OKLAHOMA CITY – Produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, Out of the Box is a unique program that provides free outdoor performances to residents, tourists and anyone strolling the downtown areas.  The August performances have been announced.          

“The summer season is one of my favorite times for this program,” said Gilbert Magdaleno, Out of the Box Director.  “We really go all out in our effort to entertain. From rock to folk, there will be a wide variety of music and performances. Be sure to check out Chag Slagle’s country crooning or Dana Helm’s quirky upside-down artistry. You’ll be amazed!”

Out of the Box August schedule:

 

DATE      TIME                                   LOCATION    PERFORMER            GENRE

Aug. 5     5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.           Bricktown        Billy Sullivan    Rock

Aug. 6     6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.           Bricktown        Ross Plunkett  Blues/Jazz/R&B

Aug. 10  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.          Downtown       Justin Witte     Blues/Jazz

Aug. 12  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.            Bricktown        Grayson Trice Folk

Aug. 13  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.            Bricktown        Dana Helms    Upside Down Artist

Aug. 17  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.          Downtown       Justin Witte     Blues/Jazz

Aug. 24  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.          Downtown       Dustin Prinz     Acoustic Guitarist

Aug. 26  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.            Bricktown        Minna Biggs    Fiddler

Aug. 27  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.            Bricktown        Chad Slagle    Country                      

 

Out of the Box is made possible with the assistance of Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc., Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts and Allied Arts. The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is sponsored by Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Devon Energy Corporation, The Oklahoman, Ozarka Coffee and Water Service, and Sonic – America’s Drive-in.

 

The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the arts and the community together. Out of the Box was established in 2004 to fulfill this mission while enhancing the quality of life and cultural atmosphere of downtown Oklahoma City. Each year, Arts Council events, programs and services reach nearly one million residents and visitors to our community. For more information, visit www.artscouncilokc.com or call 405-270-4848.

 

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         August 2, 2011
Contact:  Emily Grober Trotter, Communications Director

405-270-4848 and after-hours 918-869-1528