THE AMP ANNOUNCES AVETT BROTHERS FOR MAY
The Avett Brothers will bring their unique blend of bluegrass, country, pop melodies, folk, rock and ragtime back to the Walmart AMP on Saturday, May 18, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Doors will open at 6:30 pm and music will start at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale to... Read more
THE LEGENDARY ROCKWOOD CLUB SET TO RETURN
Fayetteville – Mark Risk has purchased the native stone building in south Fayetteville that is best known for housing the Rockwood Club. The legendary venue is associated with the genesis of The Band, its one-time owner Ronnie Hawkins and the countless musical acts that performed there, including Jerry Lee... Read more
HOUSE OF SONGS SHOWCASE SET FOR BIKE RACK BREW ROOM
The House of Songs Ozarks Songwriter Showcase Saturday, December 1 7:30 pm at Bike Rack Brewing (Bentonville) The House of Songs Ozarks is set to present an evening of original music from some of Northwest Arkansas’ brightest talents this Saturday in Bentonville. The Songwriters Showcase is set to kick... Read more
PUNK ROCK REVIVAL IN TULSA THIS WEEKEND!
Legendary punk guitarist Stephen Egerton, who’s played in the Descendents, ALL, Flag, and many other awesome bands, owns and operates Armstrong Recording Co. in Tulsa. This weekend, the Descendents are wrapping up their 2018 tour in Egerton’s hometown, and they’re going all out to celebrate! Saturday night, Cain’s Ballroom... Read more
ALAN JACKSON ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION CONCERT RESCHEDULED
Rogers – Country superstar Alan Jackson’s concert at the Walmart AMP – originally planned for Sept, 22, 2018 – has been rescheduled. The Country Music Hall of Famer will return on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Tickets for the original show will be honored at the rescheduled date. Ticket prices range... Read more
LEON BRIDGES IS COMING TO THE AMP
Rogers – Bringing his special mix of pop, R&B and jazz, Leon Bridges will be performing at the Walmart AMP on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Gates open at 6 pm and the performance starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 am.... Read more
SANTANA TO PLAY THE ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION IN APRIL
Rogers – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and winner of 10 Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammys, Carlos Santana, will perform at the Walmart AMP on Sunday, April 28, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Gates open at 5 pm and the show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on... Read more
CONCERT ALERT: SUN JUNE WITH MAGNOLIA AT GEORGE’S
Fresh off the release of their excellent 2018 debut, Years, Austin dream-pop band, Sun June, are set for a much anticipated evening of music this Tuesday at George’s Majestic Lounge. Trust us, this is an absolute gem of a record. Recorded by Evan Kaspar at Estuary Recording Facility, live to tape, Years... Read more
SIMMONS BANK ACQUIRES NAMING RIGHTS TO VERIZON ARENA
Pine Bluff-based Simmons Bank announced on Friday it has completed the acquisition of naming rights to North Little Rock’s Verizon Arena. The arena is an 18,000-seat multi-purpose arena located on the banks of the Arkansas River. It will be renamed to Simmons Bank Arena in 2019. The bank and... Read more
TRAIN & GOO GOO DOLLS ARE COMING TO THE AMP IN JUNE
Rogers – Train and The Goo Goo Dolls with special guest Allen Stone are coming to the Walmart AMP on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 16 at noon. Train recently announced their new Greatest Hits album, set for released on Friday, Nov. 9. Known for their Billboard Hot 100 hits like... Read more
ARKANSAS MUSIC PAVILION SET FOR EXPANSION
ROGERS – Peter Lane, president and CEO of Walton Arts Center, announced today Walmart AMP 20|20, a $13.9 million expansion project for the Walmart AMP that focuses on providing outstanding programming and expanded amenities for patrons. “We created a master plan for the development of the Walmart AMP, something that... Read more
Paul Thorn, Blind Boys of Alabama, The McCrary Sisters Come Together for an Evening of Gospel-Inspired Music
Fayetteville – Southern raconteur Paul Thorn is bringing five-time Grammy award winning gospel icons, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and legendary gospel group, The McCray Sisters, to Walton Arts Center on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 pm for the Mission Temple Fireworks Revival. Thorn, a former boxer and literal ‘son of a preacher man,’ has... Read more
PAPADOSIO TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN AT GEORGES’S
Asheville, North Carolina’s Papadosio are set for a big return this Halloween at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Fresh off the release of their latest album Content Coma, which layers progressive sonic structures and highly technical beats over irresistible hooks, the band have now set their sights on Fayetteville for what will... Read more
RECOGNIZER SET FOR NOMADS ON OCTOBER 27
One of Little Rock’s most exciting bands are set make their Northwest Arkansas return this month. Presented by Thirteen Nothing Entertainment, Recognizer is set to invade Nomads Music Lounge in Fayetteville on October 27. Natural State of Mind and Mindless Souls are also set to make an appearance. Show begins at... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: LYNYRD SKYNYRD’S GRAND FINALE
Icons of southern culture for nearly five decades, with more than 30 million albums sold during their career, the band Rolling Stone called “one of its 100 Greatest Bands of All Time,” Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) graced the Arkansas Music Pavilion stage for their final bow. With timeless... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: Judason Void Joins Crystal Killers and the Duke at La La Land Gallery
By Brandon Carter Fayetteville – Touring bands Crystal Killers and The Duke out of Chicago, joined by local newcomers Judason Void — made a short stop in Fayetteville Arkansas tonight at the La La Land Gallery on MLK Boulevard. The La La Land gallery is a small, extremely intimate and loosely... Read more
PHANTOM FLUX 6 SET FOR OCTOBER 26-28
Greenbriar – With four large events a year at Cadron Creek Outfitters in Greenbrier, one of the states “Best Kept and not-so secret” festivals returns for their annual fall bash. The small DIY art and music community known as the Flux Family, have cultivated one of the hippest grassroots festivals in the region. Phantom... Read more
ALAN JACKSON POSTPONES CONCERT AT THE AMP
Rogers – Due to recent tragic events impacting Alan Jackson and his family, the Country Music Hall of Famer’s Saturday, Sept. 22 concert at the Arkansas Music Pavilion has been postponed. The Jackson family has been grieving the loss of Jackson’s son-in-law – husband of his oldest daughter – who died unexpectedly last week... Read more
NEW VENUE: Harry’s Downtown
Fort Smith’s newest music venue, Harry’s Downtown, has steadily hosted exceptional local, regional, and national rock, jazz, singer/songwriter, soul, funk, and jam acts on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights since opening in August. Harry’s is located on Garrison Ave in the same location as the former Webby D’s and... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: Ringo Starr Rocks the AMP with a Little Help from His Friends
Rogers – Peace and love was the message Sunday night as Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band brought 60s nostalgia to full flower-power glory at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. It’s been a tremendous season at the AMP this year with huge shows from Janet Jackson, Slayer, and Weezer just to name a... Read more