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2024 North Dakota State Fair Lineup Announcement


Minot, ND – December 28, 2023 – The North Dakota State Fair (NDSF) announces two standout acts scheduled to perform during the nine days of the 2024 Fair as part of the Grandstand Showpass. Set for July 19-27, 2024, the fair promises an electrifying entertainment experience for attendees. 

Lainey Wilson: Multi-award-winning singer songwriter, Lainey Wilson is set to grace the stage on Saturday, July 27, 2024. As the 2023 CMA Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year winner, Wilson’s Bell Bottom Country sound and aesthetic, blending traditional Country with a modern yet retro flare, have garnered widespread acclaim. With six No.1 songs in the past 2 years, Wilson has captivated audiences globally with her rockstar stage presence and earned the enthusiasm of the industry.  

Turnpike Troubadours: On Sunday, July 21, the renowned Turnpike Troubadours from Tahlequah, Oklahoma, will take the stage. Known for their Red Dirt music, the band’s triumphant return after a three-year hiatus with their sixth studio album, “A Cat in the Rain,” produced by three-time Grammy winner Shooter Jennings, showcases a remarkable story of reliability, rebirth, and redemption, solidifying their status in the music scene. 

“We are thrilled to share this early sneak peek with our attendees. The Turnpike Troubadours and the sensational Lainey Wilson promise an unforgettable experience,” states NDSF’s General Manager, Craig Rudland. 

About North Dakota State Fair: The North Dakota State Fair, held annually in Minot, North Dakota, has been a cherished tradition for over 58 years. With a diverse range of activities, exhibits, and entertainment, the fair is the largest annual event in North Dakota, drawing over 300,000 visitors each year. For more information, visit ndstatefair.com. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements about the 2024 North Dakota State Fair! 

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2024 NDSF Logo Graphic
Lainey Wilson
Turnpike Troubadours