Category Archives: Concert Reminders

The weekend in live music with Josh Hoyer and more

May 22nd, 2015 at 5:03 am

First of all, I want you to have fun this weekend. It’s Memorial Day weekend, after all. So take a moment to honor someone who died serving the country, as is fitting of the weekend, and then enjoy a good, … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Dave Matthews Band, May 19 at the AMP

May 19th, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Dave Matthews comes crashing into the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion later today (May 19). Are you ready? Dave Matthews Band performs tonight at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion. But you likely already knew that. Tickets went exceptionally quick for the … Continue reading

Finding music at the Block Street Block Party

May 15th, 2015 at 11:51 am

Just a day after throwing the official release party for its newest album, “The Gospel According to Shawn James,” Shawn James and the Shapeshifters highlight a full day’s worth of music at the Block Street Block Party, the annual event … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Steve Miller Band and more

May 15th, 2015 at 5:03 am

  Sorry if I’m a bit preoccupied today. You see, my girlfriend is flying home right how — right now! — after a three-week teaching assignment in China. I hope the big ol “Jet Airliner” helps her “Fly Like an Eagle” … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Barrett Baber and more

May 8th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Here’s one of the reasons I love Northwest Arkansas: It’s so diverse, and so busy. Finalizing our plans for today’s What’s Up! section, I noticed the following events taking place: a world-class film festival, a beer sampling and a demolition … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: The Phunkberry Music Festival, near Eureka Springs

May 6th, 2015 at 1:33 pm

Jon Walker threw a party several years ago. He threw another, and people started inviting their friends over, too. Suddenly, he had too many people in his yard. So the Highberry Music Festival moved from Walker’s home in Rogers to Byrd’s … Continue reading

Taking flight: Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds

May 5th, 2015 at 9:37 am

Local duo Trout Fishing in America, a Grammy-nominated folk act, are now playing as side men. But the work is no ordinary project. Dana Louise and the Glorious Birds release a new album tonight (May 5) at George’s Majestic Lounge in … Continue reading

Bringing Chicago to you — Chicago, May 3 at the AMP

May 1st, 2015 at 11:41 am

Lee Loughnane, the trumpet player for the band Chicago, told me the band’s concerts get many reactions. A common one is this: Someone will say “I didn’t know they did that song, too!” Yes, that’s the kind of thing that … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Flight Machine and more

May 1st, 2015 at 5:03 am

Let’s take off this weekend. Just go. The weather looks great. And there are several travel-themed concerts taking place this weekend, too. Northwest Arkansas pop rock act Flight Machine will release its second album at a show Saturday night (May … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: JJ Grey and Mofro, April 28 at George’s

April 28th, 2015 at 12:21 pm

JJ Grey and Mofro are a force of nature on a stage, and the 2011 live album “Brighter Days” proved that. But the band recently returned to the studio for “Ol’ Glory,” which like previous JJ Grey and Mofro albums … Continue reading