MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT FOR ARKANSAS AND THE MID-SOUTH

Inner Party Rides Vaporwave on New Remix Collection
Fayetteville rockers, The Inner Party, have released a new remix collection titled, “Weimar Mixes One”, via Bandcamp. The collection features...
THE LIVE REVIEW: Jenny Lewis at George’s Majestic Lounge
As recently predicted right here on Shindigmusic, Jenny Lewis’s performance at George’s on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, was nothing short of incredible!...
Helmet Barrels Into George’s to Deliver Hit-Packed Set
Well, that was fun. And loud. Alt-metal pioneers Helmet dropped by George’s Majestic Lounge on Friday to deliver a...
FULL STREAM: Witchsister / Good for a Girl
Stream the brand new Witchsister album “Good for a Girl” below. Good for a Girl by Witchsister
Watch the Couch Jackets on Audiotree
Conway rockers, Couch Jackets, are the latest Arkansas band to appear on the Chicago-based concert series Audiotree Live. The...
Helmet Coming to George’s This Friday
Alt-metal pioneers Helmet will play George’s Majestic Lounge Friday and you should definitely be there. The influential rockers who...
The Wirms Return with “Ain’t Gonna Find Me”
Fayetteville punkers, The Wirms, are set to release their latest LP “Ain’t Gonna Find Me” with an album release...
Stream Yuni Wa’s “Dawn Of The Black Wings”
Stream Yuni Wa’s latest release “Dawn Of The Black Wings” below. Dawn Of The Black Wings by Yuni Wa
Watch Ashtyn Barbaree Perform “What You’ve Done”
Recorded live at the Walker Stone House in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Watch Crash Blossom Drummer in “Harmonies” Playthrough Video
Check out Crash Blossom drummer Jacob Arnold’s drum cam footage from their “Harmonies” video.
FULL STREAM: Formals / Dirtswimming
Check out the debut full-length from Rogers psych-rockers, Formals. Dirtswimming by Formals
The Newest Coheed and Cambria Single is Really Good
As we noted several weeks ago, “The Dark Sentencer”, the first single from Coheed and Cambria’s forthcoming new album,...
Fiscal Spliff / Fiscal Spliff Summer 2018 B.C.
Russellville punks, Fiscal Spliff, return with their first new release since 2016’s This Too Shall Pass. Fiscal Spliff Summer...
ALBUM REVIEW: Adam Faucett “It Took the Shape of a Bird”
Adam Faucett – It Took the Shape of a Bird Last Chance Records Shindig Rating: 10.0 Singer-songwriters are known...
A Conversation with William Blackart and Adam Faucett
Earlier this month I spoke with Adam Faucett about his forthcoming record, “It Took the Shape of a Bird”...
The Live Review: Chicago, REO Speedwagon Ride Storm Out, Deliver Killer Sets at AMP Show
Chicago’s music is timeless. You’re likely to recite on cue the lyrics to classics like “25 or 6 to...
Watch Elephantom Live at the Laundry Room
Fayetteville psych-rockers Elephantom live at the Laundry Room.
SHINDIGMUSIC TV to Debut July 2 on Fayetteville Public Television
Remember the days of classic MTV? Ya know, back when they used to play music videos? Of course you do....
Crash Blossom Release Video for “Harmonies”
Fayetteville indie-rockers Crash Blossom have released a video for the title track of their debut EP Harmonies. Check it...
Weekly Live Music Guide June 25 – July 1
Big week for live music in the state! From indie darlings in Hot Springs and El Dorado to old...
Chris Stapleton at the Amp
Outlaw country stars Brent Cobb and Chris Stapleton sandwiched the rhinestone-boot-wearing Nashville country great Marty Stuart at the Amp on Friday,...
The Shindig Interview: Welles
About a year and a half ago, we did an interview with Nashvillian-by-way-of-Fayetteville musician Welles. Well (pun intended), a...
Jenny Lewis Returns To George’s Majestic Lounge
It’s been a while, but indie rock goddess Jenny Lewis has actually been here before – “here” being George’s...
Weekly Live Music Guide June 18 – 24
From the return of a native son, to the return of one of Arkansas favorite music festivals, here’s Shindigmusic’s...
Album Review: Drawing Blanks / Traceless
Drawing Blanks – Traceless EP Indie Release Shindig Rating: 8.5 With the opening flurry of guitar notes on Drawing...
