Monthly Archives: October 2011

Wakarusa announces 2012 festival dates

October 31st, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Wakarusa was a big holiday from real life. It returns this year from May 31 to June 3. Above is headliner My Morning Jacket performing “One Big Holiday.” The video above is from Bonnaroo, actually, because the video and sound … Continue reading

Halloween rock with Crystal Antlers at The Lightbulb Club

October 31st, 2011 at 10:37 am

Long Beach, California quintet Crystal Antlers will headline a Halloween night show (that’s tonight, Oct. 31) at The Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville. Together, they have recorded several EPs and albums in the past five years, including a new record, “Two-Way … Continue reading

More Meat: Reunited and revitalized rock back visits Fayetteville tonight

October 28th, 2011 at 11:31 am

It seems like a long time ago that Curt Kirkwood and company were palling around with Nirvana and surging the charts with songs such as “Backwater.” And indeed, it was a long time ago that his band, The Meat Puppets, … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Bryan Adams and more (Bonus: Costume ideas!)

October 28th, 2011 at 5:03 am

Looking for some Halloween weekend fun? You should probably go to a concert in costume. That’ll be fun. Making up for a concert that was originally scheduled to take place on Oct. 10, popster Bryan Adams will perform Saturday (Oct. … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Robert Randolph at George’s

October 27th, 2011 at 11:17 am

Are you ‘Going in the Right Direction”? Unless you’re headed to George’s to see Robert Randolph, probably not. If you haven’t seen Robert Randolph live, you haven’t seen Robert Randolph at all. He’s a force on the pedal steel guitar, … Continue reading

On the way: The Lemonheads, Jan. 29 at George’s

October 26th, 2011 at 8:13 am

Here’s The Lemonheads’ take on “Mrs. Robinson.” It’s inspired a new life goal for me: filming a music video in a boat. If you can do that, you’re on top of the world. In what seems like a recurring theme, … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Rain (a Beatles tribute), Oct. 26 in Fort Smith

October 25th, 2011 at 12:19 pm

The Beatles tribute band Rain, which the Associated Press called “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles,” visits Fort Smith on Wednesday evening. Rain has performed on Broadway and plays Beatles songs such as “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Beats Antique at George’s

October 24th, 2011 at 11:01 am

After spending the summer on the festival circuit, with appearances at Wakarusa, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and more, Beats Antique is on a headlining tour to promote their new album “Elektrafone,” which was released Oct. 4. The trio includes electronica producers … Continue reading

Listen Here First: Randall Shreve’s new album “The Jester”

October 21st, 2011 at 11:51 am

Randall Shreve has made a couple albums before, both for national touring acts and as a frontman. But he’s never made an album like “The Jester,” the album he’ll officially release Saturday night (Oct. 22) at George’s Majestic Lounge. In … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Humdrum and more

October 21st, 2011 at 5:03 am

It’s been cool outside. So, maybe it’s time to drop in to your favorite local establishment and have a little something to warm you up. You know what I’m saying? You could also have yourself a little dance party. Here … Continue reading