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3/6/2019 Member News
Alan Jackson Concert at the Walmart AMP Moves to Aug. 8

Country superstar Alan Jackson will take the stage at the Walmart AMP on Thursday, August 8 – one day earlier than planned.

Jackson’s show, originally set for last fall, was rescheduled to August 9. Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the Country Music Hall of Famer will now bring his 2019 tour with special guest William Michael Morgan to the Walmart AMP a day early. Tickets for both the original September 2018 date and the rescheduled August 9 date will be honored at the August 8 show.

Tickets range from $46.75 to $106.75 plus applicable fees. Tickets can be purchased by calling 479.443.5600, by visiting www.amptickets.com,  in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville (Monday through Friday, 10 am-2 pm and Saturday, noon-4 pm), or by visiting alanjackson.com/tour, where you can find information about Jackson, his tour schedule, music and more.

Alan Jackson has been celebrating and telling real-life stories in his music since arriving on the scene in 1989. His concerts are filled with three decades of hits that have gained him legions of longtime fans – songs that draw added crowds as a younger generation discovers his music. Jackson’s repertoire stands the test of time; it has impacted a field of artists who cite him an influence and his music has earned him a place alongside music’s greatest names, cementing his place in its history with membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Fans will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote and made them famous – his debut hit “Here in The Real World,” signature songs “Chattahoochee,” “Drive” and “Gone Country,” party anthems “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Good Time,” and many more.

The chart-topping hit “I Met a Girl” put Jackson’s special guest – Mississippi native William Michael Morgan – on the map, and his talent, music and voice are keeping him there. A timeless sound and honest lyrics landed him a major label record deal at 19, gave him that No. 1 gold smash, and earned him a Top 5 debut album. A few years older – and hundreds of shows wiser – Morgan’s music embodies the man he’s become: a hard worker and big dreamer, single dad and hopeless romantic, pure country stalwart unafraid to embrace the here and now.

Jackson’s concert at the Walmart AMP continues his tradition of “keepin’ it country” for people far and wide as he brings nearly 30 years of hits to Arkansas. 

ABOUT ALAN JACKSON:
A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and recently inducted to the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Alan Jackson’s membership among music’s all-time greats is part of a long line of career-defining accolades that include three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors, more than 25 years of membership in the Grand Ole Opry, a 2016 Billboard ranking as one of the Top 10 Country Artists of All-Time, induction to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Heritage Award as the most-performed country songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years.

The man from rural Newnan, Ga. has sold nearly 60-million albums worldwide, ranks as one of the 10 best-selling male vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles – registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 No. 1s (including 26 Billboard chart-toppers). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards – including 19 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards.

Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who’ve written more than 20 songs that they’ve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica. He’s also the man behind one of Nashville’s most-popular new tourist stops, AJ’s Good Time Bar, a four-story honky-tonk in the heart of downtown featuring daily live music and a rooftop view of Music City.

ABOUT THE WALMART AMP:
The Walmart AMP (Arkansas Music Pavilion), a Walton Arts Center venue since February 2011, is Arkansas’ premier outdoor concert venue. The Walmart AMP has presented headlining concerts for the past 14 years. In its permanent home in Pinnacle Hills at 5079 W. Northgate Rd., Rogers, Ark., the Walmart AMP has the largest outdoor stage house in Arkansas.