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2021 Oklahoma Arts Conference

Embracing the Dawn

LiL Mike & FunnyBone
Together known as Native American Hip Hop group, “Mike Bone,” Lil Mike and Funnybone exploded onto the scene with an unforgettable performance on NBC's America's Got Talent. Born in Oklahoma City, Lil Mike and Funnybone are independent recording artists, dancers, actors, and motivational speakers. The duo was recently featured in the popular FX on Hulu show “Reservation Dogs.” Dedicated to entertaining and inspiring, the two have spent years making music and performing at venues of all kinds, from public schools to large arenas. In their diverse experiences, they’ve shared the stage with big name artists, been featured on television, and played in penitentiaries. The path to success for LiL Mike and FunnyBone has not always been easy, as the two have experienced homelessness, gang violence, and discrimination, yet they maintain a strong faith in God. The duo continues traveling the world, climbing charts, and gaining popularity, all while seeking to make a difference through their positive sound.

LiL Mike & FunnyBone 's Schedule
General Session Luncheon
Date: Friday – October, 29 2021 Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room: Banquet Rooms C & D
Moderated by Amber Sharples, Executive Director, Oklahoma Arts Council
Remarks: Jerrod Shouse
Leadership Arts Class of 2021 Graduation
Musical Performance by LiL Mike & FunnyBone

Q&A with LiL Mike & FunnyBone
Date: Friday – October, 29 2021 Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room: Ballroom
Join featured performers LiL Mike & FunnyBone after their lunchtime performance to hear more about their journey as rappers, performers, and motivational speakers. Members of the Pawnee Tribe, LiL Mike & FunnyBone have risen to the national spotlight by being featured on America’s Got Talent and on Sterlin Harjo’s acclaimed television series, “Reservation Dogs.”

Mvto "Thank You"
Date: Friday – October, 29 2021 Time: 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a fun conference send-off on the Muskogee Civic Center Plaza (located on the north side of the building) to celebrate the 2021 Oklahoma Arts Conference experience, featuring your Muskogee conference co-chairs Jordyn Jorgenson, ShIron Butterfly Ray, and Charles Moore for a moment of gratitude and well-wishes. Featured conference performers and rappers LiL Mike & FunnyBone will be there to keep it real. Should there be inclement weather, this event will take place inside the Civic Center.

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