Three Dead in Helicopter Crash at Backwoods Music Festival
Three people died and another was injured following a helicopter crash at Backwoods Festival over the weekend. The festival, held at Mulberry Mountain just outside of Ozark, ended abruptly early Sunday with all remaining sets being canceled as a result of the crash. Three of the four people aboard... Read more
Shindigmusic’s The Best in Arkansas Music 2018
BACKWOODS UNVEILS FIRST ROUND OF 2019 ACTS
This is gonna be a fun! Backwoods at Mulberry Mountain have unveiled the first round of acts for their upcoming 2019 event. Main acts include REZZ, Umphrey’s McGee, Lettuce, Space Jesus, Aqueous, Bleep Bloop, Boogie T, EOTO, EPROM, The Infamous Stringdusters, Keller Williams, Minnesota, The Motet, Mystic Grizzly, Peekaboo, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, PLS&TY, SQUNTO, TRUTH, and Yheti. Arkansas acts are well represented with appearances by Arkansauce,... Read more
Have You Seen Mulberry Mountain? A Backwoods 2018 Review
We have arrived.   Its Friday, April, 20, 2018, and Mulberry Mountain Lodging has some visitors. The wait is finally over. The sun is peeking out through the clouds, the cars are lined up, tents, canopies and vehicles have started to form small communities in the trees and luscious... Read more
Backwoods Preview: Dalton Richmond Talks Music, Offers a Preview of His Backwoods Set
Dalton Richmond, known for his melodic bass music, and I met at Hero’s in Fort Smith during last Friday’s stormy afternoon, shortly after the tornado sirens shut off. We discussed his upcoming Backwoods Music Festival set, a new project in the works, and his own music, past and present.... Read more