Monthly Archives: October 2009

A tuneful trifecta — George Winston, Nov. 2 @ WAC

October 30th, 2009 at 6:03 am

George Winston must not have been content mastering one style of piano. So he learned three of them. The pianist is accomplished as a stride player (think Fats Waller), on New Orleans piano (think Dr. John or Professor Longhair) and … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — Bill Hearne, Oct. 30 @ GoodFolk

October 30th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Legally blind since birth, Bill Hearne is not a typical musician. He is largely self-taught, and his picking style was one he developed all his own. While in Austin, Texas, Hearne met his wife, Bonnie, and the duo toured together … Continue reading

Spooks and songs

October 23rd, 2009 at 6:03 am

It’s almost Halloween. Almost. There is still a week to get your costume together. There is still a week to carve a pumpkin (and bake and eat the seeds after you do. Delish). There is still time to buy candy … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Lollipop Factory, Oct. 23 @ Smoke & Barrel

October 23rd, 2009 at 6:01 am

The name Lollipop Factory might be a little bit of a misnomer. The Alabama-based duo of Bekah Manning and David Tweed don’t make confectionery treats. Instead, they make tasty metal music. The group, currently touring the South, will trek through … Continue reading

Wakarusa dates announced

October 22nd, 2009 at 9:40 am

Although there was no indication that the festival would be going away after a successful first year in this area, this was comforting this morning: Wakarusa is coming back to Mulberry Mountain. The dates for 2010 were announced this morning. … Continue reading

Listen Here First — Emily Kaitz, Oct. 21 @ GoodFolk

October 16th, 2009 at 6:03 am

Emily Kaitz is no stranger to the local music scene. She’s a frequent contributor on others’ work and has produced several albums, too. The last time she released an album, in fact, it was as a collaboration with Texas songwriter … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Little Feat, Oct. 17 @ George's

October 16th, 2009 at 6:01 am

So often when they perform in the area, classic rockers Little Feat are on larger stages, such as during the Dickson Street Music Festival in 2007 or during Feat Fest in Eureka Springs. But on Saturday night (Oct. 17), the … Continue reading

Third Eye Blind in Fayetteville — An update

October 14th, 2009 at 9:26 am

A few weeks ago, we learned that rockers Third Eye Blind are planning a Nov. 17 visit to Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville. Now, we have a little bit more information. Because, as suspected, the … Continue reading

Just the songs, please

October 9th, 2009 at 6:03 am

Sometimes, you just want to hear a song. Not just something on the radio, lurking in the background. But to really listen, catch the lyrics, feel the emotions and discover its history. Local musician Effron White, who has written his … Continue reading

In the Spotlight — Justin Moore, Oct. 9, Neumeier's Rib Room

October 9th, 2009 at 6:01 am

Country music fans who missed the opportunity to see Arkansas native Justin Moore when he performed Sept. 29 at the Chi Omega Greek Theater on the University of Arkansas campus will have a second chance. The up-and-coming artist, whose self-titled … Continue reading