Fayetteville-based band Arkansauce has spent the summer putting the finishing touches on its second, full-length studio album titled “All Day Long.” The group will celebrate the release of the new album tomorrow night at George's Majestic Lounge.
Nashville-based singer/songwriter Corey Kilgannon performed in Northwest Arkansas earlier this month. During his visit, he stopped by the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to discuss his latest EP, "Hospital Hymns," and play a song off of it.
A new documentary investigates whether underground or DIY music is thriving in the southern United States. We visit with the three people behind the film, who've paid visits to the underground music scenes in several cities including New Orleans, Hot Springs, and Fayetteville.
While most probably think of KUAF as a news or classical music station, we have performers of all genres come into our studios to perform for us, and those interviews and performances end up on the air at various times and on different shows. All of our locally produced shows, from Ozarks at Large and Of Note to The Pickin' Post, Shades of Jazz and the Generic Blues Show, all feature in-studio performances at some point.
It's no secret that Franz Liszt was obsessed with the music of the gypsies and his Hungarian Rhapsodies are examples of this. However, according to conductor Ivan Fischer the notations given could not convey the improvisational style Liszt was going for when he composed the pieces. Fischer combined the orchestral scores with improvised gypsy arrangements, including the use of cimbalom, to bring back the original gypsy flair that he says Liszt was aiming for. Hear some of these from the Budapest Festival Orchestra as the highlight for Tuesday's program.