Category Archives: NWA Music News

Concert review: Needtobreathe and more, April 24 at the AMP

April 25th, 2015 at 7:19 pm

More than one performer from the four-band package crossing the country as part of the Tour de Compadres mentioned the kind of familial friendship the tour name suggests while onstage Friday (April 24) at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion. These … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Marc Cohn at the Walton Arts Center

April 24th, 2015 at 12:17 pm

If you’re out walking in Fayetteville, and you walk in the direction of the Walton Arts Center tonight (April 24), you’ll find a concert featuring a songwriter Marc Cohn. Best known for his hit (and Grammy-winning) song “Walking in Memphis,” … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Lachlan Bryan, April 23 at Smoke and Barrel

April 23rd, 2015 at 11:33 am

Before returning to his native Australia, songwriter and vocalist Lachlan Bryan will bring his tour of the states to several regional college towns, including Fayetteville. Bryan’s latest recording earned high regards in Australia, including taking home Best Alternative Country album … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Albert and Gage, April 23 at Fayetteville Underground

April 22nd, 2015 at 8:33 am

The duo of Christine Albert and Chris Gage will perform on Thursday night (April 23) at the Fayetteville Underground community space in Fayetteville. The pair own their own Austin, Texas, recording studio, and they have released six albums together. The … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Robert DeLong, April 22 at George’s

April 21st, 2015 at 12:09 pm

Listed as an artist to watch by MTV, Billboard and Vice, one-man electronica act Robert Delong visits Fayetteville for a performance on Wednesday (April 22) at George’s Majestic Lounge as an aside from a series of music festival dates. His … Continue reading

On the way — Hozier, Sept. 15 at the Walmart AMP

April 20th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

“Take Me to Church,” says Hozier. Take yourself to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion if you want to see him this fall. The song “Take Me to Church” crossed many platforms, and radio stations adjusted in kind. The song by … Continue reading

Wakarusa announces stage schedule

April 20th, 2015 at 9:17 am

Last year, Ben Harper announced a reunion of his much-beloved backing band, The Innocent Criminals. Last week, officials at Wakarusa announced it was Harper and company who get the festival’s most prominent set. A sure sign the dates for Wakarusa … Continue reading

A new springtime tradition: The Springtime of Youth Festival

April 17th, 2015 at 12:23 pm

With a name that comes from a line in the University of Arkansas’ alma mater, the new Springtime of Youth festival debuts this weekend. Music begins at 5 p.m. today in the parking lot just east of Baum Stadium in … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Amasa Hines and more

April 17th, 2015 at 5:03 am

How about a double shot of music to go with your double shot of espresso this morning? It’s Amasa Hines performing “Earth and Sky” and “She’s Alright.” Since I last wrote a “welcome to the weekend” blog post, I caught … Continue reading

Announcing the Peacemaker Festival in Fort Smith

April 15th, 2015 at 11:17 am

Tired of “Traveling Alone?” Well, grab a friend and head down to Fort Smith this summer, which is when Jason Isbell will perform at a new event called the Peacemaker Festival. Festivals always catch my attention. Festivals that book acts … Continue reading