Category Archives: Concert Reminders

Soon in tunes: Josh Abbott Band, Sept. 17 at George’s

September 16th, 2015 at 9:31 am

As Texas country outfit Josh Abbott Band prepares to release an ambitious new album, the group is hitting the road, including a stop at 9:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 17) at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. The new work, “Front Row … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Roy Clark, Sept. 17 at the Alma PAC

September 15th, 2015 at 12:29 pm

Known both for his tenure hosting the country variety show “Hee Haw” and his music abilities, Roy Clark continues his career more than 55 years after it started. The 82-year-old member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music … Continue reading

Welcome to the AAC Live season

September 14th, 2015 at 10:33 am

The Artist Audience Community Live concert series gets a bit of a lift to kick off it’s 2015-16 season. You might even say the opening event has “Wings.” Or maybe just the lead guitarist from the band Wings, the Grammy-winning … Continue reading

Jazz up your weekend in Eureka Springs

September 11th, 2015 at 12:17 pm

When Beto and the Fairlines pull into Basin Spring Park in Eureka Springs, they’ll notice a few differences from 1985. The world music meets jazz outfit from Austin, Texas, played the first-ever Eureka Springs Jazz Festival. They return this weekend … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Paper Moon Shiners and more

September 11th, 2015 at 5:03 am

I remember this weekend last year. I know because I ran the Winslow Half Marathon. And I remember it because because I had trained in the heat all summer, and, like magic — POW — fall arrived overnight. It was about … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Roby Pantall, Sept. 10 at The Big Chill

September 9th, 2015 at 11:19 am

Jazz guitarist Roby Pantall has teamed up with bassist Ron Pennington and drummer Ken Everts to record a new album, the 12-track “Elysian Fields.” The album, recorded at Crisp Studios in Fayetteville, features several jazzy, bluesy cuts and a jazz-inspired … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Yarn and more

September 4th, 2015 at 5:03 am

It may not feel like it now, but the crowds are coming. It’s a Arkansas Razorback game weekend, and thousands will invade this town. I know some out-of-towners were here already, because someone passed me in the city of Johnson … Continue reading

The stars align: A review of the first day of the Fayetteville Roots Festival

August 28th, 2015 at 10:20 am

Sometimes, things align. John Fullbright had started his set at the VIP party that kicked off the ongoing Fayetteville Roots Festival. I possessed a bellyful of carefully prepared food from local chefs and a beer made by a local brewer. I … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Sean Danielsen and more

August 28th, 2015 at 5:03 am

At the risk of being all Fayetteville Roots Festival all the time, know the downtown Fayetteville event will occupy most of my weekend. You can find daily updates here, and you can find instant ones on Twitter, too. The Roots … Continue reading

The seven can’t-miss sets of the Fayetteville Roots Festival

August 27th, 2015 at 9:17 am

Happy Roots Festival opening day! In my research for this year’s Fayetteville Roots Fest — which begins today! — I’ve spent a lot of time listening to the artists coming this way between now and Sunday (Aug. 30). I’ve tried … Continue reading