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The weekend in live music, with Blue October and more

April 11th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Last weekend, Northwest Arkansas had the blues. This weekend will be ‘blue’ as well, but in a much different way. Texas-based modern rock band Blue October has released modern rock radio hits such as “Hate Me” and “Into the Ocean” … Continue reading

Arkansas Music Pavilion sets on-sale date for July concert

March 13th, 2014 at 9:31 am

I don’t have anything funny to say. This is just a fantastic song. Jason Isbell comes to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion on July 7. Tickets for the previously announced July 7 concert at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion go … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Angel Olsen, Feb. 23 at The Lightbulb Club

February 21st, 2014 at 2:07 pm

There’s buzz, then there’s what Angel Olsen is experiencing right now. If she only knew, that is. The acclaimed songwriter has been a darling of the Internet in recent weeks, with positive press from Pitchfork and the like and a … Continue reading

Fayetteville Roots Festival announces 2014 lineup

February 7th, 2014 at 7:11 pm

Tickets went on sale today for the Fayetteville Roots Festival. Also, the lineup was announced, and it includes Lucinda Williams. The Fayetteville Roots Festival organizers spent the week playing a little game on us. Like an empty poster on Facebook, … Continue reading

Train keeps a rollin’…

January 20th, 2014 at 11:03 am

Tim Carbone isn’t sure any bluegrass band has ever tried to write and record an orchestral suite quite like the one Railroad Earth has. It doesn’t matter. They’ve accomplished the feat, and they’ve placed the two-song, 22-minute suite in the … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Terrapin Flyer, Jan. 17 at George’s

January 17th, 2014 at 11:59 am

The Chicago-based band Terrapin Flyer grew from a house band dedicated to playing the songs of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead to a nationally touring entity. The group will perform in Fayetteville tonight (Jan. 17) at George’s Majestic Lounge. … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Abram Shook and more

January 17th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Hello, sweet weekend. I promise to enjoy your out-of-office comforts. And I suspect I’ll see a little live music, too. What’s happening on the stages in Northwest Arkansas this weekend? Here’s a few choices: Perhaps better known as the touring … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Thom Bresh, Jan. 16 at Second Street Live

January 15th, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Country music songwriter and vocalist Thom Bresh will bring his stage show to local audiences with a Thursday night (Jan. 16) performance in Fort Smith. Bresh grew up playing guitar, taking after his father, the legendary Merle Travis. Bresh’s solo … Continue reading

Concert review: Mark O’Connor’s Appalachian Christmas, Dec. 13 at Walton Arts Center

December 14th, 2013 at 11:25 am

Christmas came early at the Walton Art Center. Mark O’Connor and his band of merry music makers invaded the Fayetteville arts center on Friday (Dec. 13) for a program inspired by his now three-year-old album “Appalachian Christmas.” In a festive … Continue reading

George’s adds several shows for winter and spring

November 5th, 2013 at 12:33 pm

Here’s an impossibly cute video for Shovels & Rope’s song “Birmingham.” See them, and several other bands, at George’s Majestic Lounge in the next few months. We mentioned yesterday a pair of concerts that fell through at George’s Majestic Lounge. … Continue reading