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Arkansauce spreads its wings, touring footprint after release of third album

The summer of 2017 was, in many ways, a turning point for Fayetteville-based progressive bluegrass quartet Arkansauce, which is Adams Collins on banjo, Ethan Bush on mandolin, Tom Andersen on bass, and Zac Archuleta on guitar. They share vocals and songwriting duties. From an outside perspective, Arkansauce has enjoyed a big year: the April release of its third album, which...

Prolific rapper 607 to kick off 44th album with release party in Fayetteville

Little Rock-based rapper 607 probably seems like a conundrum, especially if you’ve never had the pleasure of getting to know him as a person and not just the hardest-working rapper in the history of Arkansas. His interviews in the mainstream media are limited mostly to quotes that don’t reveal much about the man, and most reviewers don’t know or care...

Pokey LaFarge bringing acclaimed storyteller sounds to George’s

Pokey LaFarge is a musician. He is a storyteller. He is a feeler of feelings. He is a narrator of the messy, unkempt American experience. And if you believe the experts at NPR, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Rolling Stone and dozens of other mainstream publications with full-time music critics, LaFarge is a do-not-miss performer....

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Wood Brothers, Hot Tuna coming to Rogers’ AMP

Tedeschi Trucks Band’s third annual multi-artist “Wheels of Soul” tour, which stops in Rogers Tuesday, July 25, at The AMP, is shaping up to be their biggest and best musical journey yet. Along with supporting acts Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers, TTB’s 2017 Wheels of Soul run has already brought out tens of thousands of fans all along the East Coast in...

Greensky Bluegrass shows Fayetteville why the band’s star keeps rising

Greensky Bluegrass strolled through George’s Majestic Lounge on Wednesday night in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The band’s development as a tight-knit, outstanding explosion of musicianship has been noted over the years as they’ve honed their craft since founding in 2000, and Wednesday night’s show proved why they are becoming one of the most talked about jamgrass acts in the scene. GSBG opened Wednesday’s show with a fast-paced...