Category Archives: Concert Announcements

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

Third and final lineup announcement for Wakarusa arrives

January 21st, 2015 at 11:36 am

“Come on to Me,” Wakarusa lineup. Oh, you’re here? Nice to see you. Major Lazer, the artist in the song above, is among the acts coming to the annual music festival near Ozark. Piece by piece, we learned about the … Continue reading

Second installment of Wakarusa lineup released

January 14th, 2015 at 11:16 am

In the video above, Ben Harper says ‘Jah Work’ is never done. The Wakarusa announcements are not done, either. Part two of three, released today, includes Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals. If I could summarize the reaction to last … Continue reading

AMP lineup announcement includes Kenny Chesney, more

January 14th, 2015 at 10:36 am

Kenny Chesney sings “American Kids.” About 10,000 American kids will cram into the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers in late July to see him perform there. To give some perspective to the current Kenny Chesney tour called “The Big … Continue reading

On the way: Dave Matthews Band, May 19 at the AMP

January 13th, 2015 at 1:33 pm

“The Space Between” the time between now and the first concert in the second season at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion grows smaller every day. Dave Matthews will visit the venue on May 19. Last year, Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion general … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Helmet, March 7 at the Lightbulb Club

January 9th, 2015 at 12:47 pm

Helmet performs “Milquetoast.” I somehow suspect an upcoming Helmet concert in Fayetteville will be something quite different than milquetoast. This show is going to make about 100 people very happy. New York City metal forerunners Helmet have spent much of … Continue reading

Round one of the 2015 Wakarusa lineup announced

January 7th, 2015 at 12:03 pm

You know that many Wakarusa attendees are all about that bass. So how about this version of “All About That Bass,” performed by Meghan Trainor, Jimmy Fallon and his house band, The Roots. The Roots, by the way, are coming … Continue reading

On the way (probably) — The Steve Miller Band, May 16 at the AMP

December 23rd, 2014 at 1:33 pm

This is the Steve Miller Band performing “Jet Airliner” in 2007. We have unofficial word that the band will be flying to Arkansas early next year. We didn’t receive any lineup announcements for the 2014 season at the Walmart Arkansas … Continue reading

On the way — Umphrey’s McGee, April 15 at George’s

December 17th, 2014 at 10:47 am

What do you get when you blend Radiohead, Beck and Phil Collins? Something called “National Loser Anthem, Tonight.” At least that’s what you got from Umphrey’s McGee when they made this mashup for their Halloween show in Boston this year. … Continue reading