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Alaska State Fair adds four acts to 2022 entertainment lineup

By Anchorage Daily News

Updated: 18 minutes ago Published: 18 minutes ago

The Alaska State Fair has announced four more acts performing at the fair, which runs Aug. 19-Sept. 5 in Palmer.

Country singer Chayce Beckham, who won season 19 of “American Idol,” is scheduled to perform Aug. 25.

Darci Lynne, a singer, ventriloquist and the youngest contestant to win “America’s Got Talent,” will take the stage Aug. 29.

Shaggy and the Common Kings will play the fair’s final weekend with a Sept. 2 date. Shaggy brings musical influences from his native Jamaica to his performing career, which includes 40 million albums sold.

Singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle, a two-time Grammy winner, closes out the 2022 fair with a performance on Sept. 5.

The announcement bolsters the lineup of performers the fair announced in March, which included Barenaked Ladies and TobyMac.

[Barenaked Ladies, TobyMac headline 2022 Alaska State Fair concert lineup]

Tickets for the four shows announced Thursday will go on sale May 13 at 10 a.m. via the fair website.

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