2011 North Dakota State Fair Concert Lineup
(Minot, ND) Tracy Lawrence, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Charlie Daniels Band and Toby Keith will all perform at the 2011 North Dakota State Fair.Â Tickets for the Grandstand Country Showpass go on-sale Wednesday, March 16 at 8am. The on sale date for Kid Rock tickets will be announced soon.
The American classic rocker, Kid Rock, will be the first rock act to perform during the 2011 State Fair on Saturday, July 23.Â Hits like â€œCowboyâ€, â€œOnly God Knows Whyâ€, and â€œAll Summer Longâ€ have led this performer to five Grammy Nominations.Â A second rock concert is scheduled for Saturday, July 30 with the artist yet to be announced.
The first country concert of the Fair will be Tracy Lawrence. Lawrence has had 17 No. 1 country singles including his signature song, â€œSticks and Stones,â€ the all-time fan favorites â€œTime Marches On,â€ â€œIf The Good Die Youngâ€ and â€œAlibis,â€ and his most recent, â€œFind Out Who Your Friends Are.â€ Country trio, Lady Antebellum, will perform their top-charting singles, â€œI Run to Youâ€, â€œNeed You Nowâ€, and â€œAmerican Honeyâ€ on Sunday, July 24. This group scored five key wins at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in the categories Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Country Performance by a Duo or Group, Country Song of the Year and Country Album of the Year.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, known for songs like â€œCadillac Ranchâ€ and â€œFishing in the Darkâ€ will call the State Fair home on Wednesday, July 27. The Charlie Daniels Band will be performing on Thursday, July 28. Charlie Danielsâ€™ music is quintessentially Southern with songs like â€œUneasy Rider,â€ â€œLong Haired Country Boy,â€ â€œThe Southâ€™s Gonna Do Itâ€ and of course, â€œThe Devil Went Down to Georgia.â€Â Past chart topping songs for Toby Keith including â€œI Love this Barâ€, â€œShouldâ€™ve Been a Cowboy,â€ â€œWhiskey Girlâ€, and â€œCourtesy of the Red, White and Blueâ€ will be paired with songs from his newest Album like â€œBullets in the Gunâ€ on Friday, July 29.
The Grandstand Country Showpass will be $75 Standing Room or $85 Reserved Seating and will include:
Friday, July 22 â€“ Tracy Lawrence
Sunday, July 24 â€“ Lady Antebellum
Monday, July 25 â€“ IMCA Modified and Stock Car Races*
Tuesday, July 26 â€“ Enduro Race*
Wednesday, July 27 â€“ Nitty Gritty Dirt Band*
Thursday, July 28 – Charlie Daniels Band
Friday, July 29 â€“ Toby Keith
*General Admission Events
The on sale date for Kid Rock tickets as well as tickets for the second rock concert on Saturday, July 30, will be announced soon.
All other tickets will go on sale Wednesday, March 16 at 8am. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ndstatefair.com, by phone at 701-852-3247 or in person at the State Fair Center. New for 2011, tickets will also be sold at the State Fair ticket kiosk in the Herbergerâ€™s Court at the Dakota Square Mall. A ticket presale for State Fair Foundation members will occur on March 14 and March 15. Call the State Fair office for more information.Â Dates for the 2011 North Dakota State Fair are July 22 â€“ July 30.Â More information is available at www.ndstatefair.com.