Free Smash Mouth Concert Coming to Fayetteville Courtesy of P&G NW Arkansas Championship
August 19, 2010 - ROGERS, Ark. - Tournament officials for the P&G NW Arkansas Championship presented by Walmart announced today Smash Mouth, a rock band known for hit songs "Walkin' on the Sun," and "All Star," will be coming to Dickson Street in Fayetteville, Ark. for a free concert on Friday, Sept. 10. The M&M's Dickson Street Concert is being held in conjunction with the LPGA tournament at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Sept. 6 - 12.The M&M's Dickson Street Concert featuring Smash Mouth is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. The concert will be held in the Walton Arts Center parking lot located at 495 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville. The show will begin at 8:00 p.m.
Smash Mouth is a 60's influenced garage band with a keen pop sensibility that maintains a timeless quality. They have sold over 10 million records worldwide. The band's first two albums, 1997's Fush Yu Mang, and 1999's Astro Lounge, were certified multi-platinum. Smash Mouth's self-titled album, released in 2001, reached gold status.
Smash Mouth has consistently impacted radio behind No. 1 hits "Walkin' on the Sun" and "All Star," and other recognizable tracks like "Then the Morning Comes," "Can't Get Enough of You Baby," and a cover of The Monkees classic "I'm a Believer," which was prominently featured on the "Shrek" soundtrack and reached No. 4 on the Billboard Adult Top 40.
Tickets to the 2010 P&G NW Arkansas Championship presented by Walmart are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets online at www.NWAChampionship.com or by calling (479) 715-6100. Daily tickets are $25 for championship play, Friday - Sunday. Week-long grounds badges can be purchased for $50. Admission is free to the public Monday - Thursday. Children 17-years old and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.
Fans also can support local charities by purchasing an LPGA weekly ticket through one of eight participating organizations. These charities are selling $50 weekly tickets and keeping 100 percent of the proceeds.