Singer/songwriter rocks own style of ‘roots ‘n’ roll’ Opal Agafia says she “came out of the musical closet” two years ago. The metaphor makes sense when she explains that she “always loved music, always loved singing” growing up in tiny Dover, Ark., but went to Arkansas Tech University in Russellville to study business. “Throughout college,…
Gulley Park rocks the heat For Ben Ringel, frontman of Nashville rock outfit The Delta Saints, the records that stick with him the most are ones with a narrative start-to-finish — where each song represents a chapter or moment in that narrative. “You leave with a feeling. You may not know what the feeling is,…
An old Arkansas local musician is working his way back to Fayetteville after going wayward to Charlotte, N.C.
St. Paul & The Broken Bones are a tour de force of soul power and talent.
Last night, Conor Oberst took me back to 2006.
Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent, the Charleston, S.C., married musical duo that is Shovels & Rope, have been through a lot in the past few years.
We got the chance to talk with Jessie Clavin about the band’s record, recent successes and their experience at this year’s On the Map Festival.
Local folk duo Still on the Hill have recorded an album dedicated to the history and beauty of the Buffalo River.
Sparse, folksy songs populated with dense, evocative lyrics is the kind stuff you’re going to get from Nature & Madness.
The daughter of one of Arkansas’s most famed drummer and singer will be making her solo debut Friday night at the Fayetteville Roots Festival.