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2014 N.D. State Fair tickets go on sale Tuesday

Lady Antebellum, John Mellencamp, The Charlie Daniels Band, Randy Houser, Florida Georgia Line, Three Days Grace and Brad Paisley will all perform at the 2014 North Dakota State Fair, July 18-26. Tickets will go on sale at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Seven-time Grammy Award winning trio Lady Antebellum will be the first act to perform during the 2014 State Fair on Friday, July 18. Since 2006 the group has risen quickly to become country music’s most influential group with hits like “Compass,” “Downtown” and “Need You Now.”

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Mellencamp will be the first rock act to perform on Saturday, July 19. Mellencamp is known for songs like “Small Town,” “Jack & Diane” and “R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A..”

The Charlie Daniels Band will perform on Sunday, July 20. Charlie Daniels’ music is quintessentially Southern with songs like “Uneasy Rider,” “Long Haired Country Boy,” “The South’s Gonna Do It” and “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Up and coming artist, Randy Houser, known for songs like “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight,” “How Country Feels” and “Goodnight Kiss,” will call the State Fair home on Wednesday, July 23. Florida Georgia Line will take the Grandstand on Thursday, July 24. Chart-topping hits like “Cruise” will be accompanied by other fan favorites including “Round Here” and “This is How We Roll.”

Three Days Grace will rock the Grandstand on Friday, July 25. This platinum-selling rock group will entertain concertgoers with hits like “I Hate Everything about You” and “Animal I’ve Become.”

Brad Paisley will close out the Fair on Saturday, July 26. Since his first No. 1 single in 1999, Paisley has placed 22 singles at the top of the charts. His current single is “The Mona Lisa” from his album Wheelhouse,  which also includes the back-to-back No. 1 hits, “Southern Comfort Zone” and “Beat This Summer.”

The Grandstand Country Showpass will be $85 with the option of standing room or Reserved seating tickets available.

The 2014 Showpass lineup:

Friday, July 18: Lady Antebellum

Sunday, July 20: The Charlie Daniels Band

Monday, July 21: Enduro Race*

Tuesday, July 22: IMCA Modified and Stock Car Races*

Wednesday, July 23: Randy Houser*

Thursday, July 24: Florida Georgia Line

Saturday, July 26: Brad Paisley

*General admission events

Mellencamp tickets will be $65 for standing room or reserved seating. Three Days Grace tickets will be $25 for standing room or reserved seating. When purchasing any Mellencamp ticket, rock fans can also add on the purchase of a Three Days Grace ticket for $15.

NPRA Championship Bull Riding will be held on Monday, July 21, and Tuesday, July 22. Tickets will be $14 for adults, $6 for ages 7-12 and 6 and under will be free.

Other items available for purchase include: season and daily gate passes, Mega Ride carnival passes, Ranch Rodeo tickets, beer tickets and nine-day camping spots.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.ndstate, on Facebook at, by phone at (701)852-3247 or in person from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the State Fair Center. Dates for the 2014 State Fair are July 18-26. More information is     available at