WAUSEON (Ohio) – There has been a buzz regarding the top-name entertainment coming to the 2014 Fulton County Fair: The Doobie Brothers on Sunday, August 31 and Lee Brice and Cole Swindell on Labor Day Monday. Tickets for these and other grandstand shows are on sale now. In addition to these concerts, Fulton County Fair fans have even more to be excited about. New this year, the Fair is happy to provide an online box office which is accessible through the Fair’s website: www.fultoncountyfair.com. This secure site is powered by 168 Tickets, who handles e-tickets for such venues as county fairs, civic theaters, cruise ships, and more.
With the new ticketing system, patrons now have the added advantage of selecting their actual seats from the online grandstand map as well as printing their tickets. There is also an option to have printed tickets mailed. For those who wish to purchase their tickets in person at the Fair Ticket Office, they can do so as well. The Fair has posted updated, convenient Ticket Office hours on their website. There is also the option to print a ticket form and mail it in with payment.
As always, the Fulton County Fair Board of Directors is continually looking at ways to enhance the Fair and offer new things that lend to Fairgoers convenience and a better Fair experience. This new secure ticketing system does just that.
All Grandstand seats to the Sunday, August 31 Doobie Brothers concert and Monday night’s concert featuring Lee Brice and Cole Swindell are reserved. Festival area ¬is standing room only, no chairs are allowed on the track and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Festival tickets are $30; grandstand seats are $28 and $22. 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 are on sale now by mail, online at www.fultonocountyfair.com or by calling 419-335-SHOW (7469). The Fair Ticket Office is also open with select day and evening hours; please check the Fair’s website for Ticket Office hours.
The Doobies have rung up a glittering track record that would be the envy of any band. They have 3 multi-platinum, 7 platinum and 14 Gold albums. Their Best of the Doobies has sold more than 11 million copies. “Black Water”, “What a Fool Believes”, “Jesus is Just All Right”, “China Grove”, and “Takin it to the Streets” are just a few of their number one hit singles. The variety of music The Doobies play, including blues, R&B, country, and rock ‘n ‘roll, is their signature. They continue to write and record new material, tour the world, boasting one of the most loyal fan bases in music, all while breaking new creative ground.
Headlining this year’s Labor Day Concert is country music’s Lee Brice. With Cole Swindell as opening act, Brice will take the Fulton County Fair Grandstand stage on Monday, September 1. In 2013, Brice received Single of the Year by the American Country Awards and Breakthrough Artist for “I Drive Your Truck”. This singer-songwriter is also known for his hit singles “A Woman Like You” and “I Don’t Dance”.
A few months back, Cole Swindell was nothing more or less than a terrific songwriter with a Nashville publishing deal and a growing reputation as one of the city’s most exciting young performers. Now, he’s on the road to stardom. His abilities as both a writer and performer came together on “Chillin’ It” which captures all the restless energy that makes his one of the most compelling and high-energy shows in the business.
The 2014 Fulton County Fair runs from Friday, August 29, through Thursday, September 4, at the “Top of Ohio” Fairgrounds, just north of Wauseon on State Route 108 at Ohio Turnpike Exit 34. For more information visit www.fultoncountyfair.com or call 419-335-6006. Visit the Fair on Facebook.