WAUSEON (Ohio) – As people are eagerly awaiting the start of summer, the Fulton County Fair board of directors have been busy planning the much-loved, summer event. The notable 160th year of the Fair brings national entertainment, traditional favorites, and some new events and features. The 2017 Fair starts Friday, September 1 and runs through Thursday, September 7, the Fulton County Fair is hailed as one of the top five Fairs within the state of Ohio. Critical ingredients to the Fair’s success are the barns of animals and agricultural exhibits; a wide variety of Fair Food; top-name entertainment at a reasonable price; along with other events and activities that can fit into a family’s budget. Some of the free entertainment this year will include Blend, an acapella 50s and 60s group; Caroline Kole who is touring with Reba McEntire and is an up and coming singer/songwriter; glass blowing demonstrations and a family adventure zone which will include laser tag and an adrenaline obstacle course. This year’s grandstand entertainment includes a double hit for the Sunday night show featuring Loverboy and Survivor. Travis Tritt, will take the stage for Labor Day, Monday’s country concert.
A foundation to 80’s airwaves, Loverboy has been “Working For The Weekend” for more than 30 successful years. Loverboy still brings their big rock sound and high-energy live shows to audiences around the world. Loverboy has sold more than 10 million albums and continues to entertain audiences with their recognizable hits: “Lovin’ Every Minute Of It,” “This Could Be The Night,” “Turn Me Loose,” “Queen Of Broken Hearts,” and “Working For The Weekend.”
Survivor is once again on the road and engaging their fans with their legendary sound. Their big break came in 1982 when Sylvester Stallone asked them to provide the or Rocky III, “Eye of The Tiger”. This soundtrack landed the band a Grammy, a People’s Choice Award, an Academy Award and a nomination for a Golden Globe.
More than 25 years after Travis Tritt launched his music career, the Grammy award-winning artist continues to sell-out shows and stay true and relevant to Country music fans across the globe. A Marietta, Ga. native, Travis Tritt is dubbed one of “The Class of ‘89,” which included Country music superstars Garth Brooks, Clint Black and Alan Jackson; all of whom dominated the charts in the early ‘90s. Among his eleven studio albums and numerous charted singles are nineteen Top 10 hits, including “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde,” “Here’s A Quarter” and “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive.” His 25 year career has produced millions in album sales, two Grammy award wins and multiple No. 1 singles on the Country radio charts. Most recently, Tritt released a special live 2-disc CD and DVD, titled A Man and His Guitar – Live From The Franklin Theatre.
All grandstand seats to the Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4 concerts are reserved.
Loverboy and Survivor * Sunday, September 3 * 7:30 p.m.
Track: $27; Grandstand Seats: $25 and $23.
Travis Tritt * Labor Day Monday, September 4 * 7:30 p.m.
Caroline Kole will open the show at 7:00 p.m.
Track: $25; Grandstand Seats: $22 & $19.
Prices do not include regular adult gate admission of $5; children 15 and under receive free gate admission when accompanied by an adult. Parking is free.
Tickets go on sale July 11 online at www.fultonocountyfair.com or by calling 419-335-SHOW (7469). The Fair Ticket Office will also open on July 11 and have select hours; please check the Fair’s website for Ticket Office hours.