Category Archives: Concert Announcements

Wakarusa and Thunder on the Mountain dates announced

September 19th, 2014 at 1:57 pm

The official Wakarusa post-video contains lots of examples of drone footage, and also people jumping around. We’ve just learned the new dates for the annual festival, so mark your calendars. Wakarusa just announced the dates for the 2015 edition of … Continue reading

Thoughts on the Yonder Harvest Fest schedule

September 8th, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Railroad Earth’s song “Bird in the House” talks about a trapped bird wanting to get out. Want to get away from it all? Harvest Fest is a good option, and Railroad Earth and more than 50 other bands will perform … Continue reading

George’s books a few new shows

September 8th, 2014 at 10:59 am

Here’s Bear Hands performing a song called “Giants,” and the accompanying video has … images? I’m not sure what I just saw. It looks like a party. They play in Fayetteville in a few weeks. The Hogs — both academic … Continue reading

On the way: STS9, Nov. 5 at Fayetteville Town Center

August 11th, 2014 at 11:07 am

Here’s a clip of STS9 performing at the Wakarusa Festival earlier this year. The lights, man. In case you didn’t get to see instrumental electronic rockers STS9 at Wakarusa, you’ll now have a second chance. The band’s first tour (aside … Continue reading

On the way: Foster the People, Oct. 9 at the AMP

August 4th, 2014 at 1:41 pm

This song, “Coming of Age,” is by indie rockers Foster the People. The Walmart AMP is a very young venue still, but it managed to book this band for an October show. I’ve heard it 100 times. At least. ‘When … Continue reading

On the way: Santana, Oct. 5 at the AMP

July 28th, 2014 at 8:19 am

Santana’s performance at 1969’s Woodstock event, during which he played the song “Soul Sacrifice,” earned him national recognition. His current tour will bring him to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion this fall. It’s a rare guitarist who gets the band … Continue reading

On the way — The Avett Brothers, Sept. 26 at the AMP

July 15th, 2014 at 8:37 am

Good morning! Here’s a “Morning Song” for you, courtesy of The Avett Brothers. Here’s some morning news, too — the band is heading to Northwest Arkansas in late September. The Avett Brothers are known for several things, among them writing … Continue reading

On the way — Drive-By Truckers, Oct. 28 at George’s

July 10th, 2014 at 11:41 am

With all the rain today, we may end up with some Fayetteville Oceans. The song above is “Made Up English Oceans,” and it’s courtesy of the Drive-By Truckers. Southern rockers and consummate bar band Drive-By Truckers have recently extended their … Continue reading

On the way — Phantogram and J. Roddy Walston @ George’s

June 24th, 2014 at 11:17 am

Don’t know Phantogram? You might “Fall In Love” with the critically acclaimed electro-pop act. Or this video in particular. It’s really neat. George’s Majestic Lounge has a unique way of announcing big shows at the venerable Dickson Street club. Most … Continue reading

On the way — Tim McGraw, Aug. 7 at the AMP

June 23rd, 2014 at 9:47 am

Here’s Tim McGraw’s latest video. The song is called “Looking for That Girl,” and it’s a departure from the sugary sweet pop country of his earlier days. His latest tour date announcement finds him coming to the AMP. [Update at … Continue reading