Eastern Idaho State Fair acts announced

May 24, 2019

BLACKFOOT — The Eastern Idaho State Fair has announced the major acts for its upcoming fair.

Nighttime grandstand events will feature the following acts: The Offspring, Gabriel Iglesias, Brett Young, Bull Riding Championship, Western Tractor Pull Nationals, Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo, Motor City Madness and September Slam Demolition Derby.

Brett Young will perform August 30:

Hey all! We have a great idea for the first night of the 2019 Eastern Idaho State Fair. Let’s stay here tonight! Join us for the kickoff event of the year on Friday, August 30th when Brett Young belts out his amazing collection of hits from the Grandstand Stage.

Brett Young’s sophomore album TICKET TO L.A. hit #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart. This album follows his colossal 2017 self-titled debut, which dominated the Top 20 on the Country Albums chart for 37 weeks and quickly reached platinum certification. Delivering four consecutive No. 1 PLATINUM-certified hits: Mercy, Sleep Without You, In Case You Didn’t Know and Like I Loved You, Young is already to follow up this streak with Let’s Stay Here Tonight. Young was recently named ASCAP’s 2018 Country Songwriter-Artist of the Year for his “melodic craftsmanship” (Billboard), and his 3X PLATINUM smash hit “In Case You Didn’t Know” was bestowed with the top honor at the BMI Country Awards as their Song of the Year. Young has also garnered nominations from ACM, Billboard, Teen Choice, CMT and CMA Awards as he continues to rack up nonstop hits as “one of country music’s most reliable new hitmakers” (Tennessean). This will be a night you don’t want to miss.

The offspring will perform Sept 5:

You guys know this amazing band for putting out hit after hit on each of their eight different records. It’s our honor to welcome The Offspring to the 2019 Eastern Idaho State Fair on Thursday, September 5th as they come through on their world-wide tour. We can’t wait for to join us for the best night of rock to hit Eastern Idaho!

Dexter Holland (vocals, guitar), Noodles (guitar), Greg K (bass) and Pete Parada (drums) are The Offspring, one of rock’s most exciting and enduring bands. The Offspring have performed over 1100 shows across the globe and sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Their 1994 release Smash remains the highest-selling album of all-time on an independent label. Among the band’s best-known hits are the rock anthems “Self Esteem,” “Come Out And Play (Keep ’Em Separated),” “The Kids Aren’t Alright” and “You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid.”

Gabriel Iglesias will perform September 6:

You guys asked and we listened. Gabriel Iglesias will be returning to the 2019 Eastern Idaho State Fair on Friday, September 6th . You will laugh your pants off (not literally at this family- friendly event) as Fluffy comes back bigger and better than ever.

Gabriel’s stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. His unique and animated comedy style has made him popular among fans of all ages. Iglesias is one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians performing to sold-out concerts around the world. He is also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with over 350,000,000 views and has over 9 million fans on Facebook. The comedian has also had the distinct honor of being one of the few to headline and sell-out Madison Square Garden in New York and Staples Center in Los Angeles. Celebrating 20 years in stand-up comedy, Iglesias is coming to the EISF as part of his new world tour, “One Show Fits All.”

Tickets for the three entertainers start at $39.

Tickets are $20 for the Western Tractor Pull Nationals and September Slam Demolition Derby and $17 for Motor City Madness, Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo and Bull Riding Championship.

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