Monthly Archives: September 2012

Soon in tunes: The Soul Thieves, Oct. 1 at George’s Majestic Lounge

September 29th, 2012 at 10:47 am

Touring with the support of a nonprofit organization called SpokesBuzz, Memphis, Tenn. band The Soul Thieves will visit Fayetteville for a show with locals The Poggs on Monday (Oct. 1) night at George’s Majestic Lounge. The Fort Collins, Colo.-based organization … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Adam Faucett and more

September 28th, 2012 at 5:03 am

Music isn’t hard to come by this weekend. With hundreds of thousands of extra people in town for Bikes, Blues & BBQ, the clubs in the area are providing them a soundtrack (to accompany the cacophony of tailpipes, of course). … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Joe Diffie, Sept. 27 at Cherokee Casino

September 26th, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Mullet alert! Above is Joe Diffie, a country songwriter responsible for several hit songs in the 1990s, including “Pick Up Man,” the tune above. He plays Thursday at Cherokee Casino in West Siloam Springs. He may not have been “Bigger … Continue reading

The musical offerings for Bikes, Blues & BBQ

September 25th, 2012 at 12:23 pm

The Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band headlines the entertainment for Bikes, Blues & BBQ on Wednesday (Sept. 26) night. There are dozens of acts performing during the rally’s four days. If the sound of loud tailpipes during Bikes, Blues & … Continue reading

Soon in tunes – Yelawolf, Sept. 25 at Rogue

September 24th, 2012 at 11:03 am

Rapper and sometimes actor Yelawolf will perform Tuesday (Sept. 25) at Rogue Pizza Company on Dickson Street. The labelmate of Eminem has released one album, “Radioactive,” and is reportedly at work on another. Yelawolf is currently on the “Slumerican” tour … Continue reading

Soon in tunes – Jimmy Herring Band, Sept. 24 at George’s

September 22nd, 2012 at 2:49 pm

A guitarist for groups such as The Aquarium Rescue Unit and Widespread Panic, Jimmy Herring is one of the most in-demand players in the country. He comes to George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville on Monday (Sept. 24) in support of … Continue reading

Gretchen Parlato talks about discovering jazz and connecting with a song

September 21st, 2012 at 1:17 pm

The Walton Arts Center‘s Starrlight Jazz Series kicks off tonight (Sept. 21) with Gretchen Parlato. Parlato, who comes from a family of musicians, talked to me about discovering jazz. She also talked about the ease with which she switches between … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with the Riverstomp Music Festival and more

September 21st, 2012 at 5:03 am

Traditionally, we think of summer as festival season, but there’s a round in the fall, too. Austin City Limits starts Oct. 12. That’s the same time as our local Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, which takes place from … Continue reading

On the way – Andy Grammer, Oct. 8 at the AMP

September 20th, 2012 at 10:29 am

Had a rough week? Keep your head up, kids. Andy Grammer is coming to town soon. I like free things, as a general rule. So, how about some free music? Sound pretty good to me. The University Programs office at … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Robert Earl Keen, Sept. 20 at George’s

September 19th, 2012 at 1:31 pm

The Texas songwriter behind the 2011 album “Ready for Confetti,” Robert Earl Keen, makes it through this part of the country about once per year. He performs Thursday (Sept. 20) at George’s Majestic Lounge. Called “Texas’ ranking nice guy poet” … Continue reading