The hills may be chilly, however music will heat the historic rooms of the Basin Park Lodge Jan. 19-22 because the annual Ozark Mountain Music Pageant returns to Eureka Springs for 4 days of enjoyable.
A mix of native and nationwide musicians will share levels within the resort’s cave and atrium room along with the primary stage within the Barefoot Ballroom. There can even be after-hours exhibits all through downtown Eureka Springs. For many who cannot spend the complete 4 days, there is a locals’ night time Jan. 19, and for daytime audiences, the Eagle Rock Gospel Singers share their mixture of sacred and secular songs at midday Jan. 22 within the Barefoot Ballroom. Patti Metal, an award-winning multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter from Northwest Arkansas, is that this 12 months’s artist-at-large. She might be taking part in as a part of a duo. Different locals embrace Ashtyn Barbaree, Entrance Porch, Eureka Strings, Danny Spain Gang and “Icky” Ichniowski.
Lindsay Lou, headliner for the OzMoMu Pageant, is the daughter of a coal miner and the granddaughter of a Rainbow Gathering healer. The Nashville-based headliner was all set to be a physician however, her old flame of singing received out ultimately. Coming from a big musical household, “my mom was one in all 12 and I’ve obtained upwards of 90 cousins at his level” she says. There was all the time a household jam.
“There have been numerous phases of household bands all through time,” she says of her early years as a musician. “I obtained uncovered to the particular factor that’s taking part in music with different folks and singing with different folks. My mother all the time sang to me, so it was simply a part of my environment rising up.
“My trajectory actually began, although, after I began taking part in with a band referred to as Flat Bellies in Michigan after I was in school. We began touring throughout — everywhere in the world, actually. I made some data with them, and I’ve some data with the Sweetwater Warblers, which is one other outfit that began in Michigan. I have been simply making data for the final 10 years or extra.”
Lou says that she got here up alongside guitar prodigy Billy Strings in Michigan too. The 2 recorded a stripped-down model of “Freedom,” the ultimate observe of his 2019 album, “Residence.”
“It actually has that kind of singing-in-the-kitchen feeling to it. And he additionally performed on a few tracks on a document that I’ll launch this coming 12 months,” she provides. “Billy is a longtime pal.”
Along with the brand new album, Lou says that she’s discovering a wholesome life-work schedule.
“I feel I discovered a great stability of dwelling time and tour time. The pandemic helped me put the brakes on for a second — so you would step again and see what’s essential and what’s wholesome,” she says. “Since issues have picked up once more, I have been busy, however not like I was. I used to simply be spinning my wheels greater than I wanted to. Now I am taking part in simply the correct quantity, and I am dwelling simply the correct quantity.”
For OzMoMu, the multi-instrumentalist says that she would not know but if she’ll bounce into any jam classes.
“I will be joined by my bandmates Anthony to Costa and Alex Bice. We have been taking part in collectively for some time, and so they’ve performed on my final document, in order that’ll be a trio. I’ve began taking part in bass in my exhibits extra typically now. So this might be Lindsay Lou featured on electrical bass, and Anthony might be on electrical guitar (and he would possibly play some acoustic as effectively), and Alex Bice on drums.”
Sustain with Lindsay Lou at lindsayloumusic.com. Get extra data on Ozark Mountain Music Pageant at ozarkmountainmusicfestival.com.
Lindsay Lou will headline the Ozark Mountain Music Pageant Jan. 19-22 on the Basin Park Lodge in Eureka Springs. Now residing in Nashville, Tenn., Lou is a famend singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Michigan, recognized for her soulful vocals and complicated musicianship. She performs along with her band at 10 p.m. Jan. 20 within the Barefoot Ballroom. (Courtesy Photograph/Kirk Barnett)
“The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers consciously toe the road between the sacred and secular. It’s a rewarding mixture. Whether or not you’re a believer or not, these songs will contact all the sacred locations in your coronary heart,” in line with No Melancholy. The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers carry out at midday Jan. 22 within the Barefoot Ballroom on the Basin Park Lodge. (Courtesy Photograph)
Those that missed The Mighty Pines with Arkansauce at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville over New Yr’s weekend may have one other likelihood to see the St. Louis-based roots band Jan. 19-22 on the Ozark Mountain Music Pageant on the Basin Park Lodge in Eureka Springs. They play at 8 p.m. Jan. 21 within the Barefoot Ballroom. (Courtesy Photograph)
Native singer/songwriter Ashtyn Barbaree will carry out through the Ozark Mountain Music Pageant Jan. 19-22 on the Basin Park Lodge in Eureka Springs. Barbaree performs at 3 p.m. Jan. 21 on the Cave Stage. (NWA Democrat-Gazette File Photograph/Spencer Tirey)
Patti Metal might be an artist-at-large through the Ozark Mountain Music Pageant Jan. 19-22 in Eureka Springs. The Northwest Arkansas multi-instrumentalist and songwriter not too long ago performed Mama Jay of Mama Jay and the Jay Birds within the trailer for the movie “Wonderland Cave.” See the Patti Metal Duo at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 on the Cave Stage on the Basin Park Lodge. (Courtesy Photograph)