Local musicians to celebrate ‘ClydeFest’ Nov. 2

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Several local musicians are getting together this weekend to pay tribute to an influential Fayetteville songwriter.

Locals Dennis Collins, David Newbern, Michael Cockram, Susan Shore, Mike Shirkey, Kale Ogle, and others will perform at the Ozark Mountain Smokehouse on Saturday, Nov. 2 as part of ‘ClydeFest’ to celebrate the songs and music of local musician, Clyde Randall.

Randall performed for years in Fayetteville beginning in the late 1960s.

According to the Facebook Event announcing the show, Randall “was one of the original roots, folk and blues players in Fayetteville” and “inspired and mentored many local musicians including Lucinda Williams.”

The show starts at 7 p.m., and admission is $5.

Proceeds from the show benefit Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, an organization with the mission to “to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Northwest Arkansas through the permanent protection of land.”

The Ozark Mountain Smokehouse is located at 1725 S. Smokehouse Trail in Fayetteville.

For a bit more information, visit the Facebook Event.