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A Very OK Podcast LIVE: The Bob Wills Story

March 6, 2023, 6 p.m.8 p.m.

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A live recording of A Very OK Podcast will take place on Monday, March 6, starting at 6 p.m. at Ponyboy in Oklahoma City. A panel discussion will focus on the life of Bob Wills – the “King of Western Swing” – who was born on March 6, 1905. To commemorate his birthday, it will also be Bob Wills Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

The podcast is hosted by Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) Executive Director Trait Thompson and former OHS Executive Director Dr. Bob Blackburn. The podcast explores the interesting stories and fascinating personalities that make up Oklahoma’s unique history. Thompson and Blackburn will be joined by Jeff Moore, director of OKPOP; Carolyn Wills, Bob Wills’s daughter; and authors Brett Bingham and John Wooley.

The podcast is part of the OHS series History OffCenter. It focuses on immersive, engaging experiences. With an emphasis on community outreach, this series features programs that explore a variety of Oklahoma history topics and historical eras. Find out more about History Off Center by clicking here.

Listen to every episode of A Very OK Podcast.

This program is a partnership with the Oklahoma Arts Council, the official state agency for the support and development of the arts in Oklahoma.


March 6, 2023
6 p.m.–8 p.m.
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NW 23rd Street Oklahoma City, 73103