The Alaska State Fair has named the first performer for the 2018 Concert Series: stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan. 

Gaffigan, a Grammy-nominated comic, will perform two shows on Sunday, September 2 at the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre at the fairgrounds. 

Tickets start at $35 for lawn, $75 for reserved seating and $95 for premier seating (first center three rows). Convenience fees apply and fair admission is additional.

Tickets go on sale Friday, December 8 at alaskastatefair.org.

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