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Little Big Town to Perform at the SD State Fair





For Immediate Release: December 18, 2018

Media Contact: Candi Briley, 605.353.7340


Little Big Town to Perform at the SD State Fair


HURON, S.D. – The South Dakota State Fair and Legend Seeds are proud to announce that Little Big Town will be coming to the SD State Fair grandstand on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.


Little Big Town entered the music scene over 18 years ago with hits like “Boondocks” and “Bring it on Home.” Success continued with albums “Tornado” and “Pain Killer” delivering #1 singles “Pontoon,” “Tornado,” “Day Drinking,” and the history-making, best-selling country single of 2015, “Girl Crush.”


The band recently received their third career Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for their multi-week #1 platinum-selling hit, “Better Man,” off their chart-topping album, “The Breaker.” Their latest album debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and Top 5 on the Billboard 200 All Genre chart. In the past seven years they have won over 20 awards, including Grammys, CMAs, ACMs, People’s Choice awards, and an Emmy.


“We are thrilled to bring Little Big Town to the State Fair,” said Peggy Besch, SD State Fairgrounds manager.  “They are a huge name in country music and have a long list of hits!  We are excited to make this announcement before the New Year to get people excited for fair time. There’s no time like fair time!”


A pre-sale on VIP tickets will begin May 21, followed by backrest holders on June 3 and June 6 for Friends of the Fair. General public ticket sales will begin June 10.


The 2019 South Dakota State Fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 2. Channel Seeds Preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. This year’s theme is “There’s No Time Like Fair Time.” For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit www.sdstatefair.com or find them on Facebook or Twitter.


Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 115,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect and preserve South Dakota agriculture for today and tomorrow. Visit them online at sdda.sd.gov or find them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.