Tag Archives: Arkansas Music Pavilion

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

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

Arkansas Music Pavilion sets on-sale date for July concert

March 13th, 2014 at 9:31 am

I don’t have anything funny to say. This is just a fantastic song. Jason Isbell comes to the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion on July 7. Tickets for the previously announced July 7 concert at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion go … Continue reading

On the way — Steve Martin, Edie Brickell and the Steep Canyon Rangers

February 25th, 2014 at 8:41 pm

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell and the Steep Canyon Rangers perform “When You Get to Ashville” on Letterman. When they get to Rogers, they’ll be doing so for a concert at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. Steve Martin has long been known … Continue reading

The Arkansas Music Pavilion gets a new name

February 14th, 2014 at 12:51 pm

We already knew the Arkansas Music Pavilion was getting a new home. Now it’s getting a new name. Venue officials announced that the facility will now be known as the Walmart AMP, courtesy of of a $2.5 million gift from … Continue reading

On the way — Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and Jason Isbell, July 7 at the AMP

February 11th, 2014 at 9:31 am

Arkansas must always be on Willie Nelson’s mind. He’s coming to Rogers on June 7, just four months after another date in Northwest Arkansas. Beams are still going up at the site of the soon-to-be-home of the Arkansas Music Pavilion. … Continue reading

On the way — Jake Owen, Sept. 11 at the AMP

January 7th, 2014 at 10:48 am

This weather has a lot of people wishing for summer — maybe even a “Barefoot Blue Jean Night.” Jake Owen is coming to the Arkansas Music Pavilion in September. It will probably be mid-June before we start seeing performers at … Continue reading

Some things to look forward to in 2014

January 6th, 2014 at 11:51 am

I’ve spent the past several weeks telling you about my favorite things of 2013, such as my favorite albums and my favorite concerts. It’s 2014 now. Let’s start looking into the future. In Friday’s edition of What’s Up!, we chronicle … Continue reading

The best Northwest Arkansas concerts of 2013

December 24th, 2013 at 10:33 am

“Rock Me Mama Anyway You Feel,” Old Crow Medicine Show sing in “Wagon Wheel.” There were plenty of ways to rock in Northwest Arkansas this year. One of the great perks of being a music journalist is seeing lots of … Continue reading

Making their (own) way: The Ben Miller Band

October 4th, 2013 at 12:19 pm

I’ve watched Ben Miller Band on several occasions. I’ve watched them at a couple weddings and a couple sets at George’s Majestic Lounge. Every time, it’s been rowdy. The Ben Miller Band, from Joplin, Mo., call their music “Ozark stomp,” … Continue reading