When summer turns up the heat, Northwest Arkansas turns up the music! Check out this lineup of major concerts coming this summer to the Walmart AMP – one of the best outdoor music venues around! Tickets and info at arkansasmusicpavilion.com.
Mary J. Blige – Saturday, June 3
R&B singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist, Mary J. Blige is a figure of empowerment and inspiration, and one of the most defining voices of the contemporary music era. With eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards (plus a staggering 32 nominations), a 2012 Golden Globe nomination and five American Music Awards, Blige is a global superstar. Come enjoy “An Evening with Mary J!”
ZZ Top – Friday, June 9
Once known as That Little Ol’ Band From Texas, ZZ Top brings blues rock to the AMP! After four-and-a-half decades together, the band of three are still playing the classics that helped them rise to fame. You’ll be humming “Sharp Dressed Man” by the time the night is over!
Elle King – Saturday, June 24
Elle King brings her eclectic style to the AMP as part of the Walmart NW Arkansas LPGA Championship. Emerging onto the music scene in recent years, Elle has wowed audiences with her versatile style.
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas
Celebrate America’s 241st birthday with a patriotic concert performed by the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) followed by a fireworks spectacular courtesy of the City of Rogers!
Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Music Festival – Thursday, July 6
Music legend Willie Nelson is bringing his traveling Outlaw Music Festival Tour to Northwest Arkansas! In addition to headliners like Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell and the legendary Nelson himself, the festival includes local cuisine, craft beer and work by local artisans to give music fans an all-around unforgettable concert experience.
In recognition of their 20-year career, Third Eye Blind will, for the first time in their storied history, play their namesake debut album — considered one of the great rock records of all time — in its entirety as part of this concert. Headliners at popular music festivals including Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, Third Eye Blind welcomes special guest, Silversun Pickups.
Hank Williams Jr. – Saturday, July 15
Hank Williams Jr. will take the stage with special guests .38 Special and Whiskey Meyers. Don’t miss your chance to kick back and relax with an evening full of classic country music by the one and only “Bocephus.”
Steve Miller Band & Peter Frampton – Tuesday, July 18
Playing for more than 15 million people in the last 20 years, the Steve Miller Band will bring a catalog of its most popular hits to the AMP including “The Joker,” “Jet Airliner” and “Take the Money and Run.” With special guest Peter Frampton, it’s going to be a show to remember!
Rascal Flatts – Friday, July 21
Country music favorite Rascal Flatts puts its 10th album front and center with the Rhythm and Roots Tour. With special guest Lauren Alaina, the most awarded group in country music over the past decade will entertain the audience with its greatest hits and newer tunes, too.
Wheels of Soul – Tuesday, July 25
The Tedeschi Trucks Band, a 12-piece band led by a husband and wife duo, bring along their longtime friends The Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna for the Wheels of Soul Tour. This tour continually evolves with new collaborations and offers a unique experience for fans. Get ready to sit back and relax with a band that brings the soul.
Lady Antebellum – Saturday, August 5
One of the biggest names in country music today, Lady Antebellum will light up the AMP stage for its You Look Good world tour. Complementing its contagious feel-good vibe, the trio will be accompanied by special guests Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young.
Straight No Chaser & Postmodern Jukebox – Sunday, August 6
Fans of retro pop sounds with a cheeky modern twist are in for the experience of a lifetime this summer as Postmodern Jukebox and Straight No Chaser join forces for a co-headlining tour of the United States, delivering mash up classic pop stylings and modern pop hits in their own unique fashions.
Matchbox Twenty & Counting Crows – Monday, August 7
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Matchbox Twenty’s debut album at the AMP with co-headliners Counting Crows, a band known for creating a unique and innovative concert-going experience for fans. Don’t miss your chance to rock with these two rock sensations!