Kentucky State Fair Board

Press Release Date:  Thursday, June 02, 2005  
Contact Information:  Amanda Storment
VP / Media & PR
(502) 367-5180

(Louisville, KY)... Tickets to see modern-day country music legend Alan Jackson in concert at the 101st Kentucky State Fair go on sale Saturday, June 11 at 9 a.m. Joined by very special guest The Wrights, Jackson will perform on August 20 at 8 p.m. in Freedom Hall. Tickets are $41, including admission to the Fair and a $1 facility fee.

Already an acclaimed 15-year country music veteran with 31 Number One hits, Jackson earned an Academy of Country Music Awards nomination this year for top male vocalist and vocal event of the year. After 43 million sales and 96 major industry awards, Jackson is on tour again with his most recent album, What I Do. The Wrights - Jackson’s nephew Adam Wright and his wife Shannon - join him on tour with hits from their first album, Down This Road

Tickets will be available at the Freedom Hall Ticket Office and all ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at (502) 361-3100 or 1-800-487-1212, or purchase online at using ticketFast. For more information about the Kentucky State Fair and other scheduled concerts, visit