Mellencamp Coming to the Iowa State Fair Grandstand
Friday, February 24, 2017 Des Moines, IA
Rock veteran, John Mellencamp, is the latest edition to the 2017 Iowa State Fair Grandstand line-up. Mellencamp is set to take the stage on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. This will be the first time Mellencamp has performed at the Iowa State Fair. Tickets are set to go on sale Friday, March 3rd at 10:00 a.m.
John Mellencamp’s 35 year career has transitioned from pop star to one of the most highly respected singer/songwriters of this generation. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, his other awards include: a Grammy Award, the John Steinbeck Award, the ASCAP Foundation Champion Award, the Billboard Century Award to name a few. Also one of the most successful live concert performers in the world, with popular hits; “Jack & Diane,” “Hurts So Good,” “Small Town” and “R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A.” John Mellencamp’s upcoming album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, is set to be released on April 21, 2017.
Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $85, $60, $50
On sale: Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Tickets to for KING & COUNTRY (August 10), Nickelback (August 11), I Love the 90s featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc & Young MC (August 12), Alabama (August 17), Little Big Town (August 18) are also on sale at www.etix.com.
Ticket prices vary depending on location of seats in the Grandstand. Tickets go on sale at www.etix.com
or call 800-514-3849. All concert events are reserved seating. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission, but discounted advanced admission tickets are available at www.iowastatefair.org.
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.