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State Fair Of West Virginia Announces Summer Concert Series
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Mar. 5, 2013 3:04 PM EST
Updated: Mar. 5, 2013 3:45 PM EST
Fairlea, Greenbrier County , West Virginia
Country, Christian and other contemporary artists highlight the State Fair of West Virginia’s 2013 summer concert series.
The lineup announced this week includes the following entertainers and shows on these dates:
8 p.m. Aug. 9 – Tate Stevens (free with gate admission) – Stevens is a country performer and season two winner of Fox's “X Factor USA.”
8 p.m. Aug. 10 -- Casting Crowns, (on sale 4/11/13) – Casting Crowns is a prolific contemporary Christian music band that has held the position as Billboard's top selling Christian band since 2007.
6 p.m. Aug. 11 - Austin Mahone & Coco Jones (on sale 3/28/13) -- Mahone is a performer who garnered 1.8 million Facebook fans and 1.5 million Twitter followers by the age of 16 and starred in a No. 1 Disney Channel film of the year, “Let It Shine.”
8 p.m. Aug. 12 - FMX Championship MotoCross (free with gate admission).
8 p.m. Aug. 13 -- Josh Turner and Dustin Lynch -- Turner is one of country music's most recognizable hit-makers; Lynch's self-titled, inaugural album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country albums chart.
8 p.m. Aug. 14 -- Eli Young Band and Love and Theft (on sale 4/11/2013) - The Eli Young Band is a group of four musicians who received their first platinum record for "Crazy Girl" and have sold more than 1.5 million downloads of the track. Love and Theft’s first single "Angel Eyes" scored the twosome their first CMT Music Awards nomination for Duo Video of the Year.
8 p.m. Aug. 15 -- Thompson Square and Randy Houser (on sale 3/28/2013) – Thompson Square’s radio smash "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" became the Most Played Song at Country Radio in 2011. Houser’s career has included multiple nominations for ACM and CMA Awards and songwriting credits for major names such as Trace Adkins.
8 p.m. Aug. 16 -- Theory of A Dead Man (on sale 4/11/2013) -- The platinum-selling Vancouver quartet builds arena-ready hooks around hard rocking stories of good times, bad times and everything in between.
8 p.m. Aug. 17 -- Buckin' B Bull Ride and Parmalee (on sale 4/11/2013) -- Parmalee is a Southern Country rock band hailing from Greenville, N.C.
Ticket prices and details on how to order can be found at http://www.statefairofwv.com. Tickets will be available via Etix at http://www.statefairofwv.com or by calling 1-800-514-ETIX (3849) Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. or Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The 2013 State Fair is themed "Feel the Magic" and is scheduled Aug. 9-17.
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