Monthly Archives: September 2011

The weekend in music, with Jamey Johnson and more

September 30th, 2011 at 5:03 am

If you aren’t finding live music this weekend, well, you aren’t trying hard enough. Just follow the rumble of the motorcycles from Bikes, Blues & BBQ and you’ll end up around some. Specifically, there is music at the Dickson Street … Continue reading

Light up some 1990s rock revivalism with Candlebox

September 29th, 2011 at 10:37 am

As Bikes, Blues & BBQ continues, so does the music. Among the many acts performing tonight (Sept. 29) is Candlebox, who are slated for a 7:30 p.m. show at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. The alt-rockers have recorded the hits “You” … Continue reading

Return to the ‘River’: Second Riverstomp Music Festival begins soon

September 28th, 2011 at 12:13 pm

The second annual Riverstomp Music Festival returns to the area beginning Thursday at the Redneck Yacht Club near Watts, Okla. This festival, located on Oklahoma 59S just west of Siloam Springs, will features acts such as Ben Miller Band, Mountain … Continue reading

Hear that rumble? It’s Bikes, Blues & BBQ headed this way

September 27th, 2011 at 11:43 am

Every fall, the thunder of motorcycle exhaust echoes throughout Northwest Arkansas during Bikes, Blues & BBQ. But it’s not quite loud enough to drone over the sound of the music that plays on local stages as a result of the … Continue reading

Feelin’ Alright: Rock Hall of Famer Dave Mason raises money for vets

September 26th, 2011 at 11:03 am

Of all the things Dave Mason has done, he says his latest project matters the most. The songwriter and guitarist (and sometimes sitar player) has written hit songs and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Eurekapalooza and more

September 23rd, 2011 at 5:03 am

Returning for a second year at Lake Leatherwood park in Eureka Springs is Eurekapalooza, which takes place all day Saturday (Sept. 24). Bands featured at the event include Handmade Moments, DJ Havok, The Ariels and Fossils of Ancient Robots, pictured. … Continue reading

On the way: Beats Antique, Oct. 24 at George’s

September 22nd, 2011 at 9:31 am

Feel a little Middle Eastern? This song and dance will take you there if you don’t. It’s called “Egyptic” and is from the band Beats Antique. This live performance happened at Lollapalooza. Beats Antique certainly made the festival run this … Continue reading

The Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair turns 75, stays young

September 21st, 2011 at 1:41 pm

For organizers of events such as the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair, which begins its 75th year on Friday (Sept. 23), popularity is a bit of a guessing game. The entity books concerts months in advance, hoping that the acts involved surge … Continue reading

Jeff Coffin plays a saxophone (or two) in Fort Smith and Fayetteville

September 20th, 2011 at 12:51 pm

You may know of him from another project, so the name Jeff Coffin might not prompt instant recognition. Those other projects are kind of popular, though: He’s played in both Bela Fleck & The Flecktones and is a current member … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: The Cleverlys, Sept. 21 at George’s

September 19th, 2011 at 11:23 am

Hillbilly sendup act The Cleverlys will perform at George’s Majestic Lounge on Wednesday (Sept. 21) evening as part of a tour of the middle parts of the country. The group — a fictitious group of family members who share the … Continue reading