Category Archives: Harvest Festival

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

A quick update from Yonder’s Harvest Festival

October 16th, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Festival is underway. Or will be soon, depending much on which bands you want to see. The Main Stage opens in about three minutes with Eureka Springs’ Mountain Sprout, a blend of high energy bluegrass … Continue reading

The 10 bands you must see at this year’s Harvest Festival

October 15th, 2014 at 9:47 am

Music festivals feature a never-ending assortment of choices. If you haven’t thought about what to pack, what to wear and what to eat and drink while at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, well, you haven’t spent as much … Continue reading

What you need to know about Harvest Fest 2014

October 14th, 2014 at 12:19 pm

As we near the beginning of Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, I really don’t know what else to say. If you like Americana and bluegrass music, you should go. If you like camping, you should go. And if … Continue reading

Thoughts on the Yonder Harvest Fest schedule

September 8th, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Railroad Earth’s song “Bird in the House” talks about a trapped bird wanting to get out. Want to get away from it all? Harvest Fest is a good option, and Railroad Earth and more than 50 other bands will perform … Continue reading

Making a (second) home: Andy Frasco’s love of Fayetteville

August 22nd, 2014 at 1:21 pm

If there’s one specific thing that made Andy Frasco love Fayetteville, he won’t say. Or doesn’t say. But about six years ago as a 20-year-old musical rookie, he made a stop here at a music venue that now serves as … Continue reading

Harvest Festival Lineup announced

June 18th, 2014 at 11:57 am

Trampled by Turtles performs the song “Wait So Long.” Wait no longer for the Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival lineup. And wait no longer for another Trampled by Turtles date — they are on the bill. When I … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: JJ Grey and Mofro, Feb. 19 at George’s

February 18th, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Southern soul and rock practitioners — and throwback act — JJ Grey and Mofro return to George’s Majestic Lounge for a Wednesday night (Feb. 19) show there. The Florida-based band released the album “This River” in 2013 and spent the … Continue reading

Yonder’s Harvest Fest gets 2014 dates

February 3rd, 2014 at 10:31 am

There is no misunderstanding. Yonder’s Harvest Festival returns to Mulberry Mountain this fall. Above, 2013 Harvest Fest act Tedeschi Trucks Band offers up “Misunderstood.” Mark your calendars. Alert your neighbors. Air out your tent. Do whatever you need to do … Continue reading