Hear Caskets Brutal New EP “Plagues”
Caskets – Plagues EP Indie Release Shindig Rating: 7.0 Bentonville metal band, Caskets, return with another round of straight...
Watch Witchsister’s New Video for “Cat Called”
Fayetteville rockers Witchsister have unveiled a brand new video for the track “Cat Called.” The video was written, produced,...
The Shindig Interview: Crash Blossom
Fresh off their show last weekend at Nomads to commemorate the release of their stellar new EP “Harmonies” as...
Listen to Tiny Towns Excellent Debut EP
Tiny Towns – Tiny Towns EP Indie Release Shindig Rating: 8.0 Tiny Towns are one of the latest upper...
Adam Faucett “It Took The Shape Of A Bird” Album Now Available for Pre-order
Adam Faucett’s eagerly anticipated follow up to 2014’s Blind Water Finds Blind Water is set for release on June 29,...
ALBUM REVIEW: White Mansion Dazzles with ‘Everything In This Room Falls’
WHITE MANSION – Everything In This Room Falls Indie Release Shindig Rating: 9.0 Fayetteville synth-rockers White Mansion have been kicking around the...
Weekly Live Music Guide June 11 – 17
From the folk stylings of Ray LaMontagne and Neko Case at the Arkansas Music Pavilion to the very best...
The Shindig Interview: Drawing Blanks
Fayetteville transplants Drawing Blanks will be releasing Traceless, the first of a two part EP, on June 16th ....
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Whoopsi / N/A
Whoopsi – N/A Tape Dad 2018 Shindig Rating: 6.0 Stream the debut EP from Fayetteville’s Whoopsi. Recorded by ‘Filthy’...
Lynyrd Skynyrd To Bid Farewell With Final Street Survivors Tour Dates
An icon of southern culture spanning nearly five decades, with more than 30 million albums sold during their career, the band Rolling Stone called...
Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo Featured in latest Arkansas Tourism Commercial
2018 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase winners and Russellville’s hometown favorites, Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo are the latest band...
Watch Elise Davis Perform an Acoustic version of ‘Married Young’
Elis Davis is set to release her highly anticipated new album, Cactus, this coming September.  Check out this beautiful acoustic rendition...
Arkansas Country Music Award Winners
The Arkansas Country Music Association hosted its inaugural Awards show in Little Rock last night. Held at the Center...
Flashback: Blue Oyster Cult’s Enchanted Evening at Barton
In 1978 Blue Oyster Cult were in the midst of an American tour in support of their most recent...
The Live Review: DAVE MATTHEWS BAND at the AMP
  Dave Matthews Band packed out the Walmart AMP in Rogers, AR this past steamy Wednesday, May 30th. The...
Stream the new Crash Blossom Single ‘Harmonies’
Fayetteville indie-rock upstarts, Crash Blossom, have given the first taste from their upcoming EP. Titled ‘Harmonies’ the band will...
Listen to the new Coheed and Cambria song right now!
Are you as excited about the upcoming Coheed and Cambria show with Taking Back Sunday at the AMP on Tuesday,...
The Funky Knuckles to Play Sunrise Guitars
The Funky Knuckles will make their triumphant return to northwest Arkansas next week for a Saturday show at the...
ALBUM REVIEW Jonteal’s Aquatica
Jon Jackson, the Fayetteville electronic producer formerly known as Atta, has released his first EP by his new stage...
Primus Sucks at The AMP
Primus, Mastodon, and All Them Witches played Saturday night as part of their ongoing national tour together and kicking...
Darren Michael Ray 1963-2018
Longtime Fayetteville musician Darren Ray passed away Friday at the age of 54. Darren Ray’s Celebration of Life will be...
Have You Seen Mulberry Mountain? A Backwoods 2018 Review
We have arrived. Its Friday, April, 20, 2018, and Mulberry Mountain Lodging has some visitors. The wait is finally...
Peacemaker Unveils Full 2018 Lineup Featuring Grace Potter and Rival Sons
Peacemaker Music Festival has released the full lineup for their 2018 event. The music festival, which takes place every summer...
Fractal Sky Releases First Music in 2 Years
Fayetteville’s Fractal Sky AKA Aaron Spence just released a brand new single titled “Perseverance” following a 2-year hiatus. You...
