The legendary classic southern rock band the Marshall Tucker Band is coming to Hope Arkansas to perform at the 47th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival and tickets go on sale soon.

This will be a great concert you don't want to miss.  This band was first on the scene back in 1972 and their music passes the test of time and is still popular today.

Marshall Tucker Band
Marshall Tucker Band

The 47th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival Concert will be held on Saturday, August 12, at 8:30 PM and will be on the CMC Stage inside Hope Fair Park. Gates open at 6 PM.

The Marshall Tucker Band has recorded more than 20 studio albums with great hits like “Can’t You See,” “Heard it in a Love Song,” “Fire on the Mountain,” “Long Hard Ride,” “Ramblin’,” and many more.

Early Bird Tickets


Tickets will go on sale tomorrow Thursday, May 18. This will be a special one-day “early bird”  discounted general admission ticket for $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 4-10. You can get your early bird tickets at the Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce from 10 AM to 2 PM or online at

General Admission and Reserved Seating Tickets

Then starting on Friday, May 19 general admission tickets will be $20 for adults. Day of the Event tickets for adults will cost $25 and children’s tickets will be $10. Reserved seating tickets are $40.

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