Jacksonville native Riley Green will be one of the country headliners this August at the Erie County Fair.

The Erie County Agricultural Society is adding an ACM award winner to this year’s concert lineup. Riley Green is an acclaimed country music singer/songwriter from Alabama will perform at the Erie County Fair Grandstand on Thursday, August 11th at 8:00 pm. 

Green will be one of the many highlights of the “Best 12 Days of Summer.” He was named the New Male Artist of the Year at the 2020 ACM Awards, and you may remember his song “There Was This Girl,” which he released in 2018. Green had a lot of success from that single, as well as the 2019 album ‘A Different Round,’ which features perhaps his most famous song “Grandpas Never Die.”   

Tickets will go on sale as early as June 10th at 10am, and you can buy your tickets through Tickets.com.  All of the tickets for grandstand events will include admission to the Fair on the day of the show. 

If you are a member of the Erie County Agricultural Society, the tickets will go on sale one day early June 9th.  You can become a member as long as you register for membership before May 31 – click here for the details. 

The Erie County Fair will be held August 10th-21st, 2022. 

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