Category Archives: Harvest Festival

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

The best Northwest Arkansas concerts of 2013

December 24th, 2013 at 10:33 am

“Rock Me Mama Anyway You Feel,” Old Crow Medicine Show sing in “Wagon Wheel.” There were plenty of ways to rock in Northwest Arkansas this year. One of the great perks of being a music journalist is seeing lots of … Continue reading

Harvest Festival in photos

October 22nd, 2013 at 1:47 pm

There are plenty of things to see at music festivals, and it’s not just music. In the three days I was at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, I snapped a few photos of things that were weird, cute … Continue reading

Yonder on the Mountain: Summarizing Harvest Fest’s third (and final) day

October 21st, 2013 at 4:42 pm

Two days ago, I lamented about the rain and its limiting affect on my concert-going drive. The campers like myself on Mulberry Mountain with their patience during the flooding rains of Wakarusa, or more specific to Harvest Festival, last year’s … Continue reading

Yonder on the Mountain: Harvest Festival’s second day in words

October 20th, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Editor’s note: The text that follows was meant to be posted on Saturday (Oct. 19) morning. Internet connectivity issues, a recurring theme in the remote Ozark forest where the festival takes place, prevented that from happening. Expect a post about … Continue reading

Growing together — The Tedeschi Trucks Band

October 18th, 2013 at 1:21 pm

Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks met at an Allman Brothers concert where she served as opening act. They got married two years later, but were happy to continue their solo careers. Both enjoyed success — Tedeschi as Grammy-nominated songwriter and … Continue reading