The Edmond Sun

August 30, 2013

ACM@UCO students will add flavor to Guthrie street festival

Special to The Sun

EDMOND — Various student and alumni bands from the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) will perform at the Mumford and Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Guthrie Stopover Downtown Street Festival Sept. 5–7 in Guthrie.

ACM@UCO bands performing at the Downtown Street Festival include Bowlsey, folk-infused hip-hop band, from 5–6 p.m. Sept. 5; Ashford, contemporary rock duo, from 10–11 a.m. Sept. 6; Horse Thief, psychedelic folk rock band, from 6:30–7:30 p.m. Sept. 6; Them Apples, folk rock band, from 10–11 a.m. Sept. 7; and Oklahoma Cloud Factory, upbeat folk rock band, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 7.

“The Downtown Street Festival component of the Mumford and Sons Gentlemen of the Road Stopover event is a perfect way for local talent to get involved in this incredible national event,” said Scott Booker, ACM@UCO CEO. “The opportunity to play in this sort of environment is truly going to be a transformational experience for our students.”

The Downtown Street Festival will feature local entertainment, plus a wide variety of food and beverages, arts, crafts and fun. The festival is free to those who have purchased a Stopover Passport for the main stage concert with the included wristband. The general public can purchase a wristband for the street festival for $5 (cash only) at a booth located at the intersection of Division and Oklahoma streets in downtown Guthrie. 

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