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OKC-based musician Denver Duncan helped set up the Mustache Bash and performed a set.

Here he is wiping sweat from his brow.

He was a little toasty and tired from the day’s activities, but he wasn’t against hanging out for a quick photo shoot.

He has a lot of interesting projects in the works such as a new album and an uber secret hip-hop album.

You might also see this kind gentleman in the van in the near future.

After Ben Kilgore finished his set at the Mustache Bash on Wednesday night, a women in the crowd asked me who had just performed.

(I get this question a lot because of how my jeans fit and because I’m holding a camera at every concert ever.)

When I answered with the name Ben Kilgore, the new fan paused and said, “As soon as I heard his voice, I had to sit down and listen.”

I’m sure this had everything to do with the Tulsa-based singer’s commanding voice.

It’s unreal.

But I was most surprised by Kilgore’s thoughtfulness.

I approached him about performing a quick song in the Spy Wagon, and it seemed like his world stopped for a minute.

He got quiet, as if the songs he knew were battling for position in his head and heart.

I’m glad he picked Otis Redding’s “These Arms of Mine.”

Not only was it a highlight of his set, but also Kanye West/Jay-Z’s track “Otis” is fresh in my mind.

Oddly enough, you can hear one of Kanye’s earliest songs playing in the background near the end of this song.

No matter who’s covering Redding, you’re in for a treat.

Here’s the song on Vimeo, if you are all fancy like that.

On the outskirts of downtown Oklahoma City, a humble gift shop named Shop Good put on a local one-night music festival.

The outcome was phenomenal with roughly 1,000 Okies in attendance.

Fowler VW of Nompton was a sponsor and that means the Spy Wagon was there too.

We couldn’t help but invite headliner and Tulsa singer/songwriter Ben Kilgore (pictured above) into the van for a quick session.

Check back tomorrow for his episode.