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County Fair Grandstands Bring Big Names to Iowa
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County Fair Grandstands Bring Big Names to Iowa

Want to see Carrie Underwood, Kesha, or Lynard Skynard this summer? Make your way to Iowa’s county fairs! Those acts, as well as a whole slew of country artists, 80's hair bands, and others, are set to perform at Iowa grandstands this summer.

Randy Houser, June 18

Hairball, June 23

Diamond Rio, June 24

Confederate Railroad, June 24

Chase Rice, July 9

Tracy Lawrence, July 14

Travis Tritt, July 15

Charlie Daniels Band, July 15

Chris Janson & Chase Bryant, July 14

Foreigner, July 15 

John Michael Montgomery, July 15

Foreigner, July 16

Boston, July 21

Carrie Underwood, July 22

Florida Georgia Line, July 23

Easton Corbin, July 30

Jerrod Niemann, July 29

Kesha, July 30

Bellamy Brothers, August 4

Terri Clark, August 5

.38 Special, August 5

Martina McBride, September 10

Andy Grammer, September 11

Three Dog Night, September 17

Lynard Skynard, September 18


And while not a county fair, we can’t forget the Iowa State Fair’s A-list grandstand line up:

  • Newsboys, August 11
  • Meghan Trainor, August 12
  • Brett Eldredge, August 13
  • Jason Derulo, August 14
  • Dierks Bentley, August 15
  • Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick, August 16
  • KISS, August 19
  • Steven Tyler and the Loving Mary Band, August 20
  • Lady Antebellum, August 21

See the full list of Iowa’s 99 county fairs.


Photo by Judy Hemphill, courtesy Clay County Fair.

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