CONCERT ALERT: SUN JUNE WITH MAGNOLIA AT GEORGE’S
Fresh off the release of their excellent 2018 debut, Years, Austin dream-pop band, Sun June, are set for a much anticipated evening of music this Tuesday at George’s Majestic Lounge. Trust us, this is an absolute gem of a record. Recorded by Evan Kaspar at Estuary Recording Facility, live to tape, Years... Read more
SIMMONS BANK ACQUIRES NAMING RIGHTS TO VERIZON ARENA
Pine Bluff-based Simmons Bank announced on Friday it has completed the acquisition of naming rights to North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena. The arena is an 18,000-seat multi-purpose arena located on the banks of the Arkansas River. It will be renamed to Simmons Bank Arena in 2019. The bank and... Read more
TRAIN & GOO GOO DOLLS ARE COMING TO THE AMP IN JUNE
Rogers – Train and The Goo Goo Dolls with special guest Allen Stone are coming to the Walmart AMP on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 16 at noon. Train recently announced their new Greatest Hits album, set for released on Friday, Nov. 9. Known for their Billboard Hot 100 hits like... Read more
ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION SET FOR EXPANSION
ROGERS – Peter Lane, president and CEO of Walton Arts Center, announced today Walmart AMP 20|20, a $13.9 million expansion project for the Walmart AMP that focuses on providing outstanding programming and expanded amenities for patrons. “We created a master plan for the development of the Walmart AMP, something that... Read more
Paul Thorn, Blind Boys of Alabama, The McCrary Sisters Come Together for an Evening of Gospel-Inspired Music
Fayetteville – Southern raconteur Paul Thorn is bringing five-time Grammy award winning gospel icons, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and legendary gospel group, The McCray Sisters, to Walton Arts Center on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 pm for the Mission Temple Fireworks Revival. Thorn, a former boxer and literal ‘son of a preacher man,’ has... Read more
PAPADOSIO TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN AT GEORGES’S
Asheville, North Carolina’s Papadosio are set for a big return this Halloween at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Fresh off the release of their latest album Content Coma, which layers progressive sonic structures and highly technical beats over irresistible hooks, the band have now set their sights on Fayetteville for what will... Read more
RECOGNIZER SET FOR NOMADS ON OCTOBER 27
One of Little Rock’s most exciting bands are set make their Northwest Arkansas return this month. Presented by Thirteen Nothing Entertainment, Recognizer is set to invade Nomads Music Lounge in Fayetteville on October 27. Natural State of Mind and Mindless Souls are also set to make an appearance. Show begins at... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: LYNYRD SKYNYRD’S GRAND FINALE
Icons of southern culture for nearly five decades, with more than 30 million albums sold during their career, the band Rolling Stone called “one of its 100 Greatest Bands of All Time,” Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) graced the Arkansas Music Pavilion stage for their final bow. With timeless... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: Judason Void Joins Crystal Killers and the Duke at La La Land Gallery
By Brandon Carter Fayetteville – Touring bands Crystal Killers and The Duke out of Chicago, joined by local newcomers Judason Void — made a short stop in Fayetteville Arkansas tonight at the La La Land Gallery on MLK Boulevard. The La La Land gallery is a small, extremely intimate and loosely... Read more
PHANTOM FLUX 6 SET FOR OCTOBER 26-28
Greenbriar – With four large events a year at Cadron Creek Outfitters in Greenbrier, one of the states “Best Kept and not-so secret” festivals returns for their annual fall bash. The small DIY art and music community known as the Flux Family, have cultivated one of the hippest grassroots festivals in the region. Phantom... Read more
ALAN JACKSON POSTPONES CONCERT AT THE AMP
Rogers – Due to recent tragic events impacting Alan Jackson and his family, the Country Music Hall of Famer’s Saturday, Sept. 22 concert at the Arkansas Music Pavilion has been postponed. The Jackson family has been grieving the loss of Jackson’s son-in-law – husband of his oldest daughter – who died unexpectedly last week... Read more
NEW VENUE: Harry’s Downtown
Fort Smith’s newest music venue, Harry’s Downtown, has steadily hosted exceptional local, regional, and national rock, jazz, singer/songwriter, soul, funk, and jam acts on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights since opening in August. Harry’s is located on Garrison Ave in the same location as the former Webby D’s and... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: Ringo Starr Rocks the AMP with a Little Help from His Friends
Rogers – Peace and love was the message Sunday night as Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band brought 60s nostalgia to full flower-power glory at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. It’s been a tremendous season at the AMP this year with huge shows from Janet Jackson, Slayer, and Weezer just to name a... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: Pearl Jam Get Nostalgic, Sentimental at Wrigley Show
Pearl Jam is a religion. And Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Boom Gaspar, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder split duties as the messiah. Church was in session Saturday in Chicago at one of the most revered cathedrals in baseball — Wrigley Field. As the legion of Pearl Jam... Read more
Thrash Metal Turns the AMP up to 11: Slayer Leads a Legion of Legends to Glory One Last Time
It’s been a truly remarkable, next level summer at the Walmart AMP and it’s also been Shindigmusic’s pleasure to bring you coverage of all these greats show. Out of all the big name acts we’ve had the privilege of seeing this summer, perhaps none is more singular – or... Read more
Ten High to Play Gonerfest 15; Announce new 7″ Release
Fayetteville’s favorite punks Ten High, have had a big 2018 so far. A new album and well received west coast tour. Now the band have announced a return appearance for this years GONERFEST. This marks the 15th edition of the Memphis music festival and will include sets by Robyn... Read more
El Dorado’s MusicFest Lineup to feature Cardi B, Gucci Mane, Toby Keith and Sammy Hagar
Whoa! Murphy Arts District just announced and eclectic lineup for this years MusicFest. The annual festival touts current Rolling Stone cover artist Cardi B among its headliners. Gucci Mane, Toby Keith and Sammy Hagar featuring Ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony. Check out the full lineup below. Musicfest 2018 Concert... Read more
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 heavy dose of rock — and by our account, the nearly-capacity crowd ate it all up. The band, led by founding member and primary songwriter, vocalist and lead guitarist Page Hamilton,... Read more
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 have inspired scores of bands like Silverchair, TOOL, Faith No More and Deftones are touring in support of their latest album, 2016’s Dead to the World. The band formed in... Read more
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 Majestic Lounge – and thankfully for anyone with  exceptionally good taste in music, she’s coming back on Wednesday, July 11! If you missed her 2008 show opening for Conor Oberst,... Read more