The Black Crowes’ Chris and Rich Robinson, will herald the 30-year anniversary of their landmark quintuple platinum debut album, Shake Your Money Maker, with a world tour that’s making a stop Wednesday, June 24 at the Walmart AMP as part of the 2020 Cox Concert Series. Gates for the concert will open at 6:30 pm, and music starts at 8 pm.
Tickets are on sale now and prices range from $40 to $135 plus applicable fees and can be purchased by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting www.amptickets.com. VIP packages are also available for this show.
In-person purchases can be made only at the Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville from 10 am until 2 pm Monday through Friday and noon until 4 pm on Saturday. Tickets will be available for purchase via the WAC Tickets app on Friday, Nov. 22. All tickets purchased for the 2020 Walmart AMP season will not be delivered until March 2020. Tickets will be delivered via the delivery method selected when the order was placed.
The Black Crowes, which Melody Maker proclaimed as “the most Rock n’ Roll Rock n’ Roll band in the world” will be playing their debut album, described by Rolling Stone as, “a guitar-party cracker that marries Southern R&B crunch and Anglo cock-strutting attitude” in its entirety plus all the hits from the band’s illustrious catalog. The ever-volatile Robinson brothers have not played a show since 2013 when they vowed never to play or speak together again. Thankfully for fans, times seems to have healed these wounds.
Chris Robinson says of reuniting, “I’m thrilled and blessed to be playing with my brother, celebrating the music we’ve made and bringing our lives together full circle. Long live Rock n’ Roll and The Black Crowes!”
Rich Robinson adds, “First and foremost, I’m really happy to have my brother back in my life. To be able to play music again together and celebrate the first record we made as kids, is a gift. To have these songs stand up after 30 years is something I could’ve never fathomed.”
In 1990, when journalists were lamenting the death of rock, as cheesy pop and hair metal dominated the charts, Atlanta’s Black Crowes gave the genre new life with Shake Your Money Maker. Fueled by singles “Jealous Again”, “Twice As Hard”, “She Talks To Angels”, and the rollicking cover of Otis Redding’s “Hard To Handle” the band immediately took the rock world by storm, topping Rolling Stone‘s “Best New American Band Readers Poll” in late 1990.
The Black Crowes went on to release eight studio and four live albums, selling in the tens of millions along the way. They sold out shows around the world; had legendary guitarist Jimmy Page join as a member; got kicked off a tour with ZZ Top for insulting the sponsor; got screwed by bad record deals; got married and divorced; fought amongst themselves and the rest of the world - in other words they’ve done everything a legendary rock group should do. 2020’s reunion and tour produced by Live Nation is sure to further cement the band’s legacy as one of the best and most loved rock bands of all time.