Category Archives: Walmart Shareholders

Announcing the Walmart Shareholders concerts

May 26th, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Lynyrd Skynyrd performs “Freebird” live. Tickets to their concert on June 3 in Fayetteville were also free, if you were lucky enough to get one. Each year, Wal-Mart hosts concerts leading up to the retail giant’s Shareholders Meeting. The meeting … Continue reading

Rumors swirl for Wal-Mart Shareholders’ concerts

May 8th, 2014 at 10:20 am

If you want to know what love is, listen to the song above, which is by Foreigner. If you want to know who is performing at the Wal-Mart Shareholders’ event, read below. [Update at of 4:20 p.m.: Wal-Mart has confirmed … Continue reading

Walmart Shareholders’ week music to be provided by Elton John, Luke Bryan

May 10th, 2013 at 8:23 am

Just a man, a piano and a song. And, some greatness. Elton John will perform on June 4 in Fayetteville as part of the Walmart Shareholders’ events. Walmart has confirmed what several associates told me about the music schedule for … Continue reading

Concert review: Aerosmith and Cheap Trick, May 30 at Bud Walton Arena

May 31st, 2012 at 10:39 am

  Late in the band’s abbreviated set for the Walmart Shareholders crowd, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry got in a feedback contest with an amplifier. He shook and manipulated his guitar, which responded with a cascade of noise during the climax … Continue reading

A reminder about the Walmart Shareholders’ concerts

May 29th, 2012 at 1:47 pm

In case you’ve yet to see them all over town, many thousands of Walmart associates — lovingly called Walmartians — are already here for the company’s annual Shareholders’ meeting. Which means that live music is here, too. Walmart brings in … Continue reading

Walmart confirms Shareholders’ acts, lack of public access

May 15th, 2012 at 10:07 am

Late Monday night, Walmart confirmed what we learned yesterday, thanks to a comment by a reader: Carrie Underwood (May 29) and Aerosmith (May 30) will perform in Bud Walton Arena as a precursor to the company’s annual Shareholders’ meeting. Tickets … Continue reading

Speculating the Walmart Shareholders music for 2012

May 14th, 2012 at 8:03 am

I’m picking up good vibes about the potential Walmart Shareholders’ roster I just compiled. Above, The Beach Boys play “Good Vibrations.” Are they coming to Fayetteville? Maybe. Maybe not. More than one person has asked me who is playing at … Continue reading

Walmart confirms 2011 shareholders artists

May 20th, 2011 at 1:39 pm

It’s funny how the “Night Moves.” Bob Seger will explain it all when he performs in Fayetteville on June 1. Well, I was wrong. Earlier this week, we took a stab at a few of the names that might be … Continue reading