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Luke Bryan coming to Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES – Get ready country fans, you will be able to “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,” “Drink a Beer” and “Kick the Dust Up” with “Country Man,” Luke Bryan at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, Aug. 16, with special guest Jon Langston. Bryan has never performed at the Iowa State Fair before. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, along with tickets for the previously announced Christian show for KING & COUNTRY with special guest Zach Williams. U.S. Cellular Grandstand Concert Series - Kum and Go Stage tickets are already on sale for Slipknot (Aug. 10), Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias (Aug. 14) and Hootie and the Blowfish with special guest Barenaked Ladies (Aug. 18).

Luke Bryan with special guest Jon Langston will perform 8 p.m. Aug. 16, and tickets will be $70, $75 and $80.

For KING & COUNTRY with special guest Zach Williams will perform 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, and tickets will be $35, $40 and $45

Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at www.iowastatefair.org or 800-514-3849

Luke Bryan has more certified digital singles than any other country artist with 40 million tracks and 12 million albums with three billion music streams. He is a two-time Academy of Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, a five-time host of the ACM awards, a NSAI Artist/Songwriter of the Year and was named a CMT Artist of the Year six consecutive years. Jon Langston has a fresh, new country sound that is taking flight; from selling out the Georgia Theatre in November 2015 to opening for the very acts he once saw, he is ready to takeoff and sweep country music with his passionate songwriting and fresh country sound.

for KING & COUNTRY is an Australian duo made up of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone. The Christian artists released their much-anticipated third studio album, “Burn the Ships.” The act has garnered four No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits and had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events. Zach Williams spent a majority of his life traveling with various bands, but left the rock star life behind to serve at the Refuge Campus of Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Arkansas, where he still serves. Zach is no novice to the music industry. He had spent a majority of his life traveling with various bands. It was while on the road that the Lord grabbed ahold of him and he decided to leave the rock star life behind. His personal testimony is shared in his debut single, “Chain Breaker.”

Only iowastatefair.org and etix.com sell official online tickets for the Iowa State Fair Grandstand. Although other online ticket brokers may imply they are an official, we can’t guarantee tickets purchased from other sources are legitimate and we won’t be able to assist you if there is a problem with tickets purchased from other companies or sites. Children under the age of 2 do not need a Grandstand ticket. See concert maps for reserved and seated or standing pit area. The Iowa State Fair Ticket Office will open July 8 for walk-up orders only (while supplies last). Convenience charges apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include fair admission.

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