Monthly Archives: December 2008

More on the American Princes cancelation

December 30th, 2008 at 2:19 pm

Earlier this month, we passed on the word that the American Princes, from Little Rock, were canceling a concert at the Smoke & Barrel Tavern, the new venue on Dickson Street. The band’s publicist told Tuned In the cancelation was … Continue reading

A home for indie rock?

December 26th, 2008 at 6:03 am

Here at the What’s Up! section, it’s tough for us to talk about house concerts. We know a lot of good music is going on in houses (such as this one a few weeks back), but most owners don’t want … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Hunkr Down, Dec. 31 @ Club Froggy's

December 26th, 2008 at 6:01 am

This New Year’s Eve, Fayetteville party rockers Hunkr Down will help revelers ring in 2009 at Club Froggy’s, 402 W. Dickson St. The group is no stranger to New Year’s Eve parties, having played at one each of the past … Continue reading

Merry Christmas from the blog

December 25th, 2008 at 8:03 am

Robert Earl Keen sings about Christmas, redneck style. The song is “Merry Christmas From the Family,” and it’s good for a bunch of laughs. I must credit another blog for introducing me to this video, but this song is so … Continue reading

Listen Here First — The AMX's Friends Holiday Special

December 22nd, 2008 at 10:01 am

Need a last minute Christmas gift? Want one that helps a charity, too? Well, here you go. The AMX, the morning show at 104.9 FM and the station where we chat about the week’s events every Friday, has released a … Continue reading

American Princes cancel Saturday night gig

December 19th, 2008 at 3:41 pm

We just got word from the folks over at the Smoke & Barrel Tavern that the American Princes have canceled their concert scheduled for Saturday (Dec. 20) at the venue at 324 W. Dickson St. According to Smoke & Barrel … Continue reading

Listen Here First — Jesus Chrysler Supercar, Dec. 19 @ Club Froggy's

December 19th, 2008 at 3:37 pm

The band that is Jesus Chrysler Supercar has existed for about nine months, but it was only about three months ago that they put the pedal to the medal, so to speak. The Northwest Arkansas trio plans to release their … Continue reading

The year in review

December 19th, 2008 at 6:03 am

We know we haven’t quite made it to the end of the year, but it sure is close. And so, with just a few days to go in 2008, we launched our annual What’s Up! year in review edition. Included … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — The American Princes, Dec. 20 @ Smoke & Barrel

December 19th, 2008 at 6:01 am

A popular draw in Northwest Arkansas, the American Princes are scheduled to return for a performance in Fayetteville, this time at a new venue. The Little Rock-by-way-of-New York City rock outfit is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Dec. 20 … Continue reading

The best albums of 2008 (or so says us)

December 17th, 2008 at 10:37 am

It’s that time of year again. There are only eight days until Christmas, and everyone seems to be announcing their best of albums, including Pitchfork, an AP writer, another AP writer (that list is awful, by the way), Metacritic, and … Continue reading