Category Archives: Music Industry News

Soon in tunes: Bret Michaels, Oct. 24 at Fort Smith Convention Center

October 24th, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Television personality and ’80s rocker Bret Michaels will return to the area for a concert tonight (Oct. 24) in Fort Smith. The Poison frontman and solo artist will bring his current tour to the Fort Smith Convention Center for an … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Mark Stuart and more

October 24th, 2014 at 5:03 am

When you come back from Harvest Festival, and it takes you a couple days to get caught back up on the reality of office life, and then you sneak away for a day for some other event, the weekend comes … 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

A recap of Yonder Harvest Festival’s third and final day

October 19th, 2014 at 12:46 pm

This morning (Sunday, Oct. 19), the thousands of campers/music fans at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival headed into a world with a little bit more color than the one they exited upon their arrival. Because I swear the … Continue reading

NWA’s first Metal Fest takes place Oct. 18

October 17th, 2014 at 3:27 pm

When a segment of the music-listening population runs away for a music festival, like many will for this weekend’s Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, there’s a void left. A void those in the metal community are happy to … 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

The weekend in live music, with RJ Mischo and more

October 17th, 2014 at 5:03 am

I’ve spent the better part of the last week trying not to jinx the weather. You see, this is the time of year when we get a rainy spell or two — it’s Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival … 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