April 23, 2019

THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

"A wonderfully charismatic performer with a show­stopping voice and an unabashedly old­fashioned repertoire."
The Washington Post

April 23, 2019

THURSDAY, JAN. 30, 2020 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“An elegant force of musical invention, Fred Hersch can not be discounted in any discussion of the top contemporary jazz pianists.”
LA Times

November 18, 2019

TUESDAY, FEB. 18 and WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“One of America's best songwriters—skilled at shambling country-folk tunes about poor folks, right-wing crapulence and his own screw-ups.” 
Rolling Stone

April 19, 2019

THURSDAY, FEB. 20, 2020 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“Cleary embodies the heart and soul of the Crescent City, keeping the sound and the fury of its legendary piano pounders alive and kicking.”
No Depression

August 07, 2019

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, 2020 at 7:30 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“Now living in the States, Villafranca has emerged as a commanding presence on the jazz scene, not just in the U.S. but throughout the world.”
DownBeat

April 23, 2019

THURSDAY, MAR. 12, 2020 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“In a short­attention­span world overloaded with sensory stimulation, there aren’t many artists who can stop you in your tracks with a single song.”
American Songwriter

October 16, 2019

SUNDAY, MAR. 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Featuring Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster

“It is as if, just by listening to him, a person is taken into his confidence. That trust—the negligible distance between what Moreland feels and what he sings—can create a beguiling intimacy. He is confessing, but expects no absolution.”
The New Yorker

April 22, 2019

THURSDAY, MAR. 26, 2020 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

"…[Mary Gauthier’s] Rifles and Rosary Beads, is not only one of the most arresting American singer-songwriter records in recent years, but one of the most vital pieces of art to come out of those two wars.”
Rolling Stone Country

April 23, 2019

THURSDAY, APR. 16, 2020 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“Ranky Tanky proved that exotic music can be both unfamiliar enough to be surprising, and yet familiar enough to provoke swinging hips and nodding heads. When it works, it’s the best of both worlds.”
Paste

April 23, 2019

THURSDAY, APR. 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

Season Sponsor: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

“This young musician and composer is at once reestablishing the artistic, cultural, and social tradition of jazz while creating an entirely new jazz language for the 21st century.”
MacArthur Foundation