Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wakarusa headliner announces new album

March 31st, 2011 at 12:11 pm

My Morning Jacket gave away a version of this this song, “One Big Holiday,” last week. You can get it, too. It’s difficult for me to extract my bias towards Kentucky rockers My Morning Jacket, so perhaps this matters little … Continue reading

Wakarusa announces more artists

March 30th, 2011 at 12:43 pm

The Stone Foxes have been added to the Wakarusa lineup. I don’t know much about the band, but I automatically approve of any group who uses Runts candies, tigers and pterodactyls in their music videos. The song above is “Stomp.” … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Free Moral Agents @ Smoke & Barrel

March 30th, 2011 at 9:03 am

Originally a side project of The Mars Volta keyboard player Isaiah Ikey Owens, Free Moral Agents is now a collective of who offer layered, psychedelic sounds. The group, which performs with some regularity in Fayetteville, will return to the Smoke … Continue reading

Arriving soon: Hayes Carll, March 30 @ George’s

March 29th, 2011 at 12:41 pm

Texan and Hendrix College grad Hayes Carll has earned a reputation as one of Americana and alt country’s top songwriters. His newest album, “KMAG YOYO (which has a PG-13 rated translation),” was released in February. Carll will perform Wednesday (March … Continue reading

Canceled — The Airborne Toxic Event, March 29 @ Greek Theater

March 28th, 2011 at 11:21 am

Update: The show was called off on Monday (3/28) afternoon after weather reports suggested that rain would hamper the performance. Los Angeles rock band The Airborne Toxic Event, which has performed at festivals such as Lollapalooza in Chicago and the … Continue reading

Prodigious guitar — Julian Lage, Saturday at WAC

March 25th, 2011 at 10:37 am

Julian Lage was born to play guitar. He asked his father for one when he was 4 years old. His father made the young boy wait until he was 5, and by then, Lage had spent a year dreaming about … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with North Mississippi Allstars and more

March 25th, 2011 at 6:09 am

The North Mississippi Allstars play “Hear the Hills,” then bust into a tasty instrumental jam. They’ll repeat that process this weekend in Fayetteville. So, blah blah blah basketball coach, blah blah sports blah blah blah Anderson yadda yadda yadda… How … Continue reading

Reaper (and other songs) coming to Downstream

March 24th, 2011 at 11:03 am

Anyone who thinks Blue Oyster Cult is a one-trick pony hasn’t heard them mash on guitar… the song above is “Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll.” Looking for a weekend getaway? Classic rock icons Blue Oyster Cult, the band … Continue reading

On the Way — Texas Hippie Coalition, Delbert McClinton, more @ Rib Room

March 23rd, 2011 at 1:19 pm

There’s “No Trash in My Trailer,” according to Colt Ford. You can find him at Neumeier’s Rib Room this summer. [Slight disclaimer: Bikini-clad women, beer and mild country hillbilly language are contained in the video above.] If the warm weather … Continue reading

On the Way — The Whigs; Bob Schneider; Little Feat @ George’s

March 22nd, 2011 at 12:15 pm

The Whigs are coming back to Fayetteville, although I assume they’ll arrive by tour bus instead of airplane. The song above is “Kill Me, Carolyne.” Several new shows appear on George’s Majestic Lounge’s ticketing website, and tickets appear to be … Continue reading