April 13, 2010
Oklahoma Baptist University's Campus Activities Board promises an evening of unforgettable entertainment as they present "The Spring Affair Show," Saturday, April 17, at 8 p.m. in Raley Chapel. Admittance is free, and the community is welcome to attend.
"The Spring Affair Show will provide a variety of musical acts and comedy that is sure to entertain anyone looking for an out-of-the-ordinary Saturday night," said the show's co-director D.H. Dilbeck, a senior from Edmond, Okla.
The show will feature six musical acts including a cover of Ray LaMontagne's "Burn" sung by Kirt Henderson, a senior from Edmond, along with Braden Echard, a senior from McLoud, Okla., and Anne Risch, a senior from Topeka, Kan.
Other acts include a rendition of Gavin DeGraw's "Chariot," sung by Matt Longacre, a senior from Frederick, Okla., with Lauren Palmer, a sophomore from Oklahoma City; Mikey Power, a junior from Ada, Okla.; David Stephens, a senior from Tulsa, Okla.; and Risch.
A cover of Coldplay's "Cemeteries of London" will be performed by Rachel Jessup, a senior from Grapevine, Texas; Jee Choi, a senior from Gwang Ju, South Korea; Palmer; Leah Palmer, a freshman from Oklahoma City; Risch; and Liz Sidler, a freshman from Justin, Texas.
The Silletarfs will perform "The Whistle Song." The group features Jessi Masterson, a freshman from Oklahoma City; Matt Monhollon, a junior from Eufaula, Okla.; Jon Scott, a sophomore from Fort Gibson, Okla.; and Sydney Staggs, a junior from Checotah, Okla.
Courtney Tice and Luke Simmons will perform a cover of One Republic's "Coming Home." Tice is a junior from Oologah, Okla., and Simmons is a junior from Weleetka, Okla.
The University Chorale also will perform.
Nine emcees will offer different comedic skits throughout the evening. The emcees include Leslie Fort, a sophomore from College Station, Texas; Libby Hammons, a sophomore from Shawnee; Clay Henderson, a sophomore from Edmond; Tim Kurtz, a senior from Heber Springs, Ark.; Zach Melton, a sophomore from Oklahoma City; Tyler Parker, a senior from Fort Gibson; Clay Phillips, a junior from Heavener, Okla.; Scott Risinger, a junior from Oklahoma City; and Ryan Whitlock, a junior from Shawnee.
"I believe that OBU has a tremendous amount of talent, some of which we do not get to see very often," said co-director Emily Roberts, a senior from Guymon, Okla. "Spring Affair gives individuals the opportunity to showcase that talent. This year's show has a vast range of incredibly skilled performers and emcees that are sure to bring entertainment to anyone in the audience."