Category Archives: Music Industry News

The weekend in live music, with Earl and Them and more

March 27th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Fayetteville has been noticeably quieter this week with all of the local students being gone on Spring Break. Which means you ought to enjoy it just the same. Get out there and have a good time. You know the kids in Destin … Continue reading

Highberry music fest announces 2015 lineup

March 24th, 2015 at 8:38 am

Keller Williams covers the Grateful Dead tune “Birdsong.” This sounds like exactly the kind of song he’ll play during the upcoming Highberry Music Festival. The Grateful Dead-loving Highberry Music Festival won’t let something like an actual Grateful Dead concert get in … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Night School, March 24 at the Lightbulb Club

March 23rd, 2015 at 10:17 am

Calling themselves doo-wop garage rock, the quartet known as Night School comes to The Lightbulb Club on Tuesday (March 24) following an official showcase at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. The group is touring behind its four-song EP, “Heart … Continue reading

A melodic doom: The sounds of Arkansas’ Pallbearer

March 20th, 2015 at 12:17 pm

Not so long ago, Little Rock’s doom metal titans Pallbearer played in this state all the time. Times have changed. Pallbearer is one of the biggest metal acts in the country, and bassist Joseph D. Rowland is not sure he … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Cody Canada and more

March 20th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Here’s a double shot of good news: 1) It’s now just less than 13 hours from the official start of spring, and 2) There’s a whole lot of live music potentially on the agenda this weekend. There’s some basketball on … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: He is Legend, March 19 at Nomads Music Lounge

March 18th, 2015 at 11:11 am

He is Legend and the song “Miserable Company.” Hopefully the band members are good company – they are coming to Fayetteville this week. Rockers He is Legend released a new album last year, about five years after taking an indefinite … Continue reading

A regional festival roundup

March 17th, 2015 at 12:51 pm

Spring has (almost) sprung. And the lineups for several regional music festivals have popped up, too. We take a look at several of those festivals in last week’s What’s Up! section, where you can read more about many such events, … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Pianos Become the Teeth, March 16 at George’s

March 16th, 2015 at 11:17 am

Hardcore/metal/rock act Pianos Become The Teeth is touring behind its Oct. 28 album “Keep You,” a recording Alternative Press called a “incredibly bold, beautifully shimmering, deeply aching and immaculately crafted album.” The group’s tour visits George’s Majestic Lounge for a … Continue reading

On the way: Lady Antebellum, June 14 at the AMP

March 13th, 2015 at 8:33 am

In the video above, country group Lady Antebellum needs the services of a “Bartender.” Perhaps what you need is the knowledge Lady Antebellum is coming to the area in June. Slowly, names for the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion‘s 2015 season … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Daniel Romano and more

March 13th, 2015 at 5:03 am

What a weird weekend. It starts off with a Friday the 13th. That’s today. Yikes. It continues Saturday (March 14) with Pi Day. Don’t know what Pi Day is? It’s the start of the numerical digits of the non-repeating, non-sequencing mathematic … Continue reading