Press Release | Folk icon Arlo Guthrie returns to Walton Arts Center

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Folk icon Arlo Guthrie returns to Walton Arts Center

Northwest Arkansas (February 23, 2011) – Everybody’s favorite folk singer and counter-culture icon Arlo Guthrie returns to Walton Arts Center’s Baum Walker Hall as part of his Journey On tour Saturday, March 19 at 8pm. In his first appearance back in Fayetteville since he brought his Solo Reunion Tour to Walton Arts Center in March 2008, Guthrie, joined on stage by The Burn Sisters, promises an evening of new songs, beloved classics and old folklore. Tickets range from $26 to $52 and can be purchased by calling the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600 or by visiting

Long fascinated by the myth of Orpheus who with song could coax wild beasts and entice trees to dance, folk legend Guthrie embarks on his own odyssey. As a masterful storyteller, humorous philosopher, and uncompromising artist, Guthrie proves that folk music is alive and well. Having previously accompanied Arlo on a hugely successful tour, Journey On reunites Arlo with The Burns Sisters whose Siren song brings evocative, exquisite support to Guthrie’s seasoned and celebrated performances.

Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator, he has maintained a dedicated fan base that spans the globe. A celebrated figure in American music, Arlo connects with communities far and wide leaving a lasting impression of hope and inspiration. His artistic ventures help bridge an often-divided world through his powerful spirit of song, and his inimitable musical ingenuity forges to new creative heights as he continues to entertain generations.

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Arlo Guthrie’s performance is part of the Snickers American Masters Series with additional support from NWA Media. For more information about this performance or others, contact the Walton Arts Center Box Office by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting