Betse & Clarke, a fiddle and banjo duo from Kansas City, Missouri, performed with Springfield, Missouri group the Creek Rocks live on KUAR's Not Necessarily Nashville Saturday evening before a show later that night in Little Rock. You can hear segments of the broadcast above.
In advance of the release of their new record, members of the Wildflower Revue joined KUAR's Flap Jones on the air to talk about their music and play a few songs. The band is made up of Amy Garland Angel, Mandy McBryde and Bonnie Montgomery.
The visit on the air comes one week before the trio perform at a record release and benefit for Little Rock's historic Dreamland Ballroom on Saturday, January 21. You can learn more here.
The music of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys is getting renewed attention with the release this month of a new tribute CD by Asleep at the Wheel, which features guest appearances by many of the most revered names in country music.
Wills was considered co-founder of western swing and had an immense influence through his recordings, radio appearances and live performances.
Three stalwarts of the Little Rock music scene are performing together in a new band called The Wildflowers. Bonnie Montgomery, Mandy McBryde and Amy Garland began playing as a trio this past weekend, in advance of a show Thursday, Sept. 18, opening for country music legend Billy Joe Shaver.
They also joined Not Necessarily Nashville host Flap Jones live in the studio at KUAR to perform and talk about some of their own songs. You can listen to segments of the show above.
Little Rock bluegrass band Runaway Planet joined Flap Jones to perform live at KUAR on Saturday night, January 11, 2014.
The band, which was originally formed in 2001, recently got back together and are performing again to enthusiastic crowds. They will playing a free show Wednesday, Jan. 15 at South on Main in Little Rock as part of its local live series.