Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lucinda is ‘Blessed,’ and so is Fayetteville

April 29th, 2011 at 1:21 pm

Lucinda Williams can pick nearly any tour route she wants. She’s a multiple Grammy winner, and she’s got a basketful of songs she can bring with her wherever she goes. And, she always — especially recently — chooses Fayetteville. Williams’ … Continue reading

Mulberry River Jam: Boatside music service

April 29th, 2011 at 11:07 am

Sure, the river is up a little bit, but that isn’t stopping the fun at Byrd’s Adventure Center near Ozark this weekend. That’s where the Mulberry River Jam — which is sponsored by clothing company Fayettechill — will take place. … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Blake Shelton and more

April 29th, 2011 at 8:19 am

Need a reason to celebrate? How about this one: It’s the weekend! There’s plenty going on this weekend, from the Race for the Cure to Fayetteville’s Springfest and much much more. And, thank goodness, there’s plenty of live music, too. … Continue reading

And the NAMA winners are…

April 29th, 2011 at 12:03 am

For an awards ceremony that has a habit of being predictable, the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards (more often shortened to the NAMAs) sure had some unpredictable moments tonight (Thursday, April 28) during its 16th celebration of the local live music … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Neal McCoy @ Cherokee Casino

April 28th, 2011 at 11:03 am

County star Neal McCoy, who rose to fame in the mid ’90s with hits such as “No Doubt About It” and “Wink,” will perform for free on tonight (April 28) at Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs. In his career, … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: The Whigs with Company of Thieves, April 26 @ George’s

April 27th, 2011 at 4:26 pm

“We’re a professional band,” said The Whigs vocalist Parker Gispert. “Real pros.” He said this after he’d spent some time pounding on his amplifier with his fist to get it to stop screaming out unwanted feedback. He eventually had to … Continue reading

Rockin’ with the NAMAs and Rock-It

April 27th, 2011 at 2:31 pm

The votes have been cast, and it’s nearly time we find out who has won this year’s Northwest Arkansas Music Awards. The awards ceremony takes place Thursday (April 28) at George’s Majestic Lounge. A private reception for musicians takes place … Continue reading

Waka Wednesdays: An introduction

April 27th, 2011 at 10:17 am

Want a taste of what My Morning Jacket’s new songs might sound like live? The song about is the title track from “Circuital,” an album that will be released on May 31, which is 3 days before Wakarusa begins. Today, … Continue reading

Harvest festival tickets on sale now

April 26th, 2011 at 11:59 am

“Clap Your Hands” if you’re excited about the Harvest Festival. Tickets are on sale now for the October festival that will likely include the music of Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band. Quietly, tickets for the next edition of the Yonder … Continue reading

Coming soon: The Whigs

April 25th, 2011 at 10:41 am

Since Athens, Georgia trio The Whigs last rocked George’s Majestic Lounge, the group has released the album “In The Dark” and embarked on tours that paired them with acts such as The Black Keys, The Hold Steady and Kings of … Continue reading