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When The Music Moves You

Celebrated musician brings New Orleans to Arkansas JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com When guitar player Ted Ludwig was forced to leave his New Orleans home in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he

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Rapper talks family, love, his brand of rap

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN NWA Democrat-Gazette So how do a 20-something Filipino rapper — who goes by the name P-Lo — and a middle-aged Mid-Southern arts writer have a conversation? Quite easily,

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Take It Outside

Crystal Bridges continues music in the North Forest LARA JO HIGHTOWER NWA Democrat-Gazette Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is determined to make the most of its 120 gorgeous, park-like

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A Good Cause To Rock

Festival appeals to performers, audiences JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com In its fourth year, the nonprofit Peacemaker Festival in Fort Smith will continue its mission of bringing diverse musical acts to downtown

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‘It’s Just Been A Dream’

Matt Sallee brings new groove to Pentatonix JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Last year, Matt Sallee was singing in a wedding band. Though he had been in a cappella groups since high

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Unexpectedly Familiar

Organ puts a little depth in jazz JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “These are some guys that are taking the Hammond B3 organ to kind of different places, but his is a

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5×5 Five Minutes Five Questions Lizzy Lehman

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Everything Lizzy Lehman does musically is very personal — including her band name: Carry Illinois. “The first time I remember singing in public was in Cary, Ill.,

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No Bows Here

Band throws off ‘feminine expectations’ in new album “This is an album where, personally, I got to say a lot of things that I’m not allowed to say in my

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New Digs, Same Sustainability

Homegrown Music Festival moves forward in third year JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “We really learned how to throw a music festival. We learned how to incorporate sustainability aspects into the festival

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New, But Familiar

Rock band aims to connect with new release JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “The same, but different” is how pop rock group Plain White T’s are describing their new album, “Parallel Universe”