Tag Archives: Common Grounds

The weekend in live music, with Rend Collective Experiment and more

February 7th, 2014 at 5:03 am

The snow day turned into a snow week. And I spent yesterday trying not to be an icicle. Perhaps it’s tempting to sit on your couch and cozy up with an electric blanket and a cat, or whatever it is … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Eli Young Band and more

November 1st, 2013 at 5:03 am

You know, George’s Majestic Lounge is on a pretty good run of sell-out concerts. Wednesday’s (Oct. 30) show with Needtobreathe was booked to capacity, as was the Halloween night (Oct. 31) bash with PANTyRAiD. Tonight’s (Nov. 1) show with the … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with jazz groups and more

March 29th, 2013 at 5:03 am

Well, if it isn’t Easter weekend. If you’re not too busy hiding eggs (or if you need a break from finding them) perhaps some live music is in order. A musician known for her roles as an educator, vocalist, songwriter … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Cody Canada and more

November 9th, 2012 at 5:03 am

Looking for something to do this weekend? You are? May we suggest some live music? Just days before the Tuesday (Nov. 13) release of the new album “Adventus,” Red Dirt rockers Cody Canada and the Departed will perform tonight (Nov. … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with RJ Mischo and more

June 1st, 2012 at 5:03 am

We know not ALL of you are down at Wakarusa. So, how about some much back in Fayetteville? Fayetteville based bandleader and blues harmonica player RJ Mischo will release his new CD this weekend during a series of performances in … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Punch Brothers and more

November 19th, 2010 at 6:03 am

Bandleader and mandolin expert Chris Thile formed Punch Brothers after the split of his previous group, Nickel Creek. The new group has released two albums, including 2010’s “Antifogmatic,” which led the Village Voice to call the members “five wily, omnivorous … Continue reading

The weekend in music

October 15th, 2010 at 6:03 am

Although both of them are still teenagers, Brennan Leeds and Christopher Copeland have been making music together for years. The duo, who perform together as Strawberry Swing, will be featured from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 17) at … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Stoney Larue and more

September 24th, 2010 at 6:03 am

Is there some kind of sports game this weekend? We kid, we kid. For those of you who didn’t get tickets to Saturday (Sept. 25)’s home game between Arkansas and Alabama, or for those of you looking to celebrate or … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Blake Shelton

August 13th, 2010 at 9:27 am

Blake Shelton, the star responsible for the country hits “Austin,” “Some Beach,” “She Wouldn’t Be Gone” and more, will visit Downstream Casino west of Joplin, Mo., for a concert tonight (Aug. 13). Shelton’s latest album “All About Tonight,” was released … Continue reading

In The Spotlight — The Pope County Bootleggers, several local gigs

December 25th, 2009 at 6:01 am

It will be a busy week for the Pope County Bootleggers. The Americana band from Arkansas will play four gigs in the next week, starting with a show at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe in Eureka Springs on Saturday. They’ll play twice … Continue reading