Friday, May 15, 2015

Pop Rock Band The Fray Completes State Fair Concert Line-Up

SEDALIA, Mo. –Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that pop rock band The Fray will be closing out the Fair’s 2015 Pepsi Grandstand Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 22. Opening for The Fray will be Andy Grammer.

Tickets will be available to the public starting June 17 through Ticketmaster.
“The addition of this final show will provide a varied mix of music for concertgoers,” Wolfe said. “I feel like we have a great line-up this year with something for everyone including country, contemporary Christian, classic and pop rock.”
The Fray is an award-winning pop rock band from Denver that got its start in the early 2000s and has since celebrated many accolades for their music including world-wide fame for their second single, “How to Save a Life.” Their second album, released in 2009, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album in 2010.
Concert opener Andy Grammer’s first two singles “Keep Your Head Up” and “Fine By Me” both were certified Platinum and Gold respectively. Tickets for the Saturday, Aug. 22 show start at $20.
Previously released concerts for the 2015 Missouri State Fair include The Happy Together 2015 Tour featuring The Turtles with Flo and Eddie, The Association, Former Lead Singer of Paul Revere and The Raiders Mark Lindsay, The Grass Roots, The Buckinghams and The Cowsills on Aug. 13; Def Leppard with Styx and Tesla on Aug. 14; Justin Moore with Easton Corbin on Aug. 15; John Michael Montgomery with Belles and Whistles on Aug. 18; Gary Allan with The Swon Brothers on Aug. 19; Casting Crowns with I Am They on Aug. 20; and Alabama with Michael Ray on Aug. 21. Tickets to all concerts will be available to the public starting June 17 through Ticketmaster online or by phone. Concertgoers are encouraged to sign up to become a Fair Fan at to receive early announcements, including grandstand ticket presale opportunities.
The 113th annual Missouri State Fair, themed “Show Offs Welcome,” will be held Aug. 13-23 in Sedalia. For more information visit the Fair’s website, follow the Fair on Facebook and Twitter or call 1-800-422-FAIR (3247).