Tag Archives: Yonder Mountain String Band

The weekend in live music, with Jeff Austin and more

February 20th, 2015 at 5:03 am

This batch of live music recommendations comes with a disclaimer. As this post goes live, it likely does so as freezing rain arrives in the area. Unless that’s not true, and the forecasters were wrong. And even if they were … Continue reading

Details on the Phases of the Moon and Harvest Fest merger

February 2nd, 2015 at 12:37 pm

You may have already heard about the newly announced Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival, which is actually a combined event featuring elements of two that already exist: The Phases of the Moon Festival, formerly of Danville, Ill., … Continue reading

George’s announce new slate of late winter/early spring shows

December 15th, 2014 at 11:09 am

“I Miss The Misery” by Halestorm. Just don’t miss this message, because I’m telling you about some upcoming concerts. I’m not telling you what to get people for Christmas, but I know that I get pretty excited when I get … Continue reading

A final recap of Yonder’s Harvest Festival

October 28th, 2014 at 10:47 am

I know I’ve dedicated a lot of ink (actual ink and the digital variety) to the recently concluded Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival. This is likely to be the last one until early June, when the lineup for … 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 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

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