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Head to beautiful downtown Wilson on April 30 for the town’s 2nd annual Crawfish Festival! In addition to the yummy crustaceans, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy throughout the day. There will be a kids zone for the youngsters. Food trucks will be on-hand to keep everyone’s tummies full. And live music galore! …
Get ready! The lineup for the 31st annual King Biscuit Blues Festival in historic Helena has just been announced! The dates for this year’s festival are Oct. 5-8. The Main Stage headliner for Thursday, Oct. 6, is Sonny Landreth with special guest Roy Rogers. Sonny Landreth is known as “the King of Slydeco” because of …
We love music in the Arkansas Delta! The region has a rich history, and our musical heritage ranges from blues to gospel to rockabilly and everything in between. From Johnny Cash to Albert King to Conway Twitty to William Warfield, the eastern region of Arkansas was home to musicians who changed music. In March, two …
The Grammy-nominated Liverpool Legends Beatles tribute band will perform for one night only with the Conway Symphony Orchestra at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “All You Need Is Love…and Music,” which takes place Saturday, January 30th, will be a rare opportunity to experience the band backed by a full orchestra. The Legends …
Elvis. Johnny. Jerry Lee. Carl. Four names that would shape the face of music around the world. On Dec. 4, 1956, four young musicians got together at Sun Studios in Memphis and had an impromptu jam session. Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins (who was the only one actually at Sun …
A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will feature a mix of conversation and archival material such as music, interviews and oral histories, plus information …
Texarkana will be celebrating Elvis Presley’s 81st birthday with a plaque dedication January 8 at the Walk of Fame Park outside the Arkansas Municipal Auditorium at East 3rd and Walnut Street. The dedication will take place at 11:30 a.m. and will commemorate the performances by the famous singer at the auditorium in 1954 and 1955.  Presley, …
One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular food at the 5th annual Arkansas Cornbread Festival, Saturday, Nov. 7 in downtown Little Rock. …