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Red River Valley Fair rolls out grandstand entertainment

Granger Smith (center), seen here at WE Fest 2016, opens the Red River Valley Fair on July 11. Special to The Forum1 / 2
Rock band Shinedown plays the Red River Valley Fair on July 14. Special to The Forum2 / 2

WEST FARGO — The Red River Valley Fair announced its grandstand entertainment for this summer's festivities, which runs July 11 through 16, in West Fargo.

July 11 — Country singer Granger Smith ("Backroad Song," "If the Boot Fits"), with his hick alter-ego, Earl Dibbles Jr.

July 12 — RRVF favorite, 1980s hard rock tribute act Hairball, with Ron Keel Band.

July 13 — Country duo LoCash ("I Love This Life," "I Know Somebody").

July 14 — Rock band Shinedown ("If You Only Knew," "Second Chance").

July 15 — Country band Old Dominion ("Break Up With Him," "Song for Another Time"), with Cam.

July 16 — Auto racing.

Grandstand shows are free with paid gate admission or Mega Ride Pass. Gate admission is $10 dollars for adults (12 and older), $5 for kids (6 to 11) and free for kids 5 and younger.

There is free gate admission from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each weekday.

Mega Ride passes are $50 through March 31, and available online or at the Fair office only. Starting April 1, Mega Ride passes are $65 and available at local Petro Serve USA locations, online and at the Fair office. Mega Ride passes include gate admission, unlimited carnival rides and grandstand shows.

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