FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – When multi-instrumentalist and bluesman Jontavious Willis was at Walton Arts Center in 2017, he was opening for Keb’ Mo’ and Taj Mahal. Willis will return to Walton Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m., as the headliner.
Tickets range from $32 to $52, plus applicable fees, and can be purchased by calling 479-443-5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.
Willis was originally scheduled to appear as part of the 2020-21 West Street Live Series presented by Neal Pendergraft.
Willis released his second album, “Spectacular Class,” in 2019. Through original lyrics written by Willis, the musician created a timeless album that features dynamic vocals and all types of blues: Delta, Piedmont, Texas and gospel. His standout fingerpicking, flat-picking and slide prowess are also on display on the guitar, harmonica, banjo and cigar box.