Things to do in Tulsa in August

August 30: Jazz/pop recording artist and saxophonist Grady Nichols closes the 2018 Summer’s Fifth Night season at Utica Square.

August 1

Imagine Dragons returns as part of the BOK Center’s "10 for 10" anniversary celebration.


August 1-26

Visit Tulsa Botanic Garden to view its current outdoor art exhibit, "Lifting the Landscape," featuring works by artist Christopher Curtis.


August 2, 4, 5

Head to ONEOK Field this month to watch the Tulsa Drillers take on the Arkansas Travelers, Corpus Christi Hooks, San Antonio Missions, Springfield Cardinals and Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Also Aug. 14-16, 18-19, 26-30.


August 3

Beacon Drive plays classic rock at the Gardens at LaFortune Park concert this month. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.


August 3-5

Even a young bard has a fling at romance. American Theatre Co. presents "Shakespeare in Love" at the Tulsa PAC. Repeats Aug. 10-12.


August 4

Cain’s Ballroom welcomes country singer-songwriter Dylan Scott.

Alt/indie rockers Knox Hamilton, Brother Sundance and Future Tapes hit the Vanguard.


August 4-5

Bring the family to the Beach Street Sand Volleyball Tournament outside the BOK Center. You’ll find three volleyball courts, food trucks, live music and a VIP swimming pool.


August 5

BOK Center presents rockers Panic! At the Disco.


August 8

See and hear your favorite singing contestants and winners again when the "American Idol LIVE! Tour" hits the Brady Theater.

Alternative-world musical collective Nahko and Medicine for the People visit Cain’s Ballroom. Xiuhtezatl opens.


August 9

Hear "Heart of Glass," "Call Me" and other Blondie hits as the rockers take the stage at the Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.


August 10

It’s "Independence Day" when country songstress Martina McBride returns to the Joint.


August 10-12

Theatre Tulsa presents the Tony Award-winning Disney musical "Newsies" at the Tulsa PAC. Repeats Aug. 17-19 and 24-26.


August 11

Brady Theater presents "Darci Lynne and Friends," featuring the "America’s Got Talent" winner and Oklahoma native ventriloquist.

Got the blues on your mind? B.B. King’s Blues Band, featuring Tito Jackson, hits Cain’s Ballroom.


August 11-12

Watch cowboys hold on for dear life atop frantic bulls, when the BOK Center hosts PBR: Unleash the Beast.


August 16

Country musician Vince Gill performs at Paradise Cove at River Spirit Casino Resort.


August 17

Country act the Randy Rogers Band visits Cain’s Ballroom.


August 19-25

Before school starts, stock up on kids’ clothes, toys and accessories at the Just Between Friends sale at the Expo Square Exchange Center.


August 25

Experience Indian culture at India Fest, inside the River Spirit Expo, presented by the India Association of Greater Tulsa.


August 30

Jazz/pop recording artist and saxophonist Grady Nichols closes the 2018 Summer’s Fifth Night season at Utica Square. Seating provided, or bring a lawn chair. Earlier in the month, don’t miss: Aug. 2, Usual Suspects; Aug. 9, Doctors of RePlay; Aug. 16, Chris Hyde Band; and Aug. 23, Denise Hoey and the Boulevard.


August 31

More than 130 antique dealers will fill Expo Square Exchange Center for the Vintage Tulsa Show. Through Sept. 2.

For three days, the POSTOAK Wine and Jazz Festival fills the hills of Osage County with smooth sounds and sips. Through Sept. 2.


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