Kid Rock's coming to the Iowa State Fair
Get ready to feel the rumble, because Kid Rock will be shaking the stands at the Iowa State Fair this summer. The Register
Get ready to feel the rumble, because Kid Rock will be shaking the stands at the Iowa State Fair this summer.
The singer, rapper and songwriter, who last played the State Fair in 2004 and was here for Lazerfest 2008, returns Aug. 20 to close out the Grandstand lineup. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show cost $62, $70 and $90 and go on sale April 7 at 10 a.m. Full ticket information can be found at iowastatefair.org or via etix.com.
When Kid Rock last came to the Grandstand in 2004, he drew the most fans that year with 10,234 tickets sold, according to Register archives. Close behind him was Nickelback at 9,739 tickets, who will also be performing at the Grandstand again this year on Aug. 11.
Known for singles like “Bawitdaba,” “Cowboy” and “Picture” with singer Sheryl Crow, the Michigan native has a range of songs across genres, including hip hop, rap and country.
Kid Rock’s 2007 album featuring the song “All Summer Long,” charted at No. 1 in eight countries across Europe and Australia, and the music video received more than 48 million views on YouTube. Kid Rock debuted his music in 1990 and has been albums since, with many of them going platinum and multi-platinum with spots in the Top 10, according to a news release.
And while Kid Rock focuses mostly on his music, he's also been known to delve into politics. Most recently, the superstar said he's a supporter of President Donald Trump, releasing merchandise, such as a shirt reading "GOD GUNS & TRUMP" and another declaring America's red states to be the genuine "United States of America," according to USA Today.
2017 Iowa State Fair Grandstand acts:
- Aug. 10: For King & Country
- Aug. 11: Nickelback
- Aug. 12: I Love The '90s tour
- Aug. 13: Pentatonix
- Aug. 17: Alabama
- Aug. 18: Little Big Town
- Aug. 19: John Mellencamp
- Aug. 20: Kid Rock