Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry Complete Iowa State Fair Grandstand Line-up
Grandstand Tickets on Sale April 12
The Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry
will perform at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand on Saturday, August 9.
The show completes this year's Grandstand line-up. Tickets for all shows
will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, through all
Ticketmaster outlets. The 2014 line-up is presented by U.S. Cellular.
The Goo Goo Dolls perfected their unique blend of
pop music and rock and roll to become one of the most successful adult
alternative rock bands of the 1990s. Their string of number-one hits
includes acoustic power ballad, "Iris," as well as "Name" and "Slide." Daughtry
has sold nearly nine million albums worldwide and produced four
chart-topping singles including "It's Not Over," "Home," "Feels like
Tonight" and "No Surprise."
With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 top-thirty hits, Foreigner
is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world
with a formidable musical arsenal including rock anthems like "Hot
Blooded," "Feels Like the First Time" and "I Want to Know What Love Is."
Arena rock veterans Styx have firmly established their
legacy as a hard-hitting and powerful force of classic rock with hits
like "Come Sail Away," "The Best of Times" and "Show Me the Way." The
two rock artists will perform on Extreme Sunday, August 17.
Alternative hard rock artists Chevelle and Halestorm
will perform on August 15. In just 15 years in the music industry,
Chevelle has released six studio albums and a dozen top-twenty singles
including "Jars," "Letter from a Thief" and "I Get It." Grammy
Award-winning hard rock artists Halestorm have built their loyal fan
base through poignant top-twenty hits like "It's Not You," "Here's to
Us" and "I Miss the Misery."
Seven-time Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum has produced five platinum country hits including "I Run to You," "Need You Now" and "Just a Kiss." Special guests Billy Currington and Kelsey K will open the August 16 show.
Shows featuring Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen and the Eli Young Band round out this year's country selections. Florida Georgia Line will perform with special guest Colt Ford on August 12. The Cadillac Three will open for Jake Owen's Days of Gold Tour featuring Jake Owen and Eli Young Band on August 14.
Contemporary Christian artists the Newsboys will bring their soulful tunes to the stage opening night, August 7. They will be joined by special guest Matthew West.
The Stars from A&E's Duck Dynasty will feature a
conversation with Willie, Korie and Si Robertson. The three will offer a
behind-the-scenes look at their successful reality show, family life
and multi-million dollar business on August 10.
The Grandstand will be filled with hits from the 60s and 70s on August 8 with the Happy Together Tour 2014 starring The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary U.S. Bonds, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & The Playboys.
Motor sports action kicks into high gear August 9 with the Iowa State
Fair debut of Winged Sprint Car Races followed by the Deery Brothers
Summer Series on August 11. The Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck
Pull roars into the Grandstand August 13, and the Demolition Derby and
Figure Eight will tear up the track for a morning session on August 16.
Tickets for all concert and track events will go on sale Saturday,
April 12, at 10 a.m. through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at
Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800/745-3000.
All concert events are reserved seating. All track events are general
admission. Beginning July 7, the Fair's Ticket Office will be open 8
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturday
for walk-up orders only (no mail, phone or fax orders). Convenience
charges will apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include
admission to the Fair. Gate admission must be purchased separately.
A complete listing of event dates, times and ticket prices follows:
2014 Iowa State Fair Grandstand Line-up
presented by U.S. Cellular
Thursday, August 7
Newsboys with special guest Matthew West, 8 p.m., $30
Friday, August 8
HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2014 starring THE TURTLES featuring FLO &
EDDIE, CHUCK NEGRON formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary U.S. Bonds, MITCH
RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS, GARY LEWIS & THE PLAYBOYS, 8 p.m.,
Saturday, August 9
Winged Sprint Cars
9:30 a.m. Hot Laps, 10 a.m. Races, $15 adults, $5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry, 8 p.m. $39
Sunday, August 10
The Stars of A&E's Duck Dynasty A Conversation with the Robertsons: Willie, Korie and Si, 8 p.m., $32
Monday, August 11
Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models, IMCA Sport Mods, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks and Karl Chevrolet Dirt Trucks
5:30 p.m. Hot Laps, 6 p.m. Races, $17 adults, $5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Tuesday, August 12
Florida Georgia Line with special guest Colt Ford, 8 p.m., $40
Wednesday, August 13
Grand Outlaw National Tractor and Truck Pull, 2 p.m.
$20 Adults, $10 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Sponsored by Iowa Farmer Today
Thursday, August 14
Jake Owen's Days of Gold Tour starring Jake Owen & Eli Young Band with special guest The Cadillac Three 7 p.m., $40
Friday, August 15
Chevelle and Halestorm with special guest to be announced, 8 p.m., $35
Saturday, August 16
Demolition Derby: Modified Weld, Stock Weld and Compact Weld; Figure
Eight: Front Wheel Drive and Rear Wheel Drive, 11:30 a.m., $15 adults,
$5 children ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
Lady Antebellum with special guests Billy Currington and Kelsey K, 8 p.m., $49
Sunday, August 17
Foreigner and Styx with special guest to be announced, 8 p.m., $39
"Nothing Compares" to the 2014 Iowa State
Fair, August 7-17. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East
University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines.
Discounted gate admission tickets are on sale now through our convenient
print at home ticket option at www.iowastatefair.org. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit www.iowastatefair.org.