Colorado State Fair
Colorado Department of Agriculture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 15, 2014
Chris Wiseman, General Manager, (719) 924-0151, Chris.Wiseman@state.co.us
Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (719) 924-0154, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us
Two Events Added to the Colorado State Fair Entertainment Lineup
Jackson's MMA Series XIII—August 22nd
PUEBLO, Colo. – The list of acts coming to the Colorado State Fair continues to grow; two acts have now been added to the already diverse entertainment list.
Friday, August 29th
Grammy Award winning rock legends, KORN, have been added to the Colorado State Fair concert lineup. KORN is scheduled for Friday, August 29th, 2014, in Pueblo, Colo., with tickets costing $37. Following a long list of popular hits, KORN has released their eleventh studio album, “The Paradigm Shift.” It melds the group's spirit of innovation with their signature metallic sounds that altered the course of rock music. Tickets go on sale July 18th at 10am; standing room is general admission with the rest of the Southwest Motors Events Center being reserved seating.
- Jackson's MMA Series XIII
Friday, August 22nd
$30, $45, $55, $65, $75
This full combat sport uses multiple fighting techniques to test the contestant’s skill, agility, and ability to take a hit and keep coming back. These athletes put their skills to the test at the Colorado State Fair and it’s sure to be an experience to get fans cheering out of their seats. The Jackson’s MMA Series XIII will be featuring in the main event a lightweight battle between hard hitting Landon Vannata 4-0 (Jackson’s MMA) and Pueblo’s own Dominic Montoya 3-0 (Rude Effex). This main event features two up and coming fighters! The card will also have a Colorado clash between Pueblo’s James Deherrera 0-1 (Pacific Warrior) taking on Las Animas’ David Vigil 1-5 (Alvidrez Combat Grappling). There will be full card of Pro and Amateur Fights!
Each ticket also gives fans the option of coming early and enjoying a full day at the Fair with no additional cost including free attractions, livestock shows, general entry displays, an art exhibition, and much more. Tickets can be purchased by visiting http://www.altitudetickets.com/search.aspx?q=colorado+state+fair, by calling 866-461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds box office.
The Colorado State Fair runs August 22 - September 1, 2014. For more information, visitwww.coloradostatefair.com.
The 2014 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 142nd year as Colorado's premier celebration of agriculture. The Fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado's ties to the Hispanic culture.