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 stormy afternoon, shortly after the tornado sirens shut off. We discussed his upcoming Backwoods Music Festival set, a new project in the works, and his own music, past and present.... Read more
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 a unique musical chemistry. Their varied repertoire of original and arranged music consists of stunning guitar duets and beautiful vocal harmonies, giving them a wide appeal. Influenced by Jazz, Bluegrass,... Read more
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 music calendar in the Mid-South to spotlighting up-and-coming talents, Nightflying has left an permanent mark upon an entire generation of Arkansas music fans. Now, Nightflying, NWA Ozarks Blues Society and... Read more
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 to play Bentonville’s Meteor Guitar Gallery April 20. Ranked No. 66 on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2004 list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, Reid reinvigorated late-80’s hard rock with shots of... Read more
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. The third season of the popular live music series features An Evening with Jimmy Webb, John McCutcheon, Ruthie Foster, Gretchen Peters, Royal Wood and Molly Tuttle. The six-show package is... Read more
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 to her grounds. Backwoods Music Festival has found a new home on the misty mountain top, where it will bring together crowds from all over the country to kick off... Read more
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 Critical Equation.  Dr. Dog has been bringing beautiful, heart-warming, melodic music to the ears of all that are willing to listen for almost 20 years, and have never disappointed. The... Read more
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 Concert Series at the Walmart AMP and we’ve got an absolutely amazing slate of big shows coming to Northwest Arkansas this year! If you’ve lived in the area for a... Read more
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 the Flux Family. Through four shows a year, previously five, at Cadron Creek Outfitters in Greenbrier, as well as smaller events in Little Rock along the way, Flux has cultivated... Read more
Peacemaker Music Fest Nets Cox Communications Sponsorship
The Peacemaker Music Fest has netted a huge sponsorship deal in a recent agreement with Cox Communications. The music festival, which takes place every summer along the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith, announced over the weekend that it had entered into an agreement with the nation’s... Read more
Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo, Vintage Pistol, and 1 Oz Jig to Headline Creekfest 2018
After announcing their 2018 return, one of the most beloved music festivals in Arkansas have announced their full music lineup. Creekfest, the three-day music and camping festival held on the banks of the Big Piney Creek, has touted an impressive array of musical acts such as The Ben Miller Band, Arkansauce, The 1... Read more
Jason Mraz Sets Rare Solo Stops in Tulsa and Fayetteville
TULSA – Avocado farmer. Philanthropist. LGBTQ advocate. Husband. Surfer. Broadway star. Pro-marijuana mouthpiece. All things you may or may not know can be attributed to acoustic pop star Jason Mraz, who makes his highly anticipated Tulsa return to the Chapman Music Hall stage at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March... Read more
Reeves Gabrels and His Imaginary Friends play Chelsea’s in Eureka Springs Tonight!
Tonight’s the night, Eureka Springs! An absolute legend, along with His Imaginary Friends, is playing at Chelsea’s! Reeves Gabrels is currently the lead guitar player for The Cure (yes, that The Cure) and before his time with the proto-goth legends he spent over a decade lending his considerable guitar... Read more
G-Eazy, Lil Uzi Vert To Play The AMP
Rogers – The Arkansas Music Pavilion has announced G-Eazy will perform on Saturday, August 11 with special guests Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo and Murda Beatz. G-Eazy is currently touring in support of his latest album, The Beautiful & Damned, released in December of last year. Ticket prices... Read more
Birdcloud Invades Stickyz and You Definitely Should Too
Last summer I had the incredible pleasure of interviewing the women of Birdcloud for the Arkansas Times ahead of their show at Stickyz. Fortunately, they are returning this Thursday alongside Fayetteville’s own Dylan Earl. If you’re not familiar with Birdcloud, you should cancel whatever plans you had for after... Read more
Creekfest Returns Memorial Day Weekend 2018
One of the best small music festivals in Arkansas is set to return to the banks of the Big Piney on Memorial Day weekend. Creekfest, held annually from 2009-2016, returns May 25-27 at Moore Outdoors in Dover. Throughout its multi-year run, Creekfest has touted an impressive array of musical acts... Read more
Shindigmusic’s Weekly Live Music Guide: March 12-17
A pair of midweek punk rock shows — beginning with The Inner Party‘s 10th anniversary show on Tuesday at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville and a Wednesday Holy Smokes! show at Hero’s in Fort Smith — an Irie Lions CD release party, and two massive music festivals round out... Read more
Country-Rock Icon Steve Earle to Play El Dorado’s Murphy Arts District March 16
One of the most gifted and prolific singer-songwriters of our time, Steve Earle, will play El Dorado’s Murphy Arts District next week, and those who attend will be in for quite a treat. The show is Friday, March 16, at 8 p.m. at Griffin Music Hall, 101 E. Locust... Read more
Shindigmusic’s Weekly Live Music Guide: February 20-24
Headlining performances by Fruition at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville and Black Stone Cherry at Rev Room in Little Rock’s River Market highlight the list of upcoming live shows this week. Also this week, be on the lookout for The Phlegms at Maxine’s Live in Hot Springs and round... Read more
Sunrise Stage Welcomes Arkansas Native Royal Wade Kimes March 3
Singer-songwriter and Chester, Arkansas native, Royal Wade Kimes is set to perform at the Sunrise Stage at Sunrise Guitars on March 3 2018. Kimes has released over 10 albums and written songs that were recorded by Diamond Rio (Calling All Hearts) and Gene Watson (Snake IN The House) but... Read more