Monthly Archives: June 2012

Introducing the KUAF Summer Jazz lineup

June 29th, 2012 at 12:31 pm

On Saturday (June 30), when Aaron Goldberg touches the piano keys, he will launch into not only his piano trio repertoire but also the KUAF Summer Jazz Concert Series. The series, coordinated by Robert Ginsburg and the Northwest Arkansas Jazz … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with the Joe Pitts Band and more

June 29th, 2012 at 5:03 am

It’s been scorching hot, you guys. According to one local weatherman, this is the first time Arkansas has ever had three consecutive 100-degree days in June since record keeping started. Whew. So, how about ducking inside somewhere with air conditioning … Continue reading

The best music from the first half of 2012

June 27th, 2012 at 3:49 pm

The Lumineers perform “Dead Sea.” Listened to any music in 2012? I have. Maybe not as much as I’d like, but, honestly, how can you ever truly listen to enough? There have been some good albums released in 2012, and … Continue reading

Rodeo of the Ozarks names musical acts, including Kix Brooks

June 26th, 2012 at 11:19 am

Above, Kix Brooks sings “New to This Town.” He’s also new to a solo career, having parted ways from Brooks and Dunn. Brooks performs in Springdale on July 6. The Rodeo of the Ozarks, which takes place inside Parsons Stadium … Continue reading

Walton Arts Center announces new round of performers

June 25th, 2012 at 11:23 am

Like good ole’ boys? One of the very best of them, Don Williams, is coming to the Walton Arts Center in October, it was recently announced. Above is “Good Ole Boys Like Me.” The Walton Arts Center has announced a … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Scott H. Biram, June 25 at Chelsea’s

June 25th, 2012 at 5:03 am

Songwriter and personality Scott H. Biram will visit the area for a show tonight (June 25) at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe in Eureka Springs. The performer, described as Austin’s “Dirty Old One Man Band,” is touring in support of his new … Continue reading

Moonface lands in Fayetteville

June 22nd, 2012 at 1:21 pm

Haven’t heard of Moonface? That’s okay, although you might want to check them out, considering Spin magazine named their recent release one of the best of the year so far. Heard of the band Wolf Parade, maybe? That’s a little … Continue reading

The weekend in live music with Carl Jackson and more

June 22nd, 2012 at 5:03 am

Ready for some music this weekend? Here goes… Two time Grammy winner Carl Jackson will return to Fayetteville for a show at 7 p.m. Saturday (June 23) at Clapp Auditorium on the Mount Sequoyah Retreat and Conference Center grounds. The … Continue reading

Concert Review: Daughtry, June 19 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion

June 20th, 2012 at 4:15 pm

Where oh where does Chris Daughtry and his eponymous band, Daughtry, fit in the grand scheme of things? He’s too muscular and brawny — in music and physical stature — for pop radio. He’s too, um… ‘American Idol’-y for modern … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: The Riverfront Blues Festival

June 19th, 2012 at 12:25 pm

Above, Carolyn Wonderland powers through “Judgment Day Blues.” She’ll probably judge you if you don’t make her show this weekend in Fort Smith. The Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Society’s annual party gets underway this weekend as the Riverfront Blues Festival … Continue reading