Second Show Added for John Crist at Walton Arts Center

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, Nov. 8, 2022 – Due to popular demand, a second show has been added at 4 pm on Sunday, April 19, for viral comedian John Crist’s Emotional Support Tour stop at Walton Arts Center.

Tickets are $29-79 and will go on sale the the public at 10 am on Friday, Nov. 11. Limited tickets remain for the 7 pm performance. VIP packages and tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 479.443.5600 weekdays 10 am-5 pm, by visiting the box office in-person weekdays 10 am – 2 pm or by visiting

John Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media and sold-out shows from coast to coast making Pollstar’s Top 100 Global Tours list with more than 197,000 tickets sold. Widely known for viral videos like “Honest Football Coach,” “Every Parent at Disney,” plus hundreds more. Crist has been seen on ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, Barstool Sports, and Buzzfeed.

In 2022, John released his second special “What are We Doing” on YouTube. Crist also has a weekly podcast called “Net Positive”. To inspire his jokes, Crist draws upon growing up part of a homeschool family of 10 in rural Georgia. He was an unlikely candidate for internet fame. Despite all that, or perhaps because of it, Crist continues to make audiences around the world laugh with his self-deprecating wit and heartfelt but humorous observations.

Support for Walton Arts Center is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 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