Category Archives: Concert Reminders

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

A Sunday Funday — Roots Festival bulks up final day programming

August 26th, 2015 at 11:47 am

I know I’m guilty of taking the Fayetteville Roots Festival for granted. I know you might, too. I just know that on Friday (Aug. 28), I’m going to walk out of my apartment and walk to the many stages offered … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Hard Working Americans, Aug. 26 at George’s

August 25th, 2015 at 1:31 pm

The Fayetteville Roots Festival officially kicks off on Wednesday (Aug. 26) with a freshly added show the four-day festival passes don’t cover — that would be a fifth day. The 8:30 p.m. show involves the Americana supergroup Hard Working Americans, … Continue reading

A heavy load of rock: Diarrhea Planet, Aug. 22 at The Lightbulb Club

August 21st, 2015 at 1:11 pm

Presented with the idea that concert fans in Northwest Arkansas had a choice between seeing his band and seeing Hank Williams Jr., Jordan Smith, frontman for Diarrhea Planet, laughed. If you want to see someone younger than 60, the the … Continue reading

A family tradition: Hank Williams Jr., Aug. 22 at the AMP

August 21st, 2015 at 10:43 am

Hank Williams Jr. has his ways. He makes sure his touring doesn’t interfere with hunting or fishing. He writes songs his way. Basically, he does what he wants. And on Saturday (Aug. 22), he’s planning on a stop at the … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Carry Illinois and more

August 21st, 2015 at 5:03 am

As you probably noticed, Fayetteville is changing. It takes longer to get across town. It’s harder to get a table at a restaurant. Confused people are wandering all about town. It means one thing — students are back in session … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Boom Kinetic, Aug. 20 at Powerhouse

August 19th, 2015 at 1:41 pm

Party pop band Boom Kinetic performs around the region, but the musicians have a hometown gig scheduled soon. The band, which cites MGMT, Michael Jackson and The Killers among its influences, takes the stage for Powerhouse’s Party on the Patio … Continue reading