Monthly Archives: May 2010

A conversation with Gregg Allman

May 28th, 2010 at 1:33 pm

Gregg Allman does not want to be a nostalgia act. He constantly reworks The Allman Brothers Band songs such as “Midnight Rider” and “Whipping Post” that made him famous. He’s been working on a new solo album in partnership with … Continue reading

The weekend in music, including the Fabulous Thunderbirds

May 28th, 2010 at 11:09 am

It’s Memorial Day weekend, in case you didn’t know. Go to the lake. Barbecue something. Go camping. Do something fun, at least. Like, perhaps, go see some live music. Local venues aren’t taking the weekend off, and there is plenty … Continue reading

The Indigo Girls, in photos

May 27th, 2010 at 4:41 pm

We weren’t able to stay for the entire Indigo Girls concert at the Arkansas Music Pavilion last night (May 26), but we were there long enough to take a few photos of the folk rock duo from Georgia. Click the … Continue reading

Folk and blues and Wade Ogle

May 27th, 2010 at 12:01 pm

Local electro-folk rocker Wade Ogle returns to George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville for a concert at 9 p.m. today (May 27). Ogle released the album “Lovers and Fighters” late last year. Admission is $5 at the door. The Mondo Blackout … Continue reading

Go get 'Closer to Fine' with the Indigo Girls tonight

May 26th, 2010 at 10:17 am

A joint venture between the folks at the Walton Arts Center and their Artosphere Festival and those at the Arkansas Music Pavilion, the Indigo Girls are on their way back to town for a show tonight (May 26) at the … Continue reading

On The Way: Colbie Caillat

May 26th, 2010 at 9:47 am

Colbie Caillat is on the way. Hey, that rhymes. She’ll visit the Arkansas Music Pavilion on Aug. 24. Songwriter Colbie Caillat, perhaps best known for the sugary sweet song “Bubbly,” is visiting Fayetteville, it was announced late last night. The … Continue reading

Catch some chamber music

May 25th, 2010 at 12:33 pm

Above, Pablo Sainz Villegas plays in a large concert hall. This week, he’ll play in tiny venues in Northwest Arkansas. Coming to an intimate venue near you are a series of concerts that represent the Artosphere Festival’s Chamber Music Series. … Continue reading

Wal-Mart Shareholders' meeting music

May 24th, 2010 at 10:30 am

Wal-Mart, and Fayetteville, is about to get ‘Chicken Fried,’ courtesy of the Zac Brown Band. It appears the group is headed here courtesy of Wal-Mart for that company’s shareholder’s meeting. The speculation, we believe, is true. Or some of it … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Tas Cru (et. al)

May 21st, 2010 at 11:57 am

Bluesman Tas Cru will pull double duty tomorrow (May 22) with two area shows. They couldn’t be much more different. Cru, based in New York, will play for children at the Fayetteville Public Library at 10:30 a.m. and then at … Continue reading

Hello, we've changed

May 21st, 2010 at 8:07 am

Not here. But our source publication, What’s Up!, certainly has. For the first time in about 10 years, What’s Up!, the Friday entertainment section of the Northwest Arkansas Newspapers and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Northwest Edition, got a face lift. We’ve … Continue reading