Megadeth, For King & Country, Noah Cyrus among lineup for Alaska State Fair


Tickets for the first six concerts at this year’s Alaska State Fair went on sale Friday, as the fair announced the first acts in the 2023 AT&T Concert Series. 

The acts at the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre in the Palmer fairgrounds include:

  • Saturday, Aug. 19: Turnpike Troubadours: A “gritty country-rock band,” the Turnpike Troubadours debuted in 2005 and reached 3 on Billboard’s Top 10 Independent Albums chart.
  • Monday, Aug. 21: FOR KING & COUNTRY: The “Christian pop duo,” been awarded four Grammy awards and reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart.
  • Thursday, Aug. 24: Blues Traveler: The blues-rock band has 14 studio albums, four of which have gone gold, three platinum, and one a six-times platinum.
  • Friday, Aug. 25: Flogging Molly: The punk-Celtic band just released its seventh full-length album, Anthem, which rose to Top 10 on the Billboard Americana/Folk, Alternative, Independent, and Rock albums charts.
  • Friday, Sept. 1: Megadeth: A top thrash metal band with over 38 million albums sold worldwide; many metalhead fans in Alaska will search out tickets for this bank.
  • Monday, Sept. 4: Noah Cyrus: The Nashville-born, Los Angeles singer and songwriter burst on the scene in 2016, was on Billboard’s “21 Under 21” list for three years in a row, and was a Best New Artist Grammy nomination.
  • Tickets are available at the Fair website, Concert-goers may purchase concert-only tickets or tickets that include Fair admission at a discounted price, good for any day of the Fair, which runs Aug. 18-Sept. 4.


  1. Well, I guess I had better start looking for accommodations and parking now…..Last time I tried to attend the state fair neither were available.

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