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Release Date: February 14, 2019

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

  • Pictured are Jae L. and Crossover, the musical group featured in the monthly McSwain Theatre show, which spotlights local singers and performers. They are, left to right: Tara Scott, Jeff Donaldson, Debbie Allen, Greg Griffin, Kenny Anderson, Mike Price, Jae L. Stilwell, Wayne Morton, Jody Teeter, Gary Bryan and Deni Stubbs.

  • 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.

ADA, Okla. – Vocalists from Oklahoma and Texas will join the Jae L. Stilwell and the Crossover band to offer live music harkening back to the happy days of golden oldies. The throwback show is 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at the historic McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St.

February’s show celebrates the rock, pop and country hits of the 50s and 60s.

Guest vocalists have planned performances of favorites like Chuck Berry’s “Rock and Roll Music,” Jerry Lewis’ “Great Balls of Fire,” the Everly Brothers’ “Dream,” the Righteous Brothers’ “Unchained Melody,” Buddy Holly’s “That’ll be the Day,” Brenda Lee’s “Sweet Nothin’s,” and Elvis Presley’s “Hound Dog,” among others.

Special guests include Chandler Elliott, Dwayne Yoesting and April Davis of Ada; Calli Mikal of Durant; Missy Rude and Wiley Winters of Pauls Valley; Stan Green of Edmond; and Nicole Fuentes of Sherman, Texas.

Tishia Agee – as heard on 89.5 FM, KCNP radio – will serve as master of ceremonies.

Jae L. and Crossover shows encourage audience participation and interaction. The band routinely takes requests and suggestions from the audience.

Crossover’s musicians have decades of combined experience performing with artists who specialize in all genres of music. Band members include Jae L Stilwell, Jody Teeter, Jeff Donaldson, Deni Stubbs, Greg Griffin, Wayne Morton, Mike Price, Gary Bryan, Kenny Anderson, Debbie Allen and Tara Scott.

About the McSwain Theatre

The McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St., has been a part of the Ada downtown entertainment scene since 1920. Restored in 2009 by the Chickasaw Nation, the McSwain Theatre is one of Oklahoma's premiere live entertainment venues, with performances featuring all types of music including country, rock, gospel, oldies and more.

For more information, contact the McSwain Theatre at (580) 332-8108 or visit

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