Monthly Archives: April 2010

Your weekend in rock, including new tunes from A Good Fight

April 30th, 2010 at 8:27 am

After appearing at South By Southwest in 2009 and supplying a tune for a show on MTV, it looked as if A Good Fight was headed to the top. But as the music industry so often does, it got the … Continue reading

And the NAMA winners are…

April 29th, 2010 at 10:58 pm

In a ceremony that run just under three hours, local bands of all genres were honored at tonight’s (April 29) Northwest Arkansas Music Awards. Big winners were folk and Americana outfit 3 Penny Acre, who took home honors for both … Continue reading

Celebrating the local music scene: The NAMAs

April 29th, 2010 at 12:40 pm

Here’s a promise: You will not see more local bands — representing more genres — all under one roof than tonight. Tonight (April 29) is the annual Northwest Arkansas Music Awards celebration, better known as the NAMAs. Beginning at 6:30 … Continue reading

AMP announces lineup changes, additions

April 28th, 2010 at 10:07 am

Dance party, anyone? Ghostland Observatory will add some tunes for it. The group plays on Sept. 2 with STS9 at the AMP. Even though the Arkansas Music Pavilion is already hosting concerts that are part of its 2010 summer season, … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Rooney, April 26 @ Greek Theater

April 27th, 2010 at 9:52 pm

There is always an encore. Or, almost always. There wasn’t one at a Monday night concert at the Greek Theater on the University of Arkansas campus featuring Rooney, and that should tell you something. For an night in late April, … Continue reading

Sevendust survives

April 27th, 2010 at 10:21 am

‘Denial’ isn’t a river in Egypt. It’s a song by metal band Sevendust, who come to Fayetteville tonight. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Sevendust was among the top metal bands in the country, finding success with their album … Continue reading

On The Way: The Old 97's, July 30 @ George's

April 27th, 2010 at 9:28 am

If I were her, I’d go for it. He’s got a pretty sweet beard. The song is “Dance With Me” by the Old 97′s. This one has been a long time coming. According to the ticketing website for George’s Majestic … Continue reading

Tonight, catch Rooney. For free.

April 26th, 2010 at 1:19 pm

It’s been a tumultuous few months for the band Rooney. First, they decided to forgo producers and make their upcoming record, June’s “Eureka,” on their own. Then, longtime bassist Matthew Winter left the band just after the album’s completion. But … Continue reading

Wakarusa announces schedule

April 26th, 2010 at 11:42 am

Black Joe Lewis gets funky and soulful. How could you possibly miss this? If they put them up against another of your favorite bands, that’s how. Wakarusa’s schedule has been announced, and it’s packed. It’s time to start making the … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Levon Helm, April 22 @ The AMP

April 23rd, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Levon Helm’s message came early in the night, and the message was clear. “What do you say, what do you say?” he called out to the crowd as he took his seat behind a shiny red drumkit. Helm waited seven … Continue reading