Monthly Archives: February 2011

New music alert: Lucinda Williams is “Blessed”

February 28th, 2011 at 10:58 am

We don’t often alert you to new music from national artists here on the blog, mostly because we like to keep things local. But few national touring artists have earned the collective heart of this area quite like Lucinda Williams … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Bassnectar, Feb. 25 @ Fayetteville Town Center

February 27th, 2011 at 8:43 pm

A Bassnectar concert is not one best observed from the sidelines. At least, that’s what I took away from the set by Bassnectar – real name Lorin Ashton – on Friday night (Feb. 25) at Fayetteville Town Center. He sold … Continue reading

Primus ticket sale date pushed back

February 25th, 2011 at 9:45 am

Update: Well, hold on to your money for a few more weeks. We told you yesterday that tickets for three Arkansas Music Pavilion shows would go on sale this morning. That was true for two of the shows — Lucinda … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Lucero and more

February 25th, 2011 at 6:03 am

You wanted to go to Bassnectar, huh? Well, good luck. His show at the Fayetteville Town Center tonight (Feb. 25) has been sold out for a month. So, what are the other options? How about Lucero? The southern punk/country/rock outfit, … Continue reading

A ticket sale reminder

February 24th, 2011 at 1:37 pm

Lucinda Williams tells us a little about “Blue.” Cheer up, folks. She’s coming to Fayetteville soon. Tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 25) tickets for three Arkansas Music Pavilion shows go on sale at 9 a.m. Those shows are Lucinda Williams on May … Continue reading

(Mardi Gras) Indian invasion

February 24th, 2011 at 9:51 am

Who are the Mardi Gras Indians? What do they do? In short, they sing, dance, chant and, in the case of this weekend, go on tour. The 101 Runners Band, a funk band from New Orleans, will be led by … Continue reading

A Willie Nelson concert update

February 23rd, 2011 at 11:19 am

The web is a constantly changing entity, and you just never know what’s going to happen out there. Just hours afters we mentioned that Osage Creek Amphitheatre didn’t have an official website up, we were proved otherwise. More importantly, we … Continue reading

Snow day ‘Fireworks’

February 22nd, 2011 at 12:07 pm

We know we’re a little late to post this, but, well, maybe you haven’t watched it yet. With all the recent snow days they had, a few friends from the University of Arkansas put together their take on the Katy … Continue reading

Randy Houser concert canceled

February 22nd, 2011 at 11:48 am

Country musician Randy Houser, who was scheduled to perform tomorrow night (Feb. 23) at George’s Majestic Lounge will no longer do so, we were told this morning. An “unforeseen scheduling conflict” is the official word on the postponement. All tickets … Continue reading

On the Way? — Willie Nelson, July 3 @ Osage Creek Amphitheatre

February 21st, 2011 at 2:13 pm

If a song was ever more appropriate for its author than “On The Road Again” is for Willie Nelson, I’m not sure what it would be. The man is ALWAYS on tour, and it looks like he’s coming back this … Continue reading