Kansas State Fair officials announced their first round of 2016 Grandstand acts on Tuesday, and they include Lynryd Skynyrd, Jake Owen and Suzy Bogguss.
The fair is scheduled for Sept. 9 through 18 on the Kansas State Fair grounds in Hutchinson. Grandstand tickets go on sale on May 6.
The acts are:
▪ Lynyrd Skynyrd, a classic rock band known for the hit “Sweet Home Alabama,” will perform on Sept. 16. Tickets are $50, $65 and $90.
▪ Jake Owen, a country singer with five No. 1 hits to his name, including “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” and “Alone with You,” will perform with opening act Old Dominion on Sept. 17. Tickets are $35, $45 and $75.
▪ Hit Makers Reunion: This concert will feature several well-known classic country acts, including Restless Heart, Richie McDonald of Lonestar, songstress Suzy Bogguss and country singer Billy Dean. The concert is on Sept. 13, and tickets are $34.
Tickets will go on sale at 8 a.m. May 6 at the Kansas State Fair Ticket Office, by calling 800-362-3247 or at www.kansasstatefair.tix.com. Grandstand tickets include gate admission when purchased through Aug. 20.
More concerts will be announced in the future.