Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wakarusa announces dates for 2013 festival

October 31st, 2012 at 8:19 am

It’s hard to capture the combination of chaos and beauty that is a major music festival, but this video does a really good job. Wakarusa returns to Arkansas in late May. It seems like we just got done with Harvest … Continue reading

Finding the fun on Halloween

October 30th, 2012 at 9:49 am

A lot of fun Halloween events have passed. That’s okay. There’s more. Here are a few Halloween events we know of going on tomorrow (Oct. 31) night: • The Lightbulb Club’s Halloween Bash, with music courtesy of Clunk, starts at … Continue reading

A special delivery: The 65th Ozark Folk Festival

October 29th, 2012 at 11:51 am

Happy 65th birthday to the Ozark Folk Festival, which begins tonight (Oct. 29) in Eureka Springs. The 65th festival will be a celebration of a movie turning 40 years old. That’s when the movie “Deliverance” debuted, and one of that … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Mike Watt and more

October 26th, 2012 at 5:03 am

It’s Halloween weekend. Time to get weird (and scary). There are several Halloween shows this weekend, and if you’ve got a costume, it should be a lot of fun. We could recommend individual ones, but perhaps you should just walk … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Turnpike Troubadours, Oct. 25 at George’s

October 24th, 2012 at 3:34 pm

After selling nearly 30,000 copies of their independent 2009 release “Diamonds & Gasoline,” country rockers Turnpike Troubadours expanded on that success by debuting just outside the Top 50 on the Billboard 200 Album chart in early May with “Goodbye Normal … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Beats Antique, Oct. 24 at George’s

October 24th, 2012 at 11:41 am

I don’t think Beats Antique will be dressing up as cats during their upcoming performance at George’s, but you never know. The song above is “Cat Skillz.” If you’ve never watched Beats Antique live, well, it’s hard to describe. It’s … Continue reading

An update about Flaming Lips tickets

October 23rd, 2012 at 10:39 am

The Flaming Lips cover The Beatles’ “I Am The Walrus.” You know that else the Flaming Lips are? Coming to Fayetteville, that’s what. The University of Arkansas and its Headliner Concerts Committee have provided an update for its fall concert … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Brainstorm, Oct. 22 at Nightbird Books

October 22nd, 2012 at 11:49 am

Experimental pop trio BRAINSTORM comes to Fayetteville this week in support of their new album “Heat Waves,” which was released Oct. 2. The group combines west African guitar influences and soul, among other musical ideas. The band, with guest Swimming, … Continue reading

On the way: All-American Rejects, Nov. 12 at George’s

October 22nd, 2012 at 8:21 am

Gosh, this one’s catchy. It’s “Swing, Swing” by The All-American Rejects, who just announced a tour date in Fayetteville. Remember the song “Swing, Swing?” How about “Dirty Little Secret?” Well, the band responsible for those songs — and sales of … Continue reading

On the way: Flaming Lips, Nov. 4 at Barnhill Arena

October 19th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

‘Do You Realize’ the Flaming Lips are coming to Fayetteville? Well, they are booked for a Nov. 4 gig on the UA Campus. The lovable modern rock weirdos from Oklahoma called the Flaming Lips are headed to Fayetteville. And hopefully, … Continue reading