Wisconsin State Fair adds Chris Young and Happy Together Tour to Main Stage lineup

WEST ALLIS (WITI) -- Adding to the exciting lineup at the Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Wisconsin State Fair organizers announce two more shows as part of the diverse selection of entertainment at this year’s event.

Country music fans will get their fill as Chris Young & Special Guest with Craig Wayne Boyd and RaeLynn take center stage Saturday, Aug. 8. Currently on his 2015 World Tour, Young has been charming fans with his deep baritone and melt-your-heart lyrics for years. The 29-year-old Grammy nominee has collected six consecutive No. 1 singles, including “Gettin’ You Home,” “The Man I Want To Be” and “Tomorrow.” Kicking off the 7 p.m. show will be up-and-coming stars Craig Wayne Boyd, season seven winner of the popular reality talent show, “The Voice,” and RaeLynn, with her No. 14 debut single “God Made Girls.” Tickets for this talent-packed show will be $35 and $45.

Fairgoers are in for a ‘60s and ‘70s revival Sunday, Aug. 9 when the ever-popular Happy Together Tour returns to the fair in 2015. This year’s lineup includes The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, The Association, Mark Lindsay former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Grass Roots, The Buckinghams and The Cowsills. Toes will be tapping to familiar tunes, such as The Turtles’ classic “Happy Together,” The Association’s hit “Windy” and the Buckinghams’ No. 1 single “Kind of a Drag.” Tickets for the 7 p.m. show will be $25 and $35.

Tickets for these shows, as well as tickets for the previously announced show featuring Nik Wallenda, King of the High Wire, attempting his Longest Walk Ever, will go on sale Tuesday, March 31 at 10 a.m. at WiStateFair.com and at the Fair Ticket Office. Tickets can be purchased online with print-at-home or mail-order options. Service fees apply to all online orders. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis and Main Stage tickets include Fair Admission if purchased prior to entering the Fair Park.

The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular®, opens Thursday, Aug. 6 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 16 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

 

The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 16.