Hello friends, welcome to the official website of The River Arkansas
The River Arkansas is a band made up of some of the finest musicians on the Colorado front range. Fronted by Mike Clark, the band delivers a mixture of heartfelt country, blues, folk, and Americana, inspired by the Arkansas River.
RIVER ON THE RIVER music fest!
HECK YES!! RIVER ON THE RIVER! we have been working with the good folks at River runners rafting company to bring you and amazing music fest and adventure packed weekend!
go visit whitewater.net for more info
Bohemian Nights at New West Fest
We're happy to be making our debut performance at Bohemian Nights New West Fest!
We'll be on the Old Town Stage at 7:45 pm!! see you there
Live at the Lariat
We are going to record a live album at the Lariat in Buena Vista CO! expect a larger band featuring string arrangements and horn sections and big time sounds!
more info TBA
Jamestown Mercantile live music throwdown
We're going to be doing a run through practice of our Live recording at the Jamestown Merc! 6-9pm expect some horns and some strings and some dancing and some great food!
The River Arkansas at Palisade Bluegrass and Rooots festival
We are so excited to Play the Palisade Bluegrass and Roots fest this year. We will be rocking an early set so come on out and dance that breakfast off!
Memorial Day Mountain Music Fest & Barbeque
Monday May 28
Memorial Day Mountain Music Fest & Barbeque Featuring
THE GASOLINE LOLLIPOPS
THE RIVER ARKANSAS - BENYARO - RUSS CHAPMAN
Menu features: Smoked Salmon - Apple Cider Brisket w/ all the fixins
Noon - 5:oopm $20 for music - $15 more for barbecue Cash - no credit cards
Please -No dogs, coolers or outside alcohol - car pool if you can, park responsibly in town. Thanks!
The River Arkansas first annual OMBAGADU fest!
acts include The River Arkansas, Fox and the Bird, Jacob Metcalf, Aja Black, IN/PLANES
More details coming soon!
Deerprint Wine La veta CO
We're back at deerprint wine in lovely La Veta CO!
show starts at 6pm
limited seating so get there early
Fort Collins FOCOMX
We're playing at my favorite brewery for one of our favorite festivals! Odell Brewing! FOCOMX!!
Frozen dead guy days
We'll be closing the night out at this chilly mountain festival in the Bacon, Bourbon, and Brews tent! 3B
6pm see ya there
The River Arkansas at Brues Alehouse
We're back at Brues Alehouse in Pueblo CO! come hangout!
The River Arkansas at Westport Saloon Kansas City MO
Kansas City MO! This'll be a great Wednesday night before we head back to CO
The River Arkansas at San Loo saint Louis Missouri
This will be our first time to Saint Louis! Come out and show us some love
True False Film Festival Columbia Missouri
We'll be spending four days In Columbia at the True False Film festival! go to truefalse.org for more info on our schedule
The tonic room Chicago
We'll be playing with Danger Pony and 80 Foots at the Tonic Room in Chicago Illinois!
The Racoon Motel Davenport IA
The Racoon Motel is one of our favorite places to play!
Paradisio cafe, Fairfield IA
We're returning to Fairfield IA to the wonderful Paradisio Cafe!
The River Arkansas at Swallow hills Tuft Theater
This Will be our first time performing at Swallow Hill in Denver! Can't wait to see you there