Category Archives: NWA Music News

Lineup announced for UA music festival

March 31st, 2015 at 12:25 pm

[Update at 4:49 p.m. March 31: Students can reserve tickets starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday (April 1) through osa.uark.edu. Tickets for the general public go on sale at noon Wednesday through tickets.waltonartscenter.org and will be $30 for a one-day pass or … Continue reading

On the way — Whitesnake, Aug. 15 at the Walmart AMP

March 31st, 2015 at 10:39 am

Here’s a preview of the new “The Purple Album” track “Stormbringer” by Whitesnake. The band is coming to the Walmart AMP on Aug. 15. The paths of British bands Deep Purple and Whitesnake will forever be intertwined. David Coverdale got … 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

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

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 to Austin: About a million bands, some of which pass through NWA

March 13th, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Swearing at Motorists performing at last year’s SxSW event. No official word on if they’ll actually swear at other motorists as they depart from a Fayetteville show. Caution: The video is safe for work, but wonderfully rowdy. It’s South by … 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