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Linn County Fair announces main stage entertainment

Sawyer Brown
Sawyer Brown

Reserved seating tickets for main stage entertainment at the Linn County Fair are available on-line according to events coordinator Rachel Lytle.

General seating is free with daily admission, but reserved seats are $22 to $30. Reserved seats are available at

This year’s headline acts include Sara Evans on July 14, Five For Fighting on July 15 and Sawyer Brown on July 16.

Evans has released eight studio albums, including Copy That her most recent album, in 2020.

Her Born to Fly earned a two-time platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.

Sara Evans
Sara Evans

Evans has won numerous awards from Billboard, the Academy of Country Music, the Country Music Association, BMI, and a Dove Award. 

 Vladimir John Ondrasik “Five For Fighting” is a multi-talented singer-songwriter, pianist and music producer.

Five For Fighting (a hockey term) has had posted three Top 40 hits, Superman – It’s Not Easy, 100 Years, and The Riddle.

He has recorded six studio albums, several live albums and one EP.

Five for Fighting has released two Platinum-selling albums, America Town and The Battle for Everything.

Sawyer Brown has released 18 studio albums, had more than 50 Hot Country Songs charts hits and three number one singles, Step That Step, Some Girls Do, and Thank God for You.

Five for Fighting
Five for Fighting

The band has earned a Horizon Award from the Country Music Association, was the 1997 Vocal Group of the Year for the Academy of Country Music and has five Vocal Band of the Year awards from the TNN Music City News Country Awards.

Daily admission is $7 for adults (13 and older) and $5 for seniors (60 and older). Children 12 and under are admitted free. Parking is $5. Three-day passes are $21 for adults, $15 for seniors and FFA/4-H club members and $15 for parking.

Fair hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Special carnival fun packs are available at

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