Comedian Jeff Dunham to perform at state fair on Sept. 20

Pre-sale tickets available this week

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:18am
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Comedian Jeff Dunham performs on the state fair stage Friday, Sept. 20. COURTESY PHOTO

Comedian Jeff Dunham performs on the state fair stage Friday, Sept. 20. COURTESY PHOTO

The Washington State Fair welcomes world-renowned comedian Jeff Dunham, when he brings his “Passively Aggressive” Tour, Friday, Sept. 20, part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series.

Dunham has decided to make his next Netflix Originals stand-up special a giant homecoming, taping in his hometown of Dallas, Texas. The show will be Dunham’s second Netflix Originals special, and the eighth in his string of record-breaking stand-up television events. In addition to the Netflix taping, Dunham is featured in a new in-depth, A&E two-hour biography special that premieres Wednesday.

Dunham has built an entertainment empire over years of non-stop touring and performance innovation. With 10 million followers on Facebook and 2 million YouTube subscribers amassing well over a billion views, the comedian/ventriloquist has carved out his own unique space in the comedy world. His accomplishments have led to record-breaking viewership with his stand-up specials on NBC, Netflix and Comedy Central.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 29. Visit thefair.com/subscribe and join the free E-Club for access to the best seats and ticket offers. E-Club members get the opportunity to buy tickets to all shows in the Columbia Bank Concert Series lineup before the general public.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1. Prices are below and include fair gate admission. Tickets will be available on the fair website, or by phone at 1-888-559-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 (see website for hours). Online and phone purchases are subject to standard processing fees. Tickets purchased on site will be charged a $4.50 per ticket service fee.

The shows that have been announced are:

DATE, PERFORMANCE, TIME, PRICES (including fair gate admission)

Aug. 30– Billy Idol (rock) 7:30 p.m., $80, $70, $60

Aug. 31 – Keith Urban with Russell Dickerson (country) 7:30 p.m., $125, $110, $100

Sept. 1 – Weezer (rock) 7:30 p.m. $80, $70, $60

Sept. 2 – The Beach Boys (pop) 6 p.m., $55, $45, $30

Sept. 5 – Wrangler Pro Rodeo Tour Playoffs with Aaron Watson (country) 6:30 p.m., $40, $30, or $40 for concert only (dirt general admission)

Sept. 6 – Wrangler Pro Rodeo Tour Playoffs with Eli Young Band (country) 6:30 p.m. $40, $30, or $40 for concert only (dirt GA)

Sept. 7 – Wrangler Pro Rodeo Tour Playoffs, matinee, 1 p.m., $35, $25, $15 or $66 for family of four through Sept. 4

Sept. 7 – Wrangler Pro Rodeo Tour Playoffs with The Cadillac Three (country) 6:30 p.m., $40, $30, or $40 for concert only (dirt GA)

Sept. 8 – Wrangler Pro Rodeo Tour Playoffs, Puyallup finals, 1 p.m., $40, $30

Sept. 9 – American Freestyle Bullfighting, 7:30 p.m., $30, $25

Sept. 11 – John Crist (comedy) 7:30 p.m., $45, $40, $25

Sept. 12 – Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees (R&B, Pop) 7:30 p.m., $65, $55, $40

Sept. 13 – Ciara (R&B) 7:30 p.m., $70, $60, $45

Sept. 14 – Daryl Hall & John Oates (Pop) 7:30 p.m., $100, $90, $80

Sept. 16 – Chris Tomlin (Christian) with Tauren Wells, 7:30 p.m., $50, $40, $35

Sept. 18 – Foreigner with Night Ranger (classic rock) 7:30 p.m., $65, $55, $45

Sept. 19 – Old Dominion with Brandon Lay (country) 7:30 p.m., $75, $65, $50

Sept. 20 – Jeff Dunham (Comedy) 7:30 p.m., $90, $80, $70

Sept. 21 – Charlie Wilson (R&B) 7:30 p.m., $65, $55, $40

Sept. 22 – Brad Paisley with Riley Green (country) 7:30 p.m., $99, $85, $75, $65


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