Terry Fator, The Voice of Entertainment, and his cast of characters. COURTESY PHOTO

Terry Fator, The Voice of Entertainment, and his cast of characters. COURTESY PHOTO

State fair welcomes Terry Fator, The Voice of Entertainment

Pre-sale tickets on sale this week

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018 3:55pm
  • Life

For the Reporter

Terry Fator, The Voice of Entertainment, brings his comedy act for a fun-filled evening at the Washington State Fair on Sept. 14.

In 2007, Fator became the “America’s Got Talent” Season 2 champion, taking home the $1 million prize and the title of “Best New Act in America.” It wasn’t long before Sin City recognized Fator as the headlining act he was destined to be. In 2007, he began performing at the Las Vegas Hilton. The following year, Fator signed what has been described as “one of the largest entertainment deals in Las Vegas history,” to headline his own show, “Terry Fator: The VOICE of Entertainment,” at The Mirage Hotel & Casino.

As a child, Fator was always fascinated with all forms of entertainment, but especially magic and puppets.

“But other kids in school were doing magic, and I wanted to be original so ventriloquism became my thing,” Fator said.

With a cast of characters including Winston, the Impersonating Turtle; Emma Taylor, the little girl with the big voice; Maynard Thompkins, the Elvis Impersonator; Duggie Scott Walker, the annoying neighbor, and many others, Fator has raked in awards and accolades for his popular Vegas show.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28. Visit thefair.com and join the free E-Club for access to the best seats and ticket offers.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3. Prices are $30, $40 and $55 and include fair gate admission. Tickets will be available online or by phone at 888-559-FAIR (3247) daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the fair’s box office, 9th Avenue Southwest and Meridian Street on most Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Online and phone purchases are subject to standard processing fees. Tickets purchased on site will be charged a $3 per ticket service fee.

Visit thefair.com to see the updated lineup, or register online to receive announcements of pre-sale opportunities before concert tickets go on sale to the public.

The concerts to date are:

Date, performance, time, prices (including fair gate admission)

Sept. 2 – Florida Georgia Line (country) 7:30 p.m., $160, $145, $95

Sept. 10 – Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles (classic rock) 7:30 p.m., $50, $40, $30

Sept. 14 – An Evening with Terry Fator (comedy) 7:30 p.m. $55, $40, $30

Sept. 15 – Toby Keith (country) 7:30 p.m., $95, $80, $70

Sept. 22 – Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias (comedy) 7:30 p.m., $65, $60, $45

Sept. 23 – Rascal Flatts (country) 7:30 p.m., $90, $80, $60

For more information about the Aug. 31- Sept. 23 fair (closed Tuesdays and Sept. 5), visit thefair.com.

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