Iconic American musician “Little Steven” Van Zandt will sit down with ACM@UCO Executive Director Scott Booker for an exclusive masterclass discussion on Nov. 26 in ACM@UCO’s Songwriting Room, (first floor), 25 S. Oklahoma Ave. in Bricktown. Admission is free and open to the public.
Quirky independent psychedelic rock act colourmusic performs Nov. 30 at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., in Bricktown. Opening acts are Applied Music Program and Net.
Hear from Scott Booker, Executive Director of ACM@UCO and Flaming Lips Manager, and Oklahoma native rock ‘n roll musician JD McPherson as they discuss the music industry from artist and management perspectives, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at ACM@UCO's Songwriting Room (first floor), 25 S. Oklahoma Ave., in Bricktown.
DJ Travis Trip, aka ACM@UCO faculty Travis Tester shares his Spotify playlist just in time for Halloween! Follow ACM@UCO on Spotify for new music and playlists.
The 2018-2019 school year marks ACM@UCO’s tenth anniversary!
To celebrate, it expanded its long-running Metro Music Festival into a yearlong event. The revamped Metro Music Series includes the High Noon Showcase, presenting free shows by ACM@UCO-tied music acts and tastemakers; its ACM@UCO Performance Lab series by regional and national touring acts; and a growing roster of masterclasses, clinics and workshops with industry leaders, many of which are open to students and the public. . . .
Power Cycle headlines Electric Pizza on Oct. 8, a Halloween-themed showcase with UCO graduate students Jonathon Edwards, Breck McGough and Santiago Ramones. Ramones is a 2017 ACM@UCO alumnus.
Multitalented Americana musician Jason Scott takes the High Noon Showcase stage 12:15 p.m. Oct. 3 for a free concert at ACM@UCO in Bricktown. DJ Trevor Lindley and piano-rock act Johnny Manchild also perform in October.
Friday and Saturday Sept. 14-15, Oklahoma's locally owned and operated Guestroom Records celebrates 15 years in business with two days of music and events at its Norman location — where it all began — at 125 E. Main St.
Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) student Sophia Massad releases her new single, "Come Back Home," Sept. 7 (tomorrow!). It features Oklahoma City musician and ACM@UCO alum Chase Kerby.
On Sept. 19, recent “American Idol” top-24 finalist and former ACM student Trevor McBane brings his authentic Okie twang to ACM@UCO's High Noon Showcase.