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Grand Serenade to perform free concert at AETN

Posted 12 Jul 2012

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — Heber Springs band Grand Serenade will perform a free concert in the Arkansas Educational Television Network studios Tuesday, July 31, at 7 p.m. for an upcoming episode of “AETN Presents: On the Front Row.”

The public is invited to this free concert, which will be taped for broadcast at a later date. Anyone interested in being part of the audience is asked to R.S.V.P. at and arrive at the studio by 6:30 p.m. on July 31. AETN is located at 350 South Donaghey in Conway. 

Grand Serenade members include former high school classmates rhythm guitarist Kyle Mays, lead guitarist Jordan Trotter, bassist Trevor Ware and drummer Justin Seymour. Their music is a British-influenced brand of indie rock, inspired by the work of Nada Surf, David Bowie and The Smiths. Known for meticulously crafting their work over long periods of time, Grand Serenade released one full-length album, "Lean Times," in 2007 and returned with an EP, "Lake Country," in 2010. Grand Serenade is signed to Little Rock-based Max Recordings.

“AETN Presents” features a variety of arts and cultural subjects. Previously included in the series have been the Arkansas Acoustic Festival; performances by the Cate Brothers, Wayland Holyfield and friends, Trout Fishing in America, Dale Hawkins, Shannon Boshears Band, The Salty Dogs and Epiphany; and “On the Same Page” with authors Buzz Bissinger, Billy Collins, John T. Edge and Kenneth L. Smith.