Fayetteville’s Witchsister just opened its spring performances on March 16 with her mother-in-law and her modeling at George’s Majestic Lounge. The family quartet is made up of three sisters — Stevie, Stephanie, and Skylar — and a cousin, Kelsey, who all share the last name Petet. Singer Stephanie says being bonded has its pros and cons when making music together.
“It sometimes makes it easier because we all share similar flows or treatments. But sometimes also difficult, because we are so comfortable, there is no filter,” she shares. The band weaves together several influences to create their heavy rock-punk, metal “with a tiny bit of prog” sound. Drummer Kelsey is a fan of pop punk drums, bassist Stevie likes electronic and dance music, guitarist Skylar favors both pop and industrial music while singer Stephanie draws her influence from soul and blues. “The day after a Witchsister show will leave you with the most massive bangover you’ve ever had,” reads their website.
Stephanie adds that this summer they’re “working on an all-female showcase for women and others” and have “a new album in the mix.” In the meantime, they’ll be melting faces at Doomsday at Prairie Street Live on April 23 and are planning a show at Smoke and Barrel sometime in the summer. Discover their music on streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube and bandcamp. More information about the band is at witchsistermusic.com.
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• Amy Winehouse Experience with Jenna and the Soul Shakers with special guest Alyssa Galvan kicks off at 8 p.m. on March 26 ($25-$45) at Meteor Guitar Gallery, 128 W.Central Ave. 268-1500, meteorguitargallery.com.
• Common roots plays at 7 p.m. on March 19 at Bentonville Brewery901 SW 14th St., facebook.com/bentonvillebrewing/events
• Earl and them play at 9 p.m. on March 18; Dance Monkey Dance starts dancing at 9 p.m. on March 19; and Chucky Waggs and the Company of Raggs returns for a 9 p.m. show on March 25 at Chelsea corner cafe, 10 Mountain St. Free. 253-8231; chelseascafeureka.com.
• 96 miles performs at 7 p.m. on March 18; and Jeff Horton’s Band takes the stage at 7 p.m. on March 19 at Wanderoo Lodge & Bar, 216 W. Van Buren. 363-6755; facebook.com/wanderoomodge.
• Lyle Lovett performs at 7:30 p.m. on March 23 ($85); and the Marshall Tucker Band ($49-$89) plays at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at Eureka Springs City Auditorium, 36 S. Main St. 253-7788; theaud.org.
• Circle of Thirds plays at 8 p.m. March 18; and Matteson Gregoire plays at 7 p.m. and Sabado de Baile starts at 9:30 a.m. on March 19 at Cafe Six-Twelve, 3980 W. Wedington Drive. 856-6382; facebook.com/sixtwelvecoffeehouseandbar.
• Happy hour with Blue Oreo starts at 6 p.m. ($8) then Friends of Phamilie and Country Jesus perform March 18 ($10); 1 oz jig with Mildehall will take place at 7 p.m. on March 19 ($8) at George’s stately living room, 519 W. Dickson Street 527-6618; georgesmajesticlounge.com.
• Leif Vollebeck with special guest Dosh performs at 7:30 p.m. on March 23 ($25-$240) at Roots HQ1 E. Mountain St.; Fayetteville Roots will be the host steel wheels to Fayetteville Public Library Performance Event Center at 7:30 p.m. on April 24 ($25) fayettevilleroots.org/rootshq
• Vela with Fight Dream will take place at 8 p.m. on March 19 ($5) at The edge of the nomad’s path, 1863 N. Pluto Drive. facebook.com/nomadstrailside.
• puddle of confusion plays at 7:30 p.m. on March 19 ($25-50) at JJ live, 3615 N. Steele Blvd. jjslive.com.
• D. Sewell presents a celebration of hip-hop and R&B from 7 p.m. on March 18 ($10-$13); David Ramirez and Caroline Spencer present a free show starting at 7 p.m. on March 19 at the Majestic, 817 Garrison Ave 551-2424; majesticfortsmith.com.
• Doors open at 7 p.m. for rich tyler March 19 ($20-$30); steel panther rocks at 7 p.m. on March 22 ($29 – $42.50) at temple live, 200 N. 11th St. 222-6186; fortsmith.templelive.com.
• Lyle Lovett presents its acoustic show in Fort Smith at 8:30 p.m. on March 22 ($29 to $94) at ArcBest Performing Arts Center, 55 S. Seventh St. 788-8932; fortsmithconventioncenter.org.
• Patti Steel plays at 6 p.m. on March 25 at hard black apple cider, 321 E. Emma Ave. Free. 751-0337; facebook.com/blackapplehardcider
• Seinfield’s Steve Hytner will perform at 6:30 p.m. on April 1 and 2 ($18) at the grove, 808 S Bloomington. grovecomedy.com.
WEST SILOAM SPRINGS
• Repo’d trailers begin at 9 p.m. on March 18 at Seven in Cherokee Casino on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state line. cherokeecasino.com/west-siloam-springs/entertainment.
• Wool Hardy tickets are between $20 and $39 for his March 25 show; tickets for Darren Knight aka Southern Momma coming April 1 are $35-$49; a show rescheduled for Frank Foster with Crawford & Power and Dylan Earl is April 9 with tickets from $20 to $27.50; tickets for Eston Corbin with guests Red squirrel and Gary Cargal at 7 p.m. on April 15 are $20 to $49 at temple live, 200 N. 11th St. in Fort Smith. 222-6186; fortsmith.templelive.com.
• Tickets cost between $34.50 and $60 for the WellRed Comedy Tour with Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan with two performances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on April 30 at Meteor Guitar Gallery in Bentonville. meteorguitargallery.com.
• Tickets went on sale March 4 for the comedian Brian Regan come to the Walton Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on June 12. Prices range from $59.50 to $64.75 plus applicable fees. waltonartscenter.org
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