All Sheryl Crow and Jason Isbell Wanted to do was Have Some Fun at the AMP
“How many of you guys are as old as me? Do you like to have fun in Arkansas?” – Sheryl Crow It wasn’t quite “until the sun (came) up over (Walton) Boulevard,” but Sheryl Crow and Jason Isbell certainly “had some fun” at the AMP Friday night. And their... Read more
A Smashing Success: Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher Fly High at the AMP

Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher reign supreme the Arkansas Music Pavilion

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25 Live – Venerable Rockers Live and Bush Celebrate Their Legacies at the AMP

90’s Nostalgia Rocks the Arkansas Music Pavilion!

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We’ve Gone Country – Shindigmusic Heads Way Down Yonder on the Chattahoochee with Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson Delivers hit packed set at Arkansas Music Pavilion.

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The Royal Affair Tour Brings Prog Rock to The AMP
Though you wouldn’t know it from the obviously confused Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but progressive rock – the ambitious hybrid of rock, classical and jazz – was a key ingredient of 1970’s pop culture. A wondrous time when music spun off into a million different directions at... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: A Symphony of Stars
The Walmart AMP is still located right off I-49 exit 82, but last Saturday it was taken to a galaxy far, far away, if only for one night, as it hosted Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert. And yes, it was exactly what it sounds like – a... Read more
The Live Review: Dubstep Pioneer Rusko Rocks George’s
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: 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
THE LIVE REVIEW: Pearl Jam Get Nostalgic, Sentimental at Wrigley Show
Pearl Jam is a religion. And Jeff Ament, Matt Cameron, Boom Gaspar, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder split duties as the messiah. Church was in session Saturday in Chicago at one of the most revered cathedrals in baseball — Wrigley Field. As the legion of Pearl Jam... Read more
Thrash Metal Turns the AMP up to 11: Slayer Leads a Legion of Legends to Glory One Last Time
It’s been a truly remarkable, next level summer at the Walmart AMP and it’s also been Shindigmusic’s pleasure to bring you coverage of all these greats show. Out of all the big name acts we’ve had the privilege of seeing this summer, perhaps none is more singular – or... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: G-Eazy Brings “Endless Summer Tour” to the AMP
After 14 shows and 14 different cities, G-Eazy’s Endless Summer Tour made it’s way to the Walmart AMP with a mind blowing performance. G-Eazy had fans in a vibe I haven’t seen in a long time, and I must say the wait and anticipation for this show was well... Read more
Coheed and Cambria Man Their Battle Stations and Blow the AMP Away!
The AMP’s hosted a lot great shows, especially this year. As we outlined in our Summer Concert Series Preview , there are a lot of cool things happening and we were particularly excited about the Coheed and Cambria/Taking Back Sunday show. Well, it finally happened this past Tuesday night and... Read more
Generation X-cellent: Weezer and the Pixies are as Vital as Ever at the AMP
It was a great night for Generation X at the AMP this past Sunday as Weezer and the Pixies rolled through NWA as part of their summer co-headlining tour. Although both bands are still active (and Weezer is actually enjoying one of the biggest hits of their career, their... Read more
Live Notes: Halsey at The AMP
As the sun began to set over the Ozark mountains last Friday evening, 8,000 people crowded into the gates of the massive venue. As someone who had not yet been exposed to the music of opener Jessie Reyez, I was taken aback from the first moment she sang to... Read more
THE LIVE REVIEW: Jenny Lewis at George’s Majestic Lounge
As recently predicted right here on Shindigmusic, Jenny Lewis’s performance at George’s on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, was nothing short of incredible! If her improvised lyrics during set closer “Acid Tongue” are to be believed, she’s “been down to Fayetteville and dropped acid on her tongue.” Lewis’s performance was certainly powerful enough... Read more
The Live Review: Chicago, REO Speedwagon Ride Storm Out, Deliver Killer Sets at AMP Show
Chicago’s music is timeless. You’re likely to recite on cue the lyrics to classics like “25 or 6 to 4,” “Saturday in the Park,” or “Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?,”  but even the band’s lesser known work still holds just as much culture. The same can... Read more
Chris Stapleton at the Amp
Outlaw country stars Brent Cobb and Chris Stapleton sandwiched the rhinestone-boot-wearing Nashville country great Marty Stuart at the Amp on Friday, June 22, letting us forget about what’s happening in pop country today. Cobb, the Georgia born singer-songwriter took the stage first for a heavy-hitting, 30-minute set. While his recently released... Read more
The Live Review: DAVE MATTHEWS BAND at the AMP
  Dave Matthews Band packed out the Walmart AMP in Rogers, AR this past steamy Wednesday, May 30th. The band of almost thirty years featured the majority of their original members including Dave Matthews (vocals and acoustic guitar), Stefan Lessard (bass), Carter Beauford (drums and vocals). This line-up also... Read more
Primus Sucks at The AMP
Primus, Mastodon, and All Them Witches played Saturday night as part of their ongoing national tour together and kicking off the 2018 edition of the Cox Concert Series at the Walmart AMP. If you’re not familiar with the culture of Primus fandom, fear not. Shindigmusic has not descended into... Read more