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Colorado State Fair Announces Final Acts to Entertainment Series


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Colorado State Fair

Colorado Department of Agriculture


August 2, 2017

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

Colorado State Fair Announces Final Acts to Entertainment Series

PUEBLO, Colo. – The stages at Colorado State Fair will come alive this month as the final acts are announced for this year’s entertainment series. In addition to the previously released entertainment lineup, two musical acts have been added following the first two night of PRCA Rodeo – Joe Diffie will be entertaining the crowd following the PRCA Ram Rodeo on Friday, August 25th and Saturday, August 26th will feature a PRCA Rockin’ Rodeo with Bad Company Former Lead Singer Brian Howe.The 2017 entertainment series provides a broad spectrum of entertainment for every Fair fan including comedy, a variety of music genres, seven rodeo events, a demolition derby and monster trucks. Tickets purchased prior to August 24th will also include Fair admission, giving fans the opportunity to arrive early and enjoy a full day at the Fair with no additional cost.

Complete Lineup:

Aug. 25 Gabriel Iglesias

Aug. 25 PRCA Ram Rodeo with Joe Diffie

Aug. 26 PRCA Rockin' Rodeo with Bad Company Former Lead Singer Brian Howe

Aug. 27 PRCA Ram Rodeo with American Freestyle Bullfights

Aug. 28 PRCA Ram Rodeo

Aug. 29 PRCA Ram Rodeo

Aug. 30 Ranch Rodeo with Wild Horse Races

Aug. 31 Gary Allan

Sept. 1 ZZ Top

Sept. 1 Monster Trucks

Sept. 2 Skillet

Sept. 2 Monster Trucks

Sept. 2 Demolition Derby

Sept. 3 Hunter Hayes

Sept. 3 Celebracion de Los Charros with Los Invasores de Nuevo León

Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by visiting, by calling 866-461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds Box Office.

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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