KASU Live Events & Community Concerts

From time to time, KASU will have concerts for the community to enjoy.  Please come out and enjoy some great entertainment!

Kim Robins
kimrobins.com

Kim Robins and Forty Years Late will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, October 28, at 7 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.

‘Lectric Liz Lottmann.
Arkansas State University

JONESBORO — ‘Lectric Liz will perform a concert of blues and jazz music on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the outdoor Terry Scoggins Memorial Stage on Front Street in downtown Newport.  The show is part of the KASU/Arkansas Steel Associates Monster Groovez concert series.  These concerts are free, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs or blankets.  In case of rain, the concerts are moved into Frankie’s Place, a restaurant also on Front Street.

Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long
The Little Roy and Lizzy Show

The Little Roy and Lizzy Show will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, September 23, at 7 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.

Johnny Cash boyhood home
Arkansas State University

JONESBORO – Eight regional acts will take the stage Thursday and Friday nights, Oct. 17-18, during “KASU Music Nights” at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess. The performances are all free and will be held at the Dyess Colony Visitors Center.

These talented singers and musicians representing all parts of Arkansas will perform after the conclusion of symposium events in the Visitors Center. Each presentation will last 50 minutes.

Here is the lineup:

Thursday, Oct. 17

Vickie Vaughn Band
Vickie Vaughn Band Official Facebook Page

The Vickie Vaughn Band will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, August 26, at 7 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.

JONESBORO – KASU 91.9 FM, Arkansas State University’s radio station, and Lost Pizza Company are collaborating for a special “KASU Music Night” featuring singer-songwriter Mark Currey.  This free event will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at the Lost Pizza Company on Southwest Drive in Jonesboro.

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

The Kody Norris Show will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, July 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” during the concert to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

The Farm Hands.  In photo, in back left to right, Keith Tew, Don Hill, Daryl Mosley; seated, Tim Graves
The Farm Hands Website

The Farm Hands will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, June 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” to collect money to pay the group. The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Akeem Kemp
Akeem Kemp Official Website

As part of Newport’s Monster Nights Downtown Entertainment Series, KASU Public Radio and Arkansas Steel Associates have teamed up to bring you Monster Groovez Concerts. The concerts will take place on the third Tuesday of the month in May and June.  We will skip over the summer heat of July, and resume the series in August, September, and October. All concerts are free and last from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The concerts will be held downtown Newport, at the Terry Scroggins Memorial Stage in Front Street Park.

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.

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. 

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JONESBORO – Arkansas’s oldest public broadcasting station, KASU Radio 91.9 FM of Arkansas State University, will present “Jazz for the Holidays”, Saturday Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., in downtown Pocahontas, at The Rendezvous Event Center, 106 West Everett Street.

Featured musicians will perform traditional holiday songs with jazzed-up arrangements and improvisational jam sections to create a festive atmosphere for all. Admission price at the door is a $10 suggested donation and $5 for students.  The concert has underwriting support from River Bank of Pocahontas and Corning.

(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. 

An Irish band known for its collaborations with Nashville musicians will perform as part of Arkansas State University’s free lecture-concert series October 16 at 3 p.m. in Riceland Hall in ASU’s Fowler Center. The Brock McGuire band’s Jonesboro appearance is underwritten by KASU, the on- air and online public media service of A-State, with additional support from Dr. James and Mary Sheridan of Campbell, Mo.; Dr. Troy Bartels, “Dentistry for the Entire Family;” Donn & Kacky Mixon of Jonesboro; and the ASU-Lecture Concert Series.
 

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KASU Radio’s next concert in Jonesboro will be on July 21 with Mark Currey playing at Lost Pizza Company, 906 Southwest Drive, Suite A.

Mark Currey is a Little Rock singer-songwriter whose roots run through North Texas and Southeast Arkansas. Inspired by roots rock, classic country, folk and Americana music -- as well as southern gothic literature --  Mark says “I’m a storyteller searching for an  honest expression of my own Southern voice. “

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