The Charlie Daniels Band will headline the entertainment at this year's Tri-County Fair in Petersburg, with a show set for July 30.
"We really wanted to up the level of entertainment opportunities for fairgoers, and we believe that we have put together a full week of top quality entertainment the entire family can enjoy," a fair spokesperson said. "Hott Insurance in Petersburg has signed up as our show sponsor for the Charlie Daniels Band show, and we're excited to have them working with us."
Tickets for the Charlie Daniels concert will go on sale Wednesday on the Tri-County Fair website atwww.tricountryfairwv. com.
Other fair events will include horse lovers day on July 27, with a horse show beginning at 10 a.m. and a draft horse pull at 6 p.m.
Gospel music singers Jeff and Sheri Easter will perform July 28. Traveling and performing now with their children, the Easters have a dynamic sound/stage presence with unbelievable family harmonies and an authentic ability to communicate a message of hope. They have been nominated twice for a Grammy and have won the Dove Award five times.
The fair gets fully underway July 29, with the opening of the midway and the crowning of the Tri-County Fair Queen on the grandstand stage.
Charleston native and renowned comedy magician Dewayne Hill will perform July 31. Hill has blended excited magic with side-splitting comedy into a G-rated Las Vegas-caliber show for all audiences to interact and enjoy.
In addition to his stage show, Hill will be walking the fairgrounds Monday and Tuesday doing various tricks.
Engines will be roaring and horse power will be on display Aug. 1 and 2, as the lawn tractor pull is set for Thursday and the antique tractor pull is slated for Friday evening.
Aug. 3 will see two-time "American Idol" participant and Point Pleasant native Chase Likens bringing his latest country music to the Tri-County Fair stage.
Details for all the shows and fair activities can be found at www.tri-countyfairwv.com.