folk music

Based out of Memphis, Tennessee, The Side-Street Steppers are a quintet that specializes in what they call “rare and popular music of the 20s and 30s”. The group will perform two shows at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View on Saturday, June 4. The matinee show begins at 2 p.m. in the …
Expect tight harmonies, authentic soulful sounds, stellar instrumentals, and magnetic energy when The Steel Wheels take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with innovation and originality. …
Held annually since 1948, the Original Ozark Folk Festival is the longest consecutively held annual folk festival in America. Featuring music, dance, arts, crafts, and talented artists of the Ozarks, it takes place this year on Oct. 8-11 in historic Eureka Springs. It begins with the Oct. 8 with the 67-year-old tradition of choosing a …
Looking for summer activities to do with your kids now that school’s out for summer? Here are two ideas offered by the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale: Beaver Lake Concert Folk duo Still on the Hill will present “Once a River: Story Songs of the Beaver Lake Watershed,” Saturday, June 28 at 7:00 …
Arkansas native, singer/songwriter Iris DeMent is returning to her home state to perform on May 10 at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock. According to sponsors, DeMent is a contemporary folk singer and songwriter whom country legend Merle Haggard has called “the best singer [he’s] ever heard.” Her music is influenced by gospel and …
Baby it’s cold outside, so warm up indoors with some feel-good music at the new Ozark Mountain Music Festival in the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs on Jan. 24-26. The festival focuses on bluegrass and Indie folk music with live music playing on multiple stages. The historic hotel plans to provide an atmosphere where …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtQu2qATIlo Fayetteville Roots Festival is just three days away! If you don’t have tickets, you’re about to miss out on one of the best music festivals in existence.  And as if music weren’t enough, there’s food – local food – to enjoy too. The festival takes place Aug. 22-25 and the main events are at …