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Arkansas Sounds Presents: Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC – 1941 AD

Join us every Thursday for Arkansas Sounds Presents, a free online watch party of Arkansas music and culture.

On July 22 at 7pm CST, Arkansas Sounds Presents a special presentation of the Arkansas PBS documentary, Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC–1941 AD! Our watch party screening tracks the development of Arkansas’s rich musical heritage, beginning with the discovery of a 200 BC Hopewell panpipe and concluding as King Biscuit Time hits the airwaves in 1941 Helena. Origins explores Arkansas’s role in the development of fourteen distinct musical genres, as well as how the rich Arkansas soundscape has been influenced by various shifts in culture and Arkansas’s unique geographical regions.

FREE to watch! You can join us from anywhere with an internet connection as this is a virtual event: https://app.kosmi.io/room/nhog0f

Don’t miss every Arkansas Sounds Presents this July:
Thursday, July 1: Ben Nichols
Thursday, July 8: Billy Lee Riley
Thursday, July 15: Sleepy LaBeef
Thursday, July 22: Music in Arkansas: Origins 200 BC – 1941 AD
Thursday, July 29: Michael Burks