The Head and the Heart to Play Spring Headliner Concert May 1 at U of A

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The Head and the Heart

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas Headliner Concerts Committee is proud to bring The Head and the Heart to Barnhill Arena on May 1. Matisyahu will be opening. Gates will open at 7 p.m. The concert had originally been schedule for the Washington County Fairgrounds but has been moved to Barnhill Arena.

The sale of tickets to the public is available through the Walton Arts Center website at

A second round of student ticket reservations is available. Students with a valid student ID can reserve one ticket each by visiting the Student Activities website at

These student tickets will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, and Wednesday, April 30, in the International Connections Lounge of the Arkansas Union.

Students who cannot make any of these distribution times can email to have their reserved ticket held. Students should email by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, to have Round 2 tickets held. Students can pick up one ticket per student ID and can bring one other student ID for a second reserved ticket.

The Head and the Heart are a folk-rock band from Seattle formed in the summer of 2009. They record on the Sub-Pop label.


Matisyahu ("Gift of God"), is an American reggae rapper and alternative rock musician known for blending Orthodox Jewish themes with reggae, rock and hip hop beat boxing sounds.



Scott Flanagin, director of communications
Division of Student Affairs

Steve Voorhies, manager of media relations
University Relations


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