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First Round of Concerts Announced for the Colorado State Fair


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Colorado State Fair

Colorado Department of Agriculture


June 26, 2017

Contact:Christi Lightcap, (720) 480-8672,

First Round of Concerts Announced for the Colorado State Fair

Internet Pre-Sale Available June 30 at 10am

On Sale Begins July 1 at 10am

PUEBLO, Colo. – The 2017 Colorado State Fair’s Southwest Motors Events Center series includes a diverse, star-studded lineup. The stage spotlights will be shining on a variety of shows including country, classic rock, legendary musicians and up-and-coming superstars.

“Our entertainment lineup is diverse and exciting with a budget-friendly price tag. Tickets purchased prior to August 24th include Fair admission, giving fans the opportunity to arrive early and enjoy a full day at the Fair with no additional cost,” said State Fair General Manager, Sarah Cummings. “We will also be announcing the entertainment series for the Budweiser Rodeo Arena which will include an exciting lineup of rodeo, derbies, and monster trucks.”

Southwest Motors Events Center Lineup

Aug. 25Gabriel Iglesias

Aug. 31Gary Allan

Sept. 1 ZZ Top

Sept. 2Skillet

Sept. 3Hunter Hayes

Note:Tickets purchased from June 30-August 24 at 9pm (MST) include admission to the Fair. Any tickets purchased after August 24 will require the purchase of an additional fair admission ticket.

An internet presale begins June 30 at 10am. Fair fans can join the Fan Club for a special pre-sale code by visiting and click on “Join the Fan Club.”

Tickets officially go on sale on July 1 at 10am and can be purchased by visiting, by calling 866-461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds. You can also like us on Facebook for up-to-date information and Fair activities.

The Colorado State Fair runs August 25 - September 4, 2017.For more information, visit

The 2017 Colorado State Fair will mark the Fair's 145th 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.


Editor’s Note:

  • Interviews with General Manager Sarah Cummings are available by contacting Christi Lightcap at (720) 480-8672 or email

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