Chris Teal Trio Performs for 'LIVE at the Five & Dime'

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The second season of the "Live at the Five & Dime" outdoor concert series continues on Wednesday, May 22, with the Chris Teal Jazz Trio, featuring Chris Teal (drums), Matt Nelson (piano), Kyth Trantham (bass). The series is free, and concerts are every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. outside the Walmart Museum on the Bentonville Square.  

"Live at the Five & Dime" features 25 concerts from April 24 to Oct. 9. The concerts are a collaboration between the University of Arkansas Department of Music, the Walmart Museum, and Downtown Bentonville Inc. The performances feature faculty, students and other artists connected to the Department of Music at the University of Arkansas, and overlap partly with the Wednesday Farmer's Market on the Bentonville Square. A full listing of events can be found at

Live at the Five & Dime Concert Series

May 29 - Hogtown Hot Club
Jim Greeson (guitar), Ed Nicholson, Jim Jernigan, Mike Johnson Listen

June 5 - Trio de Janeiro
William Reyes (guitar/vocal), Alisha Pattillo (saxophone), Garrett Jones (bass), Fernando Valencia (percussion)

June 12 - UA Faculty Trio
Theresa Delaplain (oboe), Er-Gene Khang (violin), and Lia Uribe (bassoon)

June 19 - Chamber Trio
Tara Mueller (violin), Theresa Delaplain (oboe), and Andrew Chilcote (bass)

July 3 - Hogtown Hot Club
Jim Greeson (guitar), Ed Nicholson, Jim Jernigan, Mike Johnson Listen

July 10 - Veridian Saxophone Quartet
Eric Troiano, Casey Grev, Madeline Morizio, and Kyle Landry
(winners of the 2016 North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition) Listen

July 17 - Veridian Saxophone Quartet
Eric Troiano, Casey Grev, Madeline Morizio, and Kyle Landry

July 24 - Block Street Hot Club Jazz Trio
Felipe Antonio (guitar)

July 31 Chris Teal Trio
Chris Teal (drums), Matt Johnson (piano), Kyth Trantham (bass)

Aug. 14 - Blue Thread: Music Ballads from the Ozarks, Sefards, Portugal, and Cape Verde
Cristi Catt (soprano), Carol Widder (accordion and cello), Mashid Iraniparast (santoor), and Nikola Radan (flutes, guitar, and percussion)  Listen

Aug. 21 - Jake Hertzog Trio
Jake Hertzog (guitar), Chris Teal (drums), and Garrett Jones (bass) Listen

Aug. 28 - Afro-Cuban Trio
Angel Rovira (vocals), Andrew Thompson (guitar), Fernando Valencia (percussion)

Sept. 4 - Fermambo Valencia Latin Jazz Quintet
Fernando Valencia

Sept. 18 - Lyrique Quintette
Ronda Mains (flute), Theresa Delaplain (oboe), Nophachai Cholthitchanta (clarinet), Lia Uribe (bassoon), Timothy Thompson (horn) Listen

Oct. 2 - University of Arkansas Songwriter's Workshop
directed by Jake Hertzog

Oct. 9 University of Arkansas World Music Ensemble
directed by Nikola Radan


Justin R. Hunter, instructor
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