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North Idaho State Fair continues to bring the big names to Coeur d’Alene

COEUR D’ALENE, ID – You wanted him in 2020, and in 2021 we will deliver!If you are looking for “Good Vibes” on a Tuesday night, they will be waiting for you at the North Idaho State Fair this August.

Breakout country star Chris Janson is bringing his “Real Friends” tour to the Findlay Arena on Tuesday, August 24 to “Party in the Dirt” with you.Janson is known for his high-octane shows and hit songs “Buy Me a Boat”, “Fix a Drink”, “Drunk Girl”, “Done” and “Good Vibes”.

Alexcia Jordan, Kootenai County Fairgrounds General Manager, is thrilled with how the concert has evolved over the past five years at the fair. “We know how excited everyone was in 2020 to see Chris Janson at the Fair.It seemed right to make sure we could have him in 2021.Our team has worked hard for the last eight months to plan concert experience like never before for our community” explains Jordan, “we have a plan in place to safely come together again, enjoy live music and have a great time”.

Growth of entertainment at the fair, and specifically the concert, is extremely dependent upon support from the community. The concert-goer support through ticket sales, and especially sponsorships, are what makes it successful and allows our concerts to grow. Jordan explains “a big ‘thank you’ to our presenting sponsor, Columbia Bank. Their partnership has been instrumental in the evolution of our show. We are very blessed by the support of our sponsor community and appreciate their dedication to seeing the grounds and event improve”.

About Chris Janson

Who is Chris Janson? He’s a “live legacy in the making” (Rolling Stone). Breakout country star Janson is a platinum-selling recording artist, high-octane entertainer, multi-instrumentalist, and award-winning singer/songwriter. In the four years since the release of his debut album, the three-time CMA nominee has collected prestigious accolades that place him amongst country music greats, including two No. 1 singles. He most recently took home the trophy for ACM Video of the Year for his Gold-certified, inspiring hit song “Drunk Girl,” which also earned the Song of the Year title at the 2018 MusicRow Awards. His chart-topping, double-Platinum smash “Buy Me A Boat” was named the iHeartRadio Music Awards Country Song of the Year and declared one of the “Ten Songs I Wish I’d Written” by NSAI. Now its onto new music for Janson: “Good Vibes,” the flagship single from his forthcoming album due this fall, is approaching Top 20 at country radio. In addition to his own successes, the talented songwriter has lent his pen to his industry peers. Tim McGraw (“Truck Yeah,” “How I’ll Always Be”), LOCASH (“I Love This Life”) and the legendary Hank Williams Jr. (“God Fearin’ Man,” “Those Days Are Gone”) are among those who have taken his songs to great heights.

Wondering how to get tickets?
The first chance at concert tickets will be given to the Fair’s email club on Wednesday, February 10. To sign up, go to www.NISFair.FUN or text FAIRFUN to 22828 (FAIRFUN – all one word). Public sales will open on Friday, February 12 at 9 AM.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase your concert tickets before August 20, they will include your admission to the fair. Hold onto your ticket because it will scan one time at each location: the fair entrance and the arena entrance. If you wait until the day of the show to get your tickets (if there are any left), you will have to purchase separate fair admission.Keeping safety in mind, all arena events will open at 50% capacity, seats will be released if possible.

The theme for the North Idaho State Fair in 2021 is “There’s Magic in the Fair” and you can certainly expect that to be true. Magic in the entertainment, sure, but also the magical moments and memories that happen at the fair. Bring your family and friends and make some magic. August 20-29, 2021 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds. Stay up to date on the fair fun by following the North Idaho State Fair on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and their website www.NISFair.FUN.

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