Foreigner performs on the state fair stage Wednesday, Sept. 18. COURTESY PHOTO

Foreigner performs on the state fair stage Wednesday, Sept. 18. COURTESY PHOTO

Washington State Fair welcomes classic rock artists Foreigner with special guest Night Ranger on Sept. 18

Pre-sale tickets available Feb. 13, general public Feb. 16

  • Monday, February 11, 2019 10:47am
  • Life

The Washington State Fair welcomes classic rock artists Foreigner with special guest Night Ranger on Wednesday, Sept. 18, part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series.

With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million.

Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Waiting For A Girl Like You,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Long, Long Way From Home” and the worldwide No. 1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” Foreigner continues to rock the charts more than 40 years into the game with airplay and continued Billboard Top 200 album success.

With more than 17 Million albums sold worldwide, more than 3,500 live performances and a radio audience that exceeds 1 billion, Night Ranger has epitomized and transcended the arena rock sound and style well beyond that era. With multiple songs that have significantly impacted popular culture, Night Ranger continue to expand their ever-growing fan-base.

Their popularity is fueled by an impressive string of instantly recognizable hit singles and signature album tracks, including legendary titles such as “Sister Christian,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” “When You Close Your Eyes,” the anthemic “(You Can Still) Rock In America,” along with “Sentimental Street,” “Goodbye,” “Sing Me Away” and “Four in the Morning.”

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. 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. 16. Prices are $65, $55 and $45 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. 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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