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Tracy Byrd to headline at the 2023 Boone County Fair

Press Release 3/1/2023

The Boone County Fair Association proudly announces their Saturday evening concert entertainment for the 2023 Boone County Fair, 8847 Rt. 76, scheduled to run from Tuesday, August 8 th to Sunday, August 13 th .

Featured on Saturday evening, August 12 th will be the popular country music singer and songwriter Tracy Byrd with special guests The Feudin’ Hillbillys taking the Grandstand stage at 6:45pm.

Tickets for the concert go on sale ‘online only’ this Saturday, March 4 th at 10:00am. Tickets are $25 for reserved grandstand or regular track seats, $30 for ‘restricted’ (must remain seated up front) track seats. Chairs are supplied for regular track and restricted track. No other chairs allowed. $15.00 for bleacher seats.

Admission to the fair is $10 Friday, Saturday and Sunday, $8 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Children 10 and under are free every day.

Seniors 65+ are free on Thursday. Active military free everyday with military ID.

Plenty of free parking. Season passes are $25 in advance. $28 at the gate.

Breakfast is served daily at the Grange Food Complex starting at 6am. Gates officially open at 8am. Exhibit Halls open at 10am. (Home Arts Hall is closed for judging on Tuesday). Midway opens at 12noon to 11pm. Discounted rides Weds & Thursday Noon to 5. Sorry, there are no ride wristbands. All rides individually priced.

All show tickets go on sale at the Main Gate ticket office starting Saturday,  July 8 th from 8am to 12noon.

Plan now to help us celebrate 60 years of a Whole Lotta Happy at our Rt. 76 location this August. Like our Facebook page @TheBooneFair.   See you there!

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Tracy Byrd

Tracy Byrd, a popular country music singer and songwriter has charted more than thirty hit singles in his 30 year career featuring his two number one hits ‘Holdin’ Heaven” and “Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo” along with eleven other Top Ten hits.

Byrd also released ten studio albums and two greatest hits albums with four gold certifications and one double-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.

Some of Byrd’s other hits include ‘Watermelon Crawl”, “The Keeper of the Stars”, “Big Love”, “Drinkin’ Bone” and “I’m from the Country”.
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The Feudin’ Hillbillys
The Feudin’ Hillbillys has become one of the top Country and Folk artists in the 2023 music scene. This six-person musical group from Central 
Illinois focuses on covers but do perform some originals. Their sets feature mainly country, but they do include a little pop, some classic rock and 80’s favorites with a touch of funk.

They have entertained thousands across the Midwest the past several years opening for many country artists from Luke Bryan to Montgomery Gentry to Tracy Lawrence and others. 

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