For KING & COUNTRY Added to Walmart AMP’s Cox Concert Series
Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, Feb. 28
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, February 25, 2020 – Four-time Grammy award®-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY is bringing A Summer Tour featuring Echosmith + Dave Barnes to the Walmart AMP on Sunday, July 19, as part of the 2020 Cox Concert Series. Gates for the concert will open at 6 pm, and music starts at 7 pm.
Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, Feb. 28 at 9 am. Prices range from $25.95 to $75 plus applicable fees and can be purchased by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting www.amptickets.com.
In-person purchases can be made only at the Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville from 10 am until 2 pm Monday through Friday and noon until 4 pm on Saturday. Tickets will be available for purchase via the WAC Tickets app on Friday, March 6.
All tickets purchased for the 2020 Walmart AMP season will be delivered at the end of March via the delivery method selected when the order was placed.
Comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, for KING & COUNTRY collaborated with renowned entertainer Dolly Parton to release a new version of the duo’s 11-week No. 1 hit “God Only Knows” in 2019. In 2020, the track won a Grammy in the Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category, and the album that produced the original hit “- burn the ships -“ won a Grammy in the Contemporary Christmas Music Album category.
for KING & COUNTRY graced the CMA stage to perform “God Only Knows” with Dolly Parton at the CMA Awards, and performed their unique and powerful rendition of “Little Drummer Boy” at CMA Country Christmas, receiving national critical praise for both. In the days following their Christmas performance, Joel and Luke Smallbone saw their previously released version of “Little Drummer Boy” undergo a 1,338% increase in downloads, a 60% increase in on-demand streams, and sit atop Billboard’s Christian Digital songs chart.
They have garnered six No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits, six Grammy nominations, three Billboard Music Award Nominations, an American Music Award nomination and have had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events. National performances include “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” “Today Show,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “The View,” “CMA Awards” and “CMA Country Christmas.” Currently, the duo is on the road with the burn the ships | world tour, which has sold out more than 40 shows across the world including the U.S., Australia, Germany, Netherlands and New Zealand. In total, for KING & COUNTRY has accumulated 826 million streams with an audience airplay of 5 billion.
Multi-platinum alt-pop trio Echosmith released their sophomore album, Lonely Generation, earlier this year where it reached #2 on the iTunes Pop Chart and #11 on the iTunes Overall Album Chart. Their new single “Diamonds” shines a light on the value of individuality, while title track “Lonely Generation” addresses how it can feel lonely in this hyper-connected social media world and is a reminder to focus on real connections. The sibling trio, who released their bold, synth-driven Top 20 Hot AC hit “Over My Head” in 2018, has earned critical acclaim from the likes of Billboard, Vulture, MTV, Elle, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, NYLON and more. Along the way, the trio has captivated crowds worldwide, toured with twenty one pilots and Pentatonix, garnered over 1 billion streams and performed on numerous national TV programs including “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “TODAY,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” Echosmith is currently on their headlining “Lonely Generation” tour across North America.
Dave Barnes is a respected Nashville artist and songwriter who received Grammy and CMA nominations for Blake Shelton's recording of his song "God Gave Me You," and has also penned songs for Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris, Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Marc Broussard, Billy Currington, Hunter Hayes, Matt Wertz, Ben Rector and many others. He has toured extensively over the past 15 years as an artist showcasing his catalog of 10 full-length albums, including a new early 2018 release, “Who Knew It Would Be So Hard To Be Myself,” as well as opening for artists including Bonnie Raitt, Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Lady Antebellum, Hanson, One Republic and more. Barnes is also well-known for his brand of humor with many YouTube video series as well as several sold-out stand-up comedy shows throughout the Southeast