The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation (AEDF) is a non-profit coalition engaging Arkansans, growing awareness, and encouraging action for a clean, healthy, and sustainable Natural State through an annual festival and year-round community initiatives.
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For Immediate Release
Legends of Arkansas Music Festival
May 31, 2014
LITTLE ROCK (May 5th,2014)-- Legends of Arkansas, the all-day, family-friendly live music and arts festival, is set for Saturday, May 31st, with FREE ADMISSION to the public . This will be the second year of the grassroots, All-Arkansas, music and art festival at the Riverfront Park and First Security Amphitheater at 400 President Clinton Ave., in Little Rock. We will be celebrating several of Arkansas’ best artists, musicians, and independent local businesses. Since our first festival last September, LoA is now operating as a 501c3, non-profit organization, with a mission to promote our community through family-friendly, live music and art events. Legends of Arkansas showcases the unique local music, art, and small business community, by celebrating our neighbors and friends for living their dreams and serving our community.
This “All-Arkansas” Music & Arts Festival is to celebrate today’s legendary Arkansas artists, musicians, and independent Businesses. Along with the extraordinary line-up of live music, we will feature an array of stunt performers with skills including aerial silks, hula-hooping, magic performances, skateboarding exhibitions and much more. There will be interactive art, live painting, yoga, acrobatic yoga, and workshops for all ages.
There are four stages hosting music and performers throughout Riverfront Park: The First Security Amphitheater, (Diamond Stage), the History Pavilion (Crystal Stage), River Stage, and Little Rock Stage. The NJoy Life is sponsoring the Little Rock Stage, as well as a skate board competition and demonstrations. House of Melody is sponsoring the River Stage where children will be performing from 12:00 to 3:00pm. The Crystal Stage is sponsored by the Flux Crew from 6:00 to 11:00 for some amazing EDM music and lights. The headliners for the main stage are Good Time Ramblers, Stephen Neeper & the Wild Hearts, and Swampbird. Other bands include Moonshine Mafia, Joe Pitts Band, Flatland Funk Donors, Jamie Lou Thies, Whoa Dakota, Mark Stuart, 607, Kish Moody & The House of Melody Band, Mister Morphis, Weakness for Blondes, Fitra, Black Pearl River, Whale Fire, Mandy McBryde, Charlotte Taylor, Freak Jones(featuring members of Starroy), John Willis and more.
Legends of Arkansas not only promotes local music and art, but also independent businesses in Arkansas. On Saturday, May 31st we will be showcasing the best local arts, crafts, and food vendors from around the state. The hottest food trucks will all be on-site: Southern Gourmasian, The Waffle Wagon, Southern Salt, Loblolly Solar Mobile, and more. The Van will also be set-up in the park to collect donations for the tornado relief effort.
This festival is possible thanks to our sponsors, partners, artists, and volunteers, such as Nativ, The Freckled Frog, Dandelion, Arkansas Cirque Arts, Nightflying magazine, The Point 94.1, 107 Liquor, Little Rock Frets, The NJoy Life, Suite.102.Salon, KABF, The Van, Stickyz, Rev Room, CPW Productions, TC’s Midtown, House of Melody, Balance Lighting Systems, Etsy Little Rock, The Fountain, Midtown Billiards, Rogue Vapors, Abby Road, Skinny J’s, Skin Sake, AdCraft, Kings of Conway, Cache Restaurant, The Baim Law Firm, Metro, and Arkansas Earth Day Foundation. All of our Sponsors are proud to be Arkansas Owned and Operated.
Gates open at 11:00am. The music will start at 12:00pm, and continue until 11:00pm. The official late night after-party will be held at Midtown Billiards with music by the Arkansas Super Jam. Come celebrate the Arkansas Legends of Today with your fellow neighbors and friends!
Please contact Susie Cowan, Event Coordinator for the Festival 870-540-9867
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Christy Askea, event coordinator, and Abby Robertson, children's activities coordinator, has made their debut on KTSS Talks1 promoting the 11th Annual Arkansas Earth Day Festival. The festival is being held on April 19th, 2014 from 11:00am-5:00pm at Heifer International in Little Rock, Arkansas. Listen to these ladies promote our festival to the Southwestern part of Arkansas! We hope everyone in Southwest Arkansas enjoyed the show and will try to come up and visit central Arkansas to learn more about how to live a more sustainable, green, and healthier life. Click on the link to listen to what these ladies have to say! The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation is proud to have them on KTSS Talks1.