Forest Concert Series
Presented on the Coca-Cola Stage
Spend your summer Saturday evenings with Crystal Bridges! This series of musical performances merges national and local acts in our beautiful North Forest. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket to enjoy music and dancing under the forest trees. A food truck and cash bar will be available throughout the night, as well as art making activities.
*Please Note: Though tickets for members and youth ages 18 and under are free, a printed ticket is required for entry. Reserve these tickets online or with Guest Services.
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Digging Roots, Featuring Museum of Native American History Artists
Saturday, June 16, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Brooke Mills Simpson, and live painter Bunky Echo-Hawk
8:30 to 10 pm: Digging Roots
Juno-winning First Nations couple Shoshana Kish and Raven Kanataka bring the power of earth and love through a unique musical blend of folk-rock, pop and hip-hop. The Museum of Native American History (MONAH) presents a special opening session featuring: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Brooke Simpson, and live painter Bunky Echo-Hawk.
Latin Flavors with Cuñao
Saturday, June 23, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: Christian Serrano-Torres and Friends
8:30 to 10 pm: Cuñao
Groove to the multi-ethnic flavors of the Los Angeles band, Cunao—mixing the Nueva Cancion style of Latin America.
KOBV Radio afterparty at Record featuring DJ Pete Rock performing 10 to 11:30 pm! Located in Downtown Bentonville. Bring your forest concert ticket to get into the dance party for free!
Crescent City Combo for Great American Picnic Day
Saturday, June 30, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: The Campaigners
8:30 to 10 pm: Crescent City Combo
Celebrate the Great American Picnic Day with outdoor games, art experiences, and a jazzy blend of New Orleans funk, groove, and brass.
Dom Flemons, Featuring the Annual Lightning Bug Hunt
Saturday, July 7, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: Ashtyn Barbaree + Ayleen O’Hanlon + Friends in collaboration with House of Songs Ozarks
8:30 to 10 pm: Dom Flemons
Join us for our annual Lightning Bug Hunt. Catch fireflies and enjoy the magic of nature with Grammy Award-winning musician Dom Flemons, co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Beatles Tribute with The Liverpool Legends
Saturday, July 14, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: Lost John + Ayleen O'Hanlon in collaboration with the House of Songs Ozarks
8:30 to 10 pm: Liverpool Legends
Enjoy a flower power evening of tie-dying in the Forest alongside music of the internationally acclaimed Beatles tribute band, The Liverpool Legends.
Soul Night with Funk Factory
Saturday, July 28, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: The Crusades and the Big Hog Band
8:30 to 10 pm: Funk Factory
Funk Factory’s talented musicians offer Motown soul, rock & roll, smooth Sinatra jazz, and a good ole’ boot scoot.
Island Party with The Irie Lions
Saturday, August 4, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: Dana Louise and Friends in collaboration with the House of Songs Ozarks
8:30 to 10 pm: The Irie Lions
Bring your Island wear for an evening in the forest, featuring Fayetteville’s favorite reggae group, The Irie Lions.
Dog Days of Summer featuring 1 Oz. Jig
Saturday, August 11, 7 to 10 pm
7 to 8:15 pm: Jamie Lou and Friends in collaboration with the House of Songs Ozarks
8:30 to 10 pm: Dog Days of Summer featuring 1 Oz Jig
Clap, jump, dance, and let loose in the forest with the charismatic Fayetteville-band, 1 oz Jig.
The Forest Concert Series is generously sponsored by Gelmart International. Presented on the Coca-Cola Stage.