Tag Archives: Fayetteville Town Center

A recap of the third day at the Fayetteville Roots Festival

August 31st, 2014 at 9:55 am

Go on, try and define “Americana” music. Or “roots” music of the type that played on several stages in Fayetteville during the Fayetteville Roots Festival, which logged another great day Saturday (Aug. 30). The best descriptions you’ll find probably say … Continue reading

A recap of the Fayetteville Roots Festival’s second day

August 30th, 2014 at 3:43 pm

Here’s how the first official day of the Fayetteville Roots Festival kicked off — with a line out the door for a free concert. I’ve written before that I could never understand why the (free!) live taping of KUAF’s “Ozarks … Continue reading

The Top 7 shows at the upcoming Fayetteville Roots Festival

August 28th, 2014 at 9:39 am

The Fayetteville Roots Festival is great on many levels, not the least of which is how little competition is present. What do I mean by that? Aside from after about 11 p.m. each evening, there isn’t much in the way … Continue reading

Still growing — The Fayetteville Roots Festival returns Aug. 28

August 27th, 2014 at 12:29 pm

Moving the Fayetteville Roots Festival main stage from its recent home at the Walton Arts Center would take effort in any circumstance. Moving it to a smaller venue with just a month’s notice is an even bigger ordeal. But that … Continue reading

On the way: STS9, Nov. 5 at Fayetteville Town Center

August 11th, 2014 at 11:07 am

Here’s a clip of STS9 performing at the Wakarusa Festival earlier this year. The lights, man. In case you didn’t get to see instrumental electronic rockers STS9 at Wakarusa, you’ll now have a second chance. The band’s first tour (aside … 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

On the way — Eli Young Band, Feb. 7 at Fayetteville Town Center

January 8th, 2013 at 9:51 am

The Eli Young Band performs “Even If It Breaks Your Heart.” They’ll make a few hearts happy with the announcement they are performing in Northwest Arkansas soon. Just yesterday, we published a concert announcement. Today, I discovered another. Must be … Continue reading

The best Northwest Arkansas concerts of 2011

January 2nd, 2012 at 5:03 am

Welcome to 2012. Now that we’re through the New Year’s Eve shows, it feels like a good time to reminisce about the best concerts of the year that was. Here were the rules, which were pretty simple: The show had … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Lucinda Williams, May 1 @ Town Center

May 2nd, 2011 at 1:38 am

Things changed on Sunday night. About 1,000 folks were gathered to watch Lucinda Williams perform at the Fayetteville Town Center, a gig that was moved there after the threat of cold rain made the open air Arkansas Music Pavilion venue … Continue reading

Lucinda is ‘Blessed,’ and so is Fayetteville

April 29th, 2011 at 1:21 pm

Lucinda Williams can pick nearly any tour route she wants. She’s a multiple Grammy winner, and she’s got a basketful of songs she can bring with her wherever she goes. And, she always — especially recently — chooses Fayetteville. Williams’ … Continue reading