Category Archives: NWA Music News

Okay, go see some Christmas music…

December 19th, 2014 at 12:37 pm

I know I just told you to avoid Christmas a few hours ago. But what about Christmas music? That’s a bit different. I say have at it. Here are a few seasonal offerings: • The Claudia Burson Trio’s eighth annual … Continue reading

On the way — Umphrey’s McGee, April 15 at George’s

December 17th, 2014 at 10:47 am

What do you get when you blend Radiohead, Beck and Phil Collins? Something called “National Loser Anthem, Tonight.” At least that’s what you got from Umphrey’s McGee when they made this mashup for their Halloween show in Boston this year. … Continue reading

George’s announce new slate of late winter/early spring shows

December 15th, 2014 at 11:09 am

“I Miss The Misery” by Halestorm. Just don’t miss this message, because I’m telling you about some upcoming concerts. I’m not telling you what to get people for Christmas, but I know that I get pretty excited when I get … Continue reading

Thunder on the Mountain announces second round of artists

December 12th, 2014 at 12:27 pm

This song is by Carrie Underwood, and it’s called “See You Again.” We can say the same thing about Thunder on the Mountain, which returns June 26-28 on Mulberry Mountain in rural Franklin County. Underwood is on this year’s lineup. … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with The Welches and more

December 12th, 2014 at 5:03 am

I have good intentions of spending this day — and this weekend — Christmas shopping. But let me level with you. I’m much more likely to do nothing of the sort and go see some live music instead. Hey, family … Continue reading

First round of artists announced for Thunder on the Mountain

December 8th, 2014 at 9:47 am

It feels a little strange talking about a summer music festival this time of year, but here we are doing just that. The first round of artists, including headliner Zac Brown Band, were announced last week. Here’s that band’s “Colder … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Split Lip Rayfield and more

December 5th, 2014 at 5:03 am

After the nice Thanksgiving break, which found me out of the office for a whole day, this week was a little challenging, with its five workdays and all. But like it usually does, the weekend provides a respite. Let’s get … Continue reading

Christmas with Clint Black

December 3rd, 2014 at 1:49 pm

There’s a distinction between a “Christmas” concert and a “Christmastime” concert. It might be a slight one, but it’s one Clint Black wants to make. A Christmas concert would probably only feature Christmas songs. He’s more familiar with the latter … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Chris Duarte, Dec. 3 at George’s

December 2nd, 2014 at 11:51 am

More than 20 years after his breakout album, blues/jazz guitarist Chris Duarte continues to make music and tour. His most recent release, “Lucky 13,” came out in mid-October. His current tour will bring him to George’s Majestic Lounge for a … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with JB and the Moonshine Band and more

November 28th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Regarding yesterday, I hope for two things: You ate enough to have a food coma, and you have zero regrets about it all. Regarding today, I hope you’re ready to get into the weekend, because it’s arrived. Live music wise, … Continue reading