Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bikes, Hair Metal & BBQ

September 30th, 2010 at 11:21 am

Some Southern hair metal will rain down on Fayetteville and the Bikes, Blues & BBQ crowd tonight. As the 2010 edition of the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ festival rumbles across Fayetteville and the rest of the region, there are … Continue reading

Merle Haggard confirmed; tickets go on sale Friday

September 29th, 2010 at 9:19 am

His mama raised a good singer. Merle Haggard is coming to Fayetteville on Nov. 10. We’ve been hinting at this for a while, and late last week, the Walton Arts Center confirmed that country icon Merle Haggard will perform at … Continue reading

Your guide to music at BB&BBQ

September 28th, 2010 at 12:31 pm

It’s (almost) here again, folks. The annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally, considered by many to be the nation’s fourth-largest such event in the country, begins tomorrow (Sept. 29) and continues through Oct. 2. Before it’s all over, dozens … Continue reading

The way of Shwayze

September 27th, 2010 at 12:13 pm

SoCal rapper Shwayze — and musical partner Cisco Adler — will visit the Greek Theater on the University of Arkansas campus tonight (Sept. 27) for a free show. DJ Jason Smith opens the show at 9 p.m., followed by Gilbert … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: B.B. King, Sept. 23 @ Walton Arts Center

September 24th, 2010 at 1:41 pm

No one is immune to the slow, steady march of time. Not even B.B. King. America’s best-known living blues legend was in town last night for a show at the Walton Arts Center. King has aged remarkably well; I do … Continue reading

Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair: Six days of music

September 24th, 2010 at 11:19 am

Poor guy. The lead singer of Puddle of Mudd is having some trouble with the ladies and he seems upset. The modern rockers will be in Fort Smith on Sept. 27 [Warning: No curse words here, but they are strongly … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Stoney Larue and more

September 24th, 2010 at 6:03 am

Is there some kind of sports game this weekend? We kid, we kid. For those of you who didn’t get tickets to Saturday (Sept. 25)’s home game between Arkansas and Alabama, or for those of you looking to celebrate or … Continue reading

B.B.'s blues

September 23rd, 2010 at 11:33 am

Perhaps the most immediately recognizable name in blues music, B.B. King has more than a 60 year’s worth of performances under his belt. Born as Riley King in Mississippi, King went on to record classic tracks such as “Please Accept … Continue reading

Will we get some Merle?

September 22nd, 2010 at 10:01 am

“The Fightin’ Side of Me”. Don’t make Merle Haggard angry. A few weeks ago, we hinted that country icon Merle Haggard might be performing at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. It looks like that rumor got a little more … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Lucinda Williams, Sept. 20 @ George’s

September 21st, 2010 at 1:03 pm

This may be the perfect way to see Lucinda Williams. In the company of her friends and her father, beloved local poet and former University of Arkansas professor Miller Williams, Lucinda performed two nights worth of intimate storytelling for two … Continue reading