S.C. State Fair announces 2018 musical Grandstand acts Lineup includes two free shows

COLUMBIA – Aug. 8, 2018 – The South Carolina State Fair has scheduled eight musical acts for the Pepsi Grandstand series during this year’s fair Oct. 10-21.

This year’s lineup includes six paid shows and two free shows:

Oct. 10 – Tokyo Joe/Rocketman-Elton John Tribute

Oct. 11 – Scotty McCreery

Oct. 12 – Bret Michaels

Oct. 14 – La Poderosa Banda San Juan

Oct. 15 – Trace Adkins

Oct. 16 – Fantasia

Oct. 17 – The Temptations and the Four Tops

Oct. 19 – Matthew West & Jeremy Camp

“We are pleased again to offer a mix of some of the nation’s top country, R&B, pop and Christian entertainers,” said State Fair manager, Nancy Smith. “Our Pepsi Grandstand shows remain a highlight of the fair and promise to delight guests again this year.”

Tickets to Trace Adkins and Fantasia are $20 and include fair admission. Tickets to Scotty McCreery, Bret Michaels, The Temptations and the Four Tops, and Matthew West & Jeremy Camp are $15 and include fair admission.

Admission to Tokyo Joe and La Poderosa Banda San Juan is free but requires wristbands that will be distributed at the Pepsi-Grandstand box office 90 minutes prior to each concert, while available.

Grandstand tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 5 and can be purchased at www.scstatefair.org or during the fair at the Pepsi Grandstand box office, beginning 90 minutes before each show, if still available.

All concerts begin at 7 p.m.

The S.C. State Fair is located at Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard across from Williams-Brice Stadium. This year will mark the 149th anniversary fair.

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