Coming Home

Creatives establish new base in Ozarks

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Photo courtesy Jeremy Scott Visiting musicians check out the Bentonville house during the early stages of its new life as The House of Songs Ozarks.

A songwriting conference in New Orleans is where it all started for Troy Campbell. Prepping for his turn to take the stage in a crowded, noisy room -- an "industry event" -- he saw backs literally turned to the performers as audience members drank and chatted. Campbell recalls his frustration.

FAQ

House of Songs Ozarks

Open House

WHEN — 4-6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE — 508 S.E. C St. in Bentonville

COST — Free

INFO — therootsfest.org, facebook.com/thehouseofsongs

BONUS — Campbell and The House of Songs Ozarks will present events in the coming months with documentary films on the program, performances with the visiting songwriters and whatever else manifests through the collaborations. Keep an eye here and on their Facebook page for details.

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