Jeff Dunham Announced for the 2016 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Concert Series
Monday, February 1, 2016 Des Moines, IA
Jeff Dunham will be part of the 2016 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Concert Series presented by U.S. Cellular. Show details are as follows:
An Evening with Jeff Dunham at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand
Thursday, August 18 at 8 p.m.
On Sale: Saturday, February 13th at 10 a.m.
Jeff Dunham's television specials such as "Arguing With Myself" and "Spark of Insanity" have been the highest rated programming in Comedy Central history. Dunham's DVD sales have reached seven million units, his videos have received almost a billion views on YouTube, and his live concerts have become mega-events played in front of sold-out arenas worldwide. Today, Dunham's global appearance is undeniable. He was named top-grossing live comedy act in the world in 2009 and 2010 by Pollstar and has sold out stadium-sized shows across three continents.
New this year, the Iowa State Fair will be staggering on-sale dates for all Grandstand shows throughout the months of February – May, instead of a one-time on-sale date in April. All shows will be announced via e-newsletter, social media and news releases once they are finalized and the shows will go on-sale shortly after each announce date. Also new this year, ticket prices will vary depending on location of seats in the Grandstand. Information on individual concerts will be available at iowastatefair.org/on-stage/grandstand/ as acts are announced.
Tickets will go on sale through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. All concert events are reserved seating. Beginning July 5, the Fair's Ticket Office will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturday for walk-up orders only (assuming tickets remain; no mail, phone or fax orders). Convenience charges will apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission. Gate admission must be purchased separately.
About Iowa State Fair
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair, located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines, is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to Fair Favorites, August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.