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Two More Acts Join 2018 Fair Concert Line-Up

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m.


PALMER, AK—The Alaska State Fair announced two more acts will join its 2018 AT&T Concert Series line-up at the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre: Jonny Lang on August 29 and Lindsey Stirling on September 3. Tickets for the two newly announced concerts go on sale to the general public Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m.

Jonny Lang

Wednesday, August 29: Jonny Lang. Since the release of his platinum-selling debut album at the age of 15, Grammy Award-winning Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. An honest and passionate songwriter, Lang is known for his stunning guitar solos and voice like a weathered soul shouter, as heard on his six albums: Lie to Me (1997), Wander this World (1998), Long Time Coming (2003), Turn Around (2006), Fight for my Soul (2013), and Signs (2017). Lang is currently on his 2018 World Tour.

Lindsey Stirling

Monday, September 3: Lindsey Stirling. An acclaimed violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, Lindsey Stirling has created a new music world where modern classical meets the infectious energy of dance and electronica. With Billboard chart-topping hits like “Crystallize,” gold-selling albums, two Billboard Music Awards, and sold out tours worldwide, fans have clearly welcomed her fresh sound. Stirling’s most recent studio album, Brave Enough, scored the #1 spot on Billboard’s year-end Top Dance/Electronic Album list, and earned Stirling a 2017 Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album. 

Starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 29, tickets will be available online at alaskastatefair.org and print at home, on the Fair’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/alaskastatefair, and on a mobile phone.

New this year, the Fair is offering the option to purchase concert tickets that include Fair admission. The included admission is at a discounted price and good any day of the Fair. Concert-only tickets are still available for fairgoers who already have admission. Details on ticket options and pricing are available at alaskastatefair.org. Convenience fees apply on all concert ticket purchases.

These acts join breakthrough country star Luke Combs, Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, multi-platinum rock band Goo Goo Dolls, new country trio Midland, Iowa-based rockers Stone Sour, legendary music icons Three Dog Night, and strong female vocalist Bishop Briggs, appearing with lovelytheband, in the 2018 Fair line-up. Tickets for these shows are currently available for purchase.


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