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Release Date: November 13, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

  • The lights of the McSwain Theatre marquee illuminate the corner of Main and Townsend in Ada, Oklahoma, as they have since 1920. Today, the venue offers movies, live music, stage plays and a place to socialize.

  • The McSwain Theatre‚Äôs neon sign illuminates downtown Ada.

ADA, Okla. – Vocalists from across Oklahoma will join the Jae L. and the Crossover band 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, on the historic McSwain Theatre stage, 130 W. Main Street.

Special guests include: Chandler Elliott, Ada; Annie Weast, Stratford; Jayne Sconyers, Fitzhugh; Shayla Coplen, Stigler; Tanner Young, Colbert; Stan Green, Edmond; Mike Deviney, Maysville; Haylie Bagwell, Coffeyville, Kansas.

For nearly 100 years the McSwain Theatre has offered a compelling variety of entertainment to Ada residents and visitors alike. Vaudeville acts, silent films, major motion pictures and live musical performances have helped make the theatre a staple of the main street entertainment scene.

As a music destination, the McSwain brought in the likes of Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Patti Page, Blake Shelton, Neal McCoy, Ray Price and The Osmond Brothers, among others.

Monthly Jae L. and Crossover shows offer local, up-and-coming artists an audience, stage, microphone and full band.

The shows often encourage audience participation and interaction. Performances span many genres, everything from country to classic hits.

Crossover musicians have decades of combined experience performing with artists who specialize in all genres of music.

Band members include Jody Teeter, Jeff Donaldson, Greg Griffin, Wayne Morton, Mike Price, Gary Bryan, Kenny Anderson, Deni Stubbs, Debbie Allen, Ronnie Magar and Tara Scott.

Season tickets for all Jae L. and Crossover shows are now available. For ticket information, contact the McSwain office at 580-332-8108 or at

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