Rock County 4-H Fair rounds out lineup with Hunter Hayes
JANESVILLE The Rock County 4-H Fair has diversified its all-country entertainment lineup this year with a crossover country-pop sensation who is sure to delight area teens and tweens.
Fair officials have announced that country music up-and-comer Hunter Hayes is performing at this year’s fair. Hayes will hit the fair’s main stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 25.
The fresh-faced, 21-year-old Breaux Bridge, La., native and multi-instrumentalist brings a pop-country sound that’s topped the country charts in 2012 with “Storm Warning” and this year with No. 1 singles “Wanted” and “Somebody’s Heartbreak.”
Hayes, who as a child performed for President Bill Clinton at a White House Lawn party, toured in 2011 as a supporting act for Taylor Swift.
Tickets for the show go on sale June 1 and cost $10 for general seating. General admission to the fairgrounds is a separate, additional fee.
Other music performers at this year’s fair are:
-- Country-rock act Florida Georgia Line, 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23. Concert is free with paid gate admission.
-- Classic country with pop-country duo Bellamy Brothers and country and western legend Ronnie Milsap, 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. Concert is free with paid gate admission.
-- “The Texaco Country Showdown,” Friday, July 26, a national country music talent competition. The competition is free with paid gate admission.
-- Contemporary country music’s big man, Trace Adkins, at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Ticket prices are $30 for reserved seats, $20 for general admission.
Tickets can be purchased by credit or debit card online at rockcounty4hfair.com or at the fair office at 1301 Craig Ave., Janesville.