Tag Archives: Walton Arts Center

The weekend in live music, with Catherine Russell and more

April 18th, 2014 at 5:03 am

It’s Spring. How do we know, other than the calendar date? Well, Springfest arrives this weekend. And according to my most recent check of the Weather Channel, every day in the 10-day forecast gets into the 70-degree range. Speaking of … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Joe Nichols, April 8 at the Walton Arts Center

April 8th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Country musician Joe Nichols started his career more than a decade ago. He’s renewed it with the recent success of the song “Sunny and 75.” The Rogers-born musician will return to the area for a Tuesday night (April 8) show … Continue reading

Coming here — Lyle Lovett, May 6 at Walton Arts Center

March 11th, 2014 at 12:31 pm

It’s not taking place on Sunday (May 6 is a Tuesday), but perhaps you can get some “Church” when Lyle Lovett visits the Walton Arts Center. Touring in support of his newest release, “Release Me,” songwriter Lyle Lovett will visit … Continue reading

Concert review — Rosanne Cash, March 7 at Walton Arts Center

March 8th, 2014 at 4:31 pm

The woman in black — and purple — sure seemed happy to be in Arkansas. Rosanne Cash came to the Walton Arts Center for a Friday night (March 7) show armed with a new album called “The River & The … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Rosanne Cash, March 7 at Walton Arts Center

March 7th, 2014 at 11:37 am

Rosanne Cash‘s publicist called me in the hour before my scheduled interview time with the songwriter to give me a warning/piece of advice — avoid talking about her father. We all have subjects that are off limits, but how do … Continue reading

The weekend in music with Aan, March 8 at the Lightbulb Club

March 7th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Notice there are many unfamiliar bands cruising through the area right now? And notice that several clubs such as The Lightbulb Club and Smoke & Barrel Tavern, who usually only have live music on the weekends, are booked every day … Continue reading

Hey, we’ll give someone a Rosanne Cash album

March 4th, 2014 at 1:19 pm

Rosanne Cash performs the song “A Feather’s Not A Bird” on a recent edition of “Late Show with David Letterman.” It’s the first song on her new album “The River and The Thread.” In advance of Rosanne Cash‘s appearance at … Continue reading

Fayetteville Roots Festival announces 2014 lineup

February 7th, 2014 at 7:11 pm

Tickets went on sale today for the Fayetteville Roots Festival. Also, the lineup was announced, and it includes Lucinda Williams. The Fayetteville Roots Festival organizers spent the week playing a little game on us. Like an empty poster on Facebook, … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Ronnie Milsap and more

January 10th, 2014 at 5:03 am

[Update as of 11:41 a.m. Thursday: The Ronnie Milsap concert has been cancelled. A press release sent by a Walton Arts Center staff member cites a "recent illness" and "doctor's orders" for the cancellation. There are no plans to reschedule, … Continue reading

Some things to look forward to in 2014

January 6th, 2014 at 11:51 am

I’ve spent the past several weeks telling you about my favorite things of 2013, such as my favorite albums and my favorite concerts. It’s 2014 now. Let’s start looking into the future. In Friday’s edition of What’s Up!, we chronicle … Continue reading