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Thursday evening, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will kick off the free concert series at 8 pm. With a career that spans more than fifty years, fans will recognize much-loved hits across multiple genres and decades.  Stop by the Dodge County Fair on Thursday, August 19. The band will take the stage at 8 pm for a free concert.

In the 1980’s they released country music hits like “An American Dream” and “Make a Little Magic”. They later released three number one singles, “Long Hard Road”, “Modern Day Romance” and the ever-popular sing-along hit “Fishin’ in the Dark”. After celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, the band filmed a live concert in Nashville, airing their special on a nationwide PBS pledge special. The film won a regional Emmy for Special Event Coverage.

The concert series, tractor pull and all other grandstand entertainment are always FREE with paid gate admission to the fair.  Attend the fair for only $5.40 per day with the purchase of a season ticket.  Daily gate admission is $7 before 12:00 pm; or $10 after 12:00 pm.  Children age nine and under are FREE.  Season tickets are only $27 in advance or $35 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased at most Dodge County Banks, Recheks Food Pride, Beaver Dam Piggly Wiggly or at the Fairgrounds Office. Please NO CARRY-INS. FREE Grandstand and Parking – all you pay is your admission to the fair!

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