Tag Archives: Walton Arts Center

Wal-Mart AMP announces grand opening event

May 9th, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Blake Shelton talks about “Doin’ What She Likes.” If you like Blake Shelton, or want to support the region’s like music scene, you should show up at the Wal-Mart Arkansas Music Pavilion on June 7. [Update: Wal-Mart Arkansas Music Pavilion … Continue reading

Concert review — Lyle Lovett, May 6 at the Walton Arts Center

May 7th, 2014 at 11:15 am

Questions of genres come up often when discussing music. And why wouldn’t they? These labels help when trying to find bands similar to those you already like, and traditional radio stations sort via genres, too. In general, musicians hate discussing … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Lyle Lovett, May 6 at the Walton Arts Center

May 6th, 2014 at 8:31 am

Award-winning songwriter and singer Lyle Lovett will perform at the Walton Arts Center. Lovett debuted in the mid-1980s and has offered several albums combining elements of country, jazz and folk. His show at 7 p.m. Tuesday (May 6) will feature … Continue reading

A jazz tribute to Nat King Cole

April 25th, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Ramsey Lewis is an icon of the jazz world. He hosts a long-running radio program, “Legends of Jazz,” and he’s released more than 80 recordings in his extensive career. He’s earned multiple Grammy Awards. John Pizzarelli is a respected talent … Continue reading

The weekend in music with Bonnie Montgomery and more

April 25th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Welcome to the weekend. Let’s face it — you’re going to be out and about these next few days. It’s feeling very spring-like, what with the warming temperatures and the threat of strong thunderstorms on Sunday. And there’s plenty to … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with Catherine Russell and more

April 18th, 2014 at 5:03 am

It’s Spring. How do we know, other than the calendar date? Well, Springfest arrives this weekend. And according to my most recent check of the Weather Channel, every day in the 10-day forecast gets into the 70-degree range. Speaking of … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Joe Nichols, April 8 at the Walton Arts Center

April 8th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Country musician Joe Nichols started his career more than a decade ago. He’s renewed it with the recent success of the song “Sunny and 75.” The Rogers-born musician will return to the area for a Tuesday night (April 8) show … Continue reading

Coming here — Lyle Lovett, May 6 at Walton Arts Center

March 11th, 2014 at 12:31 pm

It’s not taking place on Sunday (May 6 is a Tuesday), but perhaps you can get some “Church” when Lyle Lovett visits the Walton Arts Center. Touring in support of his newest release, “Release Me,” songwriter Lyle Lovett will visit … Continue reading

Concert review — Rosanne Cash, March 7 at Walton Arts Center

March 8th, 2014 at 4:31 pm

The woman in black — and purple — sure seemed happy to be in Arkansas. Rosanne Cash came to the Walton Arts Center for a Friday night (March 7) show armed with a new album called “The River & The … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Rosanne Cash, March 7 at Walton Arts Center

March 7th, 2014 at 11:37 am

Rosanne Cash‘s publicist called me in the hour before my scheduled interview time with the songwriter to give me a warning/piece of advice — avoid talking about her father. We all have subjects that are off limits, but how do … Continue reading