For the past year, the music scene in Southwest Oklahoma has been caring for longtime musician Terry Allen, who has been suffering from an illness that has still been unidentified by doctors. Those closest to Allen have organized a music festival featuring local talent to raise funds to assist with medical costs.

Terry Allen Benefit Music Festival

The Terry Allen Benefit Music Festival will take place April 27 and 28 at the Trail of Fear Scream Park in Lawton, Oklahoma. Both days will feature several live performances from local musicians and several food trucks. The goal of the music festival is to not only raise funds to assist Allen but to also celebrate him as a person and his legacy in the Southwest Oklahoma music scene.

According to the music festival's ticket website, Allen "has been an instrumental part of the music scene in Southwest Oklahoma for many years - from headlining a popular regional country band to owning the Guitar Bar" in Lawton, Oklahoma. Allen also assisted many other local musicians and those in need by hosting "benefit concerts, raffles, barbeque dinners, and any number of things to help. He has donated countless hours of his time, talent and money to many causes through the years."

Two Days of Live Music

The Terry Allen Benefit Music Festival will stretch over two days and will take place from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 27 and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Gates will open at 11:30 a.m. both days. Below is the lineup for both days:

Saturday, April 27

  • Daphne & Bret Pollan
  • Payton and Friends
  • Chicken
  • Soul Survivors
  • Dani Carson
  • Allan Biffle & Nannette Massie
  • Samantha Rose
  • Signal 4
  • Waylon Holley
  • Ken Morrow
  • Dollar 98
  • Bobby Dale
  • Ralph Spears Band ft. Chris, Andrea Caldwell, & Steve O
  • Waylon Holley
  • Mike Webb

Sunday, April 28

  • Kim Hunter
  • Bret James &
  • Anthony Spencer Band
  • Jeff Rodgers
  • Frank Sheena and Gisele
  • Gargemahalix
  • Cody Newby
  • Oklahoma Outlaws

Food Trucks

  • Redbone Indian Tacos
  • Das Bratwurst Haus
  • Native Smoke BBQ
  • Missy's Shiver Shack
  • Jimmy's Bag of Donuts
Terry Allen Benefit Music Festival Committee
Terry Allen Benefit Music Festival Committee

Ticket Information

Two day passes for the Terry Allen Benefit Music Festival are $30, while day passes for either day are $20. Fees will be applied. Tickets can be purchased online on the Trail of Fear Scream Park website. More information about Allen and his medical journey is available on GoFundMe.

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