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Please join us for our 2017 fundraising gala—Books, Bourbon & Boogie—featuring Lucinda Williams.

SATURDAY, AUG. 26, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“There’s no doubt that Crowell was an architect of Americana as we know it, and with Close Ties, we’re fortunate to have a look at his blueprints.”
NPR Music

THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“He has the tools, the intelligence, the ability and the talents. The future looks bright for Croker.”
Wynton Marsalis

THURSDAY, SEPT. 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“The Secret Sisters, who developed their enchanting harmonies singing country and church music in their home town of Muscle Shoals, brought Alabama’s humid sense of wonder to the world in [their first] two albums blending Southern gospel, bluegrass, barbershop and swing influences, all with a contemporary, poetic twist.”

SATURDAY, SEPT. 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

A New Jazz Composition Premier: Written by Chris Parker and featuring Brian Blade, Bill Huntington, Bobby LaVell, Marc Franklin, Chad Fowler, Kelley Hurt, and I.J. Routen in honor of unity on the sixtieth anniversary of the 1957 Central High School desegregation crisis.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 30, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

**SOLD OUT: There are currently no tickets available for this concert.


THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“Witnessing Parker Millsap sing for the first time is a jarring experience, because the sights and sounds just don’t seem to match up: the slightly built [Oklahoman] has a bluesy, powerful rasp of a howl that sounds equally suited for juke joints or church tents.”
Rolling Stone

THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“[He] has returned as a modern blues singer, somewhere between Al Green and Jack White, making a raw electric sound with tinges of nightclub jazz and a fantastically unhinged energy.”
The Sunday Times

THURSDAY, DEC. 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Featuring Steve Turre, Nestor Torres, Elio Villafranca, Chembo Corniel, Richardo Rodriguez, and Diego Lopez.

THURSDAY, FEB. 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“One of the most dynamic, ruggedly powerful live acts in modern roots music.”
Boston Herald

THURSDAY, FEB. 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Til the Goin’ Gets Gone shows the full breadth of her range, both dynamic and vulnerable, and her clever, evocative storytelling that bridges the confessional with the compassionate.”
Rolling Stone

THURSDAY, MAR. 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“There’s a Flight of the Conchords-style mischief to Bhiman’s writing: a mix of folk oddities, social outrages and sticky black humor.”
Drowned in Sound

THURSDAY, APR. 5, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“A bold new talent…with her own style.”

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“Her vocals mix the Southern sass of Shelby Lynne with the guts of Susan Tedeschi, leaving room for a fair amount of Bonnie Raitt-styled grit and gumption.”
American Songwriter

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“With echoes of deep gospel in Russell’s voice as she sings over a mix of electric guitar, resonant piano, and percussion… at once uplifting and a little melancholy.”
Wall Street Journal

This year, join us in honoring the exceptional work of our female contributors. Your donations to our new Women Writers Fund will make a difference. 

Mark your calendar and join the Oxford American community on #GivingTuesday.