Tag Archives: Backroad Anthem

Spaghetti with a side of country music

August 5th, 2014 at 10:13 am

Contemporary country artist Granger Smith sings about, you guessed it, riding in a truck. You can take your truck, or any vehicle, to his show tonight at the Tontitown Grape Festival. Go for the spaghetti dinners. Stay for the free … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Backroad Anthem, April 17 at Powerhouse

April 17th, 2014 at 9:31 am

Country pop band Backroad Anthem, back in the area fresh off a regional tour, will open the Party on the Patio season at Powerhouse Seafood and Grill with a 7:30 p.m. show today (April 17). The outdoor Thursday night series … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Joe Nichols, April 8 at the Walton Arts Center

April 8th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Country musician Joe Nichols started his career more than a decade ago. He’s renewed it with the recent success of the song “Sunny and 75.” The Rogers-born musician will return to the area for a Tuesday night (April 8) show … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Chris Young, Oct. 3 at Riverfront Amphitheater

October 2nd, 2013 at 11:07 am

Country musician Chris Young, who just released a new album, “A.M.,” on Sept. 17, will return to the area for a free concert. Young first broke onto the scene courtesy of the “Nashville Star” televised singing competition and has since … Continue reading

How country? Easton Corbin country

August 16th, 2013 at 1:03 pm

How fast did Easton Corbin ascend the ranks of country music? His first two singles — “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It” — both hit No. 1 on the Billboard Country music charts. Corbin has since … Continue reading

There’s a bunch of music at the Tontitown Grape Festival

August 5th, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Collin Raye is coming to Tontitown on Aug. 10. The song above is “Little Rock.” Maybe he’ll write a song about Tontitown, too? Get it? A bunch of music? Just like a bunch of grapes? Sorry. I’ll stop. Here’s the … Continue reading

Gary Allan, an optimist?

July 12th, 2013 at 10:51 am

He was once labeled “a master of misery.” But Gary Allan has a little brighter outlook on life now, and he knows it. It’s reflected on his newest album, “Set You Free,” which came out earlier this year. That album … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Backroad Anthem and more

May 3rd, 2013 at 5:03 am

As this post goes live, it may be snowing. Some start to spring. But we are people of resolve, and live music goes on, and so should we. There are many opportunities to hear some music this weekend in Northwest … Continue reading

A ‘Thunder’ous throwdown

February 25th, 2013 at 11:41 am

While national headliners get the bulk of the attention at music festivals, a few of our local festivals provide great opportunities for local acts, too. That’s certainly been the case at Wakarusa, with the Wakarusa Winter Classic sending a victor … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Eli Young Band, Feb. 7 at Fayetteville Town Center

February 6th, 2013 at 2:41 pm

Slowly but surely, Texas-based country group Eli Young Band are working up the ranks in their genre. The band, which debuted in 2002, has charted two No. 1 Country hits — “Crazy Girl” and “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” … Continue reading