Saturday Grandstand Acts Announced for the Iowa State Fair

U.S. Cellular Grandstand Concert Series - Kum & Go Stage

DES MOINES, IA (05/21/2018) (readMedia)-- The wait is over, the Iowa State Fair is thrilled to announce both Saturday Grandstand acts for 2018. On Saturday, August 11, Daughtry will rock the newly renovated Grandstand with popular hits "It's Not Over" and "Over You." Peter Cetera with special guest Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice will take the stage on Saturday, August 18 with popular hits "Glory of Love" and "I Wanna Take Forever Tonight." Tickets for both concerts go on sale Friday, May 25, at 10:00 am.


Saturday, August 11 at 8 pm.

Tickets: $25, $30, $35

Peter Cetera with special guest Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice

Saturday, August 18 at 8 pm.

Tickets: $27, $32, $37

Tickets On Sale: Friday, May 25 at 10:00 or 800-514-3849

Daughtry and Peter Cetera join the already announced Grandstand Acts: Casting Crowns (August 9), Reba (August 10), Old Dominion (August 12), Jim Gaffigan (August 14), Thomas Rhett (August 15), Earth, Wind & Fire (August 16), Sugarland (August 17) and Florida Georgia Line (August 19). One act is yet to be announced. Due to construction, the tractor and truck pull is cancelled in 2018.

Ticket prices vary depending on location of seats in the Grandstand. Tickets go on sale at or at 800-514-3849. Please see concert maps for reserved and standing pit area. Convenience charges apply to all tickets. Grandstand tickets do not include Fair admission, but discounted advanced admission tickets are available at The Iowa State Fair is not responsible for tickets purchased through any third party vendors; please check that you are purchasing tickets from

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The Iowa State Fair Grandstand area is undergoing renovations for 2018, although the historic Grandstand structure will remain intact. Thanks to a generous $1 million donation from Kyle and Sharon Krause, and Kum & Go, the Blue Ribbon Foundation is able to improve the Grandstand stage. Fair fans will enjoy renovations this year including 4,000 more seats, new restrooms, and the newly named Kum & Go stage. Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa's greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. "Nothing Compares" to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit