Ciara performs on the state fair stage Friday, Sept. 13. COURTESY PHOTO

Ciara performs on the state fair stage Friday, Sept. 13. COURTESY PHOTO

State Fair welcomes R&B artist Ciara on Sept. 13

Pre-sale tickets available this week

  • Monday, April 22, 2019 10:06am
  • Life

The Washington State Fair welcomes R&B artist Ciara on Friday, Sept. 13, part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series.

Ciara is a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, producer, model and actress. Over her 13-year career, she has sold more than 23 million records and 16 million singles worldwide, including chart-topping hits “Goodies,” “Ride,” “Oh,” “1, 2 Step,” “Body Party,” and “I Bet.”

Most recently, Ciara has been scorching summer with her new song, “Level Up,” which has transformed into a defining moment for the culture with the subsequent movement it has incited.

Beyond clocking more than 150 million views on YouTube, the song spent several weeks at No. 1 on the iTunes Top R&B/Soul Songs Chart and top 10 on iTunes overall, and attracted Missy Elliott and Fatman Scoop for a high-profile remix, which also shot up the iTunes charts. Its high-powered dance initially inspired fans to shoot their own videos with the hashtag #LevelUpChallenge – stirring up a viral buzz that has seen millions of posts throughout social media and launched the video to a top trending topic on YouTube.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 24. 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, April 27. 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. 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. 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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