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Front Porch Stage announces 2020 dates

The Front Porch Stage is getting ready for the 2020 season with a stellar list of performers set to take the stage this year.

Those committed to perform include a lot of familiar faces, as well as some new ones.

The season is set to kick off with the annual Spring Band Bash to be held May 2. Musicians from Caddo Hills, Mount Ida and Oden schools will all be showcased in the third annual event.

Silver Smoke, a rock and country band from Glenwood will perform May 16.

May 23 will feature the Robertson’s Tradition and John Talley followed by Mike Mayberry and the Slowhands.

Mike Mayberry and the Slowhands play Front Porch Stage
Mike Mayberry and the Slowhands headline Good Ol’ Days last May. Mike and the boys will make a pair of appearances this Summer on the Front Porch Stage in Mount Ida. – Photo by Dewayne Holloway

The Bill Nesbitt Show will take the stage June 6, followed by Interstate Thirty Bluegrass June 20. Bill Nesbitt has instructed many of the performers who have taken the state in Mount Ida and has performed himself with the Clark Family Trio. Interstate Thirty Bluegrass returns after missing the 2019 season.

The Caddo Cowboys are set to take the stage for the July 4 show. The Caddo Cowboys features local favorite Hayden Powell on vocals.

The Ouachita River Band will return for their third year August 1, followed by rough and Ready Bluegrass August 15.

Wildside will bring their brand of classic rock to the stage September 5 and Mike Mayberry and the Slowhand will return to the stage September 19 to close out the 2020 season.

There are still some open dates so check out the front porch stage website at for up to date details on the upcoming season.

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