Category Archives: Concert Reminders

Highberry keeps growing

July 1st, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Jon Walker is going to have to leave his own music festival. For the past several years, he and his partners in Deadhead Productions have organized the growing Highberry Festival, which this year comes to Byrd’s Adventure Center near Ozark … Continue reading

Some muddy water blues: The Riverfront Blues Festival in Fort Smith

June 26th, 2015 at 2:03 pm

The blues and water go hand in hand. Muddy Waters is one of the best examples of the genre, for instance. Steve Ray Vaughan sang about the tears falling down like rain. I could go on for a long time. … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Sad Daddy and more

June 26th, 2015 at 5:03 am

I hope you do something fabulous this weekend. Something life changing. Go live. Go explore. Just go experience something, something that isn’t the newest season of your favorite show on Netflix that you’ve already watched once. No, go live. Out … Continue reading

An alternative to the storm: Music on the Mulberry

June 24th, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Backroad Anthem performs “Dixie Coast.” They’ll be part of a party on the river this weekend. Understandably, there were many upset ticketholders left in a lurch when country music festival Thunder on the Mountain, scheduled for June 26-28, was canceled. … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: The Hussy, June 24 at The Lightbulb Club

June 23rd, 2015 at 11:39 am

Fresh off the release of a new album, “Galore,” the self-described psych punk group The Hussy has launched its “Hussy Galore” tour. The trek across the states stops on Wednesday (June 24) at The Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville. The brother … Continue reading

Double threat: Jonathan Jackson and Enation

June 19th, 2015 at 12:51 pm

Don’t ask Jonathan Jackson to choose between making music and acting. He’s made his choice, and the answer is both. His roles on the soap opera “General Hospital” made him known years ago. He and his brother launched the band … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Smokey Robinson and more

June 19th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Tropical depression Bill just keeps coming our way, dumping water wherever he travels. It’s not a laughing matter — there’s been some serious flooding. So be careful out there, and avoid low-lying areas. But by the time you get off … Continue reading

Final thoughts on Wakarusa

June 17th, 2015 at 12:47 pm

The Glass Animals performing at Wakarusa. It’s been almost two weeks since I departed for Wakarusa. I’m still finding remnants of it everywhere, little things I packed in my car or the memories of the bear in my campsite. Ah, … Continue reading

Thunder on the Mountain canceled

June 16th, 2015 at 2:21 pm

There was reason to get excited about Thunder on the Mountain. The country music festival debuted in 2013, then took a year off in 2014. We were told to expect a return in 2015, and dozens of acts, including headliners Carrie … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Dowsing, June 16 at the Lightbulb Club

June 16th, 2015 at 9:41 am

The Chicago indie pop outfit Dowsing will bring its current tour to The Lightbulb Club for a free show on Tuesday night (June 16). The quartet cites ’90s indie rock and emo as influences, as well as “geography” and “feelings.” … Continue reading