Monthly Archives: April 2012

Concert review: Kid Cudi and Big Boi, April 29 at Barnhill Arena

April 30th, 2012 at 2:44 pm

Someone I follow on Twitter suggested there was an error in the billing of the Chip tha Ripper, Big Boi and Kid Cudi show at the University of Arkansas’ Barnhill Arena on Sunday (April 29) night. Big Boi, one half … Continue reading

Grace Potter concert postponed

April 30th, 2012 at 1:11 pm

The Grace Potter concert scheduled for May 1 at the Rib Room in Fort Smith has been postponed. According to a post on the venue’s official Facebook page, the band had a “career-advancing opportunity” and will not make the originally … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: EOTO at George’s

April 30th, 2012 at 11:13 am

Originally a side project of String Cheese Incident members Michael Travis and Jason Hann, EOTO has morphed into a touring force of its own. The electronic group uses live instrumentation to create their unique sound, which is supplemented by a … Continue reading

Concert review: Glen Campbell, April 27 at Walton Arts Center

April 28th, 2012 at 9:17 am

More than once, I’ve heard someone remark how difficult it must be for musicians to remember the lyrics to the dozens of songs they sing every night. Similarly, how do they remember the chord structures, the intricate solos, the cadence, … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Kid Cudi and more

April 27th, 2012 at 5:03 am

Need to know what music to see this weekend? You’ve got your work cut out for you with shows all around, from country to bluegrass to jazz to rap and, well, I can’t remember a weekend this diverse in some … Continue reading

Concert review: Switchfoot, April 25 at George’s Majestic Lounge

April 26th, 2012 at 12:36 pm

Just when I thought I had Switchfoot figured out — bright hooks, crisp guitar work and floppy hair — they went and did something different. Would you believe me if I told you the band played a very credible version … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Hayes Carll at George’s Majestic Lounge

April 26th, 2012 at 9:51 am

Hayes Carll, who attended school at Hendrix College in Conway, revers Arkansas, so much so that he independently released an album called “Little Rock” in 2004. But he’s moved on to bigger things now, forging a career in Austin, Texas … Continue reading

On the way: Clutch, July 11 at George’s

April 25th, 2012 at 12:07 pm

The song above is “Electric Worry” by Clutch. If your primary worry is about Clutch not visiting Fayetteville, stress no longer. Touring in support of their re-release of the album “Blast Tyrant,” hard rockers/metal band/etc… rockers Clutch will visit Fayetteville, … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Switchfoot, April 25 at George’s

April 24th, 2012 at 3:03 pm

In September 2011, Switchfoot released the album “Vice Verses,” which debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The band also released a remix version of the album, “Vice Re-Verses,” which debuted Saturday. Switchfoot visits Fayetteville for a … Continue reading

A Levon Helm story

April 23rd, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Let me tell you a story about Levon Helm, one I’ve never shared before in a public forum. Several years ago, during a particularly rough patch in his fight against cancer, Levon Helm performed at the Walton Arts Center. Throughout … Continue reading