U of A’s Hill Records is hosting a free artist show on November 9 at George’s Majestic


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Hill Records, the student-run record label at the University of Arkansas, will host its first showcase at George’s majestic living room in Fayetteville at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9. This event for all ages is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The showcase features three local acts that were hand-selected by the Hill Records after their Spring 2020 call for submissions: Pat Ryan Key, Foxpaw and H3ADCANNON.

Award-winning songwriter and record producer Pat Ryan Key presents a unique blend of “funky groove from Muscle Shoals, soulful Stax Records and Northwest Arkansas roots,” according to Sean Clancy of The Arkansas Democratic Gazette. Key attributes authenticity as its driving force, presenting a “variety of musical flavor profiles [that] keeps the auditor engaged ”, according to The brain drain gap.

Foxpaw, the solo alternative folk project orchestrated by songwriter, performer and producer Chandler B., aims to sonically tell of years of exploration across the southern United States. Foxpaw invites listeners to share vivid representations and memories of various landscapes to create an intimate listening space.

Sam Byrd and Dyl Wil of H3ADCANNON say their music is “wildly inventive and full of energy, inspired by Max Martin, Brittney Spears and Elton John. It’s packed with electropop production, metalcore breaks and pop punk vocals for a fresh new sound.

About Hill Records: Hill Records is a student-run record label and entertainment project at the University of Arkansas. This cutting-edge initiative combines music industry pedagogy, entrepreneurial learning and audio research into integrated and interdisciplinary experiences.

About Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences: The Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse unit on campus with three schools, 16 departments, and 43 academic programs and research centers. The college provides the majority of the core curriculum to all University of Arkansas students.

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas’ flagship institution, the U of A offers internationally competitive education in over 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes to more than $ 2.2 billion for the Arkansas economy through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while providing training in professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation ranks the U of A among the top 3% of US colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. American News and World Report ranks the U of A among the best public universities in the country. Find out how the U of A is working to build a better world at Arkansas Research News.

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