Category Archives: Concert Announcements

Highberry music fest announces 2015 lineup

March 24th, 2015 at 8:38 am

Keller Williams covers the Grateful Dead tune “Birdsong.” This sounds like exactly the kind of song he’ll play during the upcoming Highberry Music Festival. The Grateful Dead-loving Highberry Music Festival won’t let something like an actual Grateful Dead concert get in … Continue reading

On the way: Lady Antebellum, June 14 at the AMP

March 13th, 2015 at 8:33 am

In the video above, country group Lady Antebellum needs the services of a “Bartender.” Perhaps what you need is the knowledge Lady Antebellum is coming to the area in June. Slowly, names for the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion‘s 2015 season … Continue reading

AMP announces two shows: Widespread Panic and Third Eye Blind

March 9th, 2015 at 6:37 pm

“For What It’s Worth,” this is one of the greatest songs written in the last 50 years or so. Widespread Panic give it the cover treatment in the video above. Widespread visits Rogers on July 17, it was announced today. … Continue reading

On the way: Joe Nichols, April 2 at Riverfront Park in Fort Smith

March 3rd, 2015 at 8:39 am

Is Joe Nichols coming back to the area? “Yeah,” he is. Rogers native — and country music star — Joe Nichols likes coming back home, and he’s a frequent guest in the area. He brings his live show to Fort … Continue reading

On the way: Pallbearer (3/20) and JJ Grey (4/28)

February 10th, 2015 at 12:47 pm

Pallbearer, a metal band from Little Rock, will bring their tour to Fayetteville in March. You’ve been alerted/warned. I try to take a neutral stand on upcoming concerts. Except when I can’t because I’ve already gushed about the artists involved. … Continue reading

The Roots Fest adds some Punch (Brothers)

February 9th, 2015 at 10:17 am

It’s festival lineup announcement season. Which is a better season than winter, if you ask me. The Fayetteville Roots Festival added their voice to the fray recently, naming many of the artists who will perform during the 2015 edition of … Continue reading

On the way (with guests): Needtobreathe, April 24 at the AMP

February 2nd, 2015 at 4:08 pm

If you view the tour teaser trailer above, you’ll see a Rogers date. Officials at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion confirmed the date this morning. I was told about the possibility of a late April concert that would serve as the … Continue reading

Details on the Phases of the Moon and Harvest Fest merger

February 2nd, 2015 at 12:37 pm

You may have already heard about the newly announced Phases of the Moon Music + Art Festival, which is actually a combined event featuring elements of two that already exist: The Phases of the Moon Festival, formerly of Danville, Ill., … Continue reading

Thunder on the Mountain adds artists

January 26th, 2015 at 11:19 am

The Thunder on the Mountain lineup got “A Little Bit Stronger” on Thursday with the addition of some new names. Sara Evans was among those acts. Apparently, the folks at Thunder on the Mountain got jealous at Wakarusa and all … Continue reading

On the way — Sturgill Simpson, March 30 at George’s

January 22nd, 2015 at 8:43 am

Sturgill Simpson’s chase of that “Long White Line” will bring him to Fayetteville on March 30. This is the kind of concert I almost don’t want to tell you about. I want you to know too late, so I’m assured … Continue reading