Willie Nelson, the Outlaw Music Tour to play the Walmart AMP in Rogers

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Willie Nelson & Family will headline a concert July 6 at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, the AMP announced Tuesday (April 11).

The Outlaw Music Festival Tour also includes Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Margo Price and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets go on sale April 21 at 10 a.m., and prices range from $46 to $155.50. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Walmart AMP Box Office in Rogers or the Walton Arts Center Box Office in Fayetteville, by calling 479-443-5600 or visiting the AMP website.

“We had such a blast launching and playing last year’s Outlaw Music Festival in Scranton, we had to take it out on the road this summer,” Willie Nelson said in an AMP press release.

The concert will also include “festival attractions,” like local cuisine, craft beers and handmade goods from local artisans.

Production company Blackbird Presents is hosting the event.

“We made it our mission to assemble an extraordinary lineup and bring this experience to music fans all over the country,” Keith Wortman, CEO of Blackbird Presents, said in the release. “I’m looking forward to more unforgettable music moments and I’m honored to be working with these incredible musicians.”

The performance is part of the AMP’s 2017 Cox Concert Series, which debuts April 22 with Blink-182. Boston will play April 25. Train is set to play May 22, and Third Eye Blind is scheduled for July 12. Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton will play July 18, and Tedeschi Trucks Band with the Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna will play July 25. Lady Antebellum will play Aug. 5.