Legendary group coming to the state fair stage Sept. 7

Beach Boys music transcends generations; tickets on sale this week

  • Monday, February 10, 2020 11:40am
  • Life

The Washington State Fair welcomes back The Beach Boys at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series.

The band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But its greater significance lies in the fact that The Beach Boys’ songs have forever changed the musical landscape, profoundly influencing countless performing artists to follow.

The Beach Boys are led by Mike Love, who, along with longtime member Bruce Johnston, musical director Scott Totten, Brian Eichenberger, Christian Love, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher and Randy Leago continue the legacy of the iconic band. This concert will not feature Brian Wilson, Al Jardine or David Marks.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12. 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, Feb 15. Prices are $55, $45, $30 and include fair gate admission. Tickets will be available on The Fair website, thefair.com/activities/the-beach-boys, or by phone (888) 559-FAIR (3247) daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Washington State Fair’s Box Office, 9th Avenue SW and Meridian Street on most Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. after March 3. Online and phone purchases are subject to standard processing fees. Tickets purchased on-site will be charged a $5 per ticket service fee.

Tickets will go on sale for other artists in the coming months. Visit thefair.com/concerts for updated information.

Star-studded entertainment, the PRCA Rodeo, rides, exhibits, food, flowers and animals are mainstays of the 20-day event that kicks off the Friday of Labor Day weekend. For more information about the Sept. 4-27, 2020 Washington State Fair (closed Tuesdays and Sept. 9), visit thefair.com.

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2020 STATE FAIR CONCERT LINEUP

Date, performance, tickets

Sept. 5 – Carrie Underwood, 7:30 p.m., $90, $145, $160

Sept. 7 – The Beach Boys, 7:30 p.m., $30, $45, $55

Sept. 14 – Kidz Bop Live 2020, 6:30 p.m., $30, $40, $50

Sept. 24 – Cole Swindell, 7:30 p.m., $50, $60, $70

Sept. 25 – Macklemore, 7:30 p.m., $85, $100, $110


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