Stream Goon Des Garcon’s “Pop Art”
Little Rock’s Goon Des Garcons just released his latest track titled “Pop Art” and you can stream it below.
Watch Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo Live from Toad Suck Days
The full set by Russellville pop-rockers, Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo, is now available to watch online.  The footage...
Watch Shawn James Cover Iron Maiden
Shawn James and Sage Cornelius have released a somber live take on the 1982 Iron Maiden classic “Number Of...
The Sword To Play Maxine’s June 29
Austin based American heavy metal outfit The Sword are set to play Maxine’s Live in Hot Springs alongside New...
Goon Des Garcons Releases “Shia Labeouf” Video
Goon Des Garcons (Brandon Burris) returns with the track “Shia LaBeouf” Directed by Sascha Amir and Produced by Boogie...
The Shindig Q&A with Mic Adams
Mic Adams, a Fayetteville-based rapper and Razorback fanatic, releases his debut album May 5th. This past week, Shindigmusic spoke...
Watch Buddy Guy Jam with Ben Miller Band
Whoa! Check out this video of blues legend Buddy Guy jamming with the one and only Ben Miller Band....
Listen To Johnny Cash Read The New Testament
If you have ever wondered what it would sound like to hear Johnny Cash read the bible then today...
Welles Set To Invade Georges Majestic Lounge June 21
Welles are set to make their grand debut in Northwest Arkansas on June 21 at Georges Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville....
The Shindig Interview: Ghost Bones
Hot Spring’s “Post-Punk” export, Ghost Bones, have been wowing audiences with their danceable assault since 2014. Shindigmusic recently caught up...
Sweet Sunshower: Chris Cornell In Memoriam
When Chris Cornell died on this day one year ago, we here at Shindigmusic were stunned and heartbroken. We...
Watch Handmade Moments “Where Do You Find the Time?” OFFICIAL VIDEO
Arkansas’ beloved folk duo, Handmade Moments, have released a video for their brand new single “Where Do You Find...
Amasa Hines Release Video for “Zatoichi”
It’s been a long time since Amasa Hines 2014 debut All The World There Is. Now the band returns in epic...
Power Of Music Festival Returns April 26-29
The Power Of Music Festival is set to return this week in Bentonville, Arkansas. The festival, benefiting the I’ll...
Watch Ashley McBryde Perform an Acoustic Version of “El Dorado”
Shindigmusic’s Weekly Live Music Guide: April 23-28
A Thursday concert by metal icons Judas Priest at BOK Center highlight’s this week’s list of entertainment opportunities. Rob...
Stream The Rios New Single “Smoke and Mirrors”
One of the hottest new acts in Arkansas, Little Rock’s The Rios, have released a new single and video...
Welles Releases New Single
Welles has released a new single from the upcoming Red Trees and White Trashes album. The latest single titled “Rock...
Backwoods Preview: Dalton Richmond Talks Music, Offers a Preview of His Backwoods Set
Dalton Richmond, known for his melodic bass music, and I met at Hero’s in Fort Smith during last Friday’s...
Sunrise Stage to Welcome Loren & Mark April 26th
Sunrise Stage is set to welcome Loren & Mark to Fayetteville April 26. Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb share...
Shindigmusic’s Weekly Live Music Guide: April 16-21
Vernon Reid, one of the top guitarists to have ever walked the Earth, will play at Bentonville’s Meteor Guitar...
Elise Davis “Don’t Bring Me Flowers” OFFICIAL Video
Elis Davis is set to release her highly anticipated new album, Cactus, this coming September. The first taste of...
Stream: Cosmic Elegy “ASTRAL”
“ASTRAL is my first release in over a year. I’ve been working on this song for a long time...
Woody & Sunshine: The Shindig Interview
Woody & Sunshine, the picking duo from the Ozarks, gave Fayetteville a visit last month to preview their upcoming...
Nightflying Plots Return To Print With Cabin Fever Concerts
For well over 3 decades, Nightflying has been a staple of the Arkansas music culture. From boasting the largest live...
Living Colour’s Vernon Reid To Play Meteor Guitar Gallery In Bentonville
Best known as the founder and primary songwriter of the pioneering rock band, Living Colour, Vernon Reid is set...
