Tag Archives: The Lightbulb Club

The weekend in live music, with Milton Patton and more

December 19th, 2014 at 5:03 am

I can tell it’s almost Christmas because of the traffic on the roads, and, specifically, the traffic near the shopping centers. It makes me want to get off the road and hide until the new year. You know a good … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with JB and the Moonshine Band and more

November 28th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Regarding yesterday, I hope for two things: You ate enough to have a food coma, and you have zero regrets about it all. Regarding today, I hope you’re ready to get into the weekend, because it’s arrived. Live music wise, … Continue reading

A celebration of old and new: 25 years of The Lightbulb Club

September 26th, 2014 at 1:19 pm

My history at The Lightbulb Club is a short one, relatively speaking. I moved to Fayetteville in the summer of 2006; the old JR’s Lightbulb Club had already closed and moved next door, rebranded as just The Lightbulb Club. It … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Tomten and more

September 5th, 2014 at 5:03 am

I don’t make it to every show I write about here, you know. It’s a lot of music, and people have to sleep sometimes. But I at least try to make it to something every week, and I usually do. … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Native Lights, July 30 at Lightbulb Club

July 29th, 2014 at 11:31 am

Convening midwinter in an abandoned, unheated cattle auction house, Oklahoma band Native Lights recorded its debut album in a week’s time with minimalism in mind. The band describes its sound as “alt-shoegaze,” and the current tour brings Native Lights to … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with Protomartyr and more

May 30th, 2014 at 5:03 am

I just read a New York Times article discussing blight in Detroit. It’s a pretty harrowing piece — perhaps 30 percent of buildings in the city need to be torn down. And 90 percent of publicly owned parcels are considered … 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

The weekend in live music, with Pagiins and more

March 28th, 2014 at 5:03 am

It’s the last weekend of Spring Break for Arkansas schools. That includes the University of Arkansas, and who knows where the students are right now? They aren’t in Fayetteville — my drive to and from work has taken a lot … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Har Mar Superstar, March 10 at Lightbulb Club

March 7th, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Disclaimer: This show is gonna get weird. Like really weird. Like topless male hipsters dancing around to soul tunes and someone selling T-shirts for his candidacy for fake mayor weird. It’s all instigated by Sean Tillmann, better known by his … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Angel Olsen, Feb. 23 at The Lightbulb Club

February 21st, 2014 at 2:07 pm

There’s buzz, then there’s what Angel Olsen is experiencing right now. If she only knew, that is. The acclaimed songwriter has been a darling of the Internet in recent weeks, with positive press from Pitchfork and the like and a … Continue reading