Category Archives: Concert Announcements

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

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