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Last updated on Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:30 pm

WAC: AMP Construction on Track for June Opening

Construction for the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers is on schedule to be finished in time for the outdoor venue’s June opening date, according to the Walton Arts Center.  The WAC hosted a topping-off ceremony March 31 to give an update on the project, recognize its sponsors and announce additional concert dates. Guests were invited to add their signature to a beam that was then raised and adjoined to a wall above the 5,430-SF permanent stage. The AMP facility includes a canopy that will cover 3,000 seats over 34,400 SF and is built to withstand 90-mph winds, said David Swain, project manager.  WAC president and CEO Peter Lane said 85 percent of the venue’s 295 box seats are already sold out for the upcoming concert season. In addition to fixed seating, the adjacent... [ MORE ]

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