Chris Janson, Oak Ridge Boys Among Free Concerts At 2016 Kentucky State Fair
The free concert lineup for this year's Kentucky State Fair has been announced and three country acts are on deck.
On Saturday, August 20th, the Kentucky Headhunters will take the stage at Cardinal Stadium with opening act and fellow south central KY pals Black Stone Cherry. The next day, Sunday August 21st, the Oak Ridge Boys will be performing with Martin Family Circus opening up. Paul Martin, formerly of Exile and wife Jamie (who is the daughter of Oak Ridge Boy Duane Allen) sing with their four children ages 8-17.
Chris Janson will be performing at Cardinal Stadium on Wednesday, August 24th with Brooke Eden.
Other free shows include, ABBA: The Concert with tribute band Kazual (8/18), Ashanti with After 7 (8/19), Newsboys with 7eventh Time Down (8/22), Happy Together Tour starring The Turtles (8/23), Blood, Sweat, & Tears with 'American Idol' alum Bo Bice and Stephen Bishop (8/25), American Authors with Public the Band (8/26), Rachel Platten with Jefferey James (8/27), and wrapping things up, Francesca Battistelli with Building 429, Lauren Daigle, and Finding Favour (8/28).
Concerts are free with paid admission and will begin at 8:00 p.m. except for the Rachel Platten show on the 27th, it will begin at 4:00 p.m. Times are Eastern.
Ticketed shows at Freedom Hall will include: Reba with Parmalee on Friday (8/18), Jeff Dunham (8/19), and Chris Young, Brett Eldridge, and Chris Lane on the final day of the fair, Sunday (8/28).
Visit kystatefair.org for more information.