Monthly Archives: February 2013

On the way: Besnard Lakes, April 24 at the Lightbulb Club

February 27th, 2013 at 11:17 am

Here’s the newest single from Besnard Lakes, “People of the Sticks.” Two Canadian bands will team up for a show in late April at the newly smoke free Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville. Sounds like a good time, eh? The Besnard … Continue reading

Happy birthday, Johnny Cash

February 26th, 2013 at 4:42 pm

Today (Feb. 26) would have been Arkansas native Johnny Cash‘s 81st birthday. Seems like a pretty good excuse to watch a Johnny Cash video.

A ‘Thunder’ous throwdown

February 25th, 2013 at 11:41 am

While national headliners get the bulk of the attention at music festivals, a few of our local festivals provide great opportunities for local acts, too. That’s certainly been the case at Wakarusa, with the Wakarusa Winter Classic sending a victor … Continue reading

Watch Shawn James perform “Who Did That To You”

February 22nd, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Lots of folks have already posted this, but it’s good, so why not join the chorus? Local singer/songwriter/bearded wonder Shawn James recently sat down with the fine folks at KUAF to record an in-studio segment. One of the clips from … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Andy Frasco and more

February 22nd, 2013 at 5:03 am

The snowstorm/ice storm/precipitation armageddon might not have been as dangerous as advertised, but it was dreary enough it might have stopped you from going outside for a couple days. You know a good way to get moving after a couple … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: (Hed)p.e., Feb. 21 at Rogue

February 20th, 2013 at 10:49 am

(Hed)p.e. kindly ask for another drink in the song “Bartender.” Hardcore act (Hed)p.e. is one of the genre’s longest-tenured acts, having formed in 1994. The group from California has released eight studio albums, including their most recent, 2010’s “Truth Rising.” … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Rachel Brooke, Feb. 20 at Chelsea’s

February 19th, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Country/blues songwriter Rachel Brooke is touring behind her December album “A Killer’s Dream.” and will on Wednesday (Feb. 20) make a stop at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe in Eureka Springs. The website No Depression calls Brooke “a leading voice in of … Continue reading

The AMP stays put (at least for now)

February 18th, 2013 at 8:17 am

Since the 2013 lineup for the AMP is unknown, a video from last year will have to do for now. This is Wilco performing “Dawned on Me” last May. We don’t know all of the bands scheduled to perform at … Continue reading

Black Oak Amphitheater announces four 2013 shows

February 15th, 2013 at 3:45 pm

I heard this song in the car a couple days ago. I heard this morning Skynyrd is coming close to here on their summer tour. Seems like a simple enough reason to play this one. The Black Oak Amphitheater in … Continue reading

Youth is no obstacle for Grace Kelly

February 15th, 2013 at 1:17 pm

The prestigious Berklee College of Music was near Grace Kelly‘s home, so she tried out. Still a teenager, she likely didn’t expect much. She was instead awarded a full scholarship. She didn’t care much for high school to start with, … Continue reading