Slipknot Comes to the Iowa State Fair

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DES MOINES, IA (10/18/2018) (readMedia)-- Slipknot, with special guests to be announced, is set to take the Grandstand stage during the 2019 Iowa State Fair. They will perform on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 2, at 10 am.

Originally from Des Moines, Iowa, Slipknot has been impacting popular culture since the late 1990s. Known for their enigmatic, provocative, and aggressive music style, Slipknot has been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, winning in 2006 for "Before I Forget," and has scored 13 Platinum and 44 Gold record certifications around the world. In the five years since their latest album, ".5: The Gray Chapter," has been released, the band's audience has grown. This will be Slipknot's first performance at the Iowa State Fair.

Slipknot with special guest to be announced

Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Tickets: $43, $53, $60

Tickets On Sale: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 10:00 am at or 800-514-3849

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. The Iowa State Fair is not responsible for tickets purchased through any third party vendors; please check that you are purchasing tickets from or

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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 Fair Favorites, August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit