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Hunt happy to stay a country act

posted: 04/26/2015 2:38 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Rising country star Sam Hunt may be finding success on the pop charts, but he says he won't pull a Taylor Swift.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Modern country's Simpson will sing at Hendrix College

posted: 04/26/2015 2:27 a.m. Discuss

Sturgill Simpson, a modern country music artist whose second album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, was nominated for the Best Americana Album Grammy Award, is coming to Conway. Oxford American and Hendrix College's radio station, KHDX 93.1, have partnered to present the concert, 8 p.m. Wednesday in Staples Auditorium, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway. Admission is free, no reservations are required and doors open at 7 p.m. Call (501) 450-1291.

Music Review: Requiem provokes mortal meditations

posted: 04/25/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

What do people think about when they're listening to music sung in a foreign language? For example, Luigi Cherubini's Requiem in C Minor, sung, as most requiems are, in Latin.

Music Review: Musical peeks in on 1956 jam session in Memphis

posted: 04/25/2015 2:59 a.m. Discuss

The magic of the early days of rock 'n' roll came together as the touring production of Million Dollar Quartet, presented by Celebrity Attractions and the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau, took to the stage at the Maumelle Performing Arts Center.

'Once' Upon A Time

posted: 04/24/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Roles like the one actress Dani de Waal landed only come around once -- even if it took her six months of auditions to get it.

LIVE! in NWA

posted: 04/24/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Today

THE WEEKEND TEN

posted: 04/23/2015 2:04 a.m. Discuss

1 TUNES Chris Tomlin will paint the town red when he brings his Love Ran Red tour to North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena, 7 p.m. today. The contemporary Christian artist will be joined by Tenth Avenue North and Rend Collective.

Weekend Calendar

posted: 04/23/2015 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Events are free unless otherwise noted. Art & Exhibits Central Arkansas ARGENTA GALLERY 413 Main St., North Little Rock. "Eluvium and Formation: Abstracted Landscapes," through May 8. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 225-5600.

ENTERTAINMENT NOTES

posted: 04/23/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

True Crue Verizon Arena was chosen as one of the stops for Motley Crue’s “All Bad Things Must Come to an End” final tour with guest Alice Cooper.

Music: Marc Cohn a true survivor, in life and in music industry

posted: 04/23/2015 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Neither a carjacking in which he was shot in the head nor spinal surgery has taken away Marc Cohn's ability and desire to sing.

Music: Tomlin crafts songs that 'find their way' to church

posted: 04/23/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Chris Tomlin is a man with more than a mission. He has a calling, and his calling has become music to the ears of countless fans of contemporary Christian music and the additional genre of worship music, which Tomlin's compositions have come to dominate.

Iron & Wine at Juanita's; Tawanna Chronicles at Rev

posted: 04/23/2015 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Steve Moakler and Adam Hambrick will perform at 9 p.m. today at Juanita's. Admission is $12.

Music review: ASO series offers reasons to return

posted: 04/22/2015 3:09 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra closed out its River Rhapsodies Chamber Music Series on Tuesday.

Music Review : Fleetwood Mac fans flames of past in NLR

posted: 04/21/2015 2:58 a.m. Discuss

Sunday night proved better late than never for Fleetwood Mac fans, who had been waiting since March 11 to see the legendary band of men and women who have somehow managed to keep their long-running band afloat, despite what the group's guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham, described as their "well-documented ups and downs."

Music : McGraw benefit draws fire

posted: 04/21/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

Nashville A-lister Tim McGraw recently announced plans to headline a show this summer in Hartford, Conn., called the Concert for Sandy Hook Promise. According a release from the country singer, all proceeds will benefit a nonprofit organization that carries out "a mission of protecting children from gun violence," created after the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

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