2015 NDSF Grandstand Lineup Released

Minot, North Dakota — Aerosmith, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Chase Rice, Kellie Picker, and Kip Moore will all perform at the 2015 North Dakota State Fair, July 17-25. Tickets will go on sale on April 15 at 8am.

News Release

For Immediate Release – March 16, 2015
Renae Korslien, Manager
Brittany Dittus, Marketing Director
(701) 857-7620 or ndsf@minot.com

North Dakota State Fair Releases 2015 Grandstand Entertainment Lineup

(Minot, ND) Big names will headline the Grandstand during the 50th Annual North Dakota State Fair, July 17-25. Aerosmith, Rock’s greatest live act, will close out the Fair on July 25 as part of their 2015 Blue Army Tour, while Country Stars Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Chase Rice, Kip Moore, and Kellie Pickler will all be included on the 2015 Grandstand Showpass. Another rock concert, which will take place on July 18, is still in contractual stages and will be released at a later date.
All tickets, including the Aerosmith concert and the Grandstand Showpass, can be purchased on April 15 online at www.ndstatefair.com, by phone at 701-852-3247 or 701-857-7620, or in person from 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday, at the State Fair Center. Dates for the 2015 State Fair are July 17-25. More information is available at www.ndstatefair.com.

Aerosmith – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, and Brad Whitford – will close out the ND State Fair on Saturday, July 25. The band is a living piece of American music history, having sold over 150 million albums worldwide and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are the recipients of countless awards including four GRAMMYs, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards and 12 MTV Video Music Awards, among many other honors. Their latest honors include the 2013 ASCAP Founders Award and induction, also in 2013, into the Songwriter Hall of Fame at the 44th Annual SHOF ceremony. MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! (Columbia), the band’s latest album, was released in late 2012. Proving that they can cross genre-boundaries with ease, these rock legends have even taken home a Soul Train Award for Best Rap Single for their remix of Run DMC’s “Walk This Way.” With scores of multi-platinum albums, Aerosmith continues to inspire generations to get their wings, get a grip and just push play. It is no wonder why they are one of the most beloved bands of all time. Aerosmith tickets will be $75 for reserved seating and standing room.
The talented country power-house, Miranda Lambert, will be the first act to perform during the 2015 State Fair on Friday, July 17. Recent hits like “Little Red Wagon,” “Somethin’ Bad,” and “Mama’s Broken Heart” continue to hold strong on country and national charts alike.
Chase Rice will make the North Dakota State Fair a stop on his upcoming tour on Sunday, July 19. Chase’s album “Ignite The Night” has been taking the country world by storm, with hits like “Ready Set Roll,”“MMM Girl” and “Gonna Wanna Tonight.” Kellie Pickler will be performing on Wednesday, July 22. Hits like “Best Days of Your Life” will be accompanied by other fan favorites including “Red High Heels” and “Someone Somewhere Tonight.” Kip Moore, known for songs like “Somethin’ Bout A Truck,” “Beer Money” and “Hey Pretty Girl” will call the State Fair home on Thursday, July 23.
Keith Urban will close out the Showpass on Friday, July 24. Taking his tour to the ND State Fair will be everything you have heard and more. This American Idol judge and world-renowned country star has a collection of chart topping hits including “Raise ‘em Up,” “Somewhere In My Car,” and “Cop Car.”
The Grandstand Country Showpass will be $110 with the option of Standing Room or Reserved Seating tickets available.


2015 Showpass Lineup:
Friday, July 17 – Miranda Lambert
Sunday, July 19– Chase Rice
Monday, July 20 – Enduro Race*
Tuesday, July 21– IMCA Modified and Stock Car Races*
Wednesday, July 22 – Kellie Pickler*
Thursday, July 23 – Kip Moore
Friday, July 24 – Keith Urban
*General Admission Events
NPRA Championship Bull Riding will be held on Monday, July 20 & Tuesday, July 21. Tickets will be $14 for adults, $6 for
ages 7-12 and 6 and under will be free.
Other items available for purchase include: Season and Daily Gate Passes, Mega Ride Carnival Passes, Ranch Rodeo
tickets, beer tickets and nine day camping spots.

Editors, Producers and News Directors:
Artist photos, artist biographies, videos of the North Dakota State Fair, pictures of free stages and general pictures of
the North Dakota State Fair are all available at no charge on the State Fair’s Flickr webpage for your use.
Accessing the Media Page and photos on Flickr:

  • At the top of the ND State Fair homepage is a Media tab, by scrolling under it you can access our Press Releases and Photo Gallery.
  • You can either click on Photo Gallery or click directly on http://www.flickr.com/photos/northdakotastatefair – either way will take you directly to our Flickr page.
  • Under Albums of the Flickr page click on 2015 ND State Fair Grandstand Lineup, this will take you to the pictures of the artists and their bios.
  • Click on the picture you would like, click on the download icon, then all sizes. This will allow you to download a high resolution photo of each entertainer.
  • The same process can be used to view and print other Fair photos.
  • Please call 857-7620 if you have any questions.

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