Category Archives: Thunder on the Mountain

Wakarusa and Thunder on the Mountain dates announced

September 19th, 2014 at 1:57 pm

The official Wakarusa post-video contains lots of examples of drone footage, and also people jumping around. We’ve just learned the new dates for the annual festival, so mark your calendars. Wakarusa just announced the dates for the 2015 edition of … Continue reading

Thunder on the Mountain won’t take place in 2014

February 4th, 2014 at 11:52 am

Luke Bryan, singing at the first Thunder on the Mountain country music festival, said many times that “I Don’t Want This Night to End.” Sadly, Thunder on the Mountain will not take place in 2014. Yesterday, we shared the good … 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

The weekend in live music, with Whitey Morgan and more

August 9th, 2013 at 5:03 am

It’s already the weekend, which means you should already have plans for your time away from work. If you don’t … May I suggest some live music? Dozens of bands will be playing on local stages this weekend in our … Continue reading

Harvest Festival lineup announced; tickets on sale now

June 25th, 2013 at 10:27 am

Lost in the two-weekend shuffle that was Wakarusa and Thunder on the Mountain is more exciting news for the Mulberry Mountain event grounds in Franklin County. Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival — the event that started all the … Continue reading

Thunder on the Mountain sights in photos

June 11th, 2013 at 10:37 am

I spent three days on Mulberry Mountain for the first Thunder on the Mountain country music festival. That means I watched a lot of music and saw a lot of people. Photos of the people and sights at the three-day-long … Continue reading

Courtesy of Toby Keith — Thunder on the Mountain’s final day

June 9th, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Sure, the headliner of the Friday night (June 7) festivities at Thunder on the Mountain, Luke Bryan, is surging up the charts and through the public conscious. He recently earned the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year award, … Continue reading

Entertained by country’s reigning entertainer of the year – A day at Thunder on the Mountain

June 8th, 2013 at 12:49 pm

All eyes were on Luke Bryan last night as he headlined the Friday night (June 7) edition of the ongoing Thunder on the Mountain country music festival last night in Franklin County. And that’s a quite literal assessment — not … Continue reading

A last word on Wakarusa

June 7th, 2013 at 11:21 am

In this morning’s What’s Up! section, I recap the Wakarusa festival that was. Which means I focused on the weather, from the rain to the mud that resulted. Courtesy of a recent phone conversation with festival director Brett Mosiman, I … Continue reading

Thunder hits Mulberry Mountain as new country festival debuts

June 7th, 2013 at 10:55 am

Upon arrival at the Mulberry Mountain event grounds north of Ozark on Arkansas 23, you could immediately tell something was different from the previous weekend. The clothes — camo instead of tie-dye — were different. The beverages — Bud Light … Continue reading