Kansas, Dropkick Murphys among 4 more headliners at 2019 State Fair
A wide variety of music genres will be featured at the 2019 Alaska State Fair, and they've announced four more headline groups for the AT&T Concert Series Line-Up.
The new groups scheduled to perform this year at the fairgrounds in Palmer include the classic rock group Kansas, Celtic punk-rock band the Dropkick Murphys, country artist Cole Swindell and singer/songwriter Elle King.
Kansas will perform Sunday, Aug. 25.
The group has sold more than 30 million albums since its debut release in 1974. They are known for hits like "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind." They are currently touring the U.S. and Canada.
Dropkick Murphys will perform Friday, Aug. 30.
The Celtic punk rock band has sold 7 million albums since forming in 1996. They are known for their energetic shows and the single "I'm Shipping Up to Boston." They've shared stages with groups like Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen and Mumford & Sons. They are currently touring to support their album "11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory."
Cole Swindell will perform Saturday, Aug. 31.
Swindell is a platinum-selling country artist and singer/songwriter. Writing credits include "This Is How We Roll" by Florida Georgia Line, "Get Me Some of That" by Thomas Rhett, and Luke Bryan's No. 1 single, "Roller Coaster." His own hits include "Chillin' It," "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" and "Ain't Worth The Whiskey."
Elle King will perform Monday, Sept. 2.
Singer-songwriter King blends several genres to create her own sound. Her double-platinum album released in 2015 earned two Grammy nominations and featured the song "Ex's & Oh's." She released a follow-up album in 2018, "Shake the Spirit."
Tickets for the above shows go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 26. The Fair says all concerts will take place at the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre on the fairgrounds.
Last month the Alaska State Fair announced four other groups will perform this year tickets are already available for the following dates at the Fair's website:
The 2019 Alaska State Fair runs from Aug. 22 to Sept. 2 at the fairgrounds in Palmer.
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