Walton Arts Center Announces 2018-19 West Street Live Series
Subscription packages are now available for 2018-19 West Street Live Series presented by Neal R. Pendergraft at Walton Arts Center....
Stream Pallbearer’s NEW SINGLE ‘Dropout’
Little Rock’s Doom Metal titans Pallbearer have shared a brand new track  for Adult Swim titled ‘Dropout.’ The track will be available...
Elise Davis Announces New Album and Single
Elise Davis has announced the release date for her latest album Cactus. The album is set for release this...
Welles Releases Video for “Seventeen”
Welles recently announced their debut album Red Trees and White Trashes will be release on June 15 via 300 Entertainment. The first taste of...
LIVE REVIEW: Dr. Dog with Kyle Craft at George’s Majestic Lounge
Dr. Dog made their triumphant return to George’s Majestic Lounge on Monday, and were greeted by an enthusiastic, packed...
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Ghost Bones / Lipshifter
Hot Spring’s hottest musical export, Ghost Bones, have release their highly anticipated debut full-length album, Lipshifter. Lipshifter was recorded/mixed/mastered by Devin Castle and co-produced...
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Ten High / Self Entitled
Fayetteville’s Ten High have been a staple of the Northwest Arkansas musical underground since the release of 2014’s Libido....
TICKET TRIP: KISS Bids “Farewell” at Alltel 4/5/00
KISS – THE FAREWELL TOUR DATE: April 5th 2000 – VENUE: Alltel Arena – PROXIMITY: North Little Rock, Arkansas – ME: Row...
FULL ALBUM STREAM: Illusionaut / Snow Queen
Stream the new Illusionaut album, Snow Queen, in full below.
Nigel’s Notes:  The Chads, Groaners, and White Mansion at LaLaLand
Acts: The Chads/Groaners/White Mansion  Venue: LaLaLand   Proximity: Fayetteville, Arkansas Fayetteville – Having ventured out into the thick air of...
Shindigmusic Podcast Episode 29 – Garrett and Jake from Vintage Pistol
This week on the podcast, Kim, Travis, and Robbie go over the hot shows this weekend, as well as...
Reverend Horton Heat, Unknown Hinson Invade George’s Friday
By Dave Morris Hellbillys and hellbettys, tonight’s your night to get to rockin’ at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, as couple...
Nine Inch Nails “Year Zero” Comic Book Coming From IDW Publishing
By Dave Morris Eleven years ago, Nine Inch Nails (NIN) released Year Zero at the tail end of the...
FLASHBACK: Black Oak Arkansas Plays The California Jam
California Jam was a music festival co-headlined by Deep Purple and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, held at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California, on April...
AttA Picks! 10 Can’t Miss Electronic Sets of Backwoods 2018
In the heart of the Ozarks, among the quiet wooded hills, Mulberry Mountain eagerly awaits the return of music...
Shindigmusic’s Weekly Live Music Guide: April 3-7
Some revered rock-n-roll royalty in Dweezil Zappa and the Reverend Horton Heat will play shows at George’s Majestic Lounge...
Dr. Dog Returns to George’s April 9
Indie rock giants, Dr. Dog, return to George’s Majestic Lounge, Monday, April 9 in support of their upcoming album...
FULL STREAM: Lethal Cortex / Mindful Extraction EP
Stream the new Lethal Cortex EP, Mindful Extraction, below.  
Watch The Squarshers Perform New Song “Some Get Stitches”
Our beloved Squarshers return with a brand new tune and accompanying video. Watch “Some Get Stitches” below.
Get AMPed for the AMP in 2018!
Spring is here again, tender age in bloom. And you know what that means? It’s time for the Cox...
Flux Festivals: Arkansas’ Best Kept Not-So-Secret- Cosmic Flux 2018
Deep in the heart of Central Arkansas lies a small, but growing, DIY art and music community known as...
Barren Announce Album Release Date
Barren have announced a release date for their upcoming full-length album titled  A Hell, My Home. The album is set...
Big Piph: The Shindig Interview
Rapper, speaker and philathropist Big Piph is a well-traveled ambassador of goodwill. In his music, he’s known to insert...
Watch White Mansion Performing “Lizard Queen – Dreaming”
Fayetteville alt-rockers White Mansion, recently released a live video for the track Amos Jones from their upcoming live EP...