Monthly Archives: March 2012

The weekend in music, with Oreo Blue and more

March 30th, 2012 at 5:03 am

Let’s skip right past the introductions. You know the drill. So, here’s the weekend in music: Fort Smith blues band Oreo Blue, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011, continues its run with a pair of gigs this weekend. The … Continue reading

Tonight (and tomorrow) in tunes: Ginger Leigh

March 29th, 2012 at 11:39 am

  Songwriter and actress Ginger Leigh will perform tonight (March 29) at GoodFolk Productions, the much-loved house venue on Block Avenue in Fayetteville. Leigh has self-released eight CDs that span Latin, pop, blues and jazz. Leigh will perform at 7:30 … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Pat Green, March 29 at Cherokee Casino

March 28th, 2012 at 11:49 am

Award-winning Texas country musician Pat Green returns to the area for a show at 10 p.m. at the Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs, Okla. Green is at work on the album “Song We Wish We’d Written II,” a follow … Continue reading

On the way — Bret Michaels, May 3 at the Rib Room

March 27th, 2012 at 8:13 am

A montage of Bret Michaels songs performed during the recent Kiss a Pig gala in Rogers. I promise the sound quality was much better in person (not that I’m admitting attending, of course…) Michaels returns to the area for a … Continue reading

Arkansas Music Pavilion grows in artist reputation, physical size

March 26th, 2012 at 10:09 am

As we’ve been telling you over the past couple weeks, the Arkansas Music Pavilion is moving to the Washington County Fairgrounds site and has been booking talent for the 2012 season. We can also now tell you the venue is … Continue reading

Vote now for the NAMAs

March 23rd, 2012 at 11:07 am

If you read this blog with any frequency, you probably love music, and you probably see a lot of shows in the area. Or, you’re my mother, who reads to keep tabs on me. Let’s assume you’re in the former … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with a blues festival and more

March 23rd, 2012 at 5:03 am

I once did a story about seasonal affective disorder, which often happens during periods of extended rainfall or short days. We’ve had a lot of rain the past few days, so maybe it’s fitting that the blues are featured prominently … Continue reading

On the way: Grace Potter, May 1 in at the Rib Room

March 22nd, 2012 at 10:21 am

Grace Potter may have become a lot more famous with her recent self-titled release, but there’s some fine stuff in the back catalog, too. This one is called “Big White Gate.” The gates are about to open at Neumeier’s Rib … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Every Time I Die, March 22 at Stone Pony

March 21st, 2012 at 11:19 am

Touring in support of their latest record, “Ex Lives,” New York hardcore band Every Time I Die will visit Fayetteville on Thursday night (March 22). The band will perform at The Stone Pony with guests The Overseer, Left Holding the … Continue reading

Fayetteville Roots Festival announces artist roster

March 20th, 2012 at 11:37 am

The Doc (Doc Watson) teamed up with The Dawg (David Grisman) for a concert and CD more than a decade ago. Grisman is coming to headline the Fayetteville Roots Festival. Last year’s Fayetteville Roots Festival grew substantially over the 2010 … Continue reading