Monthly Archives: November 2012

Thunder on the Mountain lineup to be announced on Wednesday

November 30th, 2012 at 12:33 pm

According to the festival’s official Facebook page, the lineup for the first Thunder on the Mountain country music event will be announced at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 5). As soon as we get word of the performers, we’ll let you … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Tab Benoit and more

November 30th, 2012 at 5:03 am

What a busy weekend. There’s plenty of holiday parties to celebrate, and you can find a list of them in our print edition, What’s Up! And, thankfully, there’s plenty of noteworthy shows this weekend as well. Louisiana blues guitarist Tab … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Keller Williams, Nov. 29 at George’s

November 28th, 2012 at 11:53 am

Guitarist and songwriter Keller Williams recently recorded an album with the Travelin’ McCourys. The album, “Pick,” came out in July and features tracks originally recorded by Steve Earle, My Morning Jacket and John Hatford, among others. Williams will visit George’s Majestic … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Bob Wayne, Nov. 28 at Chelsea’s in Eureka Springs

November 27th, 2012 at 9:49 am

Country outlaw artist Bob Wayne will visit Chelsea’s Corner Cafe in Eureka Springs on Wednesday (Nov. 28). Likely arriving in his preferred touring vehicle, a 1970s Cadillac limo, Wayne will bring with him a collection of songs contained in his … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Cantus, Nov. 29 at the Walton Arts Center

November 26th, 2012 at 12:07 pm

If you like Christmas songs delivered in a traditional format, Cantus‘ “All is Calm” probably isn’t the show for you. If you like them offered as part of a dramatic story, with plotlines lifted from history, perhaps it’s exactly what … Continue reading

A country music takeover?

November 23rd, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Notice how swiftly country music is sweeping into Northwest Arkansas, at least in terms of concerts? Notice how most of the biggest live music events this year (Alan Jackson, Miranda Lamber, Hank Williams Jr., etc…) were all country shows? We … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Bartin Memberg and more

November 23rd, 2012 at 5:03 am

This is the kind of Black Friday deal I like. It combines staying in bed a little later, listening to music and avoiding the mall. Former Memphis Pencils member Martin Bemberg recently released a new EP under the name Bartin … Continue reading

A Thanksgiving thank you

November 22nd, 2012 at 11:11 am

Sam and Dave want to thank you. I do too. Thanks to all of our brilliant, talented and lovely readers. We couldn’t (and wouldn’t) do this without you. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and many things to be thankful … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Jamie Wolfe and the Wranglers, Thanksgiving night

November 21st, 2012 at 11:33 am

Think there’s nothing going on Thanksgiving night? You’d be wrong. Country rock band Jamie Wolfe & The Wranglers will perform that night, for instance. The group, which is based in Northwest Arkansas, has performed at Bikes, Blues & BBQ and … Continue reading

On the way — Lucero, Feb. 8&9 at George’s

November 20th, 2012 at 4:34 pm

In the song above, Lucero is “On The Way Downtown.” They are also on their way to George’s Majestic Lounge. Fayetteville’s favorite country rock hellraisers are coming back for a two-night stand at George’s Majestic Lounge. Lucero, which features frontman … Continue reading