Monthly Archives: April 2008

The Dickson Street Music Festival: A postscript

April 28th, 2008 at 4:02 pm

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth helped kick off the Dickson Street Music Festival. Photo by KEVIN KINDER, Northwest Arkansas Times Now that the bands have gone home and the attendance numbers are coming in, we thought we’d recap the Dickson … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Dickson Street Music Festival, Day 2: The tunes continue

April 27th, 2008 at 2:51 pm

Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth makes some noise. Photos by KEVIN KINDER, Northwest Arkansas Times. Standing before the 3,000 or so fans he had stirred into a frenzy, Michael Franti offered this truism: “Everyone deserves music,” he sang in the … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Dickson Street Music Festival, Day 1: A musical journey

April 26th, 2008 at 3:48 pm

Charlie Daniels is sawin’ on a fiddle and playin’ it hot. Photos by KEVIN KINDER, Northwest Arkansas Times Here’s the fun thing about festival environments: Your path might have been wildly different from mine. I didn’t make specific plans, other … Continue reading

On the Way — Taylor Swift

April 25th, 2008 at 4:19 pm

Taylor Swift, above, does not look sad enough to cry on her guitar. Perhaps she’s happy she’s returning to Fayetteville. Courtesy photo. She’s back. And now, as her popularity is growing, so are the venues she’s playing in. In April … Continue reading

Music madness — in a very good, prolific kind of way

April 25th, 2008 at 12:41 pm

If you can’t find enough music this weekend, you probably aren’t trying hard enough. Multiple stages. Multiple performers on each one. National, local and regional acts included. It’s going to be a big two days for music in Northwest Arkansas, … Continue reading

Listen Here First — Hustles the Hall

April 25th, 2008 at 6:05 am

Members of Hustles the Hall are, front row from left, Shane Harris and Scott Cornish and back row, Charles Spann, Chris Harriman, Derek Faires, Chase Cavalier and Cherokee Turner. Courtesy photo. Ska is not dead, not in Fayetteville, anyway. When … Continue reading

Listen Here First — First Look Out

April 25th, 2008 at 6:03 am

First Look Out is, from left, Clint Lackey, Doug Moye, David Harvell and Josh Dunn. Courtesy photo. Not everything about David Harvell’s breakup was bad. The feelings that he went through in the process of the divorce have manifested themselves … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — The Gypsy's final concert, April 26

April 25th, 2008 at 6:01 am

Photo by KEVIN KINDER, Northwest Arkansas Times Before a long-established live music venue in Fayetteville is taken over by new ownership, The Gypsy will host what is being billed as the Farewell Bash, featuring nearly a dozen bands and hours … Continue reading

Northwest Arkansas Music Award winners

April 24th, 2008 at 11:43 pm

Joe Giles accepts a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards on April 24. Photos by Kevin Kinder, Northwest Arkansas Times. Here are the results from the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards that took place April 24 at the … Continue reading

Volunteer opportunities at the Dickson Street Music Festival

April 22nd, 2008 at 12:34 pm

The Dickson Street Music Festival is seeking a few volunteers to help staff what promises to be a huge gathering on April 25-26. The greatest need for volunteers is for people to work the VIP and drink ticket sales areas … Continue reading