Current Joys headlines a Nov. 18 tour stop at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., in Bricktown. Showtime is 7 p.m. Local acts Love Seats and Lunar Laugh (acoustic) open. Tickets are $10, available at eventbrite.com.
Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter Molly Burch headlines a Nov. 7 tour stop at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., in Bricktown. The show is a part of the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma’s growing Metro Music Series celebrating the school’s 10th anniversary.
Dominican-American singer, songwriter and record producer Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr., headlines an Oct. 5 show at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., in Bricktown. Oklahoma City indie-pop act The Ivy opens.
Gary Numan, a pioneer of electronic music, presses pause on his 2018 tour for a rare, in-person masterclass 1 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Songwriting Room at the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO), 25 S. Oklahoma Ave., in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district.
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.
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. . . .
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. . . .
Friday, March 9, 2 p.m. ACM@UCO Songwriting Room. Free and open to the public.
Grammy-winning musician, author and social activist Judy Collins will visit ACM@UCO for a Masterclass in partnership with CityRep. Collins has released over 50 albums since 1961 including interpretations of works by Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan. Her most recent album, “Everybody Knows,” is a collaboration with Stephen Stills and was released September 2017. . . .
ACM@UCO is proud to announce the main headliners for the 2018 Metro Music Fest: The Revolution and Mavis Staples!
The Revolution, composed of Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z, BrownMark and Dr. Fink, is best known as the band behind Prince. The Revolution have two No. 1 Billboard 200 albums – “Purple Rain” and “Around the World in a Day” – and multiple No. 1 singles. The band also has won three Grammys and three American Music Awards. After Prince’s death in 2016, the band remained united to continue to play in his honor. . . .