Sparkle and Sing

Denver-based band with Eureka Springs ties performing in Fayetteville & Eureka this week

If you are a fan of punk rock, jamgrass, gypsy-pop or any combination of those, you’ll love the band slated to perform Thursday (July 29) at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville and Friday (July 30) at Chelsea’s in Eureka Springs. Ponder The Albatross, formed in Denver in 2015, has just started touring and performing again post-pandemic and is “beyond excited”...

Hillberry Festival 2019 Lineup Part 1 Unveiled

Hillberry The Harvest Moon Festival 2018, co-hosted by Railroad Earth, has released its first lineup announcement for the October 11-14, 2019, event.  Hillberry 5 performers will include Trampled By Turtles, which just announced it is ending a 2-year hiatus this year; the “Father of Newgrass” Sam Bush; critically acclaimed Americana trio The Wood Brothers; speed-grass Billboard chart-topper Billy Strings; “thrash-grass”...

Bluegrass & BBQ 2018 Lineup Preview: Opal Agafia, Grateful Bluegrass Boys, Aaron Kamm & More

Tickets for this fall’s Bluegrass & BBQ festival are now on sale, and the lineup is smokin’ for the September 28-30 event that coincides with Northwest Arkansas’ region-wide Bikes, Blues & BBQ.  Performers will include Opal Agafia & The Sweet Nothings, The Grateful Bluegrass Boys, Aaron Kamm & The One Drops, Circus No. 9, Whiskey For The Lady, and DimeTrip....

Arkansas’ Happiest New Folk Band, Red Oak Ruse, Makes Its Central Arkansas Debut

On Friday, March 23, the state’s happiest folk band makes its Central Arkansas debut when Red Oak Ruse performs at Four Quarter Bar in Argenta, beginning around 10 pm. Admission is $7, ages 21 and up. Before the show, starting at 8 pm, New Belgium Brewing is hosting a “tap takeover” Pint Night event, introducing its new Voodoo Ranger Juicy...

Hillberry 2018 Lineup Part 1: Trampled By Turtles, Sam Bush, Billy Strings & More

Hillberry 2018 Lineup Part 1: Trampled By Turtles, Sam Bush, Billy Strings & More

 Hillberry The Harvest Moon Festival 2018 has released its first lineup announcement for the October 11-14 event.  Hillberry 5 will include 2 nights (4 sets) from Hillberry co-host Railroad Earth; plus performances from Trampled By Turtles, which just announced it is ending a 2-year hiatus; the “Father of Newgrass” Sam Bush; critically acclaimed Americana trio The Wood Brothers; speed-grass Billboard...

Rev. Horton Heat, Unknown Hinson Coming to Rock Fayetteville Punkabilly Fans

George’s Majestic Lounge has announced an outstanding psychobilly show on April 6, 2018, featuring international genre standard-bearers The Reverend Horton Heat and Unknown Hinson opening. Tickets are on sale now at Stubs.net for $22, ages 18+. WHAT MAKES UNKNOWN HINSON AWESOME – AND INFAMOUS Unknown Hinson is a three-piece comedic rockabilly outfit led by Stuart Daniel Baker, who’s built a...

Ozark Mountain Music Fest Releases 2018 Lineup

The 2018 Ozark Mountain Music Festival, better known as OzMoMu, has added 10 bands to its 2 previously announced headliners – Tall Tall Trees and Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy – to fill out the lineup for the January 18-21, 2018 event.  The popular intimate, indoor music festival held in the ballrooms of the Basin Park Hotel in downtown Eureka...

Arkansas native making waves and original music in NYC

New bands in New York City with Kickstarter campaigns to fund the recording of their debut album are a dime a dozen. But there’s one in particular that is quite different – and particularly of note for Central Arkansas residents and fans of the long-lived Little Rock rock band Go Fast. Go Fast alum Drexel Baker, a guitarist, drummer, and...