LIVE! Music: Shenandoah performs a free concert in the River Valley

Shenandoah performs a free show at 7 p.m. March 24 at Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland, 109 Cherokee Blvd. Roland, Okla. (Courtesy Photo)

"Two Dozen Roses," "Church on Cumberland Road," "Next to You, Next to Me" and "I Want to be Loved Like That" are just a few of the songs that will be in the air on March 24 at the Cherokee Casino and Hotel Roland when Shenandoah performs at 7 p.m. Original members Marty Raybon and Mike McGuire will perform for the free show at 109 Cherokee Blvd. in Roland, Okla.


Fort Smith Blues Jam starts at 1 p.m. March 19 at The Bakery District, 70 S. Seventh St. in Fort Smith.

Robert Rauch performs at 6 p.m. March 29 at JJ's Grill & Chill, 5400 Phoenix Ave., Suite 1, in Fort Smith.

Matt Maher plays at 7 p.m March 29; Frank Foster plays at 8 p.m. March 31; Chris Cagle performs at 8 p.m. April 1; Blackberry Smoke performs at 8 p.m. April 13; Clutch, Amigo the Devil and Nate Bergman perform at 8 p.m. April 19; Ginger Billy performs at 8 p.m. April 22 and Jo Dee Messina plays at 8 p.m. April 29 at TempleLive, 200 N. 11th St. 222-6186;

War Hippies with Scooter Brown and Donnie Reis start at 8 p.m. March 24; The Damn Quails perform at 7 p.m March 25; Kolby Cooper and Logan Jahnke play at 8 p.m. March 31 at Majestic Fort Smith, 817 Garrison

Joe Mack performs at 7 p.m. March 25 at Lost Trails Ranch, 8223 Youth Ranch Loop in Mulberry.

Our Planet Live in Concert begins at 7 p.m. March 23; STOMP happens at 7 p.m. April 4 at ArcBest Performing Arts Center, 55 South 7th St., Fort Smith.

Tao of Lucy performs at 8 p.m. April 24 at Hero's, 1002 Garrison Ave.

Tickets are on sale now for Backwoods Music Festival at Mulberry Mountain April 20-23. Featured acts are Big Gigantic, Lettuce, The String Cheese Incident and The Floozies. Also playing are Andy Frasco & The U.N., Apashe, Arkansauce, Boogie T, Keller Williams and so many more, including a set with the River Valley Comics. More information at

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