Bluegrass Monday

On the fourth Monday night of each month, KASU presents the "Bluegrass Monday" concert series at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould.  Shows begin at 7:00 p.m. 

The concerts feature acclaimed bluegrass musicians from across the country.  Past performers include Chris Jones, Larry Stephenson, Valerie Smith, Nothin' Fancy, Eddie & Martha Adcock,  Kenny & Amanda Smith, Jeanette Williams, the Little Roy & Lizzy Show, the Farm Hands, the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, David Parmley, Special Consensus, Monroe Crossing, and many more.

KASU will "pass the hat," collecting money to pay the musicians.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.  The Bluegrass Monday concert series is made possible thanks to support from Bibb Chiropractic, the Posey Peddler, Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Paragould, and the Northeast Arkansas Bluegrass Association.

For more information, contact KASU Program Director Marty Scarbrough at 870-972-2367 or mscarbro@astate.edu.

Upcoming concerts include:

January 28, 2019 - Monroe Crossing

February 25, 2019 - The Kevin Prater Band

March 25, 2019 - Williamson Branch

April 22, 2019 - David Davis and the Warrior River Boys

May 20, 2019 - Remington Ryde

June 24, 2019 - The Farm Hands

July 22, 2019 - The Kody Norris Show

August 26, 2019 - The Vicki Vaughn Band

September 23, 2019 - The Little Roy and Lizzy Show

October 28, 2019 - Kim Robins and 40 Years Late

November 25, 2019 - No Time Flatt

no concert in December due to the holidays

January 27, 2020 - Monroe Crossing

Remington Ryde: (left to right) Ron Truman, Ryan Frankhouser, Stanley Efaw, Billy Lee Cox
Remington Ryde

Remington Ryde will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, May 20, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The show is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  There is no admission fee, but KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the musicians.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

In photo, left to right, Marty Hays, Robert Montgomery, David Davis, Philip James, Stan Wilemon
Amy Richmond

  David Davis and the Warrior River Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, April 22, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The show is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  There is no admission fee, but KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the musicians.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

left to right, Kurt Stephenson, Corrina Rose Logston, Jeremy Stephens, Vickie Vaughn
High Fidelity Facebook Page

   High Fidelity will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The performance is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Clockwise from top left, Dan Kelly, Mike Webb, Mike Armistead, Ernie Sykes, Leroy Troy
Tennessee Mofia Jug Band

The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band will perform a concert on Monday, October 22, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Lee Street Lyrical.  Pictured, Buddy Case (left) and Casey Penn (right)
KASU

  Lee Street Lyrical & Special Guests will perform a concert of bluegrass and acoustic music on Monday, September 24, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” during the concert to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

The Kody Norris Show:  left to right, Tyler Wiseman, Josiah Tyree, Mary Rachel Nalley, Kody Norris
The Kody Norris Show

The Kody Norris Show will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, July 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” during the concert to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

In photo, left to right, Justin Harrison, Calder Baker, Carolyn Routh, Daniel Routh
Nu-Blu

The band Nu-Blu will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, June 25, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” during the concert to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Trinity River Band: (L to R) Michael Harris, Lisa Harris, Sarah Harris, Joshua Harris, Brianna Harris
Trinity River Band

  The Trinity River Band will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, May 21, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” during the concert to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Po' Ramblin' Boys
Arkansas State University

JONESBORO – The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, April 23, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. 

Breaking Grass from left to right, Tyler White, Zach Wooten, Cody Farrar, Britt Sheffield, Jody Elmore
BreakingGrass.com

The band Breaking Grass will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

DonnaUlisse.com

Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, February 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Cedar Hill (left to right) — Dan Stokely, Patti Lafleur, Pete Brown, Frank Ray (seated) and Jim Bunch.
Arkansas State University

JONESBORO – The band Cedar Hill will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in Paragould.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. 

Frank Ray, who still leads the band today, formed Cedar Hill in 1967.  This Missouri-based group plays traditional bluegrass heavily influenced by the music and culture of the Ozark hills. 

(From left) No Time Flatt — Becky Weaver, Patrick Cupples, Kevin Wright, Kevin Keen and Steve Moore.
Arkansas State University

JONESBORO – The band No Time Flatt will perform a concert of bluegrass music Monday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM, the 100,000-watt public broadcasting service of Arkansas State University.