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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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METRO MUSIC FEST 2018 A HIT; SEE PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT

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.

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MAVIS STAPLES CANCELS METRO MUSIC FEST PERFORMANCE, THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN MOVE SET TIMES

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. Read more.

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TREVOR MCBANE MAKES IT TO THE TOP 50 FOR AMERICAN IDOL

ACM@UCO student Trevor McBane continues to rock by making it to the Top 50 for American Idol! It’s been a long journey so far, but Trevor’s got this! Make sure to watch Sundays and Mondays at 7 p.m. central on ABC to show your support! Watch the American Idol Top 50 video! You can see Trevor […]

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ACM@UCO ANNOUNCE THE TEXAS GENTLEMEN, GYAN RILEY AND NITTI GRITTI AS ADDITIONAL HEADLINERS FOR METRO MUSIC FEST

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 […]

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ACM@UCO ALUMNI SET TO PERFORM AT HEARD ON HURD MARCH 17

ACM alumni The Ivy and Mallory Eagle will be performing at the Citizens Bank of Edmond’s “Heard on Hurd” festival Saturday, March 17. Heard on Hurd prides itself on being an authentic block party-style festival open to the community. Food trucks, shopping and live music are hosted once a month through March-October. Family and pet-friendly, the goal of Heard […]

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METRO MUSIC FEST, MALLORY EAGLE ON THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN

Our friends over at the Daily Oklahoman as well as the Oklahoma Film and Music office made a gracious mention about our upcoming Metro Music Fest! ACM alumnae Mallory Eagle was also featured during the segment and gave an awesome performance of songs off her latest album! Watch the segment:  

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ACM@UCO FACULTY MITCH BELL CONTRIBUTES TO ZHU X TAME IMPALA COLLABORATION TRACK

The ZHU and Tame Impala collab just dropped! ACM faculty member Mitch Bell co-wrote and played guitar and keyboards for the collab. Listen here.

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ACM@UCO ALUMNI BAND SPACE4LEASE INDEPENDENTLY DROP LATEST ALBUM, “BOSKY HILL SESSIONS”

ACM alumni Grayson Hamm, Walt Blythe, Caleb Grey and Brandon Brewer of psychedelic indie-rock band Space4Lease recently dropped their EP, “Bosky Hill Sessions.” Caleb Grey and Walt Blythe serve as the general managers for the band with Blythe also serving as the independent group’s booking agent. The four-piece formed in 2014 out of Oklahoma City and […]

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ACM@UCO VOCAL PERFORMANCE ALUMNAE MALLORY EAGLE DROPS FIRST ALBUM, “RED DIRT HOME”

ACM vocal performance alumnae and Americana/Country artist Mallory Eagle dropped her first album, “Red Dirt Home,” late February. The album highlights many of her musical influences such as Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Roots. Mallory can be found playing locally around Oklahoma City and at The Rodeo Opry most Saturday nights as the house band background vocalist. […]

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