Monthly Archives: February 2008

On the Way — 3 Doors Down

February 29th, 2008 at 10:31 am

According to Pollstar and the band’s Web site, 3 Doors Down will visit the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville on April 3. Makes sense, since we’ve been told that is the date for X Fest, sponsored by local rock … Continue reading

Fred Eaglesmith — March 6 @ GoodFolk Productions

February 29th, 2008 at 6:16 am

There is a name for his fan club: The Fred Heads. Yes, despite his relative obscurity, Canadian troubadour Fred Eaglesmith has a rabid fan base. His tour will bring him to Fayetteville’s GoodFolk Productions on March 6, less than a … Continue reading

The Foo Fighters opening act is…

February 28th, 2008 at 5:06 pm

Just Hello Stranger, it appears. Word this afternoon from the Foo Fighters‘ publicist is that there won’t be a second opening act. Scheduling conflicts will prevent Serj Tankian and Against Me! from making the trip, the publicist said. We understand … Continue reading

On the Way — Ricky Skaggs

February 28th, 2008 at 12:25 pm

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Famed country musician Ricky Skaggs and his backing band, Kentucky Thunder, are scheduled to perform May 6 at the Fort Smith River Park, according to his Web site and Pollstar. A winner of multiple Grammy … Continue reading

Maybe they should stick to semi-clad women

February 27th, 2008 at 1:06 pm

A music critic should listen to an album before they review it, right? It wasn’t so at Maxim, a nationally distributed men’s magazine that reviewed an album by The Black Crowes before it was released. And while we music types … Continue reading

The AMP gets some help, makes some comments

February 27th, 2008 at 10:08 am

The Arkansas Music Pavilion, empty. File photo. About a week ago, we told you a few of the bands the Arkansas Music Pavilion was trying to secure for its upcoming summer season. On Feb. 26, we learned that they’ll get … Continue reading

The Foo Fighters' opening act mystery deepens

February 26th, 2008 at 1:33 pm

Just what we needed to go along with the upcoming Foo Fighters concert: a little more drama. After canceling a Jan. 28 concert because of illness and announcing Feb. 29 as a makeup date, we thought everything was set for … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Feed Just One benefit at George's, Feb. 22

February 23rd, 2008 at 2:16 pm

Parker Gispert and his band, The Whigs, drove 23 hours to make a the Feb. 22 show in Fayetteville. Photos by Kevin Kinder, Northwest Arkansas Times It was busy at George’s Majestic Lounge on Saturday night. Not just busy in … Continue reading

More on the Dickson Street Music Festival

February 22nd, 2008 at 4:43 pm

Within the necessary — and deserved — excitement about what and who will be at the newly announced Dickson Street Music Festival, we’ve already heard some excitement about the upcoming show, and the bands. The festival’s creation was discussed earlier … Continue reading

Jets Under Fire — Feb. 24 @ Common Grounds

February 22nd, 2008 at 11:48 am

Jets Under Fire are very American, a product of Southwest Missouri and Austin, Texas, where the band now calls home. But as far as sounds go, one would have to look across the pond, as the band cites Keane, Travis … Continue reading