January 5, 2018

Breaking sound barriers: Composer Aaron Martin defies definition in his otherworldly take on modern music

Classically trained musician Aaron Martin always knew he wanted to make music, and he’s made it into an unconventional career. In two years, he helped compose […]
December 7, 2018

Bryan Burkhart builds career in music through community

For Bertrand family descendant Bryan Burkhart, music has always held importance in his life. He currently plays drums in a band he started nine years ago […]
January 28, 2019

Scotty McBee — Kansas City’s jack-of-all musical trades

Kansas City musician Scotty McBee’s long career includes playing in classic rock, acoustic pop and hair metal bands.
September 16, 2019

Hank Williams Jr. show at FireLake Arena breaks records

Outlaw country artist Hank Williams Jr. visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation July 19, 2019, bringing thousands of fans to FireLake Arena. His performance marks the largest event ever hosted at the facility.
April 20, 2020

Music expands Tribal member’s worldview on a trip to London

On Jan. 1, 2020, Tribal member and baritone player Kayden Harrell stood on the corner of Piccadilly Street and St. James’s Street with more than 100 Southmoore High School marching band members from Moore, Oklahoma.
July 10, 2020

Fiddling ‘Haystack’ Foster builds music career on bluegrass roots

Tribal member Kevin Foster’s music allows him to travel and see more of the world than most other 26-year-olds. Although he is often gone from his home and family in Oklahoma for weeks or months at a time, the passion remains.