8 Days

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Second Saturday Gallery Stroll — Including works by multi-media artist Barbara Kennedy, a new member at the Eureka Fine Art Gallery, joining John Willer, Drew Gentle, Ernie Kilman, Larry Mansker and John Rankine, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, downtown Eureka Springs. Email

THURSDAY (8/10) Crimes & Clues — “The Killer Inside Me” by Jim Thompson, 10:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. Vinyls, Vittles & Vino — A fundraiser for Feed Communities, 6-9 p.m., home of Christine & Pete Hartman in Fayetteville. $25. “The Secret Garden” — The musical version of the beloved classic children’s book,…


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Luray — Luray is banjo-inspired indie rock fused with classic country and folk, created and performed by Shannon Carey. With production help from brother Sean Carey (of S. Carey and Bon Iver), Luray’s debut album “The Wilder” — out Aug. 27 — creates strange and lovely bedfellows of sound, with an end result somewhere between the likes of Iron & Wine and Emmylou Harris. Luray performs at 9 p.m. Saturday at Stage Eighteen in Fayetteville with Tiffany Lee, and Thunder Comfort. $7-$10. (Photo: Jake Cunningham)

Today (8/10) Take Cover — 6 p.m., After 5 Bar, Rogers. CHEW — 8:30 p.m., with May the Peace of the Sea Be With You, and Number Stations. Backspace, Fayetteville. $5. Lindsay Will — Foghorn’s on Green Acres, Fayetteville. Tori Miller — Foghorn’s on W. 15th, Fayetteville. Tom Bryant — Foghorn’s, Rogers. Pinetop Renegades —…

AMP’ed Up

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Photo courtesy Jeff Lipsky

The Walmart AMP in Rogers will next host Brad Paisley’s “Weekend Warrior World Tour” on Sept. 1.

Walmart AMP continues summer music series Autumn might be around the corner, but the Arkansas Music Pavilion will be rockin’ into October. Here’s the rest of this year’s schedule: SEPT. 1 ‘Weekend Warrior World Tour’ Brad Paisley With Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant and Lindsay Ell 7 p.m. Tickets $35-$68.50* One of the biggest superstars in…


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Cranford Hollow — It’s a boot stomp on a dusty bar floor. It’s the clang of a whiskey bottle at last call. It’s grit. It’s the sounds of the South. It’s Cranford Hollow — a blended mix of Southern rock, Appalachian fiddle music and American rock ‘n’ roll. The quintet from Hilton Head Island, S.C. returns to Smoke & Barrel Tavern in Fayetteville for a show on Saturday, blending elements of blues, old-time country and psychedelic rock, and a sprinkle of Sea Island hoodoo. $7.

Today (8/3) Randall Shreve — Dickson Street Pub, Fayetteville. Josh Abbott Band — JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewing, Fayetteville. Russ Hutchison — JJ’s Grill, Bella Vista. Jon Dooly — JJ’s Grill, Dickson Street. Will Gunselman — JJ’s Grill, Fayetteville. Jabe Burgess — JJ’s Grill, Fort Smith. Lazy Daisy — JJ’s Grill, Rogers. Will Brand —…

8 Days a Week

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Closing Reception — For Fenix Fayetteville art show, with music by blues and jazz performers Sharon Bourbonnais and Beth Galiger (pictured) & a reading by Gerry Sloan, 5-8 p.m. today, Walker-Stone House in Fayetteville. Music is $5 at the door. Email

THURSDAY (8/3) Tontitown Grape Festival — With spaghetti dinners, a carnival and live music at 9 p.m., along U.S. 412 in Tontitown. Admission is free; various activities charge a fee. Collection Highlights — Focused on some of the best-known works in the main galleries, 2:30 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335. Closing…

The Sky’s The Limit

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Photos courtesy Jamey Massey

This weekend’s GlitchCon, like last year’s, will be populated by fans of anime, tabletop gaming, Dr. Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, steampunk and the latest pop culture craze, Wastelanders.

GlitchCon brings fandom worlds together BECCA MARTIN-BROWN The theme this year is “Across the Stars,” but that doesn’t mean only Wookiees and Starfleet officers are welcome at this weekend’s GlitchCon in Springdale. Terra Massey, one of the event organizers, promises the convention will also be populated by anime, tabletop gaming and Dr. Who fans,…

Artistic Growth — Peacemaker Music Festival

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Photo courtesy Jeremy Scott

The Peacemaker Music and Arts Festival returns to Riverfront Park in Fort Smith this weekend.

Peacemaker expands in third year   JOCELYN MURPHY Board members for the Peacemaker Music and Arts Festival in Fort Smith have been trying to get acclaimed American rock/jam band Gov’t Mule to Riverfront Park since the festival’s inception. For the event’s third year, they did. “People in that area are music fans, you know?”…


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Casey Donahew — “Pure Texas Country” singer Casey Donahew returns to Northwest Arkansas for a free show today at JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewing in Fayetteville. The “All Night Party” singer/songwriter will celebrate his 15th anniversary of being in the music business this fall. To mark the occasion, Donahew will release a new album in October — “15 years: The Wild Ride” — featuring his 15 biggest songs to date, which have been re-recorded specially for this new project.

Today (7/27) The Caleb Miller Solo Project — Dickson Street Pub, Fayetteville. Rick Atha — Foghorn’s on Green Acres, Fayetteville. John Spurling — Foghorn’s on W. 15th, Fayetteville. Caleb Martin — Foghorn’s, Rogers. Isayah’s Allstars — Foghorn’s, Springdale. Local Metal Night — George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville. Take Cover — JJ’s Grill, Dickson Street. Photosphere —…

8 Days A Week

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Nikon DSLR Workshop — With photographer Melissa Jones, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, PSNWA Gallery & Studio in Bentonville. $40 nonmembers; $30 members. Register at

THURSDAY (7/27) Gilcrease on Wheels — Native American culture for fourth graders & U.S. history for fifth graders from the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Thursday and July 28, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. 784-2787. Build a Better World — An interactive reading program with Ronald McDonald, 2 p.m., Bentonville Public Library….