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South Carolina State Fair Announces 2016 Pepsi Grandstand Concert Lineup

Update: Three days after the lineup announcement, Rachel Platten cancelled her appearance. Click here for details on the change and plans for a replacement

Country music great Alabama, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd, and pop diva Rachel Platten are among the headliners for the 2016 South Carolina State Fair’s Pepsi Grandstand concert series. 

The shows have become an annual tradition for fair patrons and this year’s lineup – which includes three free shows – includes a mix of country, rock, gospel, pop performers.

Tickets go on sale online at SCStateFair.org, Tuesday, September 7 at 10 a.m.


The 2016 Pepsi Grandstand Concert Series

Rachel Platten                                           Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7pm                         $10     

Lynyrd Skynyrd                                           Friday, Oct. 14, 7pm                                  $30

Dustin Lynch                                               Monday, Oct. 17, 7pm                             FREE*

Alabama                                                     Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7pm                         $40

for King & Country                                    Friday, Oct. 21, 7pm                                  FREE*

Kirk Franklin                                               Sunday, Oct. 23, 4pm                                FREE*

*With gate admission

Dustin Lynch, for King & Country, and Kirk Franklin concert attendees must pick up wrist bands to secure a seat in the Grandstand. Wristbands are available for pickup at the Pepsi Grandstand Box Office three hours prior to each concert.


Paid concerts include admission to the fair.


The 2016 South Carolina State Fair runs Oct. 12- 23 at the fairgounds on Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard. A full listing of events and activities can be found on the fair’s new website, which debuts today at www.scstatefair.org

Lineup details available at: https://www.scstatefair.org/entertainment

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