Walmart AMP announces grand opening community concert

Posted: May 8, 2014 at 12:28 p.m.

The Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion's grand opening concert is set for June 7. Full news release:

Northwest Arkansas (May 8, 2014) – The Walmart AMP announces the Grand Opening Community Concert: Walmart presents Blake Shelton. The concert costs are being covered by Walmart, and all proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Northwest Arkansas charities. The event takes place on June 7, 7:30pm at the Walmart AMP, 5079 West Northgate Road, Rogers, Ark. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 9 at 9am and range from $5-$10. There will be a four-ticket limit and tickets can be purchased by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting

"Walmart is proud to present such top talent for the opening act at the Walmart AMP," said Mark Henneberger, vice president of shows and events for Walmart. "Blake Shelton will help us kick off a great opening season for this state-of-the-art facility that will bring a new level of excitement to the local community."

Peter Lane, president & CEO of Walton Arts Center/Walmart AMP said, “We are excited to welcome the community to the new Walmart AMP. Walmart’s support in building this great new venue has been invaluable and we are grateful to them for securing such a fun and talented artist. The Walmart AMP will position Northwest Arkansas as a key stop on concert tours, serving a broader audience and creating more economic activity for our entire region.”