Monthly Archives: September 2008

Three 6 Mafia promo code

September 29th, 2008 at 11:58 am

Want to go to the Three 6 Mafia show on Oct. 24? Don’t want to pay $38 for a ticket? Does $30 sound a bit more reasonable? Here’s how to get the discounted price: Go to After selecting how … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — The Allman Brothers Band, Sept. 26 @ Track Center

September 27th, 2008 at 12:55 pm

If there were stars in this show, they were inanimate ones. The two most interesting things at Friday night’s headlining Bikes, Blues & BBQ concert by The Allman Brothers Band were the guitars of Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks, a … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Mae, Oct. 2 @ Chi Omega Greek Theater

September 26th, 2008 at 6:01 am

A veteran of the Vans Warped Tour and labels such as Tooth & Nail and Capitol Records, the Virginia-based band Mae will make an appearance in Fayetteville as the University of Arkansas’ Fall Free Concert. The event takes place at … Continue reading

Read More Here — The Allman Brothers Band, Sept. 26 @ The Track Center

September 25th, 2008 at 4:33 pm

Above, The Allman Brothers Band performs “Midnight Rider,” with the current lineup. If you live in Fayetteville, you’re already well aware of what is going on. The constant rumble of motorcycles has announced the arrival of Bikes, Blues & BBQ, … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Conor Oberst, Sept. 23 @ George's

September 24th, 2008 at 1:01 pm

By Tuesday evening, Bikes, Blues & BBQ was already bearing down on the quiet burg of Fayetteville. Many vendors were already set up in a sea of white tents, and the extra exhaust rattles were already undeniable. But it was … Continue reading

The darlings of indie rock

September 23rd, 2008 at 11:39 am

In the world of indie rock, there aren’t many names more instantly recognizable than the tandem of Conor Oberst and Jenny Lewis. Oberst was the front man of Bright Eyes; Lewis, in addition to her work with Rilo Kiley, is … Continue reading

Ricky Skaggs/Bruce Hornsby canceled

September 23rd, 2008 at 10:06 am

It’s already been tough year for the Arkansas Music Pavilion, and it just got a little more so. An e-mail sent this morning confirms that the Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby concert scheduled for Oct. 3 at the Fayetteville venue … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Robert Cray Band, Sept. 18 @ WAC

September 22nd, 2008 at 9:23 am

Although no one from our newsroom was at the Robert Cray show Sept. 18 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Michelle Parks, from our sister publication the Arkansas-Democrat Gazette, was. Read her take here.

The Allman Brothers, a 'living, breathing band'

September 19th, 2008 at 6:05 am

The Allman Brothers Band is not into nostalgia. It’s why guitar whiz Derek Trucks describes the seven-piece outfit as a “living, breathing band,” one that takes the stage with a new set list each evening and one whose goal is … Continue reading

Bikes, Blues & BBQ rumbles with music, too

September 19th, 2008 at 6:03 am

In addition to the rumble of the thousands of motorcycles that will invade Fayetteville during the ninth annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ, there will be other sounds, ones that won’t be so monotonous, hopefully. The ‘blues ‘element of the motorcycle … Continue reading