FEBRUARY 14 2019 Thomas Rhett Will Heat Up the Walmart AMP in August

Thomas Rhett Will Heat Up the Walmart AMP in August

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, February 14, 2019 – Multi-platinum selling performerThomas Rhett is bringing his headlining Very Hot Summer Tour to theWalmart AMP with special guests Dustin Lynch, Russell Dickerson and Rhett Akins on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 as part of the Cox Concert Series. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, Feb. 22 at 10 am.

Ticket prices range from $35.50 to $105.25 plus applicable fees and can be purchased by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting www.amptickets.com. In-person purchases can be made at the Walmart AMP Box Office in Rogers from 10 am until 6 pm on Feb. 22 or at the Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville Monday through Friday, 10 am until 2 pm and Saturday, noon until 4 pm.

Thomas Rhett’s platinum-certified third album Life Changes (The Valory Music Co.) is the biggest, boldest-sounding record of his career, filled with a diverse batch of songs as he stretches his sound to new limits. Emphasizing his “detailed style of songwriting” (Rolling Stone), Life Changes was an instant hit upon its release, debuting at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, marking the first country release to take the top spot last year. It also drew a 2018 Grammy® nomination for Best Country Album and has been streamed more than one billion times, delivering a slew of RIAA-certified multi-platinum, platinum and gold chart-toppers, bringing his No. 1 tally to 12. Country radio’s most played artist of 2018, Rhett was named iHeartRadio’s Country Artist of the Year for the second year in a row, following a CMA Triple Play award for penning three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period (“Die A Happy Man,” “Star of the Show” and Michael Ray’s “Think A Little Less”), adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. Thomas Rhett is set to bring his critically-acclaimed Life Changes Tour to Canada in April of 2019 and will kick-off his headlining Very Hot Summer Tour in May.

Since releasing his platinum-certified debut single, “Cowboys and Angels,” Lynch has “steadily built one of the most consistent recording careers in modern country music” (Billboard) with five consecutive No. 1 hits, three Top 5 albums, platinum-level certifications and tours with the genre’s biggest names (Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Brad Paisley). Racking up over 238 million views on YouTube/VEVO, scoring one billion streams and selling 4.5 million digital tracks, the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry recently earned his sixth No. 1 with “Good Girl."

Platinum singer/songwriter, Russell Dickerson, celebrates a landmark year with two consecutive No. 1 singles as Billboard’s No. 1 Emerging Artist, a Spotify RISE artist and CMT’s 18 for 2018. The 2018 CMT and ACM nominee was named People Magazine’s “One to Watch,” and spends much time on the road and with his fans who made his debut single “Yours” the biggest love song of the year. His second single, “Blue Tacoma,” went No. 1 with over 60 million worldwide streams, and still popular on country radio.

Rhett Akins first album, A Thousand Memories produced four chart singles with its 1995 release including his co-written first No. 1, “That Ain’t My Truck.” Moving on to release Somebody New the following year and producing another No. 1 hit, “Don’t Get Me Started.” Akins as a songwriter has had 29 No. 1 singles (and counting), some of which include No. 1 hits by Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, Jon Pardi, Thomas Rhett and Blake Shelton. Thomas Rhett and Akins pinned their first No. 1 together and in 2017, and Akins celebrated his 29th No. 1 as a songwriter with Thomas Rhett’s “Life Changes.” Thomas Rhett’s “Star of the Show,” was also co-written with Akins. Akins was named the No. 4 Billboard Country Songwriter, awarded the CMA Triple Play seven times and awarded Songwriter of the Year by the Academy of Country Music in 2018.

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.

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