Meghan Trainor Brings National "The Untouchable Tour" to the 2016 Iowa State Fair Grandstand
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Des Moines, IA
Meghan Trainor is the final act announced for the 2016 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Concert Series presented by U.S. Cellular. Show details are as follows:
Meghan Trainor "The Untouchable Tour" at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand
Friday, August 12th at 8 p.m.
On Sale: Friday April 29th at 10 a.m.
Tickets: $45, $50 and $60
Meghan Trainor continues to break records, make history, inspire countless fans, and change the landscape of pop music and culture. She began 2016 by winning "Best New Artist" at the GRAMMY® Awards and "Favorite Album" for her chart-dominating RIAA platinum full-length debut, Title at the 2016 People's Choice Awards. Title also yielded four multiplatinum Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 smashes-"All About That Bass," "Lips Are Movin," "Dear Future Husband" and "Like I'm Gonna Lose You".
For Trainor, it started with "All About That Bass." It spent eight weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the "longest-running Hot 100 #1 by an Epic Records artist" and "longest-running Got 100 #1 by a female artist in 2014." The breakout hit was nominated for "Song Of The Year" and "Record Of The Year" at the 2015 GRAMMY® Awards. She received three American Music Awards nominations and three Teen Choice Awards nominations.
Meghan Trainor rounds out the one-of-a-kind 2016 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Concert Series with other top entertainment already announced: Newsboys with special guest Francesca (August 11), Brett Eldredge (August 13), Jason Derulo (August 14), Dierks Bentley with special guest Tucker Beathard (August 15), Rock Hall Three For All: Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick (August 16), Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pull sponsored by Iowa Farmer Today (August 17), An Evening with Jeff Dunham (August 18), KISS with special guest TBA (August 19), Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band (August 20) and Lady Antebellum and special guest Kelsea Ballerini (August 21).
New this year, the Iowa State Fair staggered on-sale dates for Grandstand shows throughout the months of February – May, instead of a one-time on-sale date in April. Order your tickets through 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 apply. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission.
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.