Monthly Archives: January 2008

Music sales are in decline except…

January 31st, 2008 at 4:13 pm

Vinyl. You know, those round black things with grooves on them that spin and, when placed on a turntable, make sound? It appears that while CD sales are slumping as music buyers shift toward digital formats, vinyl sales have been … Continue reading

Introducing part of the Dickson Street Music Festival roster…

January 30th, 2008 at 5:49 pm

It seems the bands for the inaugural Dickson Street Music Festival are being confirmed. Pollstar.com and Shooter Jennings‘ Web site are indicating the rebel country musician and son of music legend Waylon Jennings will play at the festival, which will … Continue reading

Concert wrap — The Indigo Girls, Jan. 29 @ WAC

January 30th, 2008 at 5:47 pm

Photos by Kevin Kinder, Northwest Arkansas Times The first thing anyone notices at an Indigo Girls concert is how rabid the fanbase it. Amid catcalls, song requests and declarations of love, Emily Saliers and Amy Ray kept their audience howling, … Continue reading

More on the Foo Fighters cancellation

January 30th, 2008 at 5:36 pm

Trust us. We want to know when the Foo Fighters will reschedule their Jan. 28 concert as much as you do. And while we’re trying hard to find out, we don’t yet know when that date might be. We’ll let … Continue reading

On the way — Steven Curtis Chapman

January 30th, 2008 at 11:01 am

The winner of multiple Grammy awards and the voice responsible for the sales of nearly 10 million albums, Steven Curtis Chapman is on his way to Fayetteville. Pollstar.com and his Web site indicate he will make a stop at 7 … Continue reading

Wakarusa challenge lineup announced

January 29th, 2008 at 1:32 pm

The good folks at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, a four-day music event that takes place near Lawrence, Kan., have just announced a few local bands who will compete for a spot on what will be a hulking lineup … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — B.B. King at The Auditorium, Jan. 27

January 29th, 2008 at 11:00 am

Photos by Kevin Kinder, Northwest Arkansas Times For an 82-year-old, B.B. King can sure dance. Seated for the duration of a sold-out Jan. 27 show at The Auditorium in Eureka Springs, King was about a lively as someone in a … Continue reading

Foo Fighters' show postponed

January 28th, 2008 at 9:59 am

Today’s Foo Fighters concert, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas campus, has been postponed because of the flu by lead man Dave Grohl, who informed his fans on the band’s Web site that he … Continue reading

XNA Allstars release debut album — listen here first

January 25th, 2008 at 10:59 am

Enjoying a little free time after their semi-retirement didn’t mean Earl and Ernie Cate, the Springdale brothers responsible for The Cate Brothers Band, were done with music. They contribute to a new release, “XNA Allstars, Vol. 1,” which will be … Continue reading

Six Hung Spung — Jan. 25 @ George's

January 25th, 2008 at 10:34 am

After five years of playing together, Northwest Arkansas band Six Hung Sprung stopped performing after one of the original band members moved away. It has been a year since the punk, ska and pop rockers have played together. But the … Continue reading