Retrospect is the debut album from Dandelion Heart. The 13-track project features songs that look back on the musicians' lives as individuals and as a band. The quartet will celebrate their debut album with a bruch party Saturday at Prairie Street Live.
In this week's Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe introduces us to performer, citizen artist, and prodigy, Yo-Yo Ma, who began his cello career at the age of four and a half. We hear several of Ma's collaborations, including Air and Simple Gifts and Cristina Pato's arrangement of John Zorn's Khabiel.
Later this week, Fayetteville-based band Rocket Coma will release a new album. Live by the Die is the band's third album, and it was recorded earlier this year, before the pandemic began. Earlier this month, the band's Quinn Landrum, Jim Looper and Willie Kreszinski spoke with Ozarks at Large about the new album.
Kevin Blagg, who performs as Cellophane Garden, will be part of a Saturday night outdoor concert on Mount Sequoyah. It will be his first concert in months. The show, presented by Trillium Salon Series, also includes Untight. Music is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. with a suggested donation of $10. Masks and social distancing will be required for check-in and the purchase of concessions.
This week's Sound Perimeter with Lia Uribe explores tango and features music from Anibal Troilo and Astor Piazzolla with "Volver," Chapeau (Valeria Martin and Daniela Mercado) with "Rhapsodia Bohemia" and "Ruta 40," and Carlos Gardel with "Por Una Cabeza." This segment originally aired on July 30, 2020.