Summer concert lineups in South Dakota

Fairs and festivals have been announcing their summer concert lineups recently in South Dakota. Here’s a sampling of what’s been announced so far:

Corn Palace Festival, Mitchell

  • Kenny Rogers, Aug. 25
  • Magician Jason Latimer and comedian Dick Hardwick, Aug. 26
  • Gary Allan, Aug. 27
  • Bjorn Again, Aug. 28
  • Everly and Enation, Aug. 29

South Dakota State Fair, Huron

  • Oak Ridge Boys, Sept. 3
  • Bellamy Brothers, Sept. 3
  • Martina McBride, Sept. 4
  • Three Dog Night with Eddie Money, Sept. 5

Sioux Empire Fair, Sioux Falls

  • ZZ Top, Aug. 10
  • Clay Walker, Aug. 11
  • Disturbed, Aug. 12
  • The Spill Canvas and Lifehouse, Aug. 13
  • Stealing Angels and Love and Theft, Aug. 14

Brown County Fair, Aberdeen

  • Clay Walker with Joe Diffie, Aug. 19
  • Jake Owen with Love and Theft, Aug. 20
  • Kenny Rogers, Aug. 21

Central States Fair, Rapid City

  • Clay Walker, Aug. 22
  • Uncle Kracker and Little River Band, Aug. 23

Buffalo Chip Campground (Sturgis Motorcycle Rally), Sturgis

  • Dave Mason, Aug. 6
  • Tesla, Aug. 7
  • Creedence Clearwater Revisited, The Guess Who, Aug. 8
  • ZZ Top, Buckcherry, Aug. 9
  • Kid Rock, Orianthi, Aug. 10
  • Motley Crue, Aug. 11
  • Jason Aldean, Aug. 12
  • Disturbed, Scorpions, Aug. 13
  • The Doobie Brothers, Williams and Ree, Aug. 14

LifeLight Festival (Christian music), Sioux Falls

  • MercyMe, Sept. 5

About Author

Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest. Seth’s day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota’s state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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