2022 Alaska State Fair concert lineup partially revealed

PALMER, Alaska (KTUU) — A partial schedule of this year’s concert lineup at the Alaska State Fair has been announced, bringing with it the flair and glitz of big acts.

A total of seven individual acts and bands have been announced, beginning with a CAAMP performance on August 19, which show officials describe as an “American folk band” from the Midwestern United States. The band released their self-titled debut album in 2016 and plan to release their next album in June.

The following night, country music fans will be treated to the sounds of Chris Janson, a platinum-selling artist whose list of hit songs includes “Buy Me A Boat.”

Blue Öyster Cult comes to Palmer on August 21 for a Sunday night rock concert. The iconic classic rock band have been playing together since the 1960s and are often associated with hit singles such as ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ and ‘Burnin’ For You’.

The series continues on August 22 with Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac, winner of seven Grammy awards and an American Music Award.

After a few days off, the band from the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theater returns on August 26 for a Friday night show featuring hard rock band Rise Against, who have produced multiple gold and platinum albums, led by their release of 2008 “Appeal to Reason”. headlined by the gold-certified single “Saviour”.

A week later, on September 3, the Osborne brothers took the stage. The Nashville-based duo combine rock and country in their music and have been nominated for a Grammy nine times.

The Barenaked Ladies are the latest show released today and are scheduled for a concert date on September 4. The Canadian rock band have been playing together for over 30 years and are best known for their hit singles such as “One Week” and “Pinch Me”, as well as the theme song for the TV show, The Big Bang Theory.

Concert tickets for all performances go on sale April 1 beginning at 10 a.m. on the Alaska State Fair website.

2022 Alaska State Fair Concert Schedule

  • Friday, August 19 — CAAMP
  • Saturday, August 20 — Chris Janson
  • Sunday August 21 – Blue Öyster Cult
  • Monday, August 22 — TobyMac
  • Friday, August 26 – Rise Against
  • Saturday, September 3 — Osborne Brothers
  • Sunday September 4 – Barenaked Ladies

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