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Boom Kinetic New Year’s Eve at Rev Room [Photos & Video]

Arkansounds contributor John Freshour of Little Rock spied a lot of happy faces at Rev Room’s New Year’s Eve bash featuring Fayetteville-based cover band Boom Kinetic, who always puts on a great show filled with favorite pop, dance and rock songs from the last quarter-century.

Arkansounds Insiders Weekly Update [12-28-17]

Welcome to the Arkansounds Insider weekly update! With your Arkansounds Insider membership, you are automatically entered in our biggest giveaways, and we’ll keep you in the loop about all our contests, the latest news, and the best upcoming live music all around Arkansas! GIVEAWAY ALERTS Ozark Mountain Music Festival Eureka Springs Weekend: As an Arkansounds Insider, you’ve already been entered. Package includes 2 full-event passes to Ozark Mountain Music Festival Jan. 18-21, 2018, and a guest room for 2 at the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa; total retail value $590. (Read more here. Winner drawn Jan.11.) DOUBLE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING: Want a “double entry” giving you twice the chance of winning? Click here for instructions on 3 easy ways to earn a double entry for both of the above Giveaways!  OUR YOUTUBE PLAYLISTS OF THE WEEK TRAIL TO THE WOODS: BACKWOODS AT MULBERRY MOUNTAIN 2018 ARTISTS Watch videos here from every act announced thus far for Backwoods at Mulberry Mountain! Backwoods Music Festival last month unveiled its lineup for the April 2018 event at Mulberry Mountain – its first year to be held at...

PRESS RELEASE: Arkansounds Launches; All Arkansas Music, Events, Calendars, Festivals, Voices & More

New Arkansas Music Website Emphasizes ‘Giving Back’; Owners Commit to Donate All Profits to Charitable Programs Benefitting Domestic Violence Survivors & At-Risk Kids Arkansounds Music & Media LLC® has launched, a website devoted to connecting music fans everywhere with the beautiful, entertaining, and widely varying musical sounds coming from The Natural State.’s mission is to build stronger connections among the music-makers of Arkansas, the music venues in Arkansas, and the music fans in Arkansas. Arkansounds Music & Media LLC sprouted in 2017 from a sole writing, marketing, and graphic+web design business operated since 2001 by Kristal Kuykendall, a native of Central Arkansas and longtime Northwest Arkansas resident. The full-time journalist from 1994-2016 began working a second job in 2001 as a contract writer for various music, news, and sports publications around the country; she also managed publicity and marketing campaigns and worked as a copywriter and graphic designer for clients ranging from small real estate firms and music venues to oil+gas conglomerates and even the world’s largest retailer. Meanwhile, at her “day job” in journalism — as a reporter,...