Tag Archives: Fayetteville

Q&A with Split Lip Rayfield

By Nick Brothers |
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This Saturday, Split Lip Rayfield, one of the region’s bluegrass greats will be playing the George’s Majestic Lounge stage with homegrown “jamgrass” band Foley’s Van.

The Topsy-Turvy Fight For Fayetteville Ordinance 119

Posted by Nick Brothers |

In the early morning hours of Aug. 20, after 10 grueling hours of public comment, the Fayetteville City Council approved, 6-2, an ordinance protecting the civil rights of all persons to be free from unfair discrimination.

Phantogram to Host Sold Out Show

By Nate Duke |
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Sarah Barthel (vocals, keyboard) and Josh Carter (vocals, guitar) of Phantogram. The band is known for their approach to electronic rock and catchy hooks.

Rolling into Fayetteville this Saturday complete with electro rock sound and serious hip-hop beats is Phantogram.

4 Must See Shows This Fall

By Nick Brothers |
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In an effort to help you expand your musical palette, here’s a list of some artists you should most definitely lend your ears to and go see.

Fayetteville’s Prodigal Songwriter Returns

By Nick Brothers |
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Joe Purdy, folk singer/songwriter and native Arkansan, has made a successful career with his intimate, heartfelt music. His songs have been featured on episodes of “Lost,” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” and he recently just finished an impromptu tour with Billy Bragg.

Joe Purdy, the 34 year-old singer songwriter and Northwest Arkansas native, is an old soul.

Fayetteville to Participate in Compassion Games

By Nick Brothers |
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A year ago this week, acts of kindness were being reported by citizens of Fayetteville and the Northwest Arkansas area like crazy.

A Celebration of Folk Music and Ozark Culture: Fayetteville Roots Fest 2014

By Nick Brothers |
Lucinda Williams, the Roots Fest headliner, performs with her band during her Saturday night set. In many ways, the audience got to witness a songwriting legend that night.

So normally, when you think of “music festivals,” you might imagine a bunch of young people wearing strange neon clothing — or not even clothing at all — crazy loud music going well into the night, camping in hot temperatures, lots of boozin’ and partaking in substances, and partying until 6 in the morning.

Festival Preview: Fayetteville Roots Festival

By Nick Brothers |
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What started as an idea by a local folk band to have a one day festival featuring local food in Fayetteville has since grown to become a contender on the national scale for folk music festivals.

Fayetteville Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Passes

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photos Nick BrothersFernando Garcia and David Garcia embrace in the aftermath of the Fayetteville City Council passing the ordinance.

The Fayetteville City Council voted 6-2 to pass a controversial Anti-Discrimination city ordinance near the end of a 10 hour-long council meeting that ended early Wednesday morning.

Organizers Line Up At City Hall

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About a dozen organizers for or against the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance are already lining up outside city hall for the 5:30 p.m. City Council meeting. They held up signs saying “No to 119.” “We want to see the ordinance not pass,” said Megan Foresyth. “We don’t want the government to interfere with our first…