Walworth County Fair officials line up grandstand entertainment for 2013
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Dan Frohling of Woodstock powers his Ford truck in front of the grandstands Wednesday during the truck and tractor pull at the Walworth County Fair. Dan Plutchak/file photo.
ELKHORN -- The 164th annual Walworth County Fair will emphasize the tried and true with a few new faces sprinkled in.
The truck and tractor pulls, featuring Badger State Tractor Pullers, kick off the grandstand entertainment lineup as usual, taking center stage on opening day, Wednesday, Aug. 28, while the ever-popular demolition derby provides the big finale on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2.
In-between, the offerings feature country and western newcomer Jerrod Niemann; country stalwarts The Oak Ridge Boys, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary tour and making their fifth visit; and The Beach Boys, who are making their fourth appearance.
The Saturday, Aug. 31, act had not been announced as of press time.
Maggie Mae, a frequent performer on RFD TV’s “Midwest Country Show,” will perform at the park and grandstand stages on Friday, Aug. 30.
This year’s theme is “Start Your Engines and Race to the Fair.”
The grandstand entertainment lineup is as follows:
Wednesday, Aug. 28 – Truck and tractor pulls
Thursday, Aug. 29 – Jerrod Niemann
Friday, Aug. 30 – The Oak Ridge Boys
Saturday, Aug. 31 – to be announced
Sunday, Sept. 1 – The Beach Boys
Monday, Sept. 2 – Demolition derby
Concert VIP and reserved bleacher seats go on sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4. They are available online at www.walworthcountyfair.com, via phone at (262) 723-3228 or at the fair office, located at 411 E. Court St. in Elkhorn.
Regular grandstand concert seating is free, as well as in the bring-your-own seating sections on the track to the left and right of VIP.
For more information, call the fair office or email at email@example.com.