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With tests coming up and grades reports becoming reality, students may take comfort in knowing that the town of Fayetteville is in no short supply of events to fill up your study breaks this weekend. Vampire Weekend will be at the Arkansas Music Pavillion on Sept. 25, and staples like George…

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Through the drone of the hundreds of thousands of motorcycles, several blues musicians will be playing on stages throughout Fayetteville. The following playlist is a sampling of the artists in town for the bike rally. Among the acts are several local favorites, including Shawn James and the …

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It’s family weekend at the UofA, and if you’re looking for a way to entertain your parents the night before the game, look no further than the parking lot. Country star Justin Moore will be performing Friday night on campus. The Arkansas Music Pavillion will not disappoint this week. Lynyrd …

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Ronnie Van Zant may be long gone from this earth, but Lynyrd Skynyrd is still rocking, 25 years after the plane crash that claimed the lives of two band members. They’ll bring their genre-defining southern rock sound to the AMP on Thursday, Sept. 12. The band may seem too old-fashioned to ap…

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The UA Inspirational Chorale is one of the many thriving organizations on campus, and on Aug. 7-13, 22 of the Chorale’s student members had the opportunity to showcase their talents in Ireland. The students, accompanied by their director Dr. Eddie Jones, his wife Dr. Maxine Jones, Dean of Wa…

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The Walton Arts Center kicked off its 2013-2014 Broadway series with the musical “Jersey Boys” Tuesday night. While the average age of the audience was on the greater half of a century, the show provided entertainment for a wide variety of music lovers.

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If you heard the Razorback fight song or alma mater as you passed Lot 56  in the last few weeks, it was most likely the Razorback Marching Band preparing for their first performance of the season. With a new director, a new tradition and a fresh set of leaders, the marching band began their …

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It's not a party without some good music. Check out our tailgating Spotify playlist and follow us!

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While Fayetteville has a vibrant music scene, sometimes it simply isn’t big enough to pull in big name acts. Students have to hit the road to catch rock and country artists that sell out arenas, headline-grabbing pop stars and underground music that hasn’t yet made its way to Dickson Street.…

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After a week of suddenly being thrown deadlines, reading assignments and syllabi, take a breather this weekend. The UA’s own Little Chief will be at George’s Thursday, along with BoomKinetic on Saturday. This weekend also has the world premier of “The Spiritualist” at TheatreSquared and the …

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Every August, UA students, like a herd of caribou or swallows returning to Capistrano, make their way back to Fayetteville. Both on and off campus, the first weeks of the semester are full of events to celebrate another year on The Hill. Music aficionados can check out the Fayetteville Roots…

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About three years ago, a UA instructor exchanged iPods with a young woman he met in Fayetteville right before he went to live in Finland and she went to live in the Azores Islands. Their paths recently crossed again a few months ago in Fayetteville, resulting in the formation of their band, …

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If you find yourself with any spare time between marathon cram sessions this weekend, don’t miss this weekend’s slate of local bands, local theater, and more. TheaterSquared’s production of “Next To Normal” continues this weekend and the University Theater will have “Company.” George’s, Smok…

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It’s a once in a lifetime chance to see a famous twitter and stand-up comedian, one of the founding members of rap group Three 6 Mafia and buy local produce, all in one jam-packed weekend. University Programs will bring in comedian Mike Birbiglia, Juicy J is performing at Rogue, and a slate …

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Fans of country, bluegrass and folk should be happy with the Arkansas Music Pavilion’s upcoming spring lineup. Northwest Arkansas' largest outdoor concert space, located at the Washington County Fairgrounds, is featuring two bands this spring: Little Big Town and Old Crow Medicine Show.

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If you’re starting to sing the End Of The Semester Blues, you’re in luck. This weekend, the Ozark Blues Society hosts Blues In The Natural State, with music up and down Dickson Street on Friday and Saturday.  This year, Morgan Freeman’s favorite blues musician is playing the festival. Seriou…

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Live music, free food, limited edition Fayettechill T-shirts, hammocking under the setting sun and a chance to bring relief to millions of women and children suffering in war-torn countries worldwide, makes World On A String an event you don’t want to miss this week on campus.

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This weekend features local bands, local art, and a legendary DJ. First Thursday on the square returns, and there are two multi-band shows featuring local talent. Mix Master Mike, of Beastie Boys fame, will be at George’s Majestic Lounge on Saturday night with old school spinning and scratch…

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With Yonder Mountain String Band coming to George’s, a festival dedicated to local food and organic farming, and a bike race on Sunday, this might be the most Fayetteville weekend Fayetteville has ever seen. There’s also salsa, funk, cheap theater tickets and local comedy. Choices abound thi…

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February is traditionally not a big month for music releases, as many acts wait to release their records during the annual late-spring/early-summer onslaught (Phoenix, The Knife and James Blake all have big ones coming then, along with many more to be announced). This February, however, caug…

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With the dawn of Internet music streaming and digital downloads, music has been experiencing a boom in the number of what some may call “underground” or “indie” bands in today’s music. Most radio stations, which used to serve as a means to promoting the next new single from a band or the nex…

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