Iowa State Fair Grandstand Tickets On Sale April 30
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 Des Moines, IA
Tickets for the much-anticipated 2011 Iowa State Fair Grandstand shows go on sale at 10 a.m. on April 30 through all Ticketmaster outlets. The 2011 line-up is presented by U.S. Cellular.
Grammy Award winners from many genres lead the star-studded line-up. Country music legend REBA has garnered two Grammy’s in her long career. She takes the stage with special guest Jerrod Niemann on August 20. Rock groups Train and Maroon 5 have each collected a Grammy and will team up for a spectacular Grandstand show on August 19.
Sugarland, a first-time winner in 2008 for their smash-hit “Stay,” brings their Incredible Machine Tour back to the Grandstand with Sara Bareilles August 14. Grammy Award-winning contemporary Christian artists Casting Crowns take the stage with Sanctus Real August 11.
Country veteran Ronnie Dunn earned his share of the Grammy’s as half of the Brooks and Dunn duo. He brings his now solo show to the Fair August 18.
Jason Aldean will heat up the Grandstand stage August 12 with special guests Chris Young and Thompson Square.
Lynyrd Skynyrd and Doobie Brothers bring their legendary rock and blues to the Grandstand August 16 while Def Leppard with very special guest Heart are scheduled for August 13.
The August 21 show will be announced soon.
Motor sports action kicks into high gear Monday, August 15 with the Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models. Tumultuous Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pulling roars into the Grandstand Wednesday, August 17. A demolition derby tears up the track for a morning session Saturday, August 20.
Tickets for all concert and track events will go on sale Saturday, April 30 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 11, 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:
2011 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Line-up
presented by U.S. Cellular
Thursday, August 11 Casting Crowns with Sanctus Real, 8 p.m., $30
Friday, August 12 Jason Aldean with special guests Chris Young and Thompson Square, 8 p.m., $45
Saturday, August 13 Def Leppard with very special guest Heart, 8 p.m. $49
Sunday, August 14 The Incredible Machine Tour featuring Sugarland and Sara Bareilles, 8 p.m., $46
Monday, August 15 Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models, 5:30 p.m. Hot Laps, 6 p.m. Races,
$15 adults, $5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Tuesday, August 16 Lynyrd Skynyrdand Doobie Brothers, 8 p.m., $46
Wednesday, August 17 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 18 Ronnie Dunn with special guest TBA, 8 p.m., $35
Friday, August 19 Train and Maroon 5 with special guest TBA, 8 p.m., $47
Saturday, August 20 Demolition Derby, 11:30 a.m., $12 adults, $5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and
Saturday, August 20 REBA with special guest Jerrod Niemann, 8 p.m., $45
Sunday, August 21 To be announced
About the Iowa State Fair
“Nothing Compares” to the 2011 Iowa State Fair, celebrating 100 years of the Butter Cow August 11-21. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit www.iowastatefair.org.