Monthly Archives: September 2009

On the Way — Third Eye Blind, Nov. 17 @ Barnhill Arena

September 28th, 2009 at 11:46 am

Well, if I had my druthers, I’d like a fully charmed life. Semi-charmed doesn’t sound so bad, though. Third Eye Blind, the artist above, are headed to Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas Campus. The Internet is limitless. There … Continue reading

Read More Here — The Marshall Tucker Band, Sept. 25 @ The AMP

September 25th, 2009 at 6:03 am

Marshal Tucker (one L) is real. But look for him onstage tonight (Sept. 25) at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, and you won’t find him. He had previously rented a space in Spartanburg, S.C., that a new band had taken over. … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — The Presidents of the United States of America, Sept. 25 @ Cherokee Casino

September 25th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Hard to believe that it’s been almost 15 years since the song “Peaches” by the Presidents of the Unites States America was on every radio everywhere. The catchy pop-punk anthem was a smash hit for The Presidents, as were tunes … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Silversun Pickups, Sept. 21 @ George's

September 23rd, 2009 at 12:56 pm

If you liked the albums “Swoon” and “Carnavas” from the Silversun Pickups, I suspect you liked the concert on Monday night (Sept. 21) at George’s Majestic Lounge. If you didn’t care for the studio work, well, you didn’t get much … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Old Crow Medicine Show, Sept. 20 @ George's

September 21st, 2009 at 4:08 pm

Songs have soul. The way they are created, they way they fall together in a live construct, the way they move from one melody to the next, it all has to amount to something, doesn’t it? Because, if it hadn’t … Continue reading

Read More Here: Silversun Pickups, Sept. 21 @ George's

September 18th, 2009 at 6:05 am

For as dark and gloomy as he sounded on “Swoon,” the April album from Los Angeles band Silversun Pickups, lead singer Brian Aubert was sure cheery on the phone. From a hotel room in Cincinnati, where his band was to … Continue reading

Welcome back, Willie: Willie Nelson, Sept. 20 in Springdale

September 18th, 2009 at 6:03 am

When an illness forced country music icon Willie Nelson to cancel several dates in March, fans in Springdale were among those to be disappointed. Nelson, the songwriter responsible for songs such as “Whiskey River,” “On the Road Again” and known … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Old Crow Medicine Show, Sept. 20 @ George's

September 18th, 2009 at 6:01 am

With each of the last three albums reaching No. 1 on the U.S. Bluegrass albums chart, Old Crow Medicine Show is certainly among the top bluegrass draws in the country. But just calling them a bluegrass act is unfairly limiting, … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — David Garrett, Sept. 15 @ WAC

September 16th, 2009 at 11:31 am

When Metallica offered “S&M,” a 1999 album featuring their heavy metal songs accompanied by the San Francisco Symphony, it worked. The album won a Grammy Award and has sold more than six million copies. Could it work the other way … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Cross Canadian Ragweed and Lucero, Sept. 12 @ The AMP

September 13th, 2009 at 11:10 am

It was one of those nights that leaves you wanting more. More songs. More carousing. More … something. We’ve seen this show before, of course. Anyone who has lived in Northwest Arkansas for any length of time has had plenty … Continue reading