Please enjoy the new music video. Kyle and the guys were so blessed to have an opportunity to work with Craig Huddleston at Diffinity!
Kyle Named Best Singer/Songwriter
What an exciting day for Kyle Dillingham! Last night he was announced as the 2017 OK Gazette's Best of OKC recipient of the Best Local Singer / Songwriter Award! Click to watch the video that Peter captured of the announcement being made!
Kyle will be traveling to Edmond Sister City, Qingyang, for a concert next month with Horseshoe Road, and he will carry with him official correspondence from Edmond Mayor, Charles Lamb. Kyle's position as the Musical Ambassador in Residence at the University of Central Oklahoma makes him more qualified to handle this official diplomatic duty.
Kyle Perform Private Concert for Roy Clark
Very surreal experience today playing a solo mini concert for Roy Clark - in his office, standing behind his desk. It is really great to reconnect with him after more than 20 years. He changed my life then, and he's doing it again.
Kyle and Peter meet The Oak Ridge Boys
Great time tonight at the Mabee Center in Tulsa! Peter Markes and Kyle Dillingham met and performed for Duane Allen, The Oak Ridge Boys lead singer, during the Blue Bell Ice Cream social preceding the concert. Was also awesome to meet the Brumley family. Bob Brumley's father, Albert Brumley, wrote one of our favorite gospel songs, I'll Fly Away! Thank you Jim Halsey for inviting us to be a part of a special evening!
New Music Video features Chinese Guitar
Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road launch their inaugural "Songwriting Room" in the Paseo Arts Space as a part of the exhibit, Tsukuru: To Build | To Make | To Create. This is an exhibit of work by Stephanie Ferguson-Brudzinski and Mark Brudzinski. This video represents a product of our joint inspirations to build, make and create something together.
Kyle Wows Peru!
As the University of Central Oklahoma's Musical Ambassador, Kyle Dillingham was honored to represent the university and our great state during his trip to Peru last week. UCO initiated an agreement with the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), an outstanding university in Lima. Kyle uses his "musical diplomacy" to help develop and strengthen new overseas partnerships with UCO.
A Glowing Review in Bluegrass Today
Bluegrass Today featured a glowing review of Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road by contributor Pamm Tucker, Entertainment Editor for Walker’s Folk Mania Media.
Kyle en "La Catedral del Criollismo
What an amazing experience that came Kyle's way while in Peru. During an interview with music journalist, Luis Cáceres, Kyle receives an invitation to attend a jam in the home of the living patriarch of the "Criolla" music that defines the culture heritage of West Coast Peru. Watch as Kyle falls into this beautiful waltz, "Sin Tu Amor," interpreted by the one and only, Gabriel "Pulga" Durand.
Horseshoe Road guitarist seeks new adventure.
“After 15 incredible years serving the Edmond Public Schools, I’ve notified them and my students that I will resign at the end of this school year,” Markes said. “I love teaching. I will always love teaching and relish the future opportunities to teach in small and large group settings. I intend to invest my professional energy into the work with Kyle Dillingham, my musical partner of 21 years, and our band, Horseshoe Road. I look forward to also still having a hand in music education."
Kyle wins Best Ambassador and Best Musican!
You have spoken! Thanks to the best fans in the world, Kyle has been voted "Best Ambassador To Make You Proud To Be An Oklahoman" and "Best Musician" in 405 Magazine's 2017 Best of the 405 Awards! "I am truly blessed to have incredibly loving friends that support my passion," said Kyle. "I love you all!"
Kyle Releases French Album
Esteemed Oklahoma musician Kyle Dillingham will celebrate the release of his new French-language album “Il Fait Beau” in concert with his band Horseshoe Road at 7 p.m. Friday at the CHK Central Boathouse, 732 Riversport Drive. Food trucks will begin selling tasty fare at 5:30 p.m.
NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest
Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road enter the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest...and they are all playing broken violins...Check it out!
Oklahoma Gazette Review: Fear or Faith Album
Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road take strong steps forward with an album that can truly be called fearless. The Enid-born violinist has proven himself as one of the state’s most talented and celebrated musicians with a long list of accolades, including a 2009 Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award and the distinction of Oklahoma Creativity Ambassador. His band Horseshoe Road is no less accomplished...
New CD exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide!
After months of blood, sweat and tears in the recording studio, it's finally here - Kyle's newest CD, Be Still My Soul. As part of Hobby Lobby's Audio Ambient Series, this two-disc set is packed with the most cherished soul-stirring hymns on violin and guitar ever assembled. For only $9.99, it makes a great gift to inspire everyone on your list.
Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road WIN BIG!
You have spoken! Thanks to the best fans in the world, Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road have been voted Best Americana/Folk Band in the 2016 Gazette Music Awards! In addition, they received Worth Mentioning in the categories of Best Acoustic, Best Overall and Best Singer/Songwriter.
Kyle to embark on a 405 Thank You Tour sponsored by 405 Magazine
In appreciation for being voted Best Musician in 405 Magazine's 2016 Best of the City Awards, Kyle Dillingham is bringing his award-winning performance to venues throughout our great state.
China loves Kyle!
Kyle had the great pleasure of being invited by China's Gansu Provincial Government to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of a Sister-State agreement between Oklahoma and Gansu Province with a New Year's Eve performance with the Lanzhou Symphony Orchestra. The Governor of the entire province announced his attendance the day of the concert along with five deputy Governors. "I was able to officially greet them from the stage as Oklahoma's Musical Ambassador," Kyle said.
A conversation with Kyle
Emmy-winning journalist, Gerry Bonds, sits down with Oklahoma's Musical Ambassador and the incredible Edgar Cruz about their musical careers and inspirations on the monthly half-hour interview discussion program, The Living Room with Gerry Bonds.
Kyle makes cover of the Oklahoma Gazette
Read how Oklahoma's Musical Ambassador, Kyle Dillingham, smashes all the rules with his new album, Broken Beyond Repair.
Kyle Dillingham's inspirational CD now available!
It's been much-anticipated! Kyle's new CD, Broken Beyond Repair, is now available for download on iTunes and CDBaby.com! Also available at these local retailers: Route 66 | 50 Penn Place, 1900 NW Expwy | OKC & Inter-City Violin Studio | 1414 NW 30th St | OKC
New CD exclusively at Hobby Lobby!
After months of blood, sweat and tears in the recording studio, it's finally here - Kyle's newest CD, Blessed Assurance. As part of Hobby Lobby's Audio Ambient Series, this two-disc set is packed with the most cherished western swing inspired hymns ever assembled. For only $9.99, it makes a great gift to inspire everyone on your list.
Kyle wowed at the Oklahoma Governor's Ball
Kyle had the incredible honor of performing at Governor Mary Fallin's Inaugural Ball, January 12th, and what a performance it was! Along with a couple of solo sets, he shared the stage with another great Oklahoma fiddler, Byron Berline.