This summer, the Walmart AMP will be hosting a series of concerts that will entertain Arkansans of all ages. Whether you like the classic rock of Alabama or the 90s nostalgia of Hootie and The Blowfish, there’s definitely something playing for you to rock out to.
Jul. 10 | WEDNESDAY
Young the Giant / Fitz and the Tantrums
Elektra recording groups Young The Giant and Fitz and the Tantrums have joined together for a massive, co-headline summer tour. The two chart-topping bands both have roots tracing back to Southern California.
Young The Giant has climbed to #1 on the Alternative radio chart with “Superposition,” the new single off of their latest full length release, MIRROR MASTER.
Multi-platinum artists Fitz and the Tantrums have quickly grown from independent upstarts to known hitmakers. The LA-based band are looking forward to a big 2019 with the release of the lead single “123456” from their forthcoming album.
Gates open at 6:00 pm Music starts at 7:00 pm PURCHASE TICKETS
Jul. 12 | FRIDAY
50th Anniversary Tour
with John Anderson and Exile
Alabama is a popular American Country and Southern Rock Band. The band’s blend of traditional country music and southern rock combined with elements of gospel, and pop music gave it a crossover appeal that helped lead to their success. Alabama’s biggest success came in the 1980s, where the band had over 27 number one hits, seven multi-platinum albums and received numerous awards.
Alabama will be joined on stage at the Walton AMP by John Anderson, an American country musician with a successful career that has lasted more than 30 years. Exile,who started performing in the 60’s will be joining them as well. The long running band started focusing on country music in the 1980’s. During the country phase of their career, they received many nominations as well as composing hits for other artists to include Alabama.
Gates open at 5:30 pm. Music starts at 7:00 pm. PURCHASE TICKETS
Jul. 14 | SUNDAY
Hootie and The Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour
Hootie and The Blowfish began as a group of college freshman playing gigs at local bars and college parties. Winner of two Grammy® Awards for Best New Artist and Best Pop Performance by a Group in 1996. The popular band sold over 25 million records worldwide after their infectious melodies hit the airwaves in 1994 with hits such as “Hold My Hand,” “Let Her Cry” and “Only Wanna Be With You.”
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Jul. 19 | FRIDAY
Raised on Country Tour
with Chris Janson and Jimmie Allen
Chris Young, a multi-platinum entertainer who has been consistently praised for his “rangy baritone and classic meets contemporary production,” (Entertainment Weekly). The ACM and Grammy-nominated singer, whose “deep, soulful vocals is a crowd pleaser. Joining him on stage will be Chris Janson and Jimmie Allen.
Janson is an American country music singer and songwriter. Janson has recorded two full-length albums, Buy Me a Boat and Everybody, through Warner Bros. Records Nashville.
Allen is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is signed to Broken Bow Records imprint Stoney Creek, for which he has released the two singles “Best Shot”, and “Make Me Want To” and the album Mercury Lane.
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Jul. 21 | SUNDAY
The Royal Affair Tour featuring Yes, ASIA, John Lodge of the Moody Blues, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy and more
Progressive rock pioneers and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Yestriumphed last year with their acclaimed #YES50: Celebrating 50 Years of Yes Tour. Asia will play their signature songs and pay tribute to their late founding member John Wetton. A portion of their set will feature original guitarist Howein a special performance. Others performs will be John Lodge of the Moody Blues, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacyand more.
Gates open at 5:00 pm Music starts at 6:30 pm PURCHASE TICKETS
Jul. 25 | THURSDAY
Third Eye Blind & Jimmy Eat World
Summer Gods Tour 2019
with Ra Ra Riot
Third Eye Blind is a popular American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1993. Widely known for their Billboard Top 10 songs including “Semi-Charmed Life,” “Jumper” and “How’s It Going to Be,” Third Eye Blind has sold over 12 million albums worldwide.
Joining Third Eye Blind is the four-piece American rock band, Jimmy Eat World. Their RIAA-certified Bleed American platinum album featured the band’s biggest hit, “The Middle.” The song reached No. 5 on Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on Billboard’s U.S. Alternative Songs chart.
Special guest, Ra Ra Riot is an American indie rock band formed in 2006. The group released their newest single in October 2018, “This Time of Year.”
Gates open at 5:30 pm Music starts at 7:00 pm PURCHASE TICKETS
Jul. 26 | FRIDAY
Why Don’t We
In under two years the five-member band, Why Don’t We, innovatively amassed a diehard fan base through grassroots engagement in the digital arena fueled by a prolific outpouring of new music, constant social media engagement and sold-out cross-country tours where online “likes” materialized I.R.L. into millions of screaming fans worldwide.
Eben, known for his pop, hip-hop and dance-influenced sound will also be joining Why Don’t We to the stage.
Gates open at 5:00 pm Music starts at 7 pm PURCHASE TICKETS
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Jul. 31 | WEDNESDAY
Sublime with Rome
Sublime with Rome is a musical collaboration between Eric Wilson, formerly of the American punk band Sublime, and singer-guitarist Rome Ramirez.
Sublime with Rome will pull music from their studio albums that have topped the U.S. Rock and Indie Charts. Joining Sublime with Rome is American musician, poet, spoken word artists and singer-songwriter Michael Franti. Franti recently released his Stay Human Vol. II album in January.
Gates open at 5:00 pm Music starts at 6 pm PURCHASE TICKETS
The Walmart Amphitheater is located at 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers, AR 72758. For more information regarding tickets and events email: firstname.lastname@example.org call: Phone: 479.443.5600. Visit them on the web at: https://waltonartscenter.org/AMP/