For the last 65 years the citizens of Eureka Springs have celebrated their cultural history with music, dance and crafts. If you have grown up in Eureka springs for the last 70 years you were a hedgehopper in third grade and square danced on the stage of the auditorium. Eureka Springs’ 2012 Original Ozark Folk Festival will feature the legendary Ronny Cox., who first made his mark in American culture when he played “Dueling Banjos” on his guitar in the movie “Deliverance,” and the role of ill fated Drew.
Staff Report It’s not every day one of the greatest and most popular bands of all time releases a documentary film soon to be shown around the world, and in our own backyards. Led Zeppelin, the kings of blues rock ’n’ roll and the movers and shakers of the music scene in the 1970s and…
By Anna VanHorn Set in the immaculate Ozark Mountains, the Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Festival is an event like no other. Sure, it’s a music and camping festival, and there are tons of those. Still, there’s something special about this one. Taking place Thursday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 14, this is the perfect…
It’s poetry. It’s burlesque. It’s comedy. It’s the 2012 Individual World Poetry Slam, and it’s happening in Fayetteville from Oct. 3 through Oct. 6.
“This event has community soul …the organizers and volunteers are the ones to be commended. I knew this would be a jewel in Fayetteville’s Crown.”
— Gregory Sparrow, Fayetteville
…its becoming harder each year to find community arts programs that receive as much support as the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.
By Free Weekly Staff After wrapping up an extraordinary inaugural season earlier this year, with sold-out concerts and rave reviews, the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas announces its 2012-13 season lineup. Under the baton of acclaimed Music Director Paul Haas, SoNA will kick off the new season Sunday, Sept. 16. The opening event, which starts at…
Despite the sparse and largely derelict local rap scene, Fayetteville-based “indie Southern rap” duo Ben Adams and Justin “JC” Crenshaw have enjoyed notable praise for their music in the region.
Talley Summerlin, former lead singer of the Fayetteville-based, modern rock band BE, has released his first solo material since the group dissolved a decade ago
With humble beginnings at the now closed On the Rocks bar, Jody’s Living Room has cultivated the longest running and most successful open mic in Fayetteville.