Summer Sizzler at the Boathouse with Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road
Oklahoma City, OK
5:30pm: Food & Pie Trucks start serving it up!
7:00pm: Fiery fiddling begins!
Come enjoy a fun summer evening of fiery fiddling with the sunset-soaked Oklahoma River as the backdrop in the cool indoors of the CHK|Central Boathouse, while savoring the best food truck cuisine in the metro, I Don't Know I Don't Care, and the best pie on the planet, That Pie Place, along with an assortment of local beer and wine.
"Ken Burns and I travel all over the United States. After hearing your performance, we turned to each other and agreed that we had witnessed something amazing." Paula Kerger, President of PBS, of Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road's performance.
Kyle Dillingham: 2016 405 Magazine Best of OKC - Best Local Musician! 2013 & 2014 Slice Magazine Best of the City - Best Performing Artist!
Horseshoe Road: 2016 Oklahoma Gazette Music Awards - Best Americana/Folk Band! 2014 Slice Magazine Best of the City - Best Local Band. 2011 International Acoustic Music Award winner!
Get ready for a high energy, uplifting musical experience that blends captivating virtuosity and heartfelt sincerity. With an eclectic musical style ranging from Blues to Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz to Western Swing, Country, Rock and Gospel, Horseshoe Road blends them into an earthy genre of music they call, Heartland Acoustic. Full of surprises, the group's passion for music can be seen in their performance.
The CHK|Central Boathouse serves as a live music venue and an art gallery, establishing it as a unique presence "where art meets the river" in the growing Boathouse District. It is also home to the University of Central Oklahoma's women's rowing team. As UCO's Musical Ambassador, Kyle is proud to call this beautiful jewel on the River his official performance venue.
Tickets also available at the door. For more information about Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road: www.horseshoeroad.net.
In 2008, Horseshoe Road completed a U.S. Embassy sponsored tour of Thailand, which commemorated the 175th anniversary of relations between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Thailand. It was the first time an American band had ever performed in four of the five cities they toured.
They celebrated Oklahoma's centennial internationally through their performances with a tour of Japan and Thailand. They also filmed a documentary of this tour as an official OK Centennial Project, and performed 32 shows at the 2000 Oklahoma State Fair Centennial Expo at the Oklahoman Stage.
Opening for the Oak Ridge Boys was one of the many highlights of 2012, as well as the Charlie Daniels Band in 2013. Kyle and Horseshoe Road were selected by the U.S. State Department for a month-long world tour through Taiwan, South Korea, Burma and Russia as part of their American Music Abroad program. Out of 300 bands nationwide, Horseshoe Road was one of 12 chosen for the 2012-2013 season.
In 2014, Kyle and Horseshoe Road completed a 16-day tour through Liberia, which included a performance for the president of Liberia. 2015 began with a fiery performance at the Oklahoma Governor's Inaugural Ball.
While still in high school, Kyle was featured with Roy Clarke and twice on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. He later toured with western-swing legend, Hank Thompson. He has performed for the King of Malaysia, the Princess of Thailand, Singapore's National Day Celebration, and his performance at the Beijing Central Conservatory was broadcast on Chinese national television. A frequent visitor to Washington D.C, he has performed for the Japanese, Thai and Saudi Arabian Ambassadors, to name a few. Kyle has taken his music to over 30 countries earning him the title of "Oklahoma's Musical Ambassador."
Kyle is also an Oklahoma Creativity Ambassador and was a 2009 recipient of the Oklahoma Governor's Art's Award. He works as the Musical Ambassador in Residence at the University of Central Oklahoma, using his "musical diplomacy" to help develop and strengthen new overseas partnerships for the university.
||The CHK|Central Boathouse|
732 Riversport Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73129
|First: ||Thursday Apr 10, 2014 7:00 PM|
|Last: ||Thursday Jul 20, 2017 7:00 PM|
||1055 sold out of 2158 total|