Hemp producer will be presenting sponsor at Kentucky State Fair

Concert series includes 11 nights and 26 bands: from retro pop to alternative, Christian to rock, and country to soul
2018 Kentucky State Fair.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair announced GenCanna as the presenting sponsor of this year’s summer celebration as well as the lineup of Texas Roadhouse Concert Series at a press conference Tuesday.

“The state fair is all about two things GenCanna cares deeply about — Kentucky and agriculture,” said Matty Mangone-Miranda, CEO of GenCanna. “Hemp production, both in agriculture and science, has a promising future in Kentucky. We’re proud to help showcase the great work done here in the commonwealth as the presenting sponsor of the 2019 Kentucky State Fair.”

“Through partnerships with successful Kentucky-based businesses like GenCanna and Texas Roadhouse, we’ll be able to make the 2019 Kentucky State Fair a wonderful experience to remember,” said David S. Beck, president and CEO of Kentucky Venues.


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Held Aug. 15-25 during the Kentucky State Fair presented by GenCanna, the Texas Roadhouse Concert Series features a wide range of musical artists with a different concert every night, for a total of 26 bands. This year all concerts are free with paid gate admission.

The Texas Roadhouse Concert Series lineup is:

Thursday, Aug. 15: Montgomery Gentry featuring Eddie Montgomery with special guests Exile and Layla Spring

Friday, Aug. 16: Sheila E with special guest The Gap Experience

Saturday, Aug. 17: Black Stone Cherry, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown and The Josephines

Sunday, Aug. 18: The Oak Ridge Boys with special guest Lee Greenwood

Monday, Aug. 19: for KING & COUNTRY with special guest Young Escape

Tuesday, Aug. 20: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone with special guests Gary Lewis and the Playboys, and Mitch Ryder

Wednesday, Aug. 21: Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. with special guest
Brandon Lay

Thursday, Aug. 22: lovelytheband with special guest The Mowgli’s

Friday, Aug. 23: Dylan Scott and Mitchell Tenpenny with special guest Jake Rose

Saturday, Aug. 24: Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe and with special guest KIX

Sunday, Aug. 25: Lauren Daigle with special guest AHI

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