Tag Archives: Walton Arts Center

The weekend in music, with Santana and more

October 3rd, 2014 at 5:03 am

Welcome to the Arkansas Razorback football team’s bye weekend, otherwise known as the weekend on which everyone else schedules their fall event. It’s busy out there. But if you get out of the house, and you probably will, there’s no … Continue reading

Soon in tunes: Dr. John, Sept. 28 at the WAC

September 26th, 2014 at 11:37 am

Dr. John joins The Band for “Such a Night.” You will have such a night if you attend Dr. John’s show on Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. The first show of the Walton Arts Center‘s new season is one … Continue reading

The weekend in live music, with The Avett Brothers and more

September 26th, 2014 at 5:03 am

Let me put my desire to see The Avett Brothers show that takes place tonight (Sept. 26) in Rogers in a context you can understand right now. I live and work in downtown Fayetteville. My car is parked in prime … Continue reading

A final Roots Festival recap

September 2nd, 2014 at 3:21 pm

Changes were aplenty at this year’s Fayetteville Roots Festival. The main stage activities originally scheduled for the Walton Arts Center were moved at nearly the last minute to the Fayetteville Town Center because the first venue needed emergency roof repairs. … Continue reading

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