Category Archives: Concert Announcements

On the way — The Head & The Heart, May 1 at the Washington County Fairgrounds

April 16th, 2014 at 10:11 am

The Head & The Heart sing “Down in the Valley.” They’re coming to our valley on May 1. [Update at 12:58 p.m. April 16: The Office of Student Activities website now includes details about the ticket sale for the general … Continue reading

On the way — Steely Dan, July 24 at the Walmart AMP

April 15th, 2014 at 12:39 pm

Steely Dan had this philosophy about touring: “Do It Again.” They’ll bring their newest tour to Rogers this summer. Classic rockers Steely Dan announced a comprehensive North American tour yesterday, and there’s a familiar name on the list. The band … Continue reading

Dates for Yonder’s Harvest Fest announced

April 15th, 2014 at 10:27 am

Yonder’s Harvest Festival is certainly a bluegrass and Americana event, but it also attracts bands such as Beats Antique, who are captured performing at last year’s festival in the video above. It’s safe to say it’s a very diverse event. … Continue reading

On the Way — The Secret Sisters, late August at the Fayetteville Roots Festival

April 9th, 2014 at 11:27 am

In what I believe is a blog first, here’s a “Hunger Games” reference. It comes with a strong message — according to The Secret Sisters, “Tomorrow Will Be Kinder.” They contributed that track to the soundtrack of the uber popular … Continue reading

AMP announces three new shows

April 1st, 2014 at 10:17 am

No joke. Steve Miller Band is coming to Northwest Arkansas on Sept. 27. While showing off the progress being made at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, officials also dropped three new names for the summer concert series there. … Continue reading

My (brief) tour of the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion

March 31st, 2014 at 5:20 pm

Admittedly, there’s a lot of work still to be done at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers. Construction started late last year, and efforts continue to get the building ready by the first of June. Donors — and members … Continue reading

Rib Room adds several shows to 2014 calendar

March 28th, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Blackberry Smoke, heir apparent to the Southern rock throne once occupied by The Black Crowes, are intent on “Shakin’ Hands with the Holy Ghost.” They just played live in Fayetteville; see them May 29 in Fort Smith. In the past … Continue reading

On the way — Afroman, April 20 at George’s Majestic Lounge

March 26th, 2014 at 12:11 pm

Afroman sings about marijuana. I’m certain it’s a coincidence he’s playing George’s Majestic Lounge on 4/20. Why is Afroman playing George’s Majestic Lounge again? The answer may be contained in the video above. The Grammy-nominated rapper, guitarist and vocalist Afroman … Continue reading

On the way — Darius Rucker, June 20 at the Arkansas Music Pavilion

March 24th, 2014 at 11:28 am

Darius Rucker performs the song “Radio.” You can hear his songs on the radio, just like you could 20 years ago. Twenty years ago, Darius Rucker dominated radio airwaves courtesy of his band Hootie & The Blowfish. Now, he’s still … Continue reading

On the way — Florida Georgia Line, May 30 at Arvest Ballpark

March 18th, 2014 at 9:33 am

The song that’s spent the most time at the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Song chart? Of all time? That would be “Cruise” by Florida Georgia Line. They’ll cruise into Arvest Ballpark this summer with special guest Nelly. [Update as … Continue reading