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Tag: Puyallup concerts

June
17th

Washington State Fair to host Carnival of Madness Tour featuring Shinedown, Skillet, others

The Washington State Fair announced another concert as part of its annual concert series, according to a news release Monday.

The Carnival of Madness Tour, which includes four American rock bands, is set for Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. Shinedown, Skillet, In This Moment and We As Human will all perform as part of the Washington State Fair Concert Series, which runs Sept. 6-22.

Tickets for the event go on sale Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m., according to the release. They range from $35-$45 and include fair admission.

Fairgoers can purchase tickets online at

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June
3rd

Cheap Trick to perform at Washington State Fair as part of annual concert series

Cheap Trick will perform as part of the Washington State Fair Concert Series in the fall, according to a Fair press release.

The hard rock group will perform on Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $55, including Fair gate admission, and go on sale Saturday.

Tickets can be purchased online at thefair.com/concerts or in person at the Fair’s box office at  9th Avenue Southwest and Meridian Street on Saturdays from 10 a.m.  to 2 p.m.

The Washington State Fair runs Sept. 6-22. Other concerts as part of the Fair’s annual concert series

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