The Lunch Hour: A Midday Music Break KUAF presents The Lunch Hour, an intimate concert series, with music from local artists and lunch from local restaurants - all in the KUAF lobby and all on your lunch break! Inspired by NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, this free concert series is a celebration of local artists and local businesses. Each month, you will get to learn about new music, meet new musicians, eat new food, hear from artists and businesses about building community AND learn about your public radio station.
The Lunch Hour: A Midday Music Break

The Lunch Hour: A Midday Music Break

From KUAF

KUAF presents The Lunch Hour, an intimate concert series, with music from local artists and lunch from local restaurants - all in the KUAF lobby and all on your lunch break! Inspired by NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts, this free concert series is a celebration of local artists and local businesses. Each month, you will get to learn about new music, meet new musicians, eat new food, hear from artists and businesses about building community AND learn about your public radio station.

Most Recent Episodes

The Lunch Hour Podcast feat. Joe West & Jonathan Chan

Conversation from the Lunch Hour Summer Concert Series, between artist Joe West and McDonald's Owner/operator Jonathan Chan.

The Lunch Hour Summer Concert feat. Dazz & Brie

Dazz & Brie give an amazing performance at the Lunch Hour Summer Concert Series sponsored by McDonalds.

The Lunch Hour Summer Concert feat. Tylo May

A performance from Tylo May, Rapper & Designer from Fort Smith, AR. This performance was recorded during the Lunch Hour Summer Concert Series Sponsored by McDonald's.

The Lunch Hour Summer Concerts feat. Joe Smith

A memorable performance from Joe Smith in Muskogee, AR. Joe, delivers a beautiful mix of original and cover songs.

The Lunch Hour Podcast feat. Dazz & Brie & Cody Mathews

Get ready for an electrifying episode of "The Lunch Hour Podcast" as we're joined by a few incredible guests! Hailing from Little Rock, AR, the dynamic duo Dazz & Brie will grace us with their soulful tunes and share their journey in the music industry. But that's not all – we're also sitting down with McDonald's owner/operator Cody Matthews from Fayetteville, AR, who's got a fascinating story to tell about the intersection of fast food and community impact. Tune in for a fusion of music and entrepreneurship, as we explore the artistry of Dazz & Brie and Cody's unique perspective on running a McDonald's restaurant in the heart of Arkansas. Don't miss this inspiring and harmonious episode – hit that play button now!

The Lunch Hour Podcast feat. Mike Hadley & Tylo May

Join us in this episode of The Lunch Hour as we celebrate Fort Smith, Arkansas, through the captivating stories of two hometown heroes, Michael Hadley, the friendly face behind the local McDonald's franchise, and Tylo May, an extraordinary hip-hop artist and visionary fashion designer. Discover how these Fort Smith natives have not only found success but also left their indelible mark on their beloved city. This episode is a journey through the unique flavors and rhythms of Fort Smith. Don't miss out on this blend of hometown pride, talent, and inspiration.

The Lunch Hour Podcast

Get ready for an unforgettable episode of "The Lunch Hour Summer Concert Podcast" as we dive deep into the captivating intersection of music, Tulsa's historical scene, and an iconic moment in fast-food history. Join us as we chat with Steph Simon, a Tulsa music legend, and McDonald's owner/operator Mike Gentry, who played a pivotal role in the first-of-its-kind McDonald's concert. Steph Simon will take us on a journey through Tulsa's rich music history, while Mike Gentry offers a behind-the-scenes look at this unique fusion of fast food and live music. Discover the evolution of Tulsa's music scene, the creative synergy that birthed this groundbreaking event, and the enduring impact it left. Don't miss this incredible fusion of music, history, and unexpected collaborations – subscribe now and hit that notification bell to stay updated!

The Lunch Hour: Live at the Black-Owned Business Expo!

February's Lunch Hour was a celebration of music, food, and community at the Black-Owned Business Expo in the Fayetteville Town Center. The live conversation of this Lunch Hour, features a number of Black business owners who offer their thoughts and insights on how to express their power and drive for the black businesses in Arkansas.

The Lunch Hour: Conversation with Mia Gjeldum, Leigh and Chrissy of Mockingbird Kitchen

Singer-songwriter Mia Gjeldum sits down with Leigh Helm and Chrissy Sanderson of Mockingbird Kitchen, Cyrenthia McLennan, and Leigh Wood to talk building community through music and food for our Lunch Hour podcast.

The Lunch Hour: Conversation with Mia Gjeldum, Leigh and Chrissy of Mockingbird Kitchen

The Lunch Hour with BAANG

BAANG performs in the KUAF lobby for our first ever Lunch Hour!The lunch hour live Conversation in the Black Expohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUYoE6oaG_wIn the live conversation of this lunch hour, we went around and interviewed black business owners who offer their thoughts and insights about their business in the Black Expo to express their power and drive for the black businesses in Arkansas.