Category Archives: NWA Music News

The long farewell of Randall Shreve and the Sideshow

October 31st, 2014 at 1:21 pm

Halloween has always been near and dear to the hearts of the members of Randall Shreve and the Sideshow. It’s an opportunity to dress up and be silly — something the Fayetteville-based rock band has always been good at, even … Continue reading

A party two decades running

October 31st, 2014 at 11:41 am

Early in the band’s career, when the lines to see Ultra Suede were out the door and 1,500 people would flow through in an evening, vocalist Chaddie Platt says the other bands were always jealous. They would piss off all … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Mimosa and more

October 31st, 2014 at 5:03 am

Here’s MiMosa doing “Up in the Clouds.” You can see him on ground level on Sunday at George’s. As a Midwest kid, it took me a while to learn about brunch. I’m no expert — far from it. But I’ve … Continue reading

Dress in costume, see some music

October 29th, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Maybe it’s because I refuse to grow up, but I swear Halloween just keeps getting more fun as I get older. I remember just a few of my childhood costumes. I remember all of my latter-day costumes. Perhaps that gap … Continue reading

A final recap of Yonder’s Harvest Festival

October 28th, 2014 at 10:47 am

I know I’ve dedicated a lot of ink (actual ink and the digital variety) to the recently concluded Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival. This is likely to be the last one until early June, when the lineup for … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Drive-By Truckers, Oct. 28 at George’s

October 27th, 2014 at 10:51 am

Southern rockers Drive-By Truckers will motor through the area for a Tuesday night (Oct. 28) show at George’s Majestic Lounge. The Athens, Ga., act is touring behind its newest album, “English Oceans,” which was released in March 2014. Houndmouth will … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Bret Michaels, Oct. 24 at Fort Smith Convention Center

October 24th, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Television personality and ’80s rocker Bret Michaels will return to the area for a concert tonight (Oct. 24) in Fort Smith. The Poison frontman and solo artist will bring his current tour to the Fort Smith Convention Center for an … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Mark Stuart and more

October 24th, 2014 at 5:03 am

When you come back from Harvest Festival, and it takes you a couple days to get caught back up on the reality of office life, and then you sneak away for a day for some other event, the weekend comes … Continue reading

The strange and beautiful from Yonder’s Harvest Fest 2014

October 21st, 2014 at 12:37 pm

_psEmbed(“”, “fallback=1″); Harvest 2014 Sights – Images by NWA Media All photos by KEVIN KINDER, NWA Media. A record crowd came to the 2014 edition of Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival. The event, which ran from Oct. 16-18, … Continue reading

Photos of bands at Yonder’s Harvest Festival 2014

October 21st, 2014 at 9:21 am

_psEmbed(“”, “fallback=1″); Harvest 2014 Bands – Images by NWA Media As often happens, the amount of photos a photographer takes during an event — for me at Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival, in excess of 1,000 — does … Continue reading