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Saturday Night Hostess Headliner
Dalton Dover is a rising country star from Aragon, Georgia. His hit single “Baby I Am” currently has over 11-million streams on Spotify, with “You Got A Small Town” trailing close behind with 9-million streams. Dover was named Billboard’s “Country Rookie of the Month” in February 2022, and was on #TeamBlake on season 16 of NBC’s “The Voice.” Dover is the Hostess Headliner for Saturday, September 24. His performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. on the Southwest Auto Collection stage.
Friday Night Hostess Headliner
Ethan “Lil’ Skinny” Kuntz is an Arkansas native and rising Country/Southern Rock star in Nashville, Tennessee. An American Idol alum, Kuntz received golden tickets to Hollywood in seasons 15 and 19. After receiving his degree from Ouachita Baptist University in 2021, Kuntz moved to Nashville and became a fixture in the downtown music scene. Kuntz performed at the inaugual Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts, and will return this year as a Hostess Headliner. Kuntz will perform on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Friday, September 23 at 8:30 p.m.
Kylie Frey is an up-and-coming country singer from Opelousas, Louisiana. A third-generation rodeo girl and Louisiana state goat-tying champion, Frey is unapologetically country and authentic as can be. As of January 2022, the 26-year-old has six #1 hits on Texas Regional Radio Report, including “One Night In Tulsa” and “Spur of the Moment,” which was also deemed by the report as the “fastest-rising #1 by a female artist in chart history.” Frey is a former contestant of the USA Network’s “Real Country,” where she competed on Shania Twain’s team. Frey will be performing on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Saturday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Dazz & Brie
Dazz & Brie is a rock-n-soul duo from Little Rock, Arkansas. The woman-fronted band was featured in the 2021 Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts, and spent the past year touring and performing across the state of Arkansas. With their powerful on-stage presence, Dazz & Brie will be closing out the 2022 Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts on Saturday, September 24 at 10:00 p.m. on the Southwest Auto Collection stage.
Posey Hill is a bluegrass, family band based in Central Arkansas. A two-time Arkansas Country Music Awards nominee, Posey Hill brings a “sweet, lonesome” sound to the Americana/Alt-Country scene. The group is currently recording its newest album to be released later this fall. Posey Hill will be performing on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Friday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Monsterboy LIVES is an eclectic, married duo from Little Rock, Arkansas. Chris is a rock artist, where Veronica is a classically trained saxophonist and pianist. The combination of their styles creates an indie sound that is uniquely their own. The couple will be performing on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Saturday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m.
Jon Bailey & The Heathen Revival
Jon Bailey & The Heathen Revival is an Arkansas-based country group. Earlier this year, the group released its newest single, “Good Clean Livin’,” as a follow-up to their 2021 EP “Lost Souls.” Bailey’s live shows have been described as “grass roots on fire,” and his brutally honest songs leaves listeners feeling like they just talked with an old friend. Jon Bailey & The Heathen Revival will be kicking things off on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Friday, September 23 at 5:00 p.m.
Whistlin’ Dixie is a five piece Red Dirt and Outlaw Country band from Newton County, Arkansas. Formed in 2013, Whistlin’ Dixie has played some of the most famous venues of country music lore. The band thrives off of audience participation, so be sure to catch their performance on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Saturday, September 24 at 5:00 p.m.
Chris DeClerk is a Rock/Blues singer from Little Rock, Arkansas. As a songwriter, DeClerk gets his inspiration from artists such as Levon Helm, Jerry Garcia, John Prine, Eric Clapton and others. DeClerk will be performing on the Southwest Auto Collection stage Saturday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m.