John Crist performs on the state fair stage Wednesday, Sept. 11. COURTESY PHOTO

John Crist performs on the state fair stage Wednesday, Sept. 11. COURTESY PHOTO

Comedian John Crist brings a night of laughs to the state fair Sept. 11

Pre-sale tickets available Feb. 27, general public March 2

  • Monday, February 25, 2019 1:37pm
  • Life

Comedian John Crist comes to the Washington State Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11, part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series.

Crist has attracted more than one billion video views, with “Millennial International,” “Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot” and “Every Parent at Disney” going viral. His most recent tour – The Human Being Tour – sold out in 2018. He has performed in front of 100,000 people in 55 cities throughout the tour.

Nine years in, Crist has shared the stage with some of the best in the business, including Dave Chappelle, Jeff Foxworthy, Seth Meyers, Larry the Cable Guy, Trevor Noah, Dana Carvey, Adam Carolla, Chris D’Elia, Anjelah Johnson, Tim Hawkins, and Louie Anderson.

Named as one of the Top Five Comics to Watch, Crist is no stranger to accolades. He was a finalist in Comedy Central’s “Up Next Comedy Competition,” a finalist in the Comedy Works “New Faces Contest,” and named to the Burbank Comedy Festival’s “Best of the Fest.”

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. 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, March 2. 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 $3.50 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. 2 – The Beach Boys (pop) 6 p.m., $55, $45, $30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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