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New Music Festival Puts Fayetteville “On The Map”

By Nick Brothers |
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This Will Destroy You, who will be headling Fayetteville’s new On The Map Festival, pose for a portrait at Sons of Hermann Hall as part of the Red Bull Sound Select in Dallas, Texas. The band will play Friday, March 25.

This coming March, Fayetteville is going to be host to a brand new independent music festival that will feature several bands’ debut in the state.

Fayetteville Mardis Gras Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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Fayetteville Mardi Gras is celebrating 25 years of merriment and mayhem, beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, with The Parade of Fools winding its way from the Fayetteville Square to Dickson Street.

Seven Must-See Shows in 2016

By Nick Brothers |
Dr. Dog

As many of us know, it’s not every weekend our corner of the world gets unforgettable shows from national artists that come through town.

Halloween Event Guide 2015

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Hallow's Eve is a'comin'.

Readers, it’s come to our attention that there are just so many great things to do for Halloween this year, that this week’s cover story needed to cover all of it.

Everything You Need to Know About Oktoberfest

By Nick Brothers |

For the first time, Fayetteville is doing an Oktoberfest this weekend, and they’re doing it big.

Planned Parenthood Protests Continue

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers Sheena Archambault (left) and Van Bennett (right) hold up signs calling for the banning of abortions outside the Planned Parenthood off Joyce Boulevard. While picketing, the group gave out info packets to inform women about alternatives to abortions.

Protesters for and against the U.S. Congress’s proposed defunding of Planned Parenthood stood with signs expressing their views on the debate outside the regional clinic’s office off Crossover Road in Fayetteville last week.

Baby Steps, Fayetteville

By Nick Brothers |
Nick BrothersThe Free Weekly Managing Editor

Congratulations to the LGBT population, and all of Fayetteville with the passing of Ordinance 5781 last week.

‘Top Secret Shows’ Annouces Fall Performers

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Justin Kinkel-Schuster, the singer/songwriter for Water Liars, will play an intimate house show in downtown Fayetteville Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Two “Top Secret Shows” have been announced to take place in downtown Fayetteville to feature intimate, non-traditional venue shows with touring artists.

Offshoot Film Festival To Feature 47 Films

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Jason Suel, a local actor and host of Later with Jason Suel, speaks at Offshoot Film Festival. Suel acts in “Neopolitan,” one of the fest’s local featured films.

Entering its sixth year as Fayetteville’s resident film festival this weekend, Offshoot Film Festival is looking its best yet. Originated by the local filmmaker group Seedling Film Association, Offshoot Film Festival is a grassroots organized festival by local filmmakers, actors, designers and other members of the film industry to further the education, networking and promotion…

Moments from Fayetteville Roots Festival 2015

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers The Punch Brothers were nothing short of mind blowing with their masterful playing of their own brand of progressive bluegrass. The band’s frontman, Chris Thile (center, mandolin) put on quite a show with his facial expressions.

Once again, Fayetteville Roots Fest organizers Bernice and Bryan Hembree and Jerrmy Gawthrop have done it.