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Concert Series

Concerts are FREE with paid fair admission. Seating is festival style so come early and stake out your spot directly in front of the stage! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy great, affordable concerts!

New for 2017 we will have one VIP Package available for purchase on an online auction. Bids start at $100 and proceeds go to the Sweetwater Events Complex Foundation.
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Tuesday, August 1 at 8:30 p.m. - 1st Bank

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Dan + Shay

Hot country duo Dan & Shay will open this year’s Wyoming’s Big Show®- the Sweetwater County Fair After Dark Concert Series on Tuesday, August 1 at 8:30 pm presented by 1st Bank.

Dan & Shay's sophomore album Obsessed, featuring current single “How Not To,” debuted earlier this year, and follows their 2014 release of Where It All Began, which made them the first new country duo in SoundScan recorded history to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. The album included the debut single, “19 You + Me” which earned RIAA Platinum certification, and their first No. 1 single, “Nothin’ Like You,” which earned RIAA Gold certification.

Racking up more than 60 million YouTube views, the pair has impressively sold more than 2.2 million digital tracks and more than 620,000 album equivalents to date, including 240 million streams. Their first single off Obsessed, "From The Ground Up", earned RIAA Gold certification and marked their second to hit the top of the charts. They have earned three consecutive nominations for both ACM Vocal Duo of the Year and CMA’s Vocal Duo of the Year award as well as nods for an American Country Count-down Awards, CMT Awards, and Radio Disney Music Awards. Dan & Shay are currently on the road headlining their 2016-2017 Obsessed Tour.


Events Complex Foundation Raffle - Tuesday VIP Package
$10.00
Winners of this $10 raffle receive
* VIP Parking
* Gate Admission for 2
* Meet & Greet with Dan + Shay
* Sky Box Tickets for 2
* Budweiser and/or Pepsi products during the concert

Wednesday, August 2 at 8:30 p.m. - Pepsi

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Nothing More

The San Antonio, Texas-based band runs on frenetic passion, unswerving do-it-yourself spirit and sonic experimentation. Wearing their hearts on their sleeves, Nothing More is nothing less than part schizoid System of a Down weird-isms, part Mars Volta-esque prog rock freak-out, part effortless pop nous. The group’s music is capable of bombastic bounce that hits as hard as an uppercut to the jaw when they fancy it, and then just as easily the boys from the Alamo City can dial down their bluster into deft moments of crystalline beauty. It’s a gut-punching blend made all the more powerful by a keen sophistication with lyrics and a philosophical undertone which belies their years and marks them out from their contemporaries.

“When we first started, we branded ourselves on the arm after each year of touring, so we’ve got all these scars now, reminding us of the commitment we made to each other,” Hawkins confided. Those first tours, the ones that resulted in the aforementioned scars, were formative in more ways than one. As the four young men saw and experienced more of the world, their spiritual and philosophical outlook began to evolve. “That period of growth was a real struggle for us individually and collectively,” Hawkins explained, “but it made us a lot more open to other ideas and gave us a deeper faith in our own instincts. I think that reflects in our music.”

Events Complex Foundation Raffle - Wednesday VIP Package
$10.00
* VIP Parking
* Gate Admission for 2
* Meet & Greet with Nothing More
* Sky Box Tickets for 2
* Budweiser and/or Pepsi products during the concert

Thursday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m. - Kelly's Convenience Center

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LOCASH
with opening act Drake White and The Big Fire

Country music fans will get a treat with the double header opening up with Drake White & The Big Fire at 7:30 pm and the hot Nashville recording duo LOCASH to follow at 8:30 pm.

Under Reviver Records, LOCASH’s Chris Lucas of Baltimore, Maryland and Preston Brust of Indianapolis, Indiana have risen to country music stardom. Their smash No. 1 hit “I Know Somebody” topped Billboard Country Airplay and Country Aircheck after their RIAA Gold-Certified “I Love This Life” single ascended to the top of the charts. Both hits are included on their new album “The Fighters”, representing their first full-length project with Reviver Records.

Drake White, front man for his group The Big Fire, has drawn inspiration from his late grandfather, a preacher with an ability to touch crowds. That inspiration, along with White’s love of the outdoors, has resulted in White’s debut album Spark.

With his gospel-derived, passionate delivery, White seems to have inherited his grandfather’s ability to touch crowds with a sermon—his divine vocal improvisations at the end of the honky-tonk flavored “Story” will get people out of their seats.


Events Complex Foundation Raffle - Thursday VIP Package
$10.00
Winners of this $10 raffle receive
* VIP Parking
* Gate Admission for 2
* Meet & Greet Drake White and LOCASH
* Sky Box Tickets for 2
* Budweiser and/or Pepsi products during the concert

Friday, August 4 at 8:30 p.m. - Wyoming Rents LLC &

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Bush

The British rock band Bush, will hit the stage at 8:30 on August 4 and is presented by Wyoming Rents, LLC.

Gavin Rossdale, as the lead vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter behind multi-platinum rock band BUSH, has sold close to 20 million records in the U.S. and Canada. Together with BUSH, he’s compiled an amazing string of 18 consecutive Top 40 hit singles on the Modern Rock and Mainstream Rock charts, including 11 that hit the Top 5. Six of these became No. 1 hits: “Comedown,” “Glycerine,” “Machinehead,” “Swallowed,” “The Chemicals Between Us” and “The Sound of Winter.” As a solo artist, he hit No. 1 on iTunes with “Love Remains The Same.”

BUSH’s most recent release, the critically acclaimed Man on the Run, was the follow-up to 2011’s The Sea of Memories, the band’s first release in 10 years. That album saw them return to the top of the charts in grand style, with lead single “The Sound of Winter” making rock radio history as the first self-released song ever to hit No. 1 at Alternative Rock Radio.

Bush albums include Sixteen Stone (1994), Razorblade Suitcase (1996), The Science of Things (1999), Golden State (2001), The Sea of Memories (2011), Man on the Run (2014). Watch for a much-anticipated new album which they are currently working on.


Events Complex Foundation Raffle - Friday VIP Package
$10.00
Winners of this $10 raffle receive
* VIP Parking
* Gate Admission for 2
* Meet & Greet with Bush
* Sky Box Tickets for 2
* Budweiser and/or Pepsi products during the concert

Saturday, August 5 at 8:30 p.m. - Simplot

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Scotty McCreery

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, presented by Simplot.

Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. Now in his early twenties, the talented singer/songwriter has album sales approaching three million. He has received both Platinum and Gold Album certifications, debuted three consecutive albums at No. 1 on a Billboard chart, and achieved one Gold and three Platinum-certified singles as well as two Top Ten hits.

After winning Season Ten of American Idol and capturing the hearts of millions of television viewers, McCreery released his debut album, which was the best-selling solo album released by a country artist in 2011. That album, Clear as Day, was certified Platinum and the first two singles from that album, I Love You This Big and The Trouble with Girls, have also since been certified Platinum. McCreery won the New Music Artist of the Year Award at both the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards and the American Country Awards in 2011, and he received the CMT Music Award for the USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year for The Trouble with Girls in 2012.

In 2016, McCreery performed a new song that he co-wrote called Five More Minutes at the Grand Ole Opry during Country Music Association Music Festival, where he received a standing ovation from the audience.

Events Complex Foundation Raffle - Saturday VIP Package
$10.00
Winners of this $10 raffle receive
* VIP Parking
* Gate Admission for 2
* Meet & Greet with Scotty McCreery
* Sky Box Tickets for 2
* Budweiser and/or Pepsi products during the concert
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