Category Archives: Walmart Shareholders

Concert review: Lynyrd Skynyrd at Bud Walton Arena, June 3

June 4th, 2015 at 10:07 am

How does Lynyrd Skynyrd translate across the globe? Or, asked another but similar way, how does one of America’s most “American” rock bands translate when presented in front of the most diverse audience the band is likely to see? The … Continue reading

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