Tag Archives: Second Street Live

The weekend in music with Lord Buffalo and more

February 28th, 2014 at 5:03 am

By the time this weekend concludes, the year will be a sixth of the way completed. Think about that for a second. And, celebrate with some live music? Here are some options for the weekend, starting with a touring band … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Adam Hood, Jan. 23 at SSL

January 22nd, 2014 at 11:21 am

Adam Hood sings “Million Miles Away.” You don’t have to drive that far to see him live. Slowly but surely, many of the events cancelled by the earlier bouts of winter weather are taking place. That’s the case for Thursday … 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

The weekend in music, with the Gift of Gab and more

October 18th, 2013 at 5:03 am

Unfortunately, Fayetteville doesn’t get as much hip hop and rap as it should. So what’s happening tonight (Oct. 18) at Smoke and Barrel Tavern should be a treat. Praised for both his creativity and style, Los Angeles-based rapper Gift of … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Samatha Fish, multiple venues

September 16th, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Just 24 years old, Samantha Fish has already made a name for herself on the Kansas City blues scene. And she’s beginning to take her talents to a national fanbase, too. She’s already played the Blues Caravan Tour and the … Continue reading

New at Second Street Live: James McMurtry and a change in direction

November 16th, 2012 at 1:31 pm

Second Street Live brought in a full slate of performers last year, including shows by Ray Wylie Hubbard, Elizabeth Cook and more. It’s been quiet this year, until now. Recently, the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith agreed to a … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Kid Cudi and more

April 27th, 2012 at 5:03 am

Need to know what music to see this weekend? You’ve got your work cut out for you with shows all around, from country to bluegrass to jazz to rap and, well, I can’t remember a weekend this diverse in some … Continue reading

Stories from Ray Wylie Hubbard

February 7th, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Ray Wylie Hubbard speaks in story form. That’s the type of talent one (especially with Hubbard’s keen observational skills) develops after 40 plus years on the road. He shares those stories in many ways, such as on the new tracks … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Blues or country, your call

December 7th, 2011 at 11:33 am

Wanna see a show on Thursday (Dec. 8)? There are a couple options. Touring in support of his April release “Medicine,” Louisiana bluesman Tab Benoit will make a couple stops in the area beginning Thursday at Second Street Live in … Continue reading

Tonight in tunes: Nilson Matta @ Second Street Live

December 1st, 2011 at 12:41 pm

Led by bass player Nilson Matta, the Brazilian Voyage Trio explores the sounds of his native country and does so well. All About Jazz, for instance, says Matta provides “a shot of verve and vivacity” for the genre. Matta is … Continue reading