BOYS LIKE GIRLS COMPLETE IOWA STATE FAIR GRANDSTAND LINE-UP
Monday, March 29, 2010 Des Moines, IA
Pop-rock sensation Boys Like Girls will bring their high-energy show to the Iowa State Fair Grandstand Friday, August 20, filling the last opening in this year’s line-up. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $25 and go on sale Saturday, April 24.
Best known for popular radio plays “Two Is Better Than One,” “Love Drunk,” “Thunder,” and “The Great Escape,” these four friends from Boston have been rocking sell-out crowds across the country since their rise to fame in 2007. Boys Like Girls will be joined by opening band, We the Kings, a high-spirited pop-rock quartet that has gained popularity through songs such as “Check Yes Juliet,“ “Secret Valentine,” and “Skyway Avenue.”
Boys Like Girls joins Grammy award-winning acts Keith Urban, Sugarland, Pat Benatar, Darius Rucker, and Sheryl Crow as one of many must-see concerts set for the Grandstand during the 2010 Fair, August 12-22.
Tickets for all Grandstand events will go on sale Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m. through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. All concert events are reserved seating; track events are general admission. Beginning July 12, the Fair’s Ticket Office will be open 8 a.m. to
4:30 p.m., Mondays - Fridays and 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturdays for walk-up orders only (no mail, phone or fax orders). Convenience charges will apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission.
A complete listing of event dates, times and ticket prices follows:
2010 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Line-up
presented by U.S. Cellular
Thursday, August 12 MercyMe and Newsboys, 8 p.m. $28
Friday, August 13 Keith Urban with special guest Kris Allen, 8 p.m., $47
Saturday, August 14 Shinedown with special guest Chevelle, 8 p.m., $28
Sunday, August 15 Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m., $37
Monday, August 16 Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models,
5:30 p.m. Hot Laps, 6:00 p.m. Races,
$15 adults, $5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Tuesday, August 17 Pat Benatar and REO Speedwagon, 8:00 p.m. $35
Wednesday, August 18 Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pull, 2 p.m.
$20 Adults, $10 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Thursday, August 19 Darius Rucker with special guest Candy Coburn, 8 p.m., $30
Friday, August 20 Boys Like Girls with special guest We the Kings, 8 p.m., $25
Saturday, August 21 Demolition Derby, 11:30 a.m.,
$12 adults, $5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Saturday, August 21 Sugarland with special guest Little Big Town, 8 p.m., $42
Sunday, August 22 Sheryl Crow with special guest Colbie Caillat, 8 p.m. $35
About the Iowa State Fair
“Non Stop Fun” in 2010 is set August 12-22. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.