Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday

bluesday1On the third Tuesday night of each month, KASU presents the “Bluesday Tuesday” concert series at the new park on Front Street in downtown Newport (GPS Address is 412 Front Street, Newport, AR 72112). Shows begin at 7:00 pm and music will play until 9:00 pm. The concert features primarily blues and jazz musicians from our region. There is no fee or admission thanks to our sponsors. The Bluesday Tuesday concert is made possible thanks to support from Platinum Sponsor Arkansas Steel Associates.  Bring your own chair or blanket (no pop up tents please) and come enjoy the music!

2018 Bluesday Tuesday Schedule

April 17th – The Josh Parks Band

May 15th – Queen Ann Hines and the Memphis Blues Masters

June 19th – Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain

July 17th – TBA

August 21st – Jubilation Jazz (Pending Final Confirmation)

September 18th – Blues Boy Jag and the Juke Joint Zombies

For more information, contact KASU Station Manager Mike Doyle at 870-972-3486 or


Platinum Sponsors

Arkansas Steel AssociatesASU-Newport,

Farmers Electric Cooperative,

M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments,

Newport Economic Development Commission,

Unity Health Harris Medical Center


Gold Sponsors

Bad Boy MowersCity of NewportGeorge Kell Motors,

George’s of Newport,

State Representative Michael John Gray,

Greenway EquipmentO’Connor Distributing

Silver Sponsors

All That I Am Books, C&C Distributors, Harris Ford,

Future Fuel Chemical CompanyJackson County Historical Society,

Jackson’s Funeral HomeMize Heating & Air Conditioning,

Newport Area Chamber of Commerce,  Newport Rotary ClubRiceland FoodsRitter CommunicationsSouthwest Steel Processing,

WRMC Newport Complex

Bronze Sponsors

Charlie Watson and Diane Miller, David Couch, EntergyFarmers Elevator,

Jackson County Council on Tourism,

Dr. Jabez and Pat Jackson, KASU Radio, Miller-Newell Engineers,

Moving Jackson County Forward, Newport Construction, Inc.Scott Wood Ram Truck CenterState Representative Dwight Tosh

Special Friend Sponsors

Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce, Boyce and Boyce PA, State Senator Ron Caldwell, Catfish Farmers of Arkansas,

CenterPoint Energy, Darling Pharmacy, Dillinger Funeral Home, Grady Auctions and Realty, H & V Leasing, IberiaBank,

Iron Mountain Regional Arts Council, Dr. Patti Mullins, DDS, Richard Peel Enterprises, LLC, St. Michael’s Place, Village Mall, Inc.

Friend Sponsors

Bratcher Real Estate, Dr. Kelly McKinney, DDS, Dr. Guilford and Retha Dudley,

Helena Agri-Enterprises, Jackson County Farm Bureau, John Minor Crop Insurance,

Newport Lions Club, Mark Manning Shelter Insurance