BEAVER DAM -- The Oak Ridge Boys will be at the Dodge County Fair again for a performance that has entertained fans year-after-year. They will be making their fourth appearance at the fair at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16.
Familiar hit sensations, “Bobbie Sue,” “Elvira” and “American Made” are among more than a dozen national number one singles and over 30 top 10 hits the group will perform.
The Oak Ridge Boys still perform some 150 shows each year at fairs, festivals and theaters. The group recently released their newest album, “17th Avenue Revival,” which was produced with Dave Cobb at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A. The Oak Ridge Boys were also interviewed and featured in an in-depth interview with Dan Rather during The Big Interview earlier this spring. This winter, the quartet will tour with country music sensations, Ricky Skaggs, Joe Diffie, Patty Loveless, Jeff Foxworthy, Ronnie Milsap and other big names in country music during the traveling Country Music Cruise.
One of the first country music videos was produced by the group and they have appeared before five presidents. Over the years, the group has collected 12 gold, three platinum and one double platinum album.
The free evening entertainment will also include the Badger State Truck and Tractor Pull at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. Country music sensation Chris Janson will perform on the grandstand stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 with legends Foghat and Grand Funk Railroad entertaining the crowd on Saturday evening, Aug. 18 with a back-to-back performance.
The Dodge County Fair attracts close to 45,000 attendees annually during the five-day festival. Attendees travel from all over Wisconsin to experience the fair and the free evening entertainment.
Concert and tractor pull attendees will enjoy free parking and evening event admission for the duration of the fair. Fair admission is required. 2018 Dodge County Fair season tickets are only $27 before Aug. 15 and $35 at the gate. Attend the fair for an admission price of $5.40 per day with the purchase of a 2018 season ticket. Daily gate admission is $7 before noon; or $10 after noon. Children age 9 and under receive free admission.