ACANSA Arts Festival 2019 – Arts Festival of the South

August 26th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

ACANSA Arts Festival 2019ACANSA Arts Festival is just around the corner, September 13th through the 28th, 2019. The 6th annual Arts Festival of the South will once again host a series of special weekend performances and events in various venues around Little Rock and North Little Rock, AR.

The annual ACANSA Arts Festival of the South has been bringing a diverse array of talent to Little Rock every September since 2014. The festival celebrates with live music, theater, workshops, symposiums, and art in all its myriad forms.

This year’s event continues the tradition with a roster that includes Latin pop sensation Gina Chavez, award-winning food historian Jessica B. Harris, contemporary dance troupe BODYTRAFFIC, and renowned jazz guitarist Bill Frisell!

As always, the festival is held in performance spaces and event centers around Little Rock and North Little Rock, AR. Tickets are available online for both individual shows or more inclusive passes. Due to seating constraints, reservations are required for many of the shows, with or without passes.

Be sure to get yours before they sell out!

ACANSA Arts Festival Schedule

September 13th through the 28th, 2019

Hot Club of Cowtown – 8pm, Sep 13 at the Ron Robinson Theater
Stewart Fullerton – 9:30pm, Sep. 13 at The REP Annex
Gina Chavez – 8pm, Sep 14 at The Rail Yard
Stewart Fullerton – 9:30pm, Sep 14 at the Black Box Theatre
A Streetcar Named Desire – 7:30pm, Sep 17-22 (2pm Sunday, Sep 22) at the Argenta Community Theater
Bill Bowers – 7pm, Sep 19 at The REP Annex
Bill Frisell – 7:30pm, Sep 19 at The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse
Tenors Unlimited – 8pm, Sep 20 at the Ron Robinson Theater
Bill Bowers – 7pm, Sep 20 at the Black Box Theatre
BODYTRAFFIC – 8pm, Sep 21 at Pulaski Technical College Center for Humanities and Arts
Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies – 7pm, Sep 26 at Argenta Community Theater
Tatiana R. Mann & Friends – 7pm, Sep 26 at New Deal Salon
Jessica B. Harris – 7pm, Sep 26 at The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse
Dallas String Quartet – 8pm, Sep 27 at Pulaski Technical College Center for Humanities and Arts
Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, & Time for Three – 7:30pm, Sep 28 at the Robinson Center

Get tickets and more information on individual shows online at acansa.org. You can also follow the festival on Facebook and Instagram.

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