The Avett Brothers Returning to the Walmart AMP
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, January 24, 2020 – The Avett Brothers with very special guest Tyler Childers will make a stop at the Walmart AMP on Sunday, Aug. 9 as part of the 2020 Cox Concert Series.
Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, Jan. 31 at 9 am. Prices range from $45 to $89.50 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, Feb. 7.
All tickets purchased for the 2020 Walmart AMP season will not be delivered until March 2020. Tickets will be delivered via the delivery method selected when the order was placed.
The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I and Love and You, landing at No. 16 on Billboard’sTop 200 and garnering critical acclaim. In 2012 The Carpenter hit No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 and was followed by Magpie and the Dandelion (2013) which debuted at No. 5 on Billboard’s Top 200 and saw the band appear twice on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
True Sadness (2016) achieved The Avett Brothers’ highest career debut to date hitting No. 1 on Billboard’sTop Albums Chart, Top Rock Albums Chart and Digital Albums Chart; No. 3 on Billboard’s Top 200, and scored two Grammy® nominations. In the same year, the band was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.
In 2017, the band released their critically acclaimed documentary, May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers, which was co-directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio. The film followed the band as they wrote their Grammy-nominated album True Sadness. The film was released theatrically and on HBO to rave reviews and critical acclaim and is now available on DVD/Blu-Ray/VOD.
In November 2018, the band headlined the concert for Hurricane Florence Relief in Greenville, North Carolina, raising $325,000 to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. In 2019, the band released their 10th studio album Closer Than Together featuring the new single “High Steppin’” which reached No. 1 on the Americana Radio Chart.
Swept Away, a new musical inspired by and featuring the music of The Avett Brothers, will have its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in June.
The Avett Brothers last played the Walmart AMP in 2019.