Washington County, Virginia Fair releases 2021 lineup for 71st annual event


ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) — The Washington County, Virginia Fair announced the artists and bands set to take the main stage at 8 p.m. during the 71st annual event.

Fair-goers can expect new country, traditional country and other genres, with the fair’s theme as “Race on Down to the Washington County Fair.”

  • Sept. 13Ryan Hurd is sponsored by WXBQ 96.9. Hurd continues his hit-producing path with the release of the latest single, Every Other Memory, which was dubbed as one of the best songs of April 2020 by Time.
  • Sept. 14Jimmie Allen made history as the first Black artist to launch a career with two consecutive No. 1 hits from his 2018 album Mercury Lane.
  • Sept. 15Craig Morgan, an Army veteran, released his latest album, God, Family, Country.
  • Sept. 16The Kentucky Headhunters were declared the great American rock ‘n roll band by Billboard magazine. Currently, the band consists of Richard Young, Fred Young, Greg Martin and Doug Phelps.
  • Sept. 17Mo Pitney’s new track Ain’t Lookin’ Back follows his 2016 debut Behind This Guitar, an acclaimed LP that cracked Billboard’s Top Ten Country Albums Chart the first week of its release.
  • Sept. 18The Phantoms have been performing a wide array of genres since 1964. The regionally known group will close out fair week with dance and party music.

Ticket sales will launch on Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. on THIS WEBSITE or through Meade Realty, Abingdon.

Single-day admission tickets will be $10 for adults, $2 for children aged 13 years and up and free for those 6-12 years old.

Reserved concert seats include a $10 add-on fee.

Season ticket booklets are priced at $45 until Sept. 10.

The Washington County, Virginia Fairground is located at 17046 Fairground Dr.

For more information, CLICK HERE.

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