FRIDAY 5/20-SATURDAY 5/21. Momentary, Bentonville. $35-$500.
Next stop on the Waltons’ quest to make Northwest Arkansas culturally enviable to all within earshot: bringing names like Margo Price and Emmylou Harris and the Red Dirt Boys to town, along with Amythyst Kiah, Hayes Carll, Dispatch, Amos Lee, Son Rompe Pera, Lost Bayou Ramblers, The Gravel Yard, Alison Brown, Arkansauce, Old Crow Medicine Show and folk art curated by one of the genre’s most forward-thinking ambassadors, Willi Carlisle.
That’s all part of the FreshGrass Festival, a two-day marathon of concerts on the lawn of the Momentary, the Crystal Bridges-adjacent museum that went up in a former Kraft cheese factory in 2020. A recap of last year’s activities:
Get tickets at themomentary.org.