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Arts & Entertainment

April 7, 2014

‘ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown’ features Moby as headliner

OKLA. CITY — The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) will take over Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district with more than 70 ACM@UCO student bands in 14 venues as a part of its fifth annual “ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown” event. The live music starts at 3 p.m.  April 11, with a “Sound Mixing for Feature Film” panel at 1 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.

Grammy Award-nominated electronic singer-songwriter Moby will headline the event with a DJ set at 10 p.m. at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center located at 429 E. California in downtown Oklahoma City.           

As part of the “ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown” event, ACM@UCO also will host a master class with Moby at 8 p.m. April 10 at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave., also free and open to the public.

“We’re really excited about ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown this year. Most of our students are involved in some aspect of the event. Whether they are performing, organizing, promoting, or working on sound, lights or production, this festival is truly a transformative experience for all of them,” said Scott Booker, CEO of ACM@UCO.

“Also, it’s thrilling to have a headlining act, such as Moby, who has sold more than 20 million records worldwide.”

Moby is a multi-talented musician, DJ and photographer, who is best known for his electronic dance music work, which gained international attention with the release of his fifth studio album “Play.” The Grammy nominee also has co-written, produced and remixed music for artists including Michael Jackson, Daft Punk, David Bowie, Metallica, and Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips.

New to this year’s event, the “Sound Mixing for Feature Film” panel will feature deadCENTER Film Festival Executive Director Lance McDaniel. The panel will take place in the Songwriting Room on the first floor of the ACM@UCO campus at 25 S. Oklahoma Ave. in downtown Oklahoma City.

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