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
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
COUCH JACKETS KEYBOARDIST FLIES SOLO ON NEW LP
Couch Jackets keyboardist, Harry Glaeser aka Banzai Flourist, has released his solo debut. Check out nazz in full below. nazz by banzai florist   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