Du Quoin’s 2019 State Fair Grandstand lineup released

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

This year’s Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand lineup was released on Monday morning. The lineup features several well-known country artists.

The lineup was released by Illinois e-News Release.

The Du Quoin State Fair runs from Aug. 23-Sept. 2. The admission to the fair is free, but tickets to the shows must be purchased.


Acts for Aug. 24 and 30 have not been confirmed yet.

The lineup goes as follows:

  • Saturday, Aug. 24: TBA                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Sunday, Aug. 25: Wynonna Judd, a classic country artist, will perform with her current band Wynonna and The Big Noise. Wynonna and The Big Noise is also the name of Judd’s eighth studio album. Tier 3 – $14 / Tier 2 – $17 / Tier 1 – $20
  • Monday, Aug. 26: Gospel night will feature Matthew West, a Christian music star and IL native, to the stage along with Leanna Crawford. Hadliners for two nights have yet to be announced. Tier 3- $8 / Tier 2- $10 / Tier 1- $12
  • Tuesday, Aug. 27: Shenandoah, Restless Heart and Confederate Railroad are secured as headliners. Tier 3 – $14 / Tier 2 – $17 / Tier 1 – $20
  • Wednesday, Aug. 28: LANCO, a Nashville based band, with another headliner to be announced, and Murphy 500, a southern-Illinois based band. Tier 3 – $15 / Tier 2 – $18 / Tier 1 – $25
  • Thursday, Aug. 29: Whitey Morgan with Cody Canada and the Departed, and We Got It Covered round out the country acts. Tier 3 – $15 / Tier 2 – $18 / Tier 1 – $25
  • Friday, Aug. 30: TBA

In the press release, Josh Gross, Du Quoin State Fair Manager, said, “for the last two months we have been working with management companies to ensure we could bring the best entertainers available to Du Quoin.”

Gross said he has offers for two more acts to fill the open spots for the 24 and 30.

“As soon as we get them confirmed we will be releasing them to the public,” he said.

Tickets go on sale June 24 at 10 a.m. with a one-hour pre-sale at the Du Quoin State Fair Box Office beginning at 9 a.m.

Editor in Chief Emily Cooper can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @ECooper212.


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