ACM@UCO student artist Dallas Parker, aka Faux Draco, recently released his single “Whatever I want." Last year, his song “Abilities'' made him a Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest award winner, and, since then, the independent artist has released multiple tunes garnering over 6,000 hits.
Jennifer Tindal is a graduate of Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma. She recently visited our downtown Oklahoma City campus, and shared how ACM@UCO helped her develop her career in the music business.
The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma presents a drum clinic led by Rich Redmond, the drummer for Jason Aldean, at noon Feb. 28 at the ACM Live Room, 25 S. Oklahoma Ave., in Bricktown. Admission is free and open to the public.
Join us for our Spring Open House, happening 3-6 p.m. Feb. 25 at ACM@UCO, 25 S. Oklahoma Ave in Bricktown! Admission is free.
The Space Program, a hip-hop collective of more than two dozen Black, collegiate artists and entrepreneurs from across Oklahoma, features UCO-tied alumni and students, including audio engineer Myles Adams; Christopher G. Acoff, aka Original Flow, who earned a Music Business degree at ACM@UCO and ACM Contemporary Music Production graduate James Curd, aka Deezy.
The Space Program celebrates its first showcase Thursday, April 25 at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., in Oklahoma City. Doors open at 7 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m. Admission is only $5 at the door!
Swedish folk singer and songwriter Kristian Matsson, aka The Tallest Man on Earth, participates in a masterclass on April 27. The following week, Oklahoma singer-songwriter Parker Millsap participates in a free, public masterclass on May 1.
Congratulations to Craig Alvin for his Grammy-winning assistance on 2019 Album of the Year winner Kacey Musgraves' release "Golden Hour"!
In a multi-act event promoting storytelling and its various forms, the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) presents Literati Varity Show, 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., in Oklahoma City. Admission is free.
Oklahoma artists recently paid tribute to Connor Hicks, a local musician who died Dec. 18, 2017 in a car crash. Late last month, his friends — led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jacob Mann — and family released "Legacy."