Tag Archives: Smoke and Barrel Tavern

The weekend in live music, with Amasa Hines and more

April 17th, 2015 at 5:03 am

How about a double shot of music to go with your double shot of espresso this morning? It’s Amasa Hines performing “Earth and Sky” and “She’s Alright.” Since I last wrote a “welcome to the weekend” blog post, I caught … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Cody Canada and more

March 20th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Here’s a double shot of good news: 1) It’s now just less than 13 hours from the official start of spring, and 2) There’s a whole lot of live music potentially on the agenda this weekend. There’s some basketball on … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Daniel Romano and more

March 13th, 2015 at 5:03 am

What a weird weekend. It starts off with a Friday the 13th. That’s today. Yikes. It continues Saturday (March 14) with Pi Day. Don’t know what Pi Day is? It’s the start of the numerical digits of the non-repeating, non-sequencing mathematic … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Brother Moses and more

March 6th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Welcome to a sunshiny, relatively warm weekend. I recommend that you get yourself out of the dang house and get over your crippling case of cabin fever with a live music show. And the list below should provide just the … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with In The Whale and more

February 13th, 2015 at 5:03 am

In The Whale performs the song “Girlfriend” at Red Rocks in Colorado. A fitting title for this weekend, I think. In the Whale performs Saturday in Fayetteville. I’m going to give you the same advice, whether you’re in a relationship … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Swampbird and more

January 30th, 2015 at 5:01 am

There’s some kind of game happening this weekend, I hear? I am aware of a advertising watch party, and an excuse for eating lots of hot wings. (P.S. I like football. My best guess? Seahawks win 27-21, with a last-minute … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: North of Nashville, Oct. 2 at Smoke and Barrel

September 30th, 2014 at 10:41 am

The county music duo called North of Nashville hails from Maine, actually. But their sound owes more to the country music capital and also to artists such as Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. North of Nashville performs a set at … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with DJ Chicken George and more

September 19th, 2014 at 5:03 am

If you don’t like live music, find another website where you can waste your time on a Friday morning. I know that’s what you’re doing — you’re killing time until 5 p.m., when you can officially leave the office. Until … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Silo and more

July 3rd, 2014 at 2:31 pm

For years now, I’ve been posting weekend music guides. They go up on Friday mornings, like clockwork. But what if the weekend starts early? As in the Fourth of July takes over Friday and everyone gets a head start? Welcome … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with the Casey Donahew Band and more

May 2nd, 2014 at 5:03 am

The first weekend of May last year brought a surprise snow storm. The first weekend of May this year will bring warmth and sunshine. And live music as a soundtrack. I’ll take it. And you should take some cues from … Continue reading