Monthly Archives: December 2011

The weekend in music, with New Year’s Eve gigs and more

December 30th, 2011 at 5:03 am

Looking for something to do this extended weekend beyond watching football, eating black eyed peas and resting? More specifically, are you looking for something to do on Saturday night, the last night of the year? Well… Louisiana-based outfit Dirtfoot performs … Continue reading

Trout Fishing in America show sold out

December 28th, 2011 at 12:13 pm

The Grammy-nominated and much-beloved duo of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet are Trout Fishing in America, a Prairie Grove-based folk group. The Trouts released a children’s book “Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important” in September and “Lookin’ and Lucky” in September … Continue reading

The best albums of 2011

December 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

After 11 1/2 months of listening to some pretty solid albums, here are my thoughts on the best albums of the year. I recently lamented I was having a difficult time deciding on a top record — there were a … Continue reading

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas

December 24th, 2011 at 11:23 am

Hey guys, it’s almost Christmas. You probably already know that. Thanks for being chummy and, though digital, our friend. Merry Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate around this time of year). Here’s our little gift, courtesy of She & Him. … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Keith Nicholson and more

December 23rd, 2011 at 5:03 am

In the event that you’ve got all your Christmas shopping done, like a good little capitalist, you may have a little bit of free time this weekend before the holiday kicks into full gear. If so, there are a few … Continue reading

Want to play at Wakarusa? Here’s how…

December 22nd, 2011 at 12:53 pm

You know about Wakarusa, right? That gigantic, four-day music festival with more than 100 bands and as many as six stages of music happening simultaneously? Well, don’t you want your band to perform there? Here’s how it could happen. Each … Continue reading

‘Asleep’ at Christmas

December 21st, 2011 at 9:29 am

Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel performs “Christmas in Jail.” Sometimes I get drowsy at Christmastime, but that’s usually from overeating. This kind of Asleep is much, much different. Texas swing band Asleep at the Wheel brings a holiday … Continue reading

George’s adds even more concerts

December 20th, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Above is the Ben Kweller song “Wasted & Ready,” in which the singer-songwriter rhymes the words ‘spaghetti’ and ‘ready.’ It’s really much better than that makes it sound. Kweller is coming to George’s next year. Looks like we jumped the … Continue reading

George’s announces several new concerts

December 19th, 2011 at 5:03 am

Colt Ford is coming back to Fayetteville for a show Jan. 12 at George’s. Until then, he’ll likely just “Waste Some Time.” Warning: gratuitous moonshine drinking, shirtless men and country rap are featured in the video above. George’s Majestic Lounge … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Vore and more

December 16th, 2011 at 5:03 am

You know what makes a nice holiday stocking stuffer? Metal music. You might doubt me, but have you tried it? Well… As luck would have it, there’s some local metal coming hot off the presses, just in time for Christmas. … Continue reading