LEON BRIDGES IS COMING TO THE AMP
Rogers – Bringing his special mix of pop, R&B and jazz, Leon Bridges will be performing at the Walmart AMP on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Gates open at 6 pm and the performance starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 am.... Read more
JAMIE LOU & THE HULLABALOO TO RELEASE “HIGHWAY MEN” VIDEO
Springdale – Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo have announced an OFFICIAL video for their latest single “Highway Men” will be released on Friday, November 16th. The video was shot on location in the Fayetteville Square and Stage Eighteen by Tiny Bird Wings Creative. The track was recently released on the... Read more
SANTANA TO PLAY THE ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION IN APRIL
Rogers – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and winner of 10 Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammys, Carlos Santana, will perform at the Walmart AMP on Sunday, April 28, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Gates open at 5 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on... Read more
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
NEW BIKE RACK RECORDS COMP DISPLAYS ARKANSAS TALENT
A load of talent has been born and bred within the borders of the state of Arkansas over time. From legends like Al Green, Glen Campbell, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Johnny Cash, to the modern day scene, Arkansans have been making music for the masses for quite some time.... Read more
TERMINUS TO FILM FINAL SHOW OF THE YEAR
Fayetteville – Terminus have announced via Facebook, that their final show of the year will be filmed for use in a Music Video. The band wrote “We are wrapping up 2018 with our good friends Judason Void which features members of Bones of the Earth. We will be filming our performance as... Read more
RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY TO FEATURE ARKANSAS ROOTS
National – A trio of albums with an Arkansas connection will be available on Black Friday during Record Store Day 2018. Blue Oyster Cult’s second live album, Some Enchanted Evening, guitar hero Roy Buchanan’s live album Live at Town Hall 1974 and rock-n-roll raconteur Tav Falco’s latest LP, Cabaret of Daggers are all slated for... Read more
DARREN CRISP AND PAGE TOWNSLEY TEAM UP FOR DARK MATTERS
Fayetteville – Darren Crisp has teamed up with Vore’s Page Townsley for a new project titled Dark Matters. Check out their debut single “Hey Man” below. Read more
UH-HUHs FEATURED IN NEW ARKANSAS TOURISM COMMERCIAL
Little Rock’s Uh-Huhs are the latest Arkansas band to be featured in an Arkansas Music Tourism Commercial. Check it out below. Read more
WATCH GROOVEMENT LIVE RECAP FROM GEORGE’S 10-27-18
AEnimate Media has released a recap video from Groovement’s October 27 appearance at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Check it out below. 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
TERMINUS RELEASES “SET THE TABLE” VIDEO
Terminus might be fresh off the release of their latest LP Fortune Looming, but that didn’t stop them from digging up a video from their vaults. Enjoy “Set The Table” from 2016’s Safe Travels, See You Never below. Read more
The Rios Get Groove On with New LP
Whether it’s a toe tap, a nod of the head, or a far less subtle swinging of the hips and shoulders, you can’t help but move when you hear The Rios play. The Little Rock funk/soul revivalists have a timeless sound that seems to draw its inspiration from the... Read more
GHOST BONES RELEASES LIPSHIFTER VIDEO
Ghost Bones return with a brand new video from the album of the same name. Check out Lipshifter below. Read more
AL BELL NAMED 2018-19 MCLLROY PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Fayetteville – The University of Arkansas has named Al Bell – former executive and co-owner of Stax Records – as its 2018-19 McIlroy Family Visiting Professor in the Visual and Performing Arts. Bell, who is an Arkansas native (Brinkley) will teach master classes, be a musical ambassador and host community events starting on Oct. 29 with... Read more
NWA MUSIC DELEGATION ATTENDS MUSIC CITIES CONFERENCE
Northwest Arkansas – Lafayette, Louisiana is the host for the 2018 Music Cities Convention. The Music Cities Convention is the largest and most extensive global gathering on the topic of Music Cities. Over October 11 and 12, the conference will bring together leaders from governments, cities and regions, academics, organisations and the music... Read more
ASHTYN BARBAREE, BROTHER MOSES AND HULLABALOO SHINE ON BIKE RACK COMPILATION
Bentonville – Bike Rack Records Volume 1,  the new compilation featuring music from Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo, Ashtyn Barbaree, and Brother Moses hit streaming services this past Monday.The 10-song album is the brainchild of Jeff Charlson, partner and CEO of Bike Rack Brewing Co., and Neil Greenhaw, music producer and owner of Haxton... Read more
SHINDIGMUSIC WEEKLY: OCTOBER 11, 2018 – AMASA HINES, LEVON HELM, MUSIC CITIES CONFERENCE, BIKE RACK RECORDS, HILLBERRY 2018
FEATURED AMASA HINES RETURNS WITH IVORY LOVING GLASS Little Rock – Try as we might, it’s hard for us to silo the music of Amasa Hines. And perhaps that’s the point. Whether touching on elements of soul or jazz, more straightforward indie rock, or even a little bit of gospel,... 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 Tree and they’re playing a pair of shows in Little... Read more