always has a jam- packed calendar: poker games on Mondays, free pool and $10 domestic buckets on Tuesdays, karaoke Wednesdays, $2 mimosa Sundays, and live music throughout the week. Whether you want to catch the game or try one of the 30-plus beers on tap, Roosters is the place for you!

Follow them on Facebook to thank management for going smokefree and to make sure you hear about their latest events.