Monthly Archives: November 2011

Girl Talk secret show information

November 30th, 2011 at 1:09 pm

So, as we spilled on Twitter a bit ago… Mashup king Girl Talk is playing a secret show on Friday (12/2) in Fayetteville. Here are the details that we know, and admittedly, they’re sparse. The idea is to build a buzz, … Continue reading

On the way: Straight No Chaser, April 10 @ Fort Smith Convention Center

November 29th, 2011 at 9:19 am

If you’d like to start your morning with a retelling of a Disney song, you’re a click away. The song is “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” from “The Lion King” as told by Straight No Chaser. The a capella singing group … Continue reading

And the albums of the year are…

November 28th, 2011 at 1:39 pm

Yet to be determined. Which is why I’m writing this blog post. Every year for the past several years, I’ve compiled a list of some of the year’s best in new music. There are still several weeks yet before the … Continue reading

Playing ‘Possum': George Jones continues tour, including Fort Smith date

November 25th, 2011 at 12:21 pm

The man known as “The Possum,” George Jones, has a long and storied career in the country music industry. He was married to another of its stars, Tammy Wynette, and together, they had hits such as “Golden Ring,” “Near You” … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Earnest Roy and more

November 25th, 2011 at 5:03 am

Holy cow, turkey. You always take so much out of me. You could say I have the overeating blues. Speaking of the blues… Earnest ‘Guitar’ Roy’s first band, First Choice, was formed in 1972 when the musician was just 14. … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

November 24th, 2011 at 10:03 am

There isn’t much going on in the way of live music today (Nov. 24); I was unable to find a single gig for our calendar. So, we’ll just do what everyone else is doing today and wish you a Happy … Continue reading

Get you some Hip Hop History

November 23rd, 2011 at 11:51 am

I’m not the most qualified when it comes to providing a history lesson on hip hop. Thankfully, there are some folks around Fayetteville who can do just that. Specifically, DJ EJ and several of his friends, who gathered a couple … Continue reading

On the Way: Foreigner, April 10 @ WAC

November 22nd, 2011 at 9:11 am

Here’s Foreigner with an ‘Urgent’ message: They are coming to Fayetteville. We stumbled across this nugget on the Internet a couple days ago: Foreigner is coming to Fayetteville, according to Pollstar.com. The group is scheduled to play at the Walton … Continue reading

On the way: Eli Young Band, Feb. 15 at George’s

November 21st, 2011 at 12:13 pm

Are girls crazy? Don’t ask me. Ask the Eli Young Band, who will perform in Fayetteville early next year. Still engulfed in the success of their first No. 1 single, “Crazy Girl,” the Eli Young Band has announced more tour … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Broncho and more

November 18th, 2011 at 5:03 am

If you like watching live music in Northwest Arkansas, this post is for you. If you do not, well, go see if there is anything else on the Internet. So, where to start? How about with Broncho? The Oklahoma band … Continue reading