The Rodeo Opry  -  May 18, 2019

The Rodeo Opry - May 18, 2019

Peter Markes, Sydney Adams, Maddox Ross, Cora Beth Taylor, Dustin Jones, Lela Dalby

Sat, May 18, 2019

7:00 pm

Rodeo Opry

Oklahoma City, OK

Adults - $15.00

Children 7 -12 years - $7.50

Children 6 years & younger - FREE

 

*Call box office for military discounts and ADA seating

Gene Stroman
Gene Stroman
Gene Stroman began performing at the Oklahoma Opry in 1979 with The Sunshine
Boys group out of Dallas, TX.

In the mid 1980's he was crowned Grand Champion of the popular Nashville
Network Program "You Can Be A Star"

This achievement landed him a recording contract with Capitol Records. He
had two singles released both landing on Billboards Hot 100 Country
Charts. "The Goodbye Song" charted at #53 and "Don't Feel Like A Cowboy
Tonight" charted at 77. With a 30 plus year relationship with the Oklahoma
and Rodeo Opry, Gene counts it a blessing every time he receives a call to
perform there.
Sydney Adams
Sydney Adams
Sydney Adams is a 20 year old, singer/songwriter from edmond Oklahoma who currently attends the Academy of Contemporary Music in brick town and performs all around Oklahoma and Texas. She is working on her originals in the studio right now and looks forward to having her music out there in a few weeks!
Maddox Ross
Maddox Ross
A Little About Maddox

12 year old Maddox Ross was born a performer. He has been performing with a live band since the age of 5. In a very short time, the Oklahoma-bred talent has developed a following in the Heartland. He won his first Karaoke contest at the age of 4 and fell in love with the stage.

Maddox is now a regular at the Rodeo Opry & McSwain Theatre and also stars in the Opry Heritage Concert Series, which is a unique field trip for schools. Maddox has been a member of the Country Music Singers Association and American Kids.
He has performed for many charitys such as Christmas in August which offers an early Christmas celebration for the terminally ill & Toby Keith OK Kids Korral, this provides a home away from home for pediatric cancer patients and their families. Maddox has been a part of fundraisers for many schools, Free To Live, CASA, Childrens Miracle Network and OK Tornado Relief to name a few. Maddox also enjoys sharing his love for music with nursing homes & assisted living centers as well.

Maddox made his TV debut on KSBI Rodeo Opry show that is now broadcasting in Oklahoma. Maddox was also the featured artist on OK Live . He made the top 20 of Americas Got Talent Season 6 youtube contest from thousands of entrys across America. Maddox’s favorite place to visit The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville chose Maddox’s video as their video of the month which was posted on the front page of the Opry’s website. Maddox keeps busy performing across Oklahoma,Texas, Branson & had the awesome opportunity to perform at the famous Tootsies in Nashville.

He is working on his 3rd studio album and just finished shooting his first official music video. Maddox has recorded with some of the most talented musicians in the business that have toured and performed with Reba, Charlie Daniels and Vince Gill to name a few.

Some of the highlights in the past couple years was getting to share the stage with Wanda Jackson, Bryan White, Ty England, Neil McCoy. Maddox also had the chance to open for Red Steagall and Leon Rausch. Another highlight was being chosen to perform at Blake Shelton’s album release party in 2014 & performing at Nashville’s CMA Fest in 2016.
In 2015 Maddox landed the main role in a TV commercial after his very first acting audition & is currently singing a commercial jingle on local radio stations.

Maddox is a typical 12yr old boy when he’s off stage. He loves playing his Fiddle, Guitar, playing Golf & watching Super Hero movies. Maddox is having a blast entertaining fans and his dream is to perform on the Grand Ole Opry !!!
Cora Beth Taylor
Cora Beth Taylor
Twelve year old Cora Beth Taylor is a 6th grade student at the Intermediate School in Piedmont, OK. She is in her third year of vocal training with Amanda Earhart at AEV Studios in Oklahoma City, OK. Recently, Cora Beth opened for Joseph Hall’s Elvis Rock ‘n’ Remember Tribute show in Branson, MO. She participates in the American Kids program, loves being on stage, singing, and performing in musicals, festivals, and at the Oklahoma Rodeo Opry. Cora Beth hopes to fulfill her dream of entertaining by continuing to perform and share her love of music.
Dustin Jones
Dustin Jones
Dustin Jones is an Oklahoma-based musician, songwriter, singer and producer. In 1996, while at Oklahoma City University, Dustin worked for musical impresario Jim Halsey. During his time with Jim, Dustin worked on the TNN television show "The Oak Ridge Boys - Live from Las Vegas." In 1996 and 1997, Dustin was a judge for the Billboard World Song Contest and produced the Billboard Song Contest Winners CD in 1997.

Dustin has produced audio for several TV projects including work for the BBC, Ackerman McQueen and local TV broadcasts. As a producer, Dustin has recorded 100+ music projects for local and up-and-coming artists.

Dustin was a founding member of the Oklahoma-based band Horseshoe Road. In 2006, Horseshoe Road traveled to Japan and Thailand on a 10 city tour to celebrate Oklahoma's Centennial. The Asian tour was filmed for a documentary by the Oklahoma Centennial Commission. In 2007, Horseshoe Road was presented a Governor's Citation for their contribution to Oklahoma music.

In 2008, Dustin joined the Opry Heritage Foundation of Oklahoma as Artistic Coordinator and from 2009-2011 was the Rodeo Opry Program Director overseeing Artistic Development and booking Oklahoma's Official Country Music Show.
Venue Information:
Rodeo Opry
2221 Exchange Ave
Oklahoma City, OK, 73108
http://www.ohfo.org/