Category Archives: Music Industry News

Concert review: The Avett Brothers, Sept. 26 at the AMP

September 28th, 2014 at 9:39 pm

My notebook on The Avett Brothers‘ Friday night (Sept. 26) set at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion looks empty. It contains a few set lists notes, and I’m glad it does — they played at least one song that wasn’t … Continue reading

A celebration of old and new: 25 years of The Lightbulb Club

September 26th, 2014 at 1:19 pm

My history at The Lightbulb Club is a short one, relatively speaking. I moved to Fayetteville in the summer of 2006; the old JR’s Lightbulb Club had already closed and moved next door, rebranded as just The Lightbulb Club. It … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Dr. John, Sept. 28 at the WAC

September 26th, 2014 at 11:37 am

Dr. John joins The Band for “Such a Night.” You will have such a night if you attend Dr. John’s show on Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. The first show of the Walton Arts Center‘s new season is one … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with The Avett Brothers and more

September 26th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Let me put my desire to see The Avett Brothers show that takes place tonight (Sept. 26) in Rogers in a context you can understand right now. I live and work in downtown Fayetteville. My car is parked in prime … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Bikes, Blues and BBQ bands

September 24th, 2014 at 11:47 am

In the past few weeks, I’ve talked to several people who have relatively recently moved to Fayetteville. Two different friends wanted the lowdown on the event coming to a street near you — Bikes, Blues & BBQ, which starts today … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Pat Green, Sept. 26 at the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair

September 23rd, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Pat Green worked hard “All Just to Get to You.” He’ll get to Fort Smith on Sept. 26 for a show there. The Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair pulls in a lot of entertainment. During the next week or so, there’s … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Colony House, Sept. 23 at George’s

September 22nd, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Tennessee trio Colony House will perform in Fayetteville on Tuesday (Sept. 23) in support of the 2014 full-length debut, “When I Was Younger.” The indie rock band takes its name from an apartment complex in their hometown of Franklin. Joining … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Bear Hands, Sept. 22 at George’s

September 22nd, 2014 at 10:51 am

Indie rock up-and-comers Bear Hands will perform today (Sept. 22) at George’s Majestic Lounge. The four-piece electro/indie pop act from New York has released two albums. The latest, “Distraction,” contains the indie rock radio hit “Giants.” The band’s performance on … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with DJ Chicken George and more

September 19th, 2014 at 5:03 am

If you don’t like live music, find another website where you can waste your time on a Friday morning. I know that’s what you’re doing — you’re killing time until 5 p.m., when you can officially leave the office. Until … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Sept. 18 at the Rib Room

September 17th, 2014 at 9:57 am

Popular 1990s blues rockers Big Head Todd and the Monsters are back on the tour circuit. The platinum-selling band released hits such as “Bittersweet” and “Circle” and has continued recording throughout the years, including a Robert Johnson tribute album in … Continue reading