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Shindigmusic’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2018
TINY TOWNS DEBUT “OTTAWA”
Jonesboro’s Tiny Towns have released the first single from their upcoming debut full length. The new album titled “DEADWEIGHT” is set for release on January 1st and you can watch the video for “Ottawa” below. Video by Bradley Alsup. Read more
SOUND DIPLOMACY MUSIC STRATEGY SURVEY
The London-based music and marketing agency Sound Diplomacy recently embarked on a new initiative to enhance Northwest Arkansas’s music ecosystem. The Northwest Arkansas Council, with support from the Walton Family Foundation, has hired the services of the London firm Sound Diplomacy to evaluate the region’s music infrastructure. According to a news release... Read more
UH-HUH’s TEASE NEW ALBUM WITH LATEST RELEASE
Little Rock’s The Uh-Huh’s have released another round of new music following last months surprise release of “Always Something.”  Always Something by The Uh Huhs The band teased via facebook  “We just put two more songs up on all the streamy sites. It’s almost like we’re getting ready to... Read more
607 / HOLIDAY BLUES
607 returns with a brand new Holiday EP titled “Holiday Blues,” check it out below. Read more
THE AMP ANNOUNCES AVETT BROTHERS FOR MAY
The Avett Brothers will bring their unique blend of bluegrass, country, pop melodies, folk, rock and ragtime back to the Walmart AMP on Saturday, May 18, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Doors will open at 6:30 pm and music will start at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale to... Read more
WHITE MANSION SIGN WITH COLD TRANSMISSION FOR NEW ALBUM
Fayetteville’s White Mansion have signed with german label, Cold Transmission, for their upcoming album. The band recently released the track “SCARRED” which is available on Cold Transmission’s Zeitgeist Vol. 5 compilation. Listen to “Scarred” below.   Read more
SHAWN JAMES RELEASES “BURN THE WITCH” VIDEO
Shawn James returns with a brand new track titled “Burn The Witch.” Watch the video below. Written by Shawn James. Produced by Jimmy Messer. Released on Parts + Labor Records.   Read more
THE LEGENDARY ROCKWOOD CLUB SET TO RETURN
Fayetteville – Mark Risk has purchased the native stone building in south Fayetteville that is best known for housing the Rockwood Club. The legendary venue is associated with the genesis of The Band, its one-time owner Ronnie Hawkins and the countless musical acts that performed there, including Jerry Lee... Read more
HOUSE OF SONGS SHOWCASE SET FOR BIKE RACK BREW ROOM
The House of Songs Ozarks Songwriter Showcase Saturday, December 1 7:30 pm at Bike Rack Brewing (Bentonville) The House of Songs Ozarks is set to present an evening of original music from some of Northwest Arkansas’ brightest talents this Saturday in Bentonville. The Songwriters Showcase is set to kick... Read more
EAST HALL RECORDING TO OFFER FREE STUDIO SESSIONS
Starting as a bedroom studio in the early 1990s, East Hall Recording is a Fayetteville-based studio providing recording, mixing, and mastering services to local and regional musicians.  As East Hall Recording begins their fifteenth year recording music in Northwest Arkansas, they have decided to give back to the music community... Read more
THE SHINDIG INTERVIEW: TAV FALCO
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
FORT SMITH ICON BILL NEUMEIER DIES AT 54
Fort Smith lost an icon on Monday. Monday afternoon, news began breaking that Bill Neumeier, a longtime restaurateur and concert promoter who helped launch the Peacemaker Arts & Music Festival, the Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival and other musical series, died at 54. Neumeier was the owner of a pair... Read more
ANTHONY BALL INTERVIEWED ON FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC TELEVISION
Fayetteville’s Anthony Ball (Smoothman Music Productions) was recently featured on The Interview with Dan Robinson on Fayetteville Public Television. Watch the interview below. Read more
JAMIE LOU & THE HULLABALOO RELEASE “HIGHWAY MEN” VIDEO
Springdale – Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo have released an OFFICIAL video for their latest single “Highway Men” The video was shot on location in the Fayetteville Square and Stage Eighteen by Tiny Bird Wings Creative. The track was recently featured on the Bike Rack Records, Vol 1 compilation. You... Read more
ELISE DAVIS RELEASES VIDEO FOR “THE BURN”
Little Rock – Elise Davis has released a brand new video from her latest album Cactus.  Check out “The Burn” below. Featured photo by Gregg Roth Read more
ROY CLARK 1933-2018
Roy Clark, the country music icon famous for his personable, comedic role as host of “Hee Haw,” died Thursday from complications from pneumonia at his home in Tulsa at age 85. Clark, a guitar virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist who helped country music gain popularity through his work as both a musician... Read more