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Music: Alabama's Future Elevators to hit floor at tavern

posted: 02/11/2016 1:51 a.m. Discuss

Michael Shackelford of the Birmingham, Ala., band Future Elevators is on the phone, talking about his group's self-titled debut album, which drops Feb. 19. His daughter, however, is having none of it.

Music: Singer Mavis Staples to christen new auditorium

posted: 02/04/2016 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Singer Mavis Staples is 76 years old, but still remembers vividly the first time she ever performed with her family in public.

Music: Vino's party to mark 25 years

posted: 11/24/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

It has been 25 years since Vino's opened its doors, offering some of the best pizza and calzones found in these latitudes at the front of the building on the corner of Seventh and Chester in downtown Little Rock. And, just as famously, Vino's back room has been the site of countless concerts, plays and film screenings.

MUSIC: Truckers reshaping Southern rock

posted: 10/20/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

There's not a lot of between-song chatter on the deluxe version of It's Great to Be Alive, the new live album from Drive-By Truckers. But just before "Made Up English Oceans," band co-founder Mike Cooley tells a brief story of the time presidential candidate Jimmy Carter came to visit Cooley's hometown of Tuscumbia, Ala. Also visiting town that day was the Ku Klux Klan.

Tour da Delta to focus on west side of Mississippi

posted: 10/12/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Saturday's Tour da Delta bicycle ride will feature nothing but Arkansas roads.

Music Review: Motley Crue goes out with fire, bang

posted: 10/11/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Upside-down drums hanging from the top of North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, pyrotechnics, explosions, a fire-breathing bass guitar, scantily clad backup singers and sleazy, glam metal from Los Angeles. Yep. Motley Crue was in town.

Motley Crue goes out with a bang

posted: 10/09/2015 10:17 a.m. Discuss

Upside down drums hanging from the top of North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena, pyrotechnics, explosions, a fire-breathing bass guitar, scantily clad backup singers and sleazy, glam metal from Los Angeles. Yep. Motley Crue was in town.

Rooted in blues for 30 years

posted: 10/04/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The 30th edition of the King Biscuit Blues Festival in downtown Helena-West Helena will feature dozens of acts spanning five stages over four days and nearly 30 vendors.

POP NOTES: Lucero's latest paints more mellow picture

posted: 09/15/2015 1:45 a.m. Comment 1

The new Lucero album, All a Man Should Do, doesn't exactly start with a bang. It's more of a slow burn. The first three songs -- the midtempo "Baby Don't You Want Me," the image-laden "Looking for Warren Zevon's Los Angeles" and the mournful "The Man I Was" -- are bathed in acoustic shades of hazy amber and evoke the light and long shadows of a fading fall afternoon.

Drawing on memory

posted: 09/13/2015 2:05 a.m. Discuss

SOUTHLAND -- In 1981, when he was 40 years old, farmer and timber-cutter Alonzo Ford enrolled in art classes at Phillips County Community College in Helena. He rode his bicycle into town from the Southland farm where he grew up, a round trip of more than 20 miles, to find out all he could about making art.

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