Mountain Street Stage concert series kicks off this week at Fayetteville Public Library

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Who’s ready for some free live music?

The Fayetteville Public Library will present free concerts featuring local musicians every Sunday in June and July as part of its summer programming.

The concerts will begin at 2 p.m. at the Walker Community Room inside the library at 401 W. Mountain St.

Each event is free and open to the public.

Headliners this year include Earl & Them, Cutty Rye, Rochelle Bradshaw and Hypnotion, and more.

The full music schedule for the 2015 season is below. For more information, call 479-856-7250 or visit

Descriptions provided by Fayetteville Public Library

2015 FPL Mountain Street Stage Summer Concert Series

June 7 – Earl & Them
Legendary Arkansas blues guitarist Earl Cate, formerly of the Cate Brothers Band, with band mates Jason Davis, Terry Cagle, and John Davies kick off the series and will bring their expertise and love of the blues to rock the house.

June 14 – Block Street Hot Club
A Gypsy Jazz quartet, who were brought together by their appreciation for the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, reminiscent of the music of 1920s France.

June 21 – Rochelle Bradshaw and Hypnotion
A Reggae fusion band headed by Rochelle Bradsaw who has traveled the world with Reggae greats and has perfected an original soulful Reggae sound with amazing vocals and thought provoking lyrics.

June 28 – Cutty Rye
A four piece band of seriously off the wall bluegrass aficionados. Combining elements of traditional bluesgrass, classic rock’n’roll, blues and even jazz, will entertain you from start to finish and leave you wanting more.

July 5 – Bill Dollar & Loose Change
This multi-talented band covers it all-from Van Morrison to Willis Allen Ramsey, Zac Brown to the Beatles; a little rock, folk, country and even a waltz or two.They’re sure to put a smile on your face and a song in your heart.

July 12 – Sons of Otis Malone
Comprised of four half brothers from Siloam Springs who play acoustic front porch style country and bluegrass music, and inherited their love of music from their daddy, Otis, Sr., rest his soul.

July 19 – Brick Fields
A dynamic musical team of Larry Brick and Rachel Brick Fields who have come together with their natural approach to a genre of music called Ozark Gospel Blues. With strong vocals on guitar and flute, will bring a stormy and moving performance.

July 26 – Smokey and the Mirror
Husband and wife duo Bernice and Bryan Hembree, formerly of 3 Penny Acre, on bass and guitar, perform original folk tunes with their beautiful and powerful vocals. This concert is the final in the summer series.