Monthly Archives: January 2013

On the way: Umphrey’s McGee, April 17-18 at George’s

January 30th, 2013 at 11:53 am

Here, Umphrey’s McGee plays for thousands at Red Rocks just outside of Denver, Colo. In April, they’ll play for a few hundred in Fayetteville. Those who aren’t already familiar with Umphrey’s McGee and their impressive pairing of jam prowess and … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Sum 41, Jan. 30 at George’s

January 29th, 2013 at 10:41 am

‘In Too Deep’ with work or other obligations this week? A concert by Sum 41 might help. Punk-pop act Sum 41 is currently on its “Does This Look Infected?” 10th anniversary tour. And among the dates is a stop on … Continue reading

Waka Winter Classic will send the Flipoff Pirates to Wakarusa

January 28th, 2013 at 12:41 pm

Congratulations are in order for local band Flipoff Pirates. The group won a contest on Friday (Jan. 25) at George’s Majestic Lounge that will add them to the lineup for the Wakarusa festival, which takes place this summer on a … Continue reading

Fayetteville Roots Fest announces (part of) 2013 lineup

January 25th, 2013 at 12:53 pm

Iris Dement sings “Go on Ahead and Go Home,” from her new album “Sing the Delta.” She’ll be singing to Northwest Arkansas crowds when she performs at the upcoming Fayetteville Roots Festival. During a show Tuesday night (Jan. 22) at … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Shannon Wurst and more

January 25th, 2013 at 5:03 am

Your weekend has two options. You can go watch live music, or you can not go watch live music. I guess there are technically more, but let’s stick with the first of those options. Want to see some live music … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Lee Brice, Jan. 24 at Fort Smith Convention Center

January 23rd, 2013 at 9:39 am

Country musician Lee Brice, who recorded the No. 1 Country hit “A Woman Like You,” will perform on Thursday (Jan. 24) in Fort Smith. The multi-instrumentalist and songwriter will take the stage  at 8 p.m. at the Fort Smith Convention … Continue reading

Some thoughts on Wakarusa’s 2013 lineup

January 22nd, 2013 at 2:47 pm

By now, you’ve likely already looked over the lineup for the 2013 edition of the Wakarusa festival, which will take place May 30 through June 2. But in case you haven’t, take a minute to do so. You can find … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: The Steel Wheels, Jan. 22 at George’s

January 21st, 2013 at 12:19 pm

After a successful set of appearances during the Fayetteville Roots Festival in August, the Americana band The Steel Wheels will return for a show in that same town on Tuesday (Jan. 22). Joining them for the 9 p.m. show at … Continue reading

Legacy Blues to close this weekend

January 18th, 2013 at 12:18 pm

After an 18-month run that included hundreds of blues shows, Legacy Blues, located in the Legacy Building just off Dickson Street in Fayetteville, will close for good after Saturday night’s shows. According to an email sent out by restaurant officials … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with The Biscuit Grabbers and more

January 18th, 2013 at 10:13 am

If there was ever a reason to party, it’s probably this weekend. Why? Who needs a reason? Here’s some suggestions on where to go this weekend: The trio of musicians that would become the Biscuit Grabbers met while touring with … Continue reading