Monthly Archives: July 2009

Fort Smith Symphony launches 2009-10 season

July 31st, 2009 at 6:05 am

In what musical director John Jeter expects to be the group’s largest season yet, the Fort Smith Symphony has unveiled the six-show series that will serve as the organization’s 2009-10 season. Themed “Silence Interrupted,” it will feature what Jeter describes … Continue reading

Coming soon: Tony Baker, July 31 @ the UA

July 31st, 2009 at 6:03 am

The KUAF Summer Jazz Concert Series will resume with a performance by trombonist Tony Baker along with the Summer Jazz Rhythm Section at 8 p.m. July 31 at the Arkansas Union Theater on the campus of the University of Arkansas … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — Melvin Seals, Aug. 1, George's

July 31st, 2009 at 6:01 am

The day before he performs at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater in San Francisco, former Jerry Garcia Band keyboardist Melvin Seals will take the tribute to fans in Fayetteville. Seals, who played with the late guitarist and bandleader of the Grateful … Continue reading

On The Way — Silversun Pickups, Sept. 21 @ George's

July 28th, 2009 at 12:48 pm

Someone touch the “Panic Switch?” Well, it’s going off now … and will again on Sept. 21, when the band responsible, the Silversun Pickups, play George’s Majestic Lounge. Who likes a little rock, hmmmm? Well, here’s an option for you. … Continue reading

Much longer than a decade

July 24th, 2009 at 6:10 am

Here is the music video of Montgomery Gentry’s latest hit to reach No. 1 on the charts, “Roll With Me.” The band will play in Fort Smith on Saturday (July 25). The Web site of country superstar tandem Montgomery Gentry … Continue reading

In The Spotlight: The Hudsons, July 25 @ GoodFolk

July 24th, 2009 at 6:01 am

After multiple tours and hundreds of performances across the United States and Canada throughout the past eight years, Austin, Texas folksters The Hudsons are calling it quits. But the duo of Brian Hudson and Hudson Mueller are committed to their … Continue reading

Breaking news: Peter Frampton reschedules

July 20th, 2009 at 2:49 pm

A concert scheduled for tomorrow (July 21) at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in Fayetteville has been postponed, the organizers of the show have announced. Classic rock icon Peter Frampton was to perform at the venue located in the parking lot … Continue reading

Concert Reminder: The AMP comes alive (with Peter Frampton, of course)

July 17th, 2009 at 6:05 am

Classic rock icon Peter Frampton will try to show Northwest Arkansas fans the way to a good time when he performs Tuesday (July 23) at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, located in the J.C. Penney parking lot in the Northwest Arkansas … Continue reading

Back to Arkansas

July 17th, 2009 at 6:03 am

Add Tracy Lawrence to the long list of Arkansas musicians who have made it big. The Foreman-raised country singer, who now lives in Nashville, Tenn., has scored hit after hit since making the scene in 1991 with his album, “Sticks … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — Christmas Fuller Project, July 23 @ George's

July 17th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Pop rockers Christmas Fuller Project are at it again, and on Thursday (July 23), the group will release its third recording at a release party at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. The EP, “Green & Lonely,” … Continue reading