Category Archives: Harvest Festival

Phases of the Moon announces first Arkansas lineup

May 26th, 2015 at 10:41 am

Several months ago, I asked two members of the organizational team about how the annual music and camping event we’d come to know as Harvest Festival would change after combining with the Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival. Harvest … Continue reading

Details on the Phases of the Moon and Harvest Fest merger

February 2nd, 2015 at 12:37 pm

You may have already heard about the newly announced Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival, which is actually a combined event featuring elements of two that already exist: The Phases of the Moon Festival, formerly of Danville, Ill., … Continue reading

The best live shows in Northwest Arkansas in 2014

December 31st, 2014 at 12:33 pm

I made a goal of going to more shows in 2014 than I did the previous year. I accomplished that goal, and remembered both why I go to shows (I love them, and they transport me to wonderful places) and … Continue reading

Join me for a (live!) chat about new music

November 7th, 2014 at 10:20 am

This may or may not be on my list of the Top 10 songs of the year, but it’s one I’ve played a lot recently, so… it could be? Also, it’s more difficult to pick a list of your top … Continue reading

Soon in tunes — Judah and the Lion, Nov. 6 at the UArk Bowl

November 5th, 2014 at 9:19 am

Fresh off a performance at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival in mid-October, folk rock outfit Judah & The Lion returns to the area for a Thursday (Nov. 6) show. The band’s latest album, “Kids These Days,” was released … Continue reading

A final recap of Yonder’s Harvest Festival

October 28th, 2014 at 10:47 am

I know I’ve dedicated a lot of ink (actual ink and the digital variety) to the recently concluded Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival. This is likely to be the last one until early June, when the lineup for … Continue reading

The strange and beautiful from Yonder’s Harvest Fest 2014

October 21st, 2014 at 12:37 pm

_psEmbed(“http://nwamedia.photoshelter.com”, “fallback=1″); Harvest 2014 Sights – Images by NWA Media All photos by KEVIN KINDER, NWA Media. A record crowd came to the 2014 edition of Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival. The event, which ran from Oct. 16-18, … Continue reading

Photos of bands at Yonder’s Harvest Festival 2014

October 21st, 2014 at 9:21 am

_psEmbed(“http://nwamedia.photoshelter.com”, “fallback=1″); Harvest 2014 Bands – Images by NWA Media As often happens, the amount of photos a photographer takes during an event — for me at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, in excess of 1,000 — does … Continue reading

Yonder Mountain String Band — Traditional and new

October 17th, 2014 at 12:41 pm

This isn’t the same Yonder Mountain String Band you once knew. And that’s never more obvious than in the lineup of the band itself. In April, the band announced a split with founding mandolin player and vocalist Jeff Austin. The … Continue reading

A recap of Thursday activities at Yonder’s Harvest Fest

October 17th, 2014 at 11:34 am

Ben Kaufmann, bass player for Yonder Mountain String Band, might have jinxed us all. He mentioned the unspeakable — the weather at the Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival. In previous years, it always seemed to rain, and I … Continue reading