Chris Young with special guest Cassadee Pope bring country music to WA State Fair 9/19

Tickets go on sale on Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.

Puyallup, WA - March 28, 2016 – With five albums to his credit, Chris Young has amassed seven No. 1 singles, eleven Gold/Platinum certifications and performed for audiences ranging from Good Morning America to Australia and Japan to Jimmy Kimmel Live. The RCA Records artist is a dynamic live performer who plays a powerhouse show packed with hits, including chart toppers “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” and “I’m Comin’ Over.” CMT’s Next Women of Country winner, Cassadee Pope, catapulted from winning season three of The Voice to having sold more than 1 million downloads of her platinum-certified debut single, “Wasting All These Tears.” These dynamic country artists will perform at the Washington State Fair on Monday, Sept. 19.

Tickets for the Chris Young with special guest Cassadee Pope concert go on sale on Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. The show is part of the Washington State Fair’s 2016 Columbia Bank Concert Series. Tickets are $60 – golden circle, $50, $40 and include Fair gate admission. Tickets will be available on the Fair website, http://www.thefair.com/fun/details/chris-young-cassadee-pope or by phone (888) 559-FAIR (3247) daily, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. PST. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Washington State Fair’s Box Office at 9th Ave SW and Meridian Street on Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Online and phone purchases are subject to standard processing fees. Tickets purchased on site will be charged a $2 per ticket service fee.

Chris Young:

Chris Young is an international ambassador for his genre, a talented songwriter, and a southern gentleman who is frequently declared one of country music’s sexiest men by People and Nash Country Weekly magazines.  Young is just as well known for his classic baritone as he is for melt-your-heart ballads and is winning audiences across the globe. Released in November of 2015 and debuting at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Young’s first co-produced album, I’m Comin’ Over, also features the three-week #1 smash title track.   

Join the conversation with Chris Young’s more than 2.5 million followers on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/chrisyoungmusic, Instagram http://instagram.com/chrisyoungmusic and Twitter <https://twitter.com/chrisyoungmusic, and to keep up-to-date with his latest news and tour, visit www.chrisyoungcountry.com.

Cassadee Pope:

With soaring vocals, opening slots on major tours, impressive sales and being selected for CMT’s Next Women of Country, Cassadee Pope continues to add to her growing list of accolades. Mentor Blake Shelton presented the season three winner of The Voice with another fan-voted honor – 2014 CMT Music Awards’ Breakthrough Video of the Year. She ended 2014 with a Female Vocalist of the Year nomination at the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards.

Her platinum-certified debut single “Wasting All These Tears” has sold over 1 million downloads, solidifying Cassadee as part of a distinct group of solo female country artists to score Platinum-certification of a debut single. Her chart-topping Republic Nashville album FRAME BY FRAME also features, I Wish I Could Break Your Heart.”

The CMT Next Women of Country honoree has previously hit the road with country superstars Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts, and has toured Canada with Dean Brody. The petite powerhouse is an avid NASCAR supporter, attending and performing at various events including the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400 races. This spring, Cassadee has partnered with Sam’s Club in support of Outnumber Hunger campaign to secure meals for the 50 million Americans who struggle with hunger. For more information, please visit http://www.CassadeePope.com.

The show is part of the Washington State Fair’s 2016 Columbia Bank Concert Series. Tickets will also go on sale for other artists in the coming months. Visit www.thefair.com to see the updated lineup, or sign up online to receive announcements of pre-sale opportunities BEFORE concert tickets go on sale to the public. The concerts to date are:

DATE PERFORMANCE TIME

PRICES
(incl. Fair gate)

Standard processing fees apply

Sept. 4 (Su) Tim McGraw
(Music Superstar)
7:30 p.m. $350 VIP package, $250 VIP package, $95, $85
Sept. 9 (F) Rodeo Playoffs - Friday Matinee 1:00 p.m. $18 / $5*
Sept. 9 (F)

Rodeo Playoffs with Thompson Square concert - Friday Evening
(Country)

6:30 p.m.

$40-Golden Saddle, $30
$35-Standing in Dirt Concert

Sept. 10 (Sa) Rodeo Playoffs - Saturday Matinee 1:00 p.m. $30 - Golden Saddle, $25
Sept. 10 (Sa)

Rodeo Playoffs with Chris Janson concert - Saturday Evening
(Country)

6:30 p.m.

$40-Golden Saddle, $30
$35-Standing in Dirt Concert

Sept. 11 (Su) Rodeo - Puyallup Finals 1:00 p.m. $35-Golden Circle, $36, $26
Sept. 12 (M) for King & Country and Matt Maher
(Christian)
7:30 p.m. $46-Golden Circle, $36, $26
Sept. 19 (M)

Chris Young with special guest Cassadee Pope
(Country)

7:30 p.m. $60-Golden Circle, $50, $40
Sept. 22 (Th) Dierks Bentley
(Country)
7:30 p.m.

$100-Golden Circle, $80, $65
Pre-Show Dinner-$38

Sept. 23 (F) Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy 7:30 p.m. $80-Golden Circle, $70, $55
Sept. 25 (Su) Train, with special guests MAGIC!
(Pop)
7:30 p.m.

$75-Golden Circle, $65, $50

* Friday 1 p.m. rodeo does not include Fair gate admission. Gates are open free from 10 a.m.-noon.

The Washington State Fair is one of the biggest fairs in the world, and the largest in the Pacific Northwest. It started in 1900 in Puyallup, and welcomes over one million guests to the single largest attended event in the state. Star-studded entertainment, the PRCA Rodeo, rides, exhibits, food, flowers and animals are mainstays of the 21-day event that kicks off the Friday of Labor Day weekend. For more info about the Sept. 2-25, 2016 Washington State Fair (closed Tuesdays), visit www.thefair.com.

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