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Beer, music, tech invite audience in

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Last year’s inaugural AMP Fest raised more than $83,000 to support the Walton Arts Center’s arts education programs. John Paul White, formerly of The Civil Wars, headlines this year’s event.

By Monday, John Paul White -- formerly of The Civil Wars -- will have played both Northwest Arkansas' largest and most successful music festival as well as a festival at our largest music venue in the span of two months. The folk musician performed on the Friday night mainstage at this year's Roots Festival and on Saturday, he returns to Northwest Arkansas to headline the second year of AMP Fest.

Lead singer David Shaw and guitarist Zack Feinberg of The Revivalists join the mainstage lineup with an acoustic set featuring stripped-down versions ...


AMP Fest 2017

WHEN — 4-9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE — Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers

COST — $45; includes collectible beer sampling glass and access to all activation experiences

INFO — 443-5600,


AMP Fest 2017

Music Schedule


4:30 p.m. — Opal Agafia and The Sweet Nothings

6 p.m. — David Shaw and Zack Feinberg (of The Revivalists)

7:45 p.m. — John Paul White (formerly of the Civil Wars)

Walmart Stage (backstage)

4:15 p.m. — Will Brand

5:30 p.m. — Goose

6:45 p.m. — Adam Faucett

PBR - DJ Stage (top of lawn)

4 p.m. — DJ Abboriginal

5 p.m. — AttA

Tech Vendors:

Samsung • Rockfish • Zebra • Promark • Merge Virtual Reality • Shine Solar

Food Vendors:

The Purple Banana • IDK Café • Hickory Hollow Smokehouse • Smokin’ Hawg

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