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
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