Category Archives: Concert Announcements

On the way: Santana, Oct. 5 at the AMP

July 28th, 2014 at 8:19 am

Santana’s performance at 1969′s Woodstock event, during which he played the song “Soul Sacrifice,” earned him national recognition. His current tour will bring him to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion this fall. It’s a rare guitarist who gets the band … Continue reading

On the way — The Avett Brothers, Sept. 26 at the AMP

July 15th, 2014 at 8:37 am

Good morning! Here’s a “Morning Song” for you, courtesy of The Avett Brothers. Here’s some morning news, too — the band is heading to Northwest Arkansas in late September. The Avett Brothers are known for several things, among them writing … Continue reading

On the way — Drive-By Truckers, Oct. 28 at George’s

July 10th, 2014 at 11:41 am

With all the rain today, we may end up with some Fayetteville Oceans. The song above is “Made Up English Oceans,” and it’s courtesy of the Drive-By Truckers. Southern rockers and consummate bar band Drive-By Truckers have recently extended their … Continue reading

On the way — Phantogram and J. Roddy Walston @ George’s

June 24th, 2014 at 11:17 am

Don’t know Phantogram? You might “Fall In Love” with the critically acclaimed electro-pop act. Or this video in particular. It’s really neat. George’s Majestic Lounge has a unique way of announcing big shows at the venerable Dickson Street club. Most … Continue reading

On the way — Tim McGraw, Aug. 7 at the AMP

June 23rd, 2014 at 9:47 am

Here’s Tim McGraw’s latest video. The song is called “Looking for That Girl,” and it’s a departure from the sugary sweet pop country of his earlier days. His latest tour date announcement finds him coming to the AMP. [Update at … Continue reading

Harvest Festival Lineup announced

June 18th, 2014 at 11:57 am

Trampled by Turtles performs the song “Wait So Long.” Wait no longer for the Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival lineup. And wait no longer for another Trampled by Turtles date — they are on the bill. When I … Continue reading

On the way: Pepe Aguilar and Cheech & Chong

May 29th, 2014 at 9:57 am

Here’s the opening sequence to Cheech & Chong’s “Up in Smoke.” No word on if they’ll re-create it during their upcoming tour with the band War. They stop together at the Wal-Mart Arkansas Music Pavilion in August. Two different August … Continue reading

Gulley Park concert series begins Thursday

May 28th, 2014 at 11:23 am

Here, National Park Radio sing about being “Monochrome.” But you can see them in color on Thursday at Gulley Park. The family friendly, free concerts at Gulley Park return tomorrow (May 29) with a set by Arkansas act National Park … Continue reading

On the way: Chrisette Michele (and more), May 31, Road to Essence Festival

May 23rd, 2014 at 3:41 pm

If you’re hoping for a return of the Road to Essence Festival, I have news for you. It will “Be Ok,” says Chrisette Michele, who performs in Bentonville on May 31. For the second year in a row, performs affiliated … Continue reading

On the way — Scott Stapp (of Creed), July 2 at the Rib Room

May 13th, 2014 at 10:47 am

Scott Stapp sings the song “Slow Suicide.” It’s gritty and somewhat disturbing. Scott Stapp — that’s the voice of once uber-popular band Creed — released a memoir in 2012. In the work, he shared all of his stuggles, including those … Continue reading