Monthly Archives: July 2011

Concert Wrap: Chris Young and Colt Ford at the Arkansas Music Pavilion

July 30th, 2011 at 9:07 am

The too-warm-for-comfort temperatures accomplished only one thing: It made sure the clothes that accompanied the cowboy boots and hats were kept to a minimum. It certainly didn’t keep the crowds away from the show by Chris Young and Colt Ford … Continue reading

Fun on the move: The Imagination Movers at the Walton Arts Center

July 29th, 2011 at 1:07 pm

When he’s not busy being a rock star on the children’s much scene, Scott Smith is busy saving lives as part of the New Orleans Fire Department. “I have two very cool jobs,” he admits. It is the former of … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with a farewell to Christmas Fuller Project and more

July 29th, 2011 at 5:03 am

Farewell, friends. No, not me. Christmas Fuller Project. After more than five years together, local indie rockers Christmas Fuller Project are calling it quits. Before the group disbands, they’ll offer one last show which will also serve as a release … Continue reading

On the way: Billy Joe Shaver, Aug. 14 at George’s in Fayetteville

July 28th, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Above, Billy Joe Shaver performs “Old Lump of Coal” at a theater in Europe. He’ll have a bit more intimate affair on Aug. 14 when he performs in Fayetteville. Billy Joe Shaver last visited here as an opening act for … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: World History (the band)

July 27th, 2011 at 9:41 am

This is World History. The live music version. The song is “Ricardo, You Run Free.” Tonight won’t be a lesson in actual, honest world history. At least, I don’t think so. Instead, it’s going to be a performance by the … Continue reading

A man of many concerts: Harold Wieties, general manager at George’s

July 26th, 2011 at 11:51 am

This post isn’t strictly about a live music event, so feel free to look away if you like. However, it is about one of the important players on our local live music scene, Harold Wieties. For more than a decade, … Continue reading

Shannon Wurst releases new CD for kids

July 25th, 2011 at 3:03 pm

Local songwriter Shannon Wurst will on Tuesday (July 26) officially release her first album for children, “Green and Growing: roots music for eco-kids.” Inspired by time Wurst spent volunteering at the Kerrville Folk Festival’s Kidsville, the album discusses responsible environmental practices. … Continue reading

Big Bad Gina wins national award

July 22nd, 2011 at 11:07 am

Congratulations are due to Big Bad Gina, a Northwest Arkansas trio that is a staple of local stages. Over the Fourth of July weekend, the band traveled to Wisconsin for the National Women’s Music Festival and won a fan- and … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Alien Ant Farm and more

July 22nd, 2011 at 5:03 am

Want lessons on thievery? Well, Alien Ant Farm is willing to teach lessons on being a ‘Smooth Criminal.’ We apologize for that joke. It sounded better before we typed it out. Anyway… Southern California rockers Alien Ant Farm, famous for … Continue reading

On the Way (maybe): Underoath, Sept. 15 @ Rogue

July 21st, 2011 at 4:25 pm

What happens when you put a metal band underwater? This. Let’s hope they don’t rust. The band is Underoath, who are likely coming to Fayetteville soon. We don’t have too many of the details on this one, but it appears … Continue reading