Pentatonix Plans National Tour Stop at the Iowa State Fair
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Des Moines, IA
Iowa State Fair Grandstand Concert Line-Up presented by U.S. Cellular
Pentatonix, the Grammy Award winning a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, will be performing at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $50, $40, $30
On sale: Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
In just five years, Pentatonix has sold more than 6 million albums in the U.S. alone. They have won 3 Grammy Awards and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts close to 13 million subscribers, yielding over 2 billion video views, and their 2015 self-titled album has been certified gold after debuting #1 on Billboard’s Top 200.
In October 2016, Pentatonix released their third holiday album - A Pentatonix Christmas - which has been certified platinum, spending two consecutive weeks atop Billboard's Top 200 Chart as well as reaching #1 on iTunes and Amazon. The album includes a cover of the Leonard Cohen classic “Hallelujah,” which reached #2 on the iTunes singles chart, generating 20 million video views in its first week (more than 130 million total) and has since been certified gold. The group’s newest release - PTX Vol. 4 - Classics (out April 7th) - features their Grammy Award-winning performance of “Jolene” with Dolly Parton, as well as an arrangement of the John Lennon classic “Imagine.” Pentatonix also starred in their first network Christmas special - A Pentatonix Christmas Special - which aired twice on NBC last December, garnering 13 million views across the two airings. The special featured music from all three Pentatonix holiday albums. A Pentatonix Christmas follows 2014’s 2x Platinum That’s Christmas To Me, which features the group's Grammy Award winning arrangement for “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.” In 2015 the group released its first tour documentary - On My Way Home - and appeared in the feature film Pitch Perfect 2.
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 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 State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.