Fayetteville bands recognized in Paste Magazine’s 50 States Project

Paste Magazine released their list of 12 Arkansas Bands You Should Listen To Now, and three Fayetteville bands made the cut.

Damn Arkansan

Messy Sparkles


Local Americana band Damn Arkansan, dance-y electro-pop dude Messy Sparkles, and lo-fi garage pop band Teenagers were recognized by the magazine as up-and-coming acts that deserve a listen.

The post is part of the magazine’s 50 States Project, intended to find the best new bands in every state in America.

Good job, local bands. Way to represent.

Paste Magazine’s 12 Arkansas Bands You Should Listen To Now

Adam Faucett, Little Rock
Amasa Hines, Little Rock
Bonnie Montgomery, Little Rock
Booyah! Dad, Little Rock
Brother Andy & His Big Damn Mouth, Little Rock
The Coasts, Little Rock
Damn Arkansan, Fayetteville
Don’t Stop Please, Conway
The Holy Shakes, Hot Springs
Messy Sparkles, Fayetteville
Pagiins, Fort Smith
Teenagers, Fayetteville

» View full list including photos and audio from each artist