What folk Americana means today
By Mason Carr Some unenlightened people will claim they don’t see the appeal of electronica, jam bands, or trance music unless they were to take a substantial amount of drugs. They say jam music is boring, saying that it would take a whole bunch of lysergic acid diethylamide to enjoy it. And some still say…
By Terrah Baker If walking through the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market or biking down the hills of Mount Sequoyah on a bright and warm spring morning had a soundtrack, then Benjamin Del Shreve’s new album “The Diamond” could be it. It has elements of folk and indie, as Shreve suggested when we met, but add to…
“Jeff’s love for blues was obvious. Although he could play and sing in any genre, he always went back to the blues. ‘Shelia, I’m just an old blues man,’ he once told me. Indeed he was.” By Shelia G. Kidd The Northwest Arkansas music scene is a bit dimmer this week as we say goodbye…
Lot 44 attempts to bring Rock N’ Roll back to the masses with their debut album “Do What I Want.” The band understands the music industry in a way that few newly-formed bands do.
The Avett Brothers are a hard-working band that tours almost continuously, splitting their time between huge arenas, small theatres and mid-sized venues.
One local blues artist and one band talk about their chance at the national spotlight. What are there winning strategies, and what do they love about blue’s music?
Fayetteville will be treated to a show by a man that can accurately be described as a guitar genius.
Roots rock band, Charliehorse, has become something of a staple here in their hometown of Fayetteville, along with a steady following beyond Northwest Arkansas.
We’re spotlighting 15 artists this week, as a record number of NWA’s best blues artists go mic. to mic. at the 2012 Blues Challenge.