THE SHINDIG Q&A: Holy Smokes!
It’s been awhile since we checked in with the fellas from Holy Smokes! When we last touched base with the Fort Smith punkers, they were on the verge of releasing their very killer, very excellent debut LP “FRAMEWORK.” In the time since, they had a roster change at drummer,... Read more
THE SHINDIG INTERVIEW: Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo
Fayetteville Roots Festival Set For Folk Alliance International
Industry Legends to be Honored During the 2019 Arkansas Country Music Awards
The Shindig Q&A: Blaine Leeds of Upright Citizens
Shindigmusic’s The Best in Arkansas Music 2018
Shindigmusic’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2018
On Black Friday, the legendary country/psych/blues/rock outfit Tav Falco’s Panther Burns will release their new album Cabaret of Daggers. The band, originally based out of Memphis, are led by the brooding, deviant and uber-talented Tav Falco. Falco’s life began in Philadelphia, but his family eventually moved to a farm... Read more
SLEEPING GIANTS AWAKEN: DEADBIRD RELEASING NEW ALBUM, PLAYING ARKANSAS SHOWS One of the most important and influential bands to emerge from the Arkansas metal scene, Deadbird, is back! And they have a new album out Friday, October 12 through 20 Buck Spin. It’s called III: The Forest Within The... Read more
Let’s Talk Figures mastermind Bob Icon is a busy guy. He works at a prolific pace, recording and performing with a number of projects. Perhaps his most personal venture is Facebook User, a solo endeavor that, despite its nondescript title, covers a wide variety of styles while simultaneously rendering... Read more
September 6, 2018 – Welles Releases Animated Video, Arkansauce Headlines Pesto Fest, New Music from Deadbird, Tape Dad, and The Rio’s Announce New LP
FEATURED EX-FAYETTEVILLE ROCKER, FORMER STATE SENATOR JON WOODS SENTENCED Fayetteville – Jon Woods, a former Republican Arkansas State Senator from Springdale, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in federal prison for fraud and money laundering charges. Local CBS affiliate KFSM reports that Woods, 41, received the sentence for organizing and... Read more
September 5, 2018 – JBGB, Terminus Cassette Release, Bike Rack Records Documentary, Elise Davis Live and New Music from GOON DES GARCONS
FEATURED JBGB APPROVED FOR MORE CONCERTS Fayetteville – The JBGB recently received approval from the Fayetteville City Council to allow the Fayetteville restaurant/venue to host additional concerts throughout the rest of 2018. Earlier this year, the Northwest Arkansas hot spot faced a bit of criticism from local residents for violations surrounding it’s... Read more
September 3, 2018 – Deadbird Returns, Handmade Moments Record Daytrotter Session, New Season of Verses, New Spotify Releases
FEATURED TEN HIGH READIES NEW 7″ RELEASE; GONERFEST 15 APPEARANCE  Fayetteville– Ten High have announced a brand new 7″ release for September. The band recently teamed up with Chicago based “What’s for Breakfast Records” to record the single  “Slackjaw Gaze b/w No Waves.” The 7″ will be released on both red... Read more
AUGUST 31, 2018 – Levon Helm Memorial, Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo on KNWA, Dazz & Brie Tour Details, Bonnie Montgomery on Idle Class Podcast, and a New Video from Big Piph
FEATURED LEVON HELM’s BOYHOOD HOME ADDED TO HISTORIC REGISTER Marvell– Levon Helm’s childhood home has been added to Arkansas’ Register of Historic Places, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports. The home, where Helm lived with his family from 1941 to about 1946, was originally located in the small community of Turkey Scratch, but was... Read more
August 30, 2018 – AMP Fest Lineup, Martin Bemberg in Antifa Documentary, New Music from Thonio, and Details on the Resurrection Music Festival
FEATURED 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 –... Read more
August 29, 2018 – Natural Land Cancels, Shawn James Hits #1, Elise Davis New Album Details, Louis Jordan Memorial Highway
FEATURED NATURAL LAND FESTIVAL CANCELS Alexander– Following the loss of 7 artists that were set to appear at this years event, Natural Land Camping and Music Festival have decided to call it quits. The festival announced via Facebook their decision to cancel the 3-day event. “To our Natural Land... Read more
THE SHINDIG INTERVIEW: Dave Morris of The Inner Party
Fayetteville rockers The Inner Party are readying the release of their second full-length LP, “Darker,” and will host a corresponding release party for the record on Friday at Smoke & Barrel. “Darker” is the band’s first album since 2015 and a lot has happened in the interim to make... Read more
This past April, Fayetteville saw the breakup of two of its most beloved metal ensambles in Auric and Barren. Within days of disbanding, members of both bands had found comradery under a new project. This is Bones of the Earth. You guys have a long history together from early... Read more