In the heart of one of our city’s most appreciated parks, the community gathers to enjoy a long-standing tradition of outdoor live music and food truck rally on six different occasions each summer. Hundreds of lounge chairs and blankets are scattered around the park to enjoy the atmosphere in countless ways. Family-friendly music brings all walks of life together and spectators are encouraged to bring their furry friends as well.

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will kick off its Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 25 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm.

Fayetteville Yoga Fest is returning to the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville for a one-day music and yoga event in 2021!

Artosphere, Arkansas’ Arts+Nature Festival, returns May 6-23 with events across Northwest Arkansas. While there will be some changes to the typical festival activities, patrons can expect dozens of fun art experiences for the whole family to enjoy during the month. Artosphere will offer a mix of free and paid performances spread across the region.

Music Moves presents the third annual Fayetteville Jazz Festival on April 23, 24 and 25.

Live music is the heartbeat of downtown Fayetteville and, in the wake of COVID19, many have been missing opportunities to perform, enjoy and experience local shows. Luckily, some artists are starting to make their way safely back to the stages around downtown.

The Walton Arts Center just announced a new live concert series in their atrium space. These live house concerts will feature local artists performing weekly and will showcase a wide variety of genres, cultures and art forms. The goal is to provide artists with while providing a safe performing arts experience for audiences of locals and visitors alike.

Music is making its way back into venues, parking lots, parklets, and more as Fayetteville safely opens many of its bars and restaurants back up. You can't talk about Fayetteville live music without mentioning Georges Majestic Lounge.

George's Majestic Lounge, the oldest and longest-running club and live music venue in Arkansas. Some of the nation’s best-known names in music have played on Dickson Street. George's is reopening for shows after a brief intermission and they are mixing small intimate indoor jams with larger parking lot parties in the lineup.

A series of socially distanced concerts is scheduled for August through November at the Mount Sequoyah Center, featuring a variety of musical acts to help usher back live music in Fayetteville.

Acts include country artist Dylan Earl, classical guitarist Ben Harris, string band Route 358, Americana outfit The Shannon Wurst Band and more. Some concerts will be paired with special food offerings.

Local nonprofit Music Moves is celebrating Black Music Month with a lineup of native talent.  Each weekend in June, Music Moves will be presenting a series of free online concerts via its website and social media pages in honor of Black musicianship.  Artists from all over the state of Arkansas will be performing in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of African Americans to music of all genres.

Fayetteville has long been known as the cultural epicenter and entertainment headquarters of the region, and one huge reason is the live-music scene, especially along the famed Dickson Street that lies between the Historic Downtown Square and University of Arkansas campus.