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Concert to Benefit Arkansas Sounds Music Festival

Adam Faucett / Ben Nichols concert

Adam Faucett, a widely known folk rocker, and Ben Nichols, the lead singer of Lucero – both Arkansas natives – will perform at a concert on Saturday, September 15 at 9 p.m. at the Revolution Room (300 President Clinton Ave.) to benefit the Arkansas Sounds Music Festival.

Tickets are $15 each and are available at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies (401 President Clinton Ave.),, or the Revolution Room. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the age requirement is 18 and over.

Arkansas Sounds is a free music festival announced earlier this year by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, a department of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), which will be held September 28-29, 2012, at the Riverfest Amphitheatre and the River Market Pavilions.

In addition to purchasing tickets to the fundraiser concert, the public can contribute to the Festival by volunteering to work during the event or by making a monetary donation. Volunteers can contact CALS volunteer coordinator Angela Colford at (501) 918-3095 or Financial contributions can be made by mailing a check to Anna Lancaster at 100 Rock St., Little Rock, AR 72201 or online at

Headliners for the Arkansas Sounds Music Festival will be Lucero, a country-punk rock band fronted by Little Rock native Ben Nichols; southern rock band Black Oak Arkansas; and rock and roll pioneers Sleepy LaBeef and Sonny Burgess (appearing with his band the Legendary Pacers).

For more information, visit the Festival's website at or like Arkansas Sounds on Facebook at