Amplify: Kyle Dillingham N Horseshoe Road, Exhibit Opening and Concert
For Immediate Release
April 5, 2022
The Edmond Historical Society & Museum presents the new exhibit, Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road: America’s Musical Ambassadors, from May 2 thru Dec 31, 2022.
The Grand Opening Concert, with live performance and ribbon cutting, is Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 4:30pm.
About Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road
Kyle Dillingham, who has performed in 41 different countries and on the Grand Old Opry stage, is known as America’s Violin Wizard. He can play with soul-wrenching passion or electrifying speed––even while riding on a skateboard!
Dillingham’s band, Horseshoe Road, includes Peter Markes and Brent Saulsbury. Together, they perform a blend of music that includes jazz, country, swing, gospel and rock, which they call ‘Heartland Americana.’ Horseshoe Road, formed in 2005, has shared the stage with country legends and pop superstars, performing throughout the world as musical ambassadors representing Oklahoma.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum is proud to present America’s first full exhibit dedicated to Kyle Dillingham, Peter Markes and Bent Saulsbury. This exhibit explores the musical expression of these three performers through their lives, travels and vast repertoire of music.
Highlights of artifacts on loan include concert and tour memorabilia from Horseshoe Road, the first musical instrument of each of the band member, handwritten scores and recordings, Dillingham’s purple performance suit designed by Manuel Cuevas, and the Dolly Parton skateboard Dillingham rode onto the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.
Grand Opening Concert, April 30, 2022 at 4:30pm:
Limited tickets are available to attend the Grand Opening Concert, in which attendees will be the first to see the new exhibit. Dillingham, Markes and Saulsbury will perform a live concert for the audience and share personal stories about the artifacts on display. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will include remarks by Bob Blackburn, retired director of the Oklahoma History Center.
Make your reservation at https://www.edmondhistory.org/product/kyle-dillingham-and-horseshoe-road-concert/ or call 405-340-0078. Show cost: $35.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum is open 10:00-5:00 Tuesday – Friday and 1-4:00 Saturday. Please visit the museum website at www.edmondhistory.org or by calling the museum at 405-340-0078 to learn more about how the museum is operating during Covid-19. Admission is free.
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