Music stories, interviews and performances from across KUAF's local programming.

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Jess Harp has performed throughout Northwest Arkansas for a year or two. Friday evening, he and his band will perform at the Record in downtown Bentonville. We get a preview of the concert, talk about the band's style, and hear about a debut album in the works.

Lia Uribe, associate professor of music at the University of Arkansas, says this week the University of Arkansas Department of Music is hosting a Faculty Showcase concert and a Brass and Ivory Trio concert.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Friday, Jan. 24

Live music opportunities through the weekend include plenty of folk, some funk, bouts of blues and more.

Thursday, Jan. 23

The House of Songs will host its 2020 Songwriters Summit at 7 p.m. Saturday at Midtown Associates in Springdale. The event will showcase songs co-written this week by participating songwriters at the House of Songs Ozarks. Songwriters Kaia Kater, Oscar Mukerjee, Jane Ellen Bryant, Aaron Smith, Peter More, Dean Owens and Leslie Stevens, and House of Songs Director of Artist Management Graham Weber, came to the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to give us a preview.

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Lia Uribe, associate professor of music at the University of Arkansas, says the U of A Community Music School is offering classes for children 4 to 6 years old. Registration is open through Jan. 21. Classical music concerts are also starting up again throughout Northwest Arkansas.

Thursday, Jan. 16