Monthly Archives: May 2011

Got the blues? Eureka Springs sure does

May 31st, 2011 at 11:19 am

Find a club, bar or venue in Eureka Springs this weekend and you will find blues music. That’s how it works with the Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, which invades beginning Thursday (June 2) and continues through June 5. Before it’s … Continue reading

Wakarusa 2011 cometh (and soon!)

May 30th, 2011 at 3:37 pm

You’ve got less than three days. Less than three days to pack your bags. Less than three days to buy supplies. Less than three days to pick the bands you want to see. Yes, it’s almost here. Wakarusa starts Thursday … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes (Round 2): Pure X at Smoke & Barrel

May 30th, 2011 at 2:07 pm

Formerly called Pure Ecstasy, the Texas band now called Pure X was showcased at South By Southwest and continues to cross the country on tour. They’ll bring the show tonight (May 30) to the Smoke & Barrel Tavern in Fayetteville. … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes (Round 1): The Dillinger Escape Plan

May 30th, 2011 at 10:41 am

The Dillinger Escape Plan — named after bank robber John Dillinger — have been featured on the Warped Tour and television programs such as “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” Dillinger Escape Plan has release four full-length albums, including the critically … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Primus (in photos), May 27 @ The AMP

May 28th, 2011 at 12:13 pm

I’m not sure I would know how to properly review Primus, so I’m not even going to try. The trio was in Fayetteville on Friday (May 27) for a show at the Arkansas Music Pavilion on a pleasant evening. Here’s … Continue reading

Concert Review: The Band Perry (and Sunny Sweeney) at the AMP, May 26

May 27th, 2011 at 3:49 pm

It was girls and guitars night at the Arkansas Music Pavilion on Thursday (May 26) night. Though three different performers took the stage for the show, there was a common thing among them: blonde locks, acoustic guitar and big voices. … Continue reading

Primus’ psychedelic polka, or whatever kind of music they make

May 27th, 2011 at 12:21 pm

I’ll give you a dollar if can correctly describe Primus‘ music. Go ahead. Give it a try. Pretty tough, isn’t it? Primus, the trio featuring the musical stylings of Les Claypool, Ler LaLonde and Jay Lane, is a bit difficult … Continue reading

The weekend in music with Damn Arkansan and more

May 27th, 2011 at 5:03 am

Want to discover some new music by Arkansas bands? Well… Local arts collective Art Amiss is release a new compilation CD featuring the best in new music from Arkansas. There are 12 bands included on the compilation, which will have … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: The Band Perry at the AMP

May 26th, 2011 at 11:11 am

Consisting of three siblings, The Band Perry has been storming across the country music charts in their short existence. The group has recorded a No. 1 County hit, “If I Die Young,” and was named the Top New Artist and … Continue reading

Wakarusa 2011: What to bring and what NOT to bring

May 25th, 2011 at 1:01 pm

It’s almost here, and it’s probably about time to start packing. Wakarusa begins June 2 (that’s next Thursday) and we’ve compiled a list of 10 items (5 essential, 5 very nonessential) that you should anticipate bringing and NOT bringing to … Continue reading