Monthly Archives: October 2010

The weekend in live music, with The Shady Janes and more

October 29th, 2010 at 6:03 am

Local quartet The Shady Janes will release their debut album tonight (Oct. 29) at the Boom Boom Room in Fayetteville. The album, called “Silence and the Sway,” can be listened to at www.theshadyjanes.bandcamp.com. Admission to the 9 p.m. show is … Continue reading

Ethel: Strings and things

October 28th, 2010 at 11:13 am

The New York-based quartet Ethel comes to Fort Smith’s Second Street Live at 7:30 p.m. today (Oct. 28) in a flurry of strings. The group will perform the Philip Glass-written score of the movie “The Hours.” Tickets, which are $35, … Continue reading

Ryan Bingham: His 'Star' turn

October 27th, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Backed by his road-tested band The Dead Horses, alternative country songwriter Ryan Bingham comes to Fayetteville for a show at 9 p.m. today (Oct. 27) in support of his August album “Junky Star.” He also won an Oscar this year … Continue reading

A Yonder Harvest Fest roundup

October 26th, 2010 at 2:33 pm

We’ve devoted a lot of ink — and digital ink, too — to coverage of the first Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, which concluded Oct. 16 after a three-day run on Mulberry Mountain near Ozark. What more could … Continue reading

Fun with Filter

October 26th, 2010 at 9:09 am

Modern rockers Filter — who released the hit single “Hey Man … Nice Shot” in 1995 — will be at George’s Majestic Lounge today (Oct. 26) for a 9 p.m. show. The group recently released a new record, “The Trouble … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Snoop Dogg in photos

October 25th, 2010 at 1:23 pm

All photos by KEVIN KINDER, NWA Media. In front of a sold-out crowd at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville that I would estimate at 7,000 strong, rap icon and jewelry enthusiast Snoop Dogg dropped a series of hits in an hour-long set … Continue reading

Benise and his guitar

October 22nd, 2010 at 12:47 pm

The show that has been called “The Latin Riverdance,” a production called “Benise: The Spanish Guitar” comes to Alma on Sunday (Oct. 22). The production combines the talents of American-born classical guitarist Benise and a cast of percussionists, dancers and … Continue reading

The weekend in music, featuring Jed Clampit, Snoop Dogg and more

October 22nd, 2010 at 6:03 am

As he has all football season long, Jed Clampit — who recently moved back to Fayetteville — will be at Maxine’s Tap Room in Fayetteville this weekend to coincide with the Razorback’s home game. He’ll start the sets at 9 … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Jimbo Mathus (of Squirrel Nut Zippers)

October 21st, 2010 at 12:51 pm

The frontman of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, Jimbo Mathus, will visit Fayetteville for a night of music that will also include George McConnell, the former lead guitarist for Widespread Panic. The show takes place at 9 p.m. tonight (Oct. 21). … Continue reading

A guru of gospel

October 20th, 2010 at 9:51 am

Even those who don’t know the Southern Gospel music genre that well know may know one of its names and the associated tours: The Gaither Homecoming series. It combines the talents of several members of the Gaither clan and their … Continue reading