Category Archives: Music Industry News

Blooming: The growth of The Black Lillies

November 19th, 2014 at 11:33 am

The Black Lillies have hit an important threshold in the career arc of the band. The members now command enough of a crowd — and enough of a paycheck — that the Tennessee-based band can fly out for a gig … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Archnemesis, multiple venues

November 17th, 2014 at 11:49 am

Labeling itself “electro hip hop soul,” the act Archnemesis will play a pair of gigs in the area. The Waffle House Regulars Club tour will bring Archnemesis to George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville on Tuesday (Nov. 18) and Webby D’s … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with The Dirty Guv’nahs and more

November 14th, 2014 at 5:03 am

All anyone wants to talk about is the weather. And I get it. It’s cold. But, it’s not as cold as it is in say, Denver, and we wouldn’t normally complain about mid-20s temperatures, unless they directly followed 70 degree … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Galactic, Nov. 13 at George’s

November 12th, 2014 at 2:53 pm

Louisiana band Galactic brings its signature brand of funk/hip hop/electronica to Arkansas for a show on Thursday (Nov. 13) at George’s Majestic Lounge. The musicians’ latest album, “Carnivale Electricos,” is befitting of the Mardi Gras parties of their native New … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Dead Indian, Nov. 12 at George’s

November 11th, 2014 at 11:43 am

Dead Indian is very much alive and will prove it this week when the Fayetteville rock trio releases its new album. “When We Live” debuts Wednesday (Nov. 12) night at a release party at George’s Majestic Lounge. Joining the band … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Jonathan Byrd, Nov. 10 at Eureka House Concerts

November 10th, 2014 at 11:23 am

Songwriter Jonathan Byrd hails from another Fayetteville – the one in North Carolina. But he’s been through this region several times, and he returns for a show today (Nov. 10) at Eureka House Concerts. Byrd is known for his traditional … Continue reading

Not so standard: The sounds of the New York Standards Quartet

November 7th, 2014 at 10:51 am

When the members of New York Standards Quartet decided to start playing together after a gig at Smalls Jazz Club in New York City, they had two goals in mind. The members wanted to be a band, and not just … Continue reading

Soon in tunes — Judah and the Lion, Nov. 6 at the UArk Bowl

November 5th, 2014 at 9:19 am

Fresh off a performance at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival in mid-October, folk rock outfit Judah & The Lion returns to the area for a Thursday (Nov. 6) show. The band’s latest album, “Kids These Days,” was released … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: STS9, Nov. 5 at Fayetteville Town Center

November 4th, 2014 at 12:21 pm

Instrumental electronic rockers STS9 are on a headlining tour for the first time in more than a year, and the cross-country jaunt comes to Fayetteville on Wednesday (Nov. 5). The California-based band took some time off from the road with … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Darlingside, Nov. 6 in Fort Smith

November 3rd, 2014 at 9:17 am

Boston folk quartet Darlingside will visit the intimate AAC Live facility in Fort Smith for a Thursday night (Nov. 6) show. The band members trade lead vocals, often on a single microphone, and draw sounds from folk, barbershop and chamber music … Continue reading