Oxford American Events
May 03, 2018

SATURDAY, MAR. 2 & SUNDAY, MAR. 3, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

A reprise performance of the No Tears Suite with expanded symphonic arrangements written by and featuring Rufus Reid (bass); Brian Blade (drums), and an Arkansas Symphony Orchestra chamber ensemble.

The No Tears Suite was written in honor of unity on the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Central High School Crisis.

May 03, 2018

THURSDAY, MAR. 14, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“This is a killer organ trio barrage that’s deep in the pocket. Bernstein, Goldings and Stewart have a natural feel for this music, laying down a groove that lets each soloist float across the tunes.”
DownBeat

May 03, 2018

THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“Trying to categorize or label vocalist Sarah Elizabeth Charles is a futile pursuit.”
All About Jazz

May 02, 2018

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

“Much like the best of his contemporaries, Mr. Almazan revels in the space between musical styles, and between form and improvisation.”
Wall Street Journal

May 02, 2018

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“His vocal style, like his arrangements and physical movements, evoked classic Motown as filtered through an acoustic jazz sensibility: sharp, ecstatic, tidy.”
New York Times

May 02, 2018

THURSDAY, APR. 11, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“We've so rarely seen sibling artists mine their common musical roots in southern pop, country and soul traditions while fashioning utterly distinct identities for themselves, Lynne an embodiment of tough-minded sensuality, Moorer a model of introspective elegance.”
—NPR's First Listen

May 02, 2018

THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“His shows are not only impressive from a musical standpoint, but he gives the audience a lot to think about—how this traditional music of the past influences today's culture.”
Everything Sundry

May 02, 2018

THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“The North Carolina duo's music—laced with bluegrass, country and folk—is often wistful and contemplative without being somber, and always firmly grounded in the South.”
—WNYC Soundcheck

May 02, 2018

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2018 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“Kiah is an important and innovative presence in contemporary traditional music. Describing herself as a ‘Southern Gothic, alt-country blues singer/songwriter,’ Amythyst has a repertoire that honors tradition while crossing genres to illuminate many common threads.”
The Bluegrass Situation

May 02, 2018

THURSDAY, APR. 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM | LITTLE ROCK

“[Purdy] evokes the emotion and fragility that make him a great songwriter . . . . In the end, you are left with wanting to hear more.”
Folk Alley

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