FEBRUARY 19 2019 Gretchen Peters, Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Inductee, to Perform at Walton Arts Center

Gretchen Peters, Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Inductee, to Perform at Walton Arts Center

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, February 18, 2019 – For two decades, Gretchen Peters has been regarded as one of Nashville’s most beloved and respected artists, and now she be performing for one-night only at Walton Arts Center on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 pm.

Tickets prices range from $30 to $50 plus applicable fees. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Rising to the top of her craft by writing and recording sons that explore the deep corners of life, Peters has worked with a diverse set of artists including Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, George Strait and Faith Hill. Her 2015 album, Blackbirds, debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. country chart and was awarded International Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

Rolling Stones stated that “Blackbirds” was, “one of the most affecting murder ballads since Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Nebraska’ left a trail of corpses strewn across the American landscape.”

Named the one of the best 60 female singer-songwriters of all time in 2015 (The Telegraph), Peters has handpicked her most loved songs to showcase on tour, including “On A Bus to St. Cloud,” “When You Love Someone” and “The Matador.”

Peters is performing as part of the West Street Live Series. Visit waltonartscenter.org for more information about Gretchen Peters.

Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 195,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 400 events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 45,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 200 volunteers donate 21,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors who help bring world-class arts experiences to Northwest Arkansas. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.

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