Hasan Minhaj Postpones, SoNA and Arun Luthra Cancel Performances at Walton Arts Center

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, May 11, 2020 - Hasan Minhaj has postponed his performance scheduled for May 30 at Walton Arts Center, while The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas’ two remaining Masterworks Performances and Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project have been canceled.

With these four announcements, all shows for the remainder of the season at Walton Arts Center have now been rescheduled, postponed or canceled. Patrons can view a current list of shows according to their status at waltonartscenter.org/ticketing-updates/. Performances are scheduled to resume at the start of the new season in September.

Patrons with tickets to see Minhaj will be notified as soon as a new date has been confirmed. Those with tickets to the March 21 and May 2 SoNA performances and the Arun Luthra performance on April 24 will be emailed about their ticketing options.

As a reminder, Walton Arts Center lobby is currently closed to the public. If you have questions, contact the Walton Arts Center Box Office Monday through Friday 10 am until 6 pm and Saturday 10 am until 4 pm at 479.443.5600 or at info@waltonartscenter.org.

New Performing Arts Opportunities:

  • Experience another culture with Indie Films India presented in partnership with the Fayetteville Film Festival. This virtual film festival features the screening of five short films by Indian filmmakers followed by a creative conversation with three of the filmmakers. The event is free but you must register here, and you will receive an order confirmation and a viewing link that will be active from noon on Monday, May 11, until noon on Wednesday, May 13.
  • Watch heARTs to homes, a weekly webcast produced by Walton Arts Center that airs at 6 pm every Saturday on Walton Arts Center’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Episodes are available for 48 hours after they air.
  • Visit Walton Arts Center’s Virtual Stage, a curated list of digital performances to help you connect virtually and experience the performing arts at your convenience. The page is updated weekly with new performance opportunities and resources.


Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 215,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 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, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.