Crowds return to Yukon

Grady’s 66 Pub Crawfish Boil packs downtown

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A group of people enjoys talking and eating crawfish at Grady’s 66 Pub. (Photo by Chuck Reherman)

From Staff Reports

The 10th annual Grady’s 66 Pub Crawfish Boil drew crowds Sunday with live music through

Russell Davis reacts with a thumbs up after getting his crawfish and fixins’ to go from Grady’s Pub. (Photo by Chuck Reherman)

the evening.

At 444 W Main, the party got underway in the afternoon, said manager Nathan Cross.

“It’s going real well. We can’t open until 2 p.m. in Canadian County on Sunday, but right at 2 o’clock we had a crowd waiting to get in. So we hit the ground running,” Cross said. “We can operate until 2 a.m. if we have customers,” Cross said.

Rick Jawnsun and Justin Pruitt, performed with electric and acoustic guitars inside the bar Sunday afternoon. Their sets were scheduled 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

At 7 p.m., the “Sunday School Show,” featured Avery Stinnett and Justine Prine.
Local Elvis impersonator and rockabilly singer Brian Lee Dunning drove up in his “Batmobile.”

A group enjoys crawfish and drinks during the 10th annual Grady’s Pub Crawfish Boil. (Photo by Chuck Reherman)

He said he has not played a show since the pandemic in March. Nor had he even attended a live music show.

He has missed seeing shows too.

“This is fun. The Crawfish Boil is fun. I’ve been the last few years. Things are returning to more normal,” Dunning said.

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