AMP FEST LINEUP TO FEATURE DAZZ & BRIE, GOOSE, and JAMIE LOU & THE HULLABALOO
Rogers– AMP Fest organizers have announce the final details for the 2018 edition at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. The Mainstage Lounge – presented by Samsung and located on the Walmart AMP’s main stage – will feature Dazz & Brie, The Mix Tapes, Goose and Will Brand. Event organizers have partnered with Bike Rack Records and the Fayetteville Roots Festival to program for the two additional stages.
The Bike Rack Records stage, located backstage at the Walmart AMP, will feature The Silver Lining, Kevin Keihn, Will Gunselman and Jamie Lou & the Hullabaloo. The Roots Fest Acoustic Stage, sponsored by VML and located on the Walmart AMP’s Walker Plaza, will feature acoustic acts programmed by the Fayetteville Roots Festival.
General admission tickets are $45 and include a 5-ounce glass for unlimited beer sampling and access to all stages and tech activations. New this year, a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $90. VIP tickets get access to all of the general admission activations and samplings, an 8-ounce glass for sampling, as well as access to the VIP tent throughout the event with free appetizers and exclusive sampling of select brews from 4-5:30 pm.
Tickets can be purchased in person at the Walmart AMP Box Office in Rogers, Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville, by calling 479.443.5600 or visiting.
DYLAN EARL CANCELS ENGLISH TOUR
Fayetteville– Dylan Earl and the Reason Why have cancelled a run of dates in England due to issues with the bands work visas. Earl and the rest of the band were in the midst of ann European tour in support of his latest album New Country To Be. The band will resume touring September 8 in Raleigh, North Carolina. You can catch Dylan Earl and the Reasons Why in Arkansas on Saturday, September 15 at Winfest 2018 in Winslow, Friday, September 21 at the White Water Tavern in Little Rock, and on Saturday, September 22 at the Smoke and Barrel Tavern in Fayetteville with Dazz & Brie and Willi Carlisle.
MARTIN BEMBERG FEATURED IN ANTIFA DOCUMENTARY
Fayetteville– Former High Lonesome vocalist Martin Bemberg is the subject of a local documentary titled “Martin Bemberg: The Frontlines of Charlottesville.” The 30 minute short film features an interview with Bemberg on his experiences during last years protests against the “Unite The Right Rally” in Charlottesville, Virginia. The film was shot and edited by Fayetteville rapper Thunderman. Special shout out the Shindig couch who makes a small cameo in the beginning. RIP Couch. You were a good one.
MOONSONG SET FOR ALBUM RELEASE AT STAGE 18
Fayetteville– Psychedelic rockers, Moonsong, have announced the long-awaited follow-up to their 2015 debut. Titled, Lethologica, the album is set for physical and digital release on September 8th. The band will be celebrating with a record release show at Fayetteville’s Stage 18 with special guests Crash Blossoms and Elephantom. Album pre-orders are available now and include an automatic free download of the first single “Second Chances.”
RESURRECTION CAMPING AND MUSIC FESTIVAL SAVES THE DAY
Alexander– Following the cancellation of the Natural Land Camping and Music Festival, RUN NWA and the Arkansas EDM Famliy have teamed up to throw their own event in place of Natural Land. The music lineup features sets by Ares, Clay Doh, Dalton Richmond, Doug Kramer Live, D-Railed, Droop Method, Finderz Keeperz, JamTrack, Jynxxx, King Coopa, MadCap, PineappleBeatz, Qwilla, Reid Speed, SVNSET, Trippy Hippy,‘Trixx, Wrekshop, Z-Dougie and more. The event is FREE if you purchased a ticket to Natural Land Camping and Music Festival. Gates open at noon tomorrow (August 31)
THONIO RETURNS WITH MOTIVATION
Little Rock– Arkansas’ lyrical assassin,Thonio, returns with the excellent Motivation LP. Stream the album in full below.
ELISE DAVIS RELEASES VIDEO FOR “LONE WOLF”
Little Rock– Elise Davis’ new album Cactus is set for release on September 7. Check out her latest music video for the track “Lone Wolf” below.
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