Live Nation Entertainment chairman Irving Azoff said the company has entered into an agreement to partner with Wal-Mart to offer tickets at Wal-Mart stores in select markets across the U.S. His remarks came during a panel discussion at the NBA Technology Summit in Dallas today.

About 500 stores will roll out the program in the coming months, including major markets like Chicago and Los Angeles. Tickets will be available for area sporting events and concerts at Wal-Mart stores in the entertainment department.