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The weekend in live music, with Jason Boland and more

May 29th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Jason Boland and the Stragglers perform “Dark and Dirty Mile.” Fortunately, they are playing in Fayetteville tonight, meaning you don’t have to cover many miles to find them. We’ve made the transition to summer. You can feel it in the … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Steve Miller Band and more

May 15th, 2015 at 5:03 am

  Sorry if I’m a bit preoccupied today. You see, my girlfriend is flying home right how — right now! — after a three-week teaching assignment in China. I hope the big ol “Jet Airliner” helps her “Fly Like an Eagle” … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Nicholas St. James and more

April 24th, 2015 at 5:03 am

Can I interest you in the weekend? It’s heading here as we speak, and it’s the newest model available. Best of all, it comes at no up-front cost to you. What does it look like? Like a little bit of … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Jeff Austin and more

February 20th, 2015 at 5:03 am

This batch of live music recommendations comes with a disclaimer. As this post goes live, it likely does so as freezing rain arrives in the area. Unless that’s not true, and the forecasters were wrong. And even if they were … Continue reading

Dress in costume, see some music

October 29th, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Maybe it’s because I refuse to grow up, but I swear Halloween just keeps getting more fun as I get older. I remember just a few of my childhood costumes. I remember all of my latter-day costumes. Perhaps that gap … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Blue October and more

April 11th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Last weekend, Northwest Arkansas had the blues. This weekend will be ‘blue’ as well, but in a much different way. Texas-based modern rock band Blue October has released modern rock radio hits such as “Hate Me” and “Into the Ocean” … Continue reading

Soon in tunes — Nora Jane Struthers and the Party Line, March 20 at Smoke & Barrel

March 19th, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Americana quintet Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line will return to Fayetteville for a headlining show after visiting this fall as part of the Fayetteville Roots Festival. Struthers and company play sunny folk pop and are touring in support … Continue reading

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 live music, with Moon Honey and more

December 13th, 2013 at 5:03 am

Well, we’ve made it to the weekend. Thank goodness. And with a little thawing expected, it’s probably a good time to get yourself to a local watering hole to see some live music. Where? Glad you asked. Previous Fayetteville guests … Continue reading

Another ‘Damn’ Record: Damn Arkansan releases new EP this weekend

June 21st, 2013 at 11:33 am

Drew Walls and Will Eubanks, who both perform and sing in the indie rock band Damn Arkansan, like the concept of the EP. EPs only run about 20 minutes — perfect for short attention spans — and they are easier … Continue reading