Monthly Archives: April 2009

Ben Folds goes back to college

April 29th, 2009 at 3:45 pm

A cappella Ben Folds? Yes. The song is “Still Fighting It,” as performed by the Mosaic Whispers from Washington University in St. Louis. Folds, who is coming to Fayetteville in May, released an album of a capella songs, including this … Continue reading

A festival north, a festival south

April 28th, 2009 at 2:01 pm

Can it be true that no Pearl Jam video has ever been posted to the blog? Really? We’re sorry. The song is “Black.” The band is performing at Austin City Limits in October. P.S. I didn’t know Eddie Vedder was … Continue reading

2009 NAMA winners announced

April 25th, 2009 at 11:34 am

It was a surprising night Thursday night(April 23) at the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards ceremony, which took place at the Dickson Theater. While we could ponder some of the choices for awards, we’ll let everyone else do that in the comments section, if … Continue reading

Read More Here — Living life the 'Green' way

April 24th, 2009 at 6:05 am

Pat Green told the Northwest Arkansas Times he likes to live as naturally as possible. If he likes a tour, he takes it. If he doesn’t, he stays home. When he is ready to write a song, he writes it. … Continue reading

Riverfront Blues Festival rolling on

April 24th, 2009 at 6:03 am

Jackie Greene looks young. Don’t let that fool you. Dude can play. He’ll be in Fort Smith on June 27 for the Riverfront Blues Festival. Pollstar.com has been dropping hints at who the artists at the annual Fort Smith Riverfront … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — The Toadies, April 26 @ George's

April 24th, 2009 at 6:01 am

After a seven-year break, Texas indie rockers The Toadies, whose song “Possum Kingdom” was a Top 5 modern rock hit in the mid-1990s, have put aside their differences and decided to create a new album. The product of those sessions … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Guster, 4/21 @ Greek Theatre

April 22nd, 2009 at 2:40 pm

How could you not like that? No, really. How could you sit there, or stand there, watch the sunlight fade on a spring evening and hear the good-natured sounds of Guster and not smile a little bit? I know I … Continue reading

On The Way — Molly Hatchet, Sept. 24, The AMP

April 20th, 2009 at 2:56 pm

If your dream is to see Molly Hatchet live in Fayetteville, you will see it come true. The band is coming to the AMP on Sept. 24, a leading live music Web site reports. If a show that was previously … Continue reading

Concert Wrap – Dinosaur Jr., April 17 @ George's Majestic Lounge

April 18th, 2009 at 1:54 pm

It was a Friday night. Buzz was high in the months leading up to this show. A mostly full George’s Majestic Lounge was waiting for Dinosaur Jr.’s first performance in Fayetteville in 22 years. And it was… flat. Dull. Dreary. … Continue reading

Give Record Store Day a spin

April 18th, 2009 at 8:07 am

CD sales are sinking. Digital sales of music are rising, but not at the pace that sales of CDs are dropping. And this is the reason for Record Store Day, now entering its third year. It will be celebrated today … Continue reading