Category Archives: Concert Announcements

Summer music in Northwest Arkansas

May 27th, 2015 at 1:23 pm

Memorial Day just concluded, and that always marks the semi-official start of the summer season. Which means its time to start looking into the summer music series that take place in Northwest Arkansas. My colleague Becca Martin-Brown had the story … Continue reading

Announcing the Walmart Shareholders concerts

May 26th, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Lynyrd Skynyrd performs “Freebird” live. Tickets to their concert on June 3 in Fayetteville were also free, if you were lucky enough to get one. Each year, Wal-Mart hosts concerts leading up to the retail giant’s Shareholders Meeting. The meeting … Continue reading

On the way: Kid Rock, Sept. 25 at the Walmart AMP

May 26th, 2015 at 10:50 am

Kid Rock remembers his “First Kiss.” He’ll perform in September at the Walmart AMP, it was just announced. Kid Rock seemed like a good fit for the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion. His summer tour included many similarly sized outdoor amphitheaters. … Continue reading

Phases of the Moon announces first Arkansas lineup

May 26th, 2015 at 10:41 am

Several months ago, I asked two members of the organizational team about how the annual music and camping event we’d come to know as Harvest Festival would change after combining with the Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival. Harvest … Continue reading

On the way: Jackson Browne, Oct. 17 at the AMP

May 22nd, 2015 at 12:41 pm

Tired and run down before the long weekend begins? Jackson Browne knows the feeling. He will visit the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in October. There’s still room at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion this fall, apparently. The website of songwriter … Continue reading

Bentonville Film Festival announces musical acts

May 5th, 2015 at 8:27 am

I’ve written a lot about the Bentonville Film Festival in the print edition of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. But not here, because the focus is always live music. You can read my latest story, if you like, which details how … Continue reading

On the way: Hank Williams Jr., Aug. 22 at the AMP

May 4th, 2015 at 11:45 am

All of Hank Jr.’s rowdy friends are coming to play. And he’s coming to play the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion this summer. [Update at 12:32 p.m. May 4: Within minutes of getting this post up, official confirmation reached my inbox. … Continue reading

On the way: Fifth Harmony, July 24 at the Walmart AMP

April 27th, 2015 at 10:21 am

Meghan Trainor, the star behind the mega-hit “All About That Bass,” also wrote “Sledgehammer” for girl group Fifth Harmony. The Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion has landed a July 24 concert by the pop quintet. My commitment to not watching traditional … Continue reading

On the way — Hozier, Sept. 15 at the Walmart AMP

April 20th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

“Take Me to Church,” says Hozier. Take yourself to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion if you want to see him this fall. The song “Take Me to Church” crossed many platforms, and radio stations adjusted in kind. The song by … Continue reading

Announcing the Peacemaker Festival in Fort Smith

April 15th, 2015 at 11:17 am

Tired of “Traveling Alone?” Well, grab a friend and head down to Fort Smith this summer, which is when Jason Isbell will perform at a new event called the Peacemaker Festival. Festivals always catch my attention. Festivals that book acts … Continue reading