ELKHART-- Elkhart County's fair entertainment will kick off this year with rock group 3 Doors Down.
Others performing at the fair include Christian musician Francesca Battistelli and country artists Tyler Farr, Parmalee, Danielle Bradbery, The Swon Brothers, Justin Moore, and Joey Hyde.
The fair board chose artists they think "will appeal to a wide range of fairgoers" according to board president-elect Rich Utley.
"We looked for acts that are pretty good, that will draw a lot of people," he said. "I think we've got a great lineup."
Reserved track seats for all shows will go on sale May 31 and are available on their website, by calling 533-3247, or at the fair office.
Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday concert tickets are $30 each and prices for Sunday's concert have not yet been released.
Grandstand seating is free with paid fair admission on a first-come, first-served basis.
Here are the dates for the concerts: (all shows start at 8 p.m.)
- Saturday, July 19: 3 Doors Down
- Sunday, July 20: Francesca Battistelli
- Monday, July 21: Tyler Farr with guest Parmalee
- Tuesday, July 22: Danielle Bradbery with guests The Swon Brothers
- Wednesday, July 23: Justin Moore with guest Joey Hyde
Here's YouTube videos of popular songs from this years' artists:
3 Doors Down, "Kryptonite"
Francesca Battistelli "Write Your Story"
Tyler Farr, "Whiskey in my Water"
Danielle Bradbery "Born to Fly" - The Voice Highlight
The Swon Brothers "Later On"
Justin Moore, "Point At You"
Joey Hyde, "Let Me Love On You"