Walton Arts Center Live Concert Series In the Atrium

Live music is the heartbeat of downtown Fayetteville and, in the wake of COVID19, many have been missing opportunities to perform, enjoy and experience local shows. Luckily, some artists are starting to make their way safely back to the stages around downtown.

The Walton Arts Center just announced a new live concert series in their atrium space. These live house concerts will feature local artists performing weekly and will showcase a wide variety of genres, cultures and art forms. The goal is to provide artists with while providing a safe performing arts experience for audiences of locals and visitors alike.

The artist lineup for the first two weeks includes:

Friday, Feb. 19 – Candy Lee (Americana and folk/jazz singer-songwriter)
Saturday, Feb. 20 – Los Valeros (Bossa Nova/Samba quartet)
Sunday, Feb. 21 – Classical duo Devanee Williams, harp, & Michael Puryear, cello, featuring works by Pescetti, Fauré, Pärt and J. Strauss Jr.
Friday, Feb. 26 – Jazz pianist Brant Jester with special guest David Dove, bass
Sunday, Feb. 28 – La Tempesta, a piano recital by Mickel Jason Gordan featuring works by Beethoven, Clara Schumann and Chopin

The Walton Arts Center will continue to add to the lineup and with shows continuing into the spring. Performances start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Beer, wine, soft drinks and packaged snacks will be available for cashless purchase prior to and during the performance.

Events will be modified to comply with CDC/ADH safety guidelines and state-approved health and safety protocols. Patrons are required to wear a mask to enter the venue and any time they move around the space.

The In The Atrium series is free to attend, but reservations are encouraged. Socially distanced tables for parties of up to six can be reserved for the first five performances by calling 479-433-5600 or visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Director of Marketing & Communications