MontanaFair Entertainment Line-Up Announced

This year’s fair in Billings brings top acts to region

By: By Kenneth Shapiro

This year’s MontanaFair (held Aug. 13-21) will kick off on Friday, Aug. 13, with Sneak a Peek Night with Jason Aldean in the Rimrock Auto Arena at 7 p.m. Opening for Aldean will be the up and coming McClymonts. Country rocker Jason Aldean has been steadily cementing his status as country music’s next superstar with number-one hits such as “Why,” “She’s Country,” “Big Green Tractor” and “The Truth.” Tickets are $45 VIP, $35 reserved and $25 general admission.

On Saturday, Aug. 14, the arena is going to rock like a hurricane with the Scorpions and their Get Your Sting and Blackout World Tour starting at 7 p.m. Scorpions’ hits include “Rock You Like a Hurricane,” “Still Loving You” and “No One Like You.” Tickets are $45 VIP, $35 reserved and $25 general admission.

Saturday afternoon features a Demolition Derby from Checkered Flag Productions at 2 p.m. in the Grandstands. Tickets are $20 reserved, $17 general admission and $12 kids general admission.

Sunday, Aug. 15, get ready for some modern rock with Hinder and Finger Eleven starting at 7 p.m. in the Rimrock Auto Arena. Hits include “Lips of an Angel,” “Use Me” and “Up All Night.” Canadian alternative rock band, Finger Eleven will open the show. Finger 11’s hits include “One Thing” and “Paralyzer.” Tickets are $35 festival floor and reserved, and $25 general admission.

MontanaFair’s Arenacross moves outdoors to become Supercross on Tuesday, Aug. 17. The outdoor event will feature a bigger, more complex track, and higher jumps. Tickets are $20 reserved, $17 general admission and $12 kid’s general admission.

New in 2010, MontanaFair will feature a three-day PRCA rodeo event Thursday, Aug. 19, through Saturday, Aug. 21, starting at 7 p.m. all three nights. Tickets are $25 VIP, $22 reserved, $15 general admission and $12 kid’s general admission.

MontanaFair offers a ValuPass. For $75, visitors get general admission to all eight MontanaFair shows — Jason Aldean with The McClymonts, The Scorpions, Hinder with Finger 11, Demolition Derby, Supercross and three nights of Pro Rodeo. The ValuPass can be shared with family and friends. New this year, the ValuPass also includes gate admission every day of the fair. Event tickets may also be upgraded to reserved seating for an additional fee.



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