- Associated Press - Friday, March 11, 2016

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State Fair officials have announced the first round of main stage acts for the 2016 event.

The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle (https://bit.ly/24V6S3c ) reports that the acts announced Tuesday include Suzy Bogguss, Lynryd Skynyrd and Jake Owen.

The first of the concerts will have several classic country acts, including Bogguss, Billy Dean, Restless Heart, Richie McDonald of Lonestar. That show is Sept. 13.

Classic rock band Lynryd Skynyrd, known for its hit “Sweet Home Alabama,” will perform Sept. 16.

Country singer Jake Owen will perform with opening act Old Dominion on Sept. 17. Owen has five No. 1 hits, including “Alone with You” and “Barefoot Blue Jean Night.”



Tickets for the concerts go on sale May 6. The fair will operate Sept. 9 to 18 on Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.

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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, https://www.kansas.com

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