Monthly Archives: August 2010

Speculating some new shows

August 31st, 2010 at 9:38 am

We’re not playing games here. It looks as is Chris Isaak is coming to Fayetteville. We start this post by saying we’re not sure about this. But… Pollstar.com has announced that two performers are coming to the Walton Arts Center … Continue reading

Albums don't sell (but you already knew that)

August 30th, 2010 at 11:13 am

This should come as a surprise to no one. Whatever the factors (a down economy, illegal downloads on the internet, a general malaise for the music being released right now), album sales are down again. Sales for mid-August were reported … Continue reading

The Honey Dewdrops drop by

August 27th, 2010 at 1:39 pm

We told you a little earlier about the Fayetteville Roots Festival, which comes to Greenhouse Grille in Fayetteville on Sunday (Aug. 29). So, maybe it’s time we told you about one of the bands. We asked a few questions of … Continue reading

Planting the roots in Fayetteville

August 27th, 2010 at 10:19 am

Roots Music is hard to define. It’s part folk, part jazz, part blues, maybe country or a whole lot more. Perhaps the easiest way to describe it, says Bryan Hembree of 3 Penny Acre, is just to know it has … Continue reading

The weekend in live music

August 27th, 2010 at 6:03 am

The rockers Dot Dot Dot were recognized as one of the top twelve bands on the FOX reality show “The Next Great American Band” in 2007. Now, they prepare to release a new EP, “II,” and will perform today (Aug. … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Colbie Caillat, Aug. 24 @ AMP

August 25th, 2010 at 5:30 pm

“Bubbly” is a hit song from Colbie Caillat, but it’s just as fitting when used as an adjective for the California popster. In a brief, 70-minute set, Caillat and her backing band delivered a lathering of sugar-sweet pop about love … Continue reading

Tonight in concert: Colbie Caillat

August 24th, 2010 at 10:27 am

The Southern California songwriter Colbie Caillat, known for her songs “Bubbly” and “Lucky,” a duet she performed with Jason Mraz, will visit Northwest Arkansas for a show on tonight (Aug. 24) at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in Fayetteville. Tickets range … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Eli Young Band and Corey Smith, Aug. 20 @ AMP

August 21st, 2010 at 12:49 pm

Friday night (Aug. 20) was a remarkable night at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. Not so much for the quality of the music, although it was plenty good. No, this has to do with those hard-to-define qualities of star power and … Continue reading

Gordon Lightfoot drops by

August 20th, 2010 at 12:21 pm

As the sun goes down Sunday, Gordon Lightfoot is likely to play this song at The Auditorium in Eureka Springs. Less than 12 hours after the Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival concludes, folk music will invade that town in the person … Continue reading

Corey Smith: Independent, unstoppable

August 20th, 2010 at 10:29 am

Most artists without a major record label do not sell 150,000 records. Most independent artists do not debut at No. 1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. Most independent artists do not sell out venues and make millions of dollars. Most … Continue reading