Monthly Archives: January 2010

In The Spotlight — North Mississippi Allstars, Feb. 4 @ George's

January 29th, 2010 at 6:01 am

As the members of the band continue to busy themselves with other projects, it’s not as easy to see a North Mississippi Allstars concert these days. Guitarist Luther Dickinson tours and records with The Black Crowes, and bass player Chris … Continue reading

Weather changes concert times

January 27th, 2010 at 4:10 pm

The upcoming ice storm that we’re all hoping won’t come at all is already changing concert plans. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, who were scheduled to begin their show tomorrow (Jan. 28) at the Fayetteville Town Center at 7 p.m. have … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Mikel Rouse's "Gravity Radio," Jan. 26, WAC

January 27th, 2010 at 1:04 pm

A trailer for Mikel Rouse’s “Gravity Radio” helps outline what is a many-layered musical experiment. How does one describe a live music show that includes a string quartet, breaking news reports read aloud by a trained actress and theoretical physics? … Continue reading

Music Galore

January 22nd, 2010 at 6:05 am

Figuring out how to fit all this live music into your schedule will be, um, ‘Complicated,’ which is the name of this song by Yonder Mountain String Band. They perform Tuesday at George’s Majestic Lounge. This is one of those … Continue reading

Listen Here! for Jan. 22: The April Verch Band

January 22nd, 2010 at 6:03 am

That’s some fine fiddle playing, if I do say so myself. It comes courtesy of April Verch, who will perform tonight at GoodFolk Productions in Fayetteville. If April Verch were a basketball player, she’d be called a triple threat, the … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — Josh Gracin, Jan. 23 @ Cherokee Casino

January 22nd, 2010 at 6:01 am

Although he didn’t win the second season of “American Idol,” Josh Gracin, who placed fourth, has gone on to have a successful career in country music. Gracin’s debut hit gold-selling status and his follow-up, “We Weren’t Crazy,” peaked at No. … Continue reading

Listen Here First — Wade Ogle's "Lovers and Fighters"

January 15th, 2010 at 6:05 am

Wade Ogle is back. Again. Coming back from a seven-year performing hiatus, Ogle released “Songs From Winter” in 2008. He’s following that with the new album “Lovers and Fighters,” which will be released on Thursday (Jan. 21) at the Dickson … Continue reading

The first (official) look at artists coming to Wakarusa

January 14th, 2010 at 11:19 am

Above is a montage of footage of STS9 from the 2009 edition of Wakarusa. Fans will have a chance to see them again at this year’s festival. We’ve been waiting for this for some time. Internet message boards have been … Continue reading

On The Way — Dr. Dog, May 3, George's

January 12th, 2010 at 5:39 pm

Dr. Dog fans, just “Hang On,” all right? The Philadelphia-based Beatles revivalists will be in Fayetteville soon, their Web site reports. They’ve performed here before, starting with small gigs at places that no longer exist. All the while, Philly-based pop … Continue reading

Rumor alert: On The Way — MC Hammer, June 12 @ AMP

January 11th, 2010 at 2:46 pm

If you go to the AMP on June 12, you will be rewarded… with some MC Hammer. The song is “Let’s Get It Started.” Sometimes as the sun sets on the evening of June 12 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion … Continue reading