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Ron White Returns to The Convo
June 06, 2017

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White returns to The Convocation Center on Thursday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m.  White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. White has always been...

Arkansas Mission of Mercy
April 19, 2017

Arkansas Mission of Mercy will be in Jonesboro, AR at the Convocation Center on April 28th. This is a  FREE dental clinic. For more information, go to 

Luke Bryan Security Procedures
February 15, 2017

The Convocation Center and Live Nation are excited to bring Luke Bryan to Northeast Arkansas to help celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Convocation Center.  As such, there are a few new security features that will be in place for the concert on Saturday night. Brad Pietz, Marketing Director for the Convocation Center states that, “Live Nation has taken the forefront on providing a secure...

Vince Gill
January 30, 2017

Jonesboro, AR- For one night only, country music sensation, Vince Gill will be in Jonesboro, Arkansas on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. For “Down to My Last Bad Habit”, his 18th studio album, it would have been easy for Vince Gill to kick back a bit. After all, when you’ve sold more than 26 million albums, won 20 Grammys, and earned 18 CMA Awards (including two Entertainer of the Year...

TRAXXAS Monster Truck Destruction Tour
January 18, 2017

JONESBORO, AR. will be motorsport entertainment’s epicenter with the nation’s most competitive MONSTER TRUCKS, as TRAXXAS Monster Truck Destruction Tour invades The Convo on March 10th and 11th. See these incredible 10,000 pound, car crushing giants compete in racing, wheelie contests, and then rock the house with amazing freestyle action during the TRAXXAS MTD Tour! Plus, you can meet ...

WWE Security Procedures
January 13, 2017

For Immediate Release    January 13, 2017 Jonesboro, AR:  Please be aware of the following procedures that will be in place at the Convocation Center on Monday, January 16 in preparation for the WWE Live! event.  The following items are prohibited from entering the building: Bags and Briefcases Backpacks Women's purses Video cameras and recording devices Laser pointer and/or noise...

NEA Tournament Dates & Times
December 15, 2016

The following are the dates and times of the 67th NEA Tournament.  All games played on the main court at The Convocation Center. For Holiday Hours of the Box Office, click HERE DAY DATE FIRST GAME LAST GAME SAT DEC 17 10:30 AM 9:00 PM MON DEC 19 12:00 PM 9:00 PM TUE DEC 20 9:00 AM 9:00 PM WED DEC 21 10:30 AM 9:00 PM THR DEC 22 10:30 AM 9:00 PM FRI DEC 23 10:30 AM 9:00 PM TUE DEC...

Luke Bryan
December 09, 2016

Jonesboro, AR- The Arkansas State University Convocation Center and Live Nation are proud to announce Luke Bryan and special guest Brett Eldredge will perform inside The Convo on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  This event will be a part of the 30th Anniversary of the Convocation Center. Bryan began his musical career when he moved to Nashville in 2001 and earned a contract with one of...

Harlem Globetrotters Bring New Tour to Jonesboro
November 17, 2016

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING NEW TOUR TO Jonesboro ON Friday, Jan. 6 ON THE HEELS OF SETTING NINE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ RECORDS Tickets are on sale now to see Globetrotters at the A-State Convocation Center   (ATLANTA, Nov. 17, 2016) – As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to bring their 2017 World Tour to the A-State Convocation Center in Jonesboro on Friday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m., the ...

The Price Is Right Live!
November 16, 2016

Jonesboro- The Price Is Right Live™  is coming to The Convo on April 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM. Tickets will be on sale Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM. Ticket prices are $53, $43, and $33.   The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new...