The Centennial Rodeo Opry  - June 9, 2018

The Centennial Rodeo Opry - June 9, 2018

June Carter, Larry Darnell, Sandi Martin, Merique, Marcus Leary

Sat, June 9, 2018

7:00 pm

Rodeo Opry

Oklahoma City, OK

$7.50 - $15.00

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Adults - $15.00

Children 7 -12 years - $7.50

Children 6 years & younger - FREE

 

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Darlin Darla
Darlin Darla
Darla Morgan is a singer/songwriter born and raised in Oklahoma City. She started her caree in gospel music traveling throughout Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri as a soloist in Southern Baptist Churches. Darla has been nominated Outstanding Young Woman of Oklahoma; she has numerous awards from the Opry.

She has performed in Branson, MO five years and now makes her home here in Oklahoma City where she is a regular at the Rodeo Opry. she is a graduate of Southeast High School and the mother of two grown sons.
Larry Darnell
Larry Darnell
Larry Darnell was born in Oklahoma City and started playing guitar at the young age of 13. He has 2 sons and 2 grandchildren. He is also a U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran. He loves to perform at numerous assisted living homes and Opry shows and festivals in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Alabama, and Branson, MO. He is a regular performer at Mary's Country Music Barn in Stonewall, Oklahoma. He is a member of the Oklahoma Senior Follies and the Country Music Singers Association. He is always keeping the music of the late great Hank Williams alive.
Merique
Merique
Merique began her solo singing career at age 14.
In 2010 she studied BSc Dietetics and completed her first year with distinction.

In 2011 she took a music course in Somerset West and finished the year top of her class.

In 2012 she held two choreographed, sold out shows to represent South Africa at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Hollywood, California where she went on to be the 18-24 Division and Industry Award winner.

In 2013 she completed her VIDLA Certificate in Contemporary Vocal Teaching with Upper Merit all at the same time choreographing and playing a lead character in the Afrikaans musical “Skalie Skinnerstories tref Stoffontein”

In 2014 she decided to focus on song writing and music production. She wrote, and produced stories and songs for a Children’s Cancer Organization and did some free-lance volunteer work as vocal teacher in Richmond and De Aar.

She has since been writing, composing, producing, choreographing, acting, judging and focusing on her singing career.

In 2015 Merique co-wrote and recorded her Album, “The Coming Dawn” at Studio Seven/Lunacy Records, in Oklahoma City. It was released in January 2016.

Merique’s album was on the ballots for the 59th Grammy awards and continues to draw attention.
Not only has her album been play listed on numerous radio stations and music steaming sites worldwide, but her singles, “Butterfl-eyes”, “Legacy” and “Rivers” are also abuzz in the music world, with “Rivers” being awarded a Bronze Medal in the Global Music awards.

At a rugby game in July of 2016, Merique performed to a crowd of 30,000 people at the Emirates Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa. This has been her biggest performance to date and will certainly not be her last.

2017 was a busy year for the artist with performances and writing songs for her new album. She also created a few art projects, one of which was a 26 square metre train mural for a Coffee Shop near Paarl, WC, South Africa.

The future continues to hold a lot of promise for this blossoming artist and she has been finishing up her new album for over a year now. Merique will be back in the studio in early 2018 with plans to release her album in the Fall.
Marcus Leary
Marcus Leary
Marcus Leary has the rare ability to take Lemons and make Lemonade. He was born in Los Angeles California. He was Adopted at the age of three by a loving christian family and Raised in a small farming town call Arvin outside of Bakersfield. Marcus developed a love for country music at a young age.He sang gospel songs in church were he discovered his talent.He had developed a country/gospel sound that hints at his black heritage and shouts Bakersfield Country, Cool! The time he graduated from High school he had developed enough of his talent to perform for his graduation ceremony. After a stint in the Navy, Marcus moved to Texas for Opportunities and he started performing for the Opry houses around Dallas like the Grapevine Opry to hone his Talents in front of crowds.Marcus says he's very particular about song choices and love the way a song comes to life on paper. I've been blessed to be around some great song writer with incredible talent and wit that's Special! Marcus also adds, Being a black country artist in has it’s challenges But God gave me this direction for a reason. I think times are more diverse today than ever!Marcus is married with a Wife and a daughter that keeps him on the right track,They are behind me 100 percent!
Marcus is motivated, talented, relentless in his quest to be Successful!He join forces withTaTe Publishing & Enterprise.So If you get the chance to talk to him you'll find the experience a treat,If you are lucky enough to hear him sing,you'll find that life has just handed you your own glass of Lemonade. MarcusLeary.com facebook/marcusleary.

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Venue Information:
Rodeo Opry
2221 Exchange Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73108
http://www.ohfo.org/