bluegrass

Is there a better month in Arkansas than October? Cooler temps and gorgeous fall foliage practically beg us to get outside, and Central Arkansas is jam-packed with unexpected opportunities to enjoy this glorious time of year. Here are a few of the unique events taking place this month. Arkansas Paranormal Expo, Oct. 8-9, Little Rock …
The merry month of May is even merrier this year in the Arkansas Delta, because it’s filled with musical events for the entire family! Warfield Concerts in Helena-West Helena offers the annual Outdoor Concert and Picnic on May 1. Held on the campus of Phillips Community College/University of Arkansas, this year’s event features the Memphis …
Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway will be rocking when Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder appear in concert, Jan. 25. Back by popular demand, the master of the mandolin spans the musical genres of bluegrass, country and gospel. Performing with the some of the best musicians he’s worked with to date, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder …
September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northern Arkansas this time of year. Here are some that are worthy of your time:   1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out exhibitions of old-time sawmilling and blacksmithing, kiddie tractor pulls, plowing, home-related antiques, and more …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U0arXdrvlE The Fayetteville Roots Festival is one of my favorite events out of the whole year and the countdown to it is on. Set for Aug. 28-31 in Fayetteville, this four day urban music festival celebrates music, food and culture. What is roots music? To me, it represents musical forms that were created on American …
Small towns offer those one of a kind festivals that make people feel at home and connected. Ozark is no exception with its 42nd annual Old Fashioned Square Gathering on Oct. 19. Festivities include live bluegrass music, pony rides, pageants, games, prizes, rock climbing wall, and a search for cash in the Needle in the …
UPDATE: Changes announced in Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival Line Up The Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival has announced a change in the headline act for the Auditorium show on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.   Due to serious health issues, Jesse McReynolds will be unable to perform.  But the show must go on and another Bluegrass legend, Bobby …