Tag Archives: Delbert McClinton

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

On the way: Delbert McClinton, May 5 at Walton Arts Center

March 5th, 2013 at 12:21 pm

Here’s a hot number from an “Austin City Limits” broadcast several years ago. Behind the microphone and harmonica is Delbert McClinton, who will perform soon in Northwest Arkansas. Bluesman and harmonica player Delbert McClinton will return to Northwest Arkansas for … Continue reading

The blues (and more) of JJ Grey

June 25th, 2010 at 11:19 am

Think you can define what kind of music JJ Grey and Mofro make? Good luck. JJ Grey has trouble putting a name to it himself. “I’m not good at playing the music genre game,” he tells me from Ann Arbor, … Continue reading

Fort Smith gets the blues (again)

April 21st, 2010 at 12:01 pm

Ah, Grace… Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, one of the headlining acts for the upcoming Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival, tears through “Ah Mary.” The Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival‘s lineup has been flowing in for several weeks now. Only … Continue reading

Delbert's way

February 12th, 2010 at 6:05 am

“You’re only as good as your last show,” Delbert McClinton says. So, McClinton, a two-time Grammy Winner, doesn’t take anything for granted. It might be the juke joint rocker in him, the one who was always looking for a break, … Continue reading

On The Way — Delbert McClinton, Feb. 14 @ WAC

December 7th, 2009 at 11:49 am

Love some county blues? Give it up for Delbert McClinton, who is coming to the Walton Arts Center on Valentine’s Day. Monday mornings aren’t always fun, but there is one sure way to make it a little brighter: announcements that … Continue reading