Tag Archives: The Lightbulb Club

On the way to Austin: About a million bands, some of which pass through NWA

March 13th, 2015 at 12:23 pm

Swearing at Motorists performing at last year’s SxSW event. No official word on if they’ll actually swear at other motorists as they depart from a Fayetteville show. Caution: The video is safe for work, but wonderfully rowdy. It’s South by … 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

Helmet looks back on 20 years; plays Fayetteville on March 7

March 6th, 2015 at 1:13 pm

  After 40 dates in Europe, industrial/alternative/metal band Helmet is bring its homage to its breakthrough album stateside. The New York-based band will perform the 1994 album “Betty” in its entirety during the current tour, which includes a stop on … Continue reading

Sing loud, punk: The Karaoke Underground comes to Fayetteville

February 27th, 2015 at 12:31 pm

As a rule, I don’t write about karaoke on this blog. There are too many opportunities, and it rarely differs from place to place — you can sing the same 3,000 pop, classic rock and country songs at any of … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Mike Adams at His Honest Weight, Feb. 19 at The Lightbulb Club

February 18th, 2015 at 1:29 pm

A combination of touring musician and local talk show host, Mike Adams blends pop sensibilities with a bit of wackiness. The Indiana-based songwriter touring with a full band called Mike Adams at His Honest Weight will perform on Thursday night … Continue reading

On the way: Pallbearer (3/20) and JJ Grey (4/28)

February 10th, 2015 at 12:47 pm

Pallbearer, a metal band from Little Rock, will bring their tour to Fayetteville in March. You’ve been alerted/warned. I try to take a neutral stand on upcoming concerts. Except when I can’t because I’ve already gushed about the artists involved. … 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

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