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Area high school bands help open 2022 concert season

DEWAYNE HOLLOWAY|dewayne@mcnews.online
MOUNT IDA – The Front Porch Stage will open their 2022 Concert Season this Saturday with area High school bands scheduled to perform.
Bands from Mount Ida, Caddo Hills and Oden will be invited to perform at the opening of the Front Porch Stage season. Allowing local high school students to open the season is a nice way to recognize the next generation of musical talent. The Front Porch Stage provides financial support to area school music programs when possible, as well as providing opportunities to perform.
The concert will begin at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. You are encouraged to bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets to sit on.
The Front Porch Stage offers local residents and visitors from out of town a fun activity on Saturdays from May through September. They Front Porch is located on the Courthouse Square at 129 South West Street in Mount Ida.
The 2022 Schedule includes a wide variety of performers with the schedule wrapping up September 24 at the Three Rivers Heritage Festival.
2022 Schedule
May 7 – High School Bands
May 14 – Caleb King (Country)
May 21 – Freddy & Phyllis (Country)
May 28 – Mike Mayberry & the Slow Hands (Country)
June 4 – Borderline Bluegrass
June 11 – Dwayne Hodges (Country)
June 18 – Ramblin Troubadours (Bluegrass)
July 2 – Hayden Powell (Country)
July 9 – Ouachita River Band (Country)
July 16 – McWilliams Family (Acoustic)
July 23 – Interstate 30 (Bluegrass)
July 30 – Diamond Blues Band
August 6 – Rough & Ready (Bluegrass)
August 13 – MJ & the Geezers (Folk)
August 20 – Silver Smoke (Country)
August 27 – Dr Krunkenstein and the Hillbilly Express (Bluegrass)
September 3 – Borderline Bluegrass
September 10 – Acoustic Fusion (Bluegrass)
September 17 – Dave Almond (Blues)
September 24 – Three Rivers Heritage Festival

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