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Alaska State Fair concert lineup announced

  • Author: Tamara Ikenberg
  • Updated: March 16
  • Published March 16

The Alaska State Fair just announced the lineup for the 2017 AT&T Concert Series at the Borealis Theatre.

All shows begin at 7 p.m., except for the Sunday, Sept. 23, performance, which starts at 6 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 6 a.m. Friday, March 24, through alaskastatefair.org.

On Thursday, Aug. 24, Home Free, a country a cappella group that won season 4 of NBC's "The Sing-Off," will harmonize on Nashville standards, crossover country hits and original comedic compositions.

The following evening, Friday, Aug. 25, Grammy Award-nominated hard rockers Papa Roach, known for the songs "Last Resort" and "Scars," will take the stage.

Saturday, Aug. 26, country crooner Josh Turner, the voice behind the current hit "Hometown Girl," from the album "Deep South," is set to serenade the crowd.

Wednesday, Aug. 30, Judah & The Lion will bring their eclectic brand of folk rock to fair-goers. Audiences may recognize the song "Take It All Back," which hit No. 1 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart in January.

Thursday Aug. 31, concertgoers can catch Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae, a Grammy Award-winning musician who has had a No. 1 album on both the Billboard Gospel and Top 200 lists.

Folks can get their '90s music fix when Third Eye Blind rocks the fair on Friday, Sept. 1. The modern alternarockers are famous for hits like "Semi-Charmed Life" and "Jumper."

Music lovers of all generations can sing along with iconic American band The Doobie Brothers on Saturday, Sept. 2. The group behind such classics as "What a Fool Believes" and "Deep Water" boasts 16 Top 40 hits.

And on Sunday, Sept. 3, Las Vegas Strip sensation and "America's Got Talent" winner Terry Fator will deliver his variety-show-like act, featuring singing, comedy and impressions of such stars as Dean Martin, Aretha Franklin and Lady Gaga.

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