Director of our Contemporary Music Business program Nick Ley will be presenting as part of Walrus Audio Effects Ed lineup at the 2018 Norman Music Fest on April 28! He will hold a discussion about selling bi-product and helping musicians identify new revenue streams. He will also be giving away a pedal during each discussion session!
ACM@UCO student Sophia Massad will be releasing a new single May 4! The single, “Insecurities,” opens with a beautiful piano solo before adding Massad’s powerful vocals and a guitar riff. The single will release on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play and all other music platforms.
Listen to the track:
Several alumni from ACM@UCO will be performing in the 2nd annual OklaHomeGrown Music Showcase May 12 at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa! Make sure to check it out and RSVP to the Facebook event!
ACM Alumni involved in the showcase:
NoiseBleedsSound – Jack Martin, Michelle Demers, Parker Rhea
Nicnos – Parker Rhea
Skytown – David Williams
Golden Ones – Sean Fisher, Jay Sullivan
Garrett Starks, ACM alum 2014 and owner of Castle Row Studios, sat down with The Oklahoman to talk about his roots and opening his own business in Del City. Read the full interview.
ACM@UCO sophomore Kale Dumas has released his first pop single, “On Paper.” The song shows hints of inspiration from bands and artists such as Hansen, John Mayer and Ed Sheeran. In an interview with The Oklahoman, Dumas explained his desire to go far in the music industry and thanked ACM faculty for teaching him more about the recording process.
Read the full interview.
With several thousand attendees across 9 stages, Metro Music Fest 2018 was a huge success! We’re glad to put on such an awesome event each year and hope to continue bringing the music to the Oklahoma City metro!
See photos from the event on our Facebook page.
See photos of our main headliner, The Revolution.
Previously announced headliner Mavis Staples will cancel her Metro Music Fest performance April 7. Staples must tend to a family emergency, and we wish her the best!
The Texas Gentlemen will be covering Staples’ performance time at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage.
ACM@UCO student Trevor McBane continues to rock by making it to the Top 50 for American Idol!
It’s been a long journey so far, but Trevor’s got this! Make sure to watch Sundays and Mondays at 7 p.m. central on ABC to show your support!
Watch the American Idol Top 50 video! You can see Trevor at the 1:36 mark.