Monthly Archives: May 2008

Concert Wrap — Murder By Death, May 30 @ The Music Hall

May 31st, 2008 at 2:34 pm

You missed it, didn’t you? Perhaps you were at the Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, which would be a valid excuse. Maybe some more of you were down on Dickson Street, catching a live music event there, and I can’t blame … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Koko Taylor, May 29 at The Auditorium, Eureka Springs

May 30th, 2008 at 5:43 pm

Koko Taylor When Koko Taylor appeared onstage at The Auditorium in Eureka Springs on May 29, some 15 minutes after her band started playing, she received an immediate, well-deserved round of applause. A woman of her stature in the blues … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Nolo, Selecta and more, May 30, UARK Bowl

May 30th, 2008 at 9:47 am

It’s going to be a four-man showdown when NoLo, Selecta, Ben Armstrong and Bizar spin in a show that begins at 9 p.m. today at the UARK Bowl, 644 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. NoLo is half of electro-rock duo … Continue reading

Get you some blues (there is plenty to go around)

May 29th, 2008 at 2:39 pm

The blues are in abundance this weekend in Eureka Springs, beginning this evening (May 29) with a headlining performance by Koko Taylor, the queen of the blues. Trampled Under Foot, pictured, winner of the 2008 International Blues Challenge, will serve … Continue reading

Invading Fayetteville next week, musically speaking …

May 28th, 2008 at 2:32 pm

Mr. Nicole Kidman, country star Keith Urban, is scheduled to perform in Fayetteville during the Wal-Mart Shareholder’s Meeting. He’ll be joined by a diverse and star-studded roster. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette file photo. During the Wal-Mart Shareholders’ Meeting, which officially takes place … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — OneRepublic @ The AMP, May 23

May 24th, 2008 at 11:06 am

Ryan Tedder, vocalist for OneRepublic, puts some feeling into it. Photos by KEVIN KINDER, Northwest Arkansas Times. As the Los Angeles by way of Oklahoma and Colorado band OneRepublic wrapped up their set and took a short break before coming … Continue reading

Listen Here First — The Good Fear, May 23 @ George's Majestic Lounge

May 23rd, 2008 at 6:03 am

The Good Fear The name The Good Fear might not reverberate with those outside the local music scene. But some of the bands its members have played in might. Members of The Good Fear have been a part of such … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Claire Holley, May 29 at GoodFolk

May 23rd, 2008 at 6:01 am

Those who caught Claire Holley at her performance last summer in Gulley Park in Fayetteville will get another chance to see her, this time in a more intimate setting. The Mississippi-born songwriter will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 29 at … Continue reading

On the Way — moe.

May 20th, 2008 at 11:10 am

Moe., captured in between playing 25-minute-long songs. Just posted on moe.’s Web site is a July 26 date at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in Fayetteville. Moe. is a staple of the jam band scene and is a regular at festivals … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Kory Montgomery, Chelsea's & The Green Door

May 16th, 2008 at 6:01 am

Rogers native and blues guitar whiz Kory Montgomery spent some time in Los Angeles recently, further honing his craft. The 19-year-old songwriter returns to play in Northwest Arkansas often, and in January he opened for B.B. King when the legendary … Continue reading