Monthly Archives: June 2008

Concert Wrap — Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, June 28 @ George's

June 29th, 2008 at 1:43 pm

For just more than an hour, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin played fine, fun indie rock on Saturday (June 28) night at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Nothing about what they did inspires me to heap superlatives on them. … Continue reading

The band with what might be the coolest name in rock music…

June 27th, 2008 at 8:01 am

Will be at George’s Majestic Lounge on Saturday night. And — perhaps because of the moniker — they’re on the rise, too. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin is from Springfield, Mo., on PolyVinyl Records, a one-time home to such … Continue reading

The rodeo goes country (music)

June 27th, 2008 at 6:03 am

For the first year in its 64-year history, the Rodeo of the Ozarks is offering nightly entertainment beyond the bulls and the broncs. Following the cowboys at Parsons Stadium at about 10:30 p.m. will be concerts that are free to … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Phil McGarrah & Runnin' on Empty, June 28 @ The Lumberyard, Eureka Springs

June 27th, 2008 at 6:01 am

A native of Northwest Arkansas, Phil McGarrah has made a name for himself as a country music performer. He has performed at country music festivals such as Country Fever in Pryor, Okla., and Country Fest in Cadott, Wis., and in … Continue reading

Feeling the gas crunch between stages

June 26th, 2008 at 4:45 pm

• Note: In an effort to make the blog more interactive, we’re trying new things. Check out our new polling feature included in this post. Expect more in the future. Gas prices are affecting everything.Including, unfortunately, live music.While those of … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Hayes Carll @ George's Majestic Lounge, June 23

June 25th, 2008 at 12:59 pm

•Note: Although the author of this post is listed as Kevin Kinder, credit should go to Brian Washburn, our summer intern. You can e-mail him here. Hayes Carll’s solo acoustic show Monday night at George’s Majestic Lounge could have been … Continue reading

The new and improved AMP

June 25th, 2008 at 10:57 am

If you’ve already been to the Arkansas Music Pavilion this year, you’ve probably noticed some of the changes at the venue. The stage his set up higher. The whole structure has been placed on concrete blocks, helping to circulate air … Continue reading

Listen Here First — Wade Ogle's "Songs From Winter," June 26 @ Dickson Theater

June 24th, 2008 at 4:58 pm

This music has taken a journey or two, much like its creator has. For years, Wade Ogle was an important player on the local music scene, a part of such bands as Honey Died, Faith Healers, the Delta Spacemen and … Continue reading

Shinedown readies to rock the world

June 20th, 2008 at 6:03 am

Or, if not the entire world, at least Harrison. Shinedown lead singer and songwriter Brent Smith recently talked with the Northwest Arkansas Times about the band’s new album “The Sound of Madness,” which will be released June 24.Smith told the … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Tantric, June 20 @ George's

June 20th, 2008 at 6:01 am

The song “Breakdown” put modern rock band Tantric high on the charts in 2001, and the band’s debut CD eventually went platinum. But in the time since, three of the four members left to pursue other projects, a move that … Continue reading