Category Archives: NWA Music 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

A review of the Friday activities at Yonder’s Harvest Fest

October 18th, 2014 at 2:46 pm

I must change my outlook from yesterday. The weather worsened, but only in being slightly cooler than perfection. There are now a few clouds in the sky, a major change from yesterday’s spotless day. The clouds kept the morning cool; … 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

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

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