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Things to do in July: No need to travel far from 405 to party

Happy early Fourth of July! It’s summertime in Oklahoma, and with that comes poolside parties and concerts. Lots and lots of concerts. If you’re a festival goer, you probably know all the cool stuff happening around the United States, but just in case, we’ve curated a July list of Oklahoma City-area faves that you should […]

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Things to do in June: Concerts, Album Releases and Dance Parties!

Got some free time on your hands during the summer? From concerts to international album releases to wacky dance parties in the 405, we’ve curated a list of some awesome things you should do in June! June 1: Roger Daltrey new album “As Long As I Have You” releases Preorder ACM’s first masterclass guest Roger Daltrey’s […]

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Things to do in May: See ACM-affiliated bands perform at Heard on Hurd

Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd, a live music, food truck and pop-up shop celebration in Downtown Edmond, will be featuring three ACM-affiliated bands at the upcoming celebration. The Old Bulldog Band, Dr. Pants and Lincka all have ACM ties – show your support by attending! The Old Bulldog Band Dr. Pants – David Broyles (Faculty), Jimmy Jackson (Staff […]

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ACM’s Derek Brown nominated for Tony Award

Our Business Development Center manager, Derek Brown, and The Flaming Lips have been nominated for a Tony Award for the SpongeBob Broadway musical! Read the full story.

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ACM student Maxwell Moore chosen as Spring 2018 Class Marshal

From The University of Central Oklahoma: Maxwell Moore will represent the College of Fine Arts and Design as a spring 2018 Class Marshal with a 4.0 GPA. Moore is an applied technology major from Oklahoma City. After graduation, Moore hopes to pursue a music career in California, as a music or studio technician, as well […]

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ACM faculty Nick Ley presents at Norman Music Fest

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 […]

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ACM@UCO student Sophia Massad to release single May 4

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:

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ACM@UCO affiliated bands to perform at OklaHomeGrown in Tulsa

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 […]

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ACM@UCO ALUM GARRETT STARKS FEATURED IN OKLAHOMAN

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.

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ACM@UCO STUDENT KALE DUMAS RELEASES SINGLE, “ON PAPER”

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 […]

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