Category Archives: Concert Announcements

On the way — Umphrey’s McGee, April 15 at George’s

December 17th, 2014 at 10:47 am

What do you get when you blend Radiohead, Beck and Phil Collins? Something called “National Loser Anthem, Tonight.” At least that’s what you got from Umphrey’s McGee when they made this mashup for their Halloween show in Boston this year. … Continue reading

George’s announce new slate of late winter/early spring shows

December 15th, 2014 at 11:09 am

“I Miss The Misery” by Halestorm. Just don’t miss this message, because I’m telling you about some upcoming concerts. I’m not telling you what to get people for Christmas, but I know that I get pretty excited when I get … Continue reading

Thunder on the Mountain announces second round of artists

December 12th, 2014 at 12:27 pm

This song is by Carrie Underwood, and it’s called “See You Again.” We can say the same thing about Thunder on the Mountain, which returns June 26-28 on Mulberry Mountain in rural Franklin County. Underwood is on this year’s lineup. … Continue reading

First round of artists announced for Thunder on the Mountain

December 8th, 2014 at 9:47 am

It feels a little strange talking about a summer music festival this time of year, but here we are doing just that. The first round of artists, including headliner Zac Brown Band, were announced last week. Here’s that band’s “Colder … Continue reading

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