Three of the four finalists in this year's Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest are students at The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO).
This ACM@UCO-curated playlist includes a little bit of everything and nearly 2 hours of music, so hit shuffle, set it to repeat and get going!
Love Seats is musical project created by Ashton Gary and Ethan Wilcox, based out of Oklahoma City. The indie-rock duo specializes in writing melancholic guitar pop songs with lush orchestration and recording them to tape.
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.
Sing along to legendary hits in this tribute to Prince and George Michael, 10 p.m. Aug. 24 at 51st St. Speakeasy, 1114 NW 51st St., Oklahoma City.
Pop, dance and club artist Harlee Lane just released a new single, “Come Down.” Lane, an ACM@UCO student, is currently rated Oklahoma City’s No. 1 pop artist on Reverb Nation.
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 about the recording . . .