Monthly Archives: March 2013

The end of the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards (aka the NAMAs)

March 29th, 2013 at 12:47 pm

This time last year, the voting process for the Northwest Arkansas Music Awards was already underway. There’s a reason you haven’t heard about a 2013 version of the contest — the annual awards event will not return this year. Organizer … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with jazz groups and more

March 29th, 2013 at 5:03 am

Well, if it isn’t Easter weekend. If you’re not too busy hiding eggs (or if you need a break from finding them) perhaps some live music is in order. A musician known for her roles as an educator, vocalist, songwriter … Continue reading

On the way — John Legend, April 29 at Barnhill Arena

March 28th, 2013 at 2:45 pm

John Legend promises to be the best in the video above, called “Tonight (Best You Ever Had).” You can see him in person later next month. We don’t usually talk about the University of Arkansas’ Distinguished Lecture Series, but the … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Ben Rector, March 27-28 at George’s

March 26th, 2013 at 4:09 pm

One-time Fayetteville resident Ben Rector is gaining fans all over, having sold out stops around the country and touring with the likes of Needtobreathe, which brought him to Fayetteville last fall. The piano pop artist returns for a pair of … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Zoogma, March 26 at George’s Majestic Lounge

March 25th, 2013 at 1:27 pm

High-energy electronica/rock act Zoogma will return to George’s Majestic Lounge on Tuesday (March 16) for a combination dance party and light show. The band from Mississippi has played at George’s several times before and will also return for a repeat … Continue reading

A Tuned In staff update…

March 25th, 2013 at 9:51 am

You may have read in today’s What’s Up! section that Kevin Kinder (that’s me, the one responsible for the articles here at Tuned In) took on a different role in NWA Media, the group responsible for our papers and digital … Continue reading

On the way (probably): Old Crow Medicine Show, May 4 at the AMP

March 22nd, 2013 at 1:20 pm

Here’s a slow burner from Old Crow Medicine Show called “CC Rider.” I was lucky enough to see this show in person. Update: Less than one minute after this post went live, official confirmation arrived. Tickets will be $32-$77 and … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Jason Crabb and more

March 22nd, 2013 at 5:03 am

A last-minute donation staved off almost certain closure of the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs. But that doesn’t mean the Passion Play, which uses live actors to tell the history of Jesus’ life, is flush with money. That’s the … Continue reading

On the way: Juicy J, April 13 at Rogue

March 20th, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Rapper Juicy J will be coming to Rogue on Dickson on April 13. We can’t post a video — we’re a family newspaper, after all. But a new single, “Show Out,” has already racked up more than 4 million views … Continue reading

On the way: Ryan Bingham, May 21 at George’s

March 18th, 2013 at 4:15 pm

Sometimes, if you take away a performer’s band, they loose a little of their charm. That’s not true of Ryan Bingham, captured here performing “Tell My Mother.” Country/Americana/troubadour artist Ryan Bingham will return to George’s Majestic Lounge on May 21, … Continue reading