Tag Archives: Gary Allan

Gary Allan, an optimist?

July 12th, 2013 at 10:51 am

He was once labeled “a master of misery.” But Gary Allan has a little brighter outlook on life now, and he knows it. It’s reflected on his newest album, “Set You Free,” which came out earlier this year. That album … Continue reading

The weekend in music, with new music from Big Bad Gina and more

July 12th, 2013 at 4:39 am

It’s a quiet time for Northwest Arkansas. The university students are gone, it’s hot outside and people are spending their weekends at the lake or traveling elsewhere. It’s even taking me less time to get to work these days, and … Continue reading

On the way — Queens of the Stone Age (10/8) and Gary Allan (7/12)

June 12th, 2013 at 9:21 am

Where has this announcement been hiding all spring? “No One Knows” is the answer. Queens of the Stone Age will perform at the AMP in October, it was announced recently. A lot of people have been asking me when more … Continue reading

Concert Wrap: Gary Allan, Aug. 13 @ The AMP

August 14th, 2010 at 11:42 am

Gary Allan‘s guitarist set the message early with what he wore. It’s this: You can’t have a purely strictly country concert when one of the band members wears a kilt and combat boots. Oh, sure, you can find Gary Allan … Continue reading

Gary Allan's onstage pain

August 13th, 2010 at 11:49 am

Things haven’t always been easy for Gary Allan. He’s had many nights on the road, many hard lessons and his share of grief. His third wife, Angela, committed suicide in 2004. After a hiatus to help himself cope, he returned … Continue reading

AMP unleashes first round of artists

February 10th, 2010 at 8:31 pm

It’s Hammer Time. Or, maybe it’s better to say it will be Hammer Time in June. Yes, that’s right. As we’ve been hinting at for the past several weeks, the Arkansas Music Pavilion has been slowly gathering the artists that … Continue reading