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TREVOR MCBANE MAKES IT TO THE TOP 50 FOR AMERICAN IDOL

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.

Meet the Top 50!

We're down to the Top 50!

Posted by American Idol on Sunday, April 1, 2018

ACM@UCO ANNOUNCE THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN, GYAN RILEY AND NITTI GRITTI AS ADDITIONAL HEADLINERS FOR METRO MUSIC FEST

The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma will welcome the Lone Star quintet The Texas Gentlemen, diverse guitarist and artist Gyan Riley, and EDM artist Nitti Gritti as headlining acts to Oklahoma City for the ninth annual Metro Music Fest Friday, April 6.

The three will join main headliners The Revolution and Mavis Staples as well as 45 ACM-affiliated bands. The diverse lineup for Metro Music Fest 2018 boasts nine stages across Bricktown that will support different genres of music.

Read more here.

ACM@UCO ALUMNI SET TO PERFORM AT HEARD ON HURD MARCH 17

ACM alumni The Ivy and Mallory Eagle will be performing at the Citizens Bank of Edmond’s “Heard on Hurd” festival Saturday, March 17.

Heard on Hurd prides itself on being an authentic block party-style festival open to the community. Food trucks, shopping and live music are hosted once a month through March-October. Family and pet-friendly, the goal of Heard on Hurd is to promote community involvement and bring in diverse vendors and audiences.

Learn more about Heard on Hurd here. 

METRO MUSIC FEST, MALLORY EAGLE ON THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN

Our friends over at the Daily Oklahoman as well as the Oklahoma Film and Music office made a gracious mention about our upcoming Metro Music Fest!

ACM alumnae Mallory Eagle was also featured during the segment and gave an awesome performance of songs off her latest album!

Watch the segment:

 

ACM@UCO ALUMNI BAND SPACE4LEASE INDEPENDENTLY DROP LATEST ALBUM, “BOSKY HILL SESSIONS”

ACM alumni Grayson Hamm, Walt Blythe, Caleb Grey and Brandon Brewer of psychedelic indie-rock band Space4Lease recently dropped their EP, “Bosky Hill Sessions.” Caleb Grey and Walt Blythe serve as the general managers for the band with Blythe also serving as the independent group’s booking agent. The four-piece formed in 2014 out of Oklahoma City and draws influence from groups such as Tame Impala and My Morning Jacket.

Space4Lease, with special guest Swim Fan, held a release at the Tower Theatre Studio in downtown Oklahoma City the night of the album drop.

Listen to Space4Lease on ACM’s Spotify profile!

Follow Space4Lease on Facebook and Instagram.

Space4Lease website.

ACM@UCO VOCAL PERFORMANCE ALUMNAE MALLORY EAGLE DROPS FIRST ALBUM, “RED DIRT HOME”

ACM vocal performance alumnae and Americana/Country artist Mallory Eagle dropped her first album, “Red Dirt Home,” late February. The album highlights many of her musical influences such as Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Roots.

Mallory can be found playing locally around Oklahoma City and at The Rodeo Opry most Saturday nights as the house band background vocalist.

Follow Mallory Eagle on Facebook and Instagram.

Mallory Eagle website.

QUEEN OF ROCKABILLY WANDA JACKSON TO VISIT ACM@UCO FOR A BOOK SIGNING AND INTERVIEW

Thursday, March 15, 6:30 p.m. ACM@UCO Performance Lab.
Tickets $27 – Autobiography included in ticket price.

Join ACM@UCO for a special evening with the First Lady of Rock’n’Roll and the Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson, as we celebrate the release of her autobiography, “Every Night is Saturday Night: A Country Girl’s Journey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.” The evening will consist of an interview with Wanda, a brief audience Q&A and then a signing of the book.

For more information, contact Scott Booker, 404-974-4701.

Purchase tickets here.