Tag Archives: Arkansas Music Pavilion

The weekend in music, with Building 429 and more

August 22nd, 2014 at 5:03 am

Sorry for the slightly sappy and vaguely political post here, but I feel obligated. It’s been a tough week for journalists, both in the United States and abroad. You’ve probably seen the news stories, and I won’t share them again. … Continue reading

The steely resolve of Steely Dan

July 22nd, 2014 at 1:19 pm

In the midst of remarkable success in the mid-1970s, Steely Dan stopped touring. They didn’t stop making music, of course. The album largely considered to be their masterpiece, 1977′s “Aja,” came after the tour hiatus. But cracks were bubbling under … Continue reading

Miranda Lambert: “Platinum” album, “Platinum” tour, (almost) platinum sales

July 11th, 2014 at 12:51 pm

Everything is coming up Platinum for Miranda Lambert. That’s the name of her most recent album, which currently sits at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. It’s also the color of her hair, as she discusses in the title … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Winger and more

June 6th, 2014 at 5:03 am

I’m at Wakarusa. Maybe you are too. But if you’re not, don’t be discouraged. There’s plenty going on in Northwest Arkansas, and most of it comes with a far better chance of avoiding tick bites. The rock/metal band Winger, which … Continue reading

On the way: Miranda Lambert, July 12 at the Wal-Mart AMP

May 12th, 2014 at 11:11 am

Brokenhearted that it’s Blake Shelton, and not Miranda Lambert, coming to the Wal-Mart Arkansas Music Pavilion this summer? Despair no longer. Another day, another announcement of a country music concert for the Wal-Mart Arkansas Music Pavilion. Less than a week … 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

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