Du Quoin State Fair announces grandstand lineup

The Du Quoin State Fair this week announced six acts scheduled to perform at the Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand.

In addition to the Harness Racing, the ARCA and USAC races, the grandstand will play host to music and comedy. Fairgoers can start planning their trip to the 100th anniversary of the Du Quoin State Fair when tickets go on sale May 19.

Cole Swindell will kick things off on the grandstand stage on Saturday, Aug. 27. Opening for Swindell is singer/songwriter Ashley Cooke and fellow Georgia Southern alum Dylan Marlowe. 

The I Love the 90’s Tour featuring Montell Jordan, Tone Loc, Young MC and Rob Base will headline the grandstand Sunday, Aug. 28. Sounds of “This is How We Do It”, “Funky Cold Medina”, “Bust a Move” and “It Takes Two” will take you back in time.

Monday, Aug. 29, will feature Randy Houser. The singer/songwriter just released his new album “Note to Self”, his first in three years. Opening for Houser will be Murphy 500.

Current Billboard Award nominee artist Jordan Davis takes the stage Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Chase Rice will perform on the grandstand stage on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Grammy Award nominee and bestselling author Jeff Foxworthy will be on the grandstand stage on Friday, Sept. 2.

“With 2022 being the 100th anniversary of the Du Quoin State Fair it was important for us to bring world-class entertainment to the grandstand,” said Du Quoin State Fair Manager Josh Gross. “So many memories of the fair are tied to shows fairgoers have seen on these historic grounds. We hope this diverse lineup will provide an opportunity for more memories to be made.”

Tickets to all announced Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand shows can be purchased starting Thursday, May 19 at the Du Quoin Grandstand box office at 10am and through Ticketmaster at noon.

Friday, August 26: Harness Racing

Saturday, August 27: Cole Swindell with Ashley Cooke and Dylan Marlowe

Tier 2 – $35 / Tier 1 – $48

Sunday, August 28: I Love the 90’s: Montell Jordan, Tone Loc, Rob Base and Young MC

Tier 1 – $25

Monday, August 29: Randy Houser with Murphy 500

Tier 2- $25 / Tier 1- $30

Tuesday, August 30: Jordan Davis with TBD

Tier 2 – $25 / Tier 1 – $30

Wednesday, August 31: Chase Rice with TBD

Tier 2 – $25 / Tier 1 – $35

Thursday, September 1: TBD

Friday, September 2: Jeff Foxworthy

Tier 2 – $25 / Tier 1 – $30

Saturday, September 3: ARCA Races

Sunday, September 4: USAC Races

The Du Quoin State Fair still has one act to announce for the 2022 grandstand. Watch for the announcement in the coming weeks. The Du Quoin State Fair runs from August 26-September 5. Admission to the fair is free, parking is $15 for Gate 1 and $10 for all other gates.

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