Artist Spotlight

Country artist Easton Corbin will be performing a free concert with special guest Olivia Henken at the Kentucky State Fair on Wednesday, August 20th.

Easton Corbin is a country singer-songwriter famous for his No. 1 hits “Roll With It” and “A Little More Country Than That,” both from his debut album. His second album includes popular hit singles “All Over the Road” and “Lovin’ You Is Fun.” After having won New/Breakthrough Artist of the Year as well as Single and Music Video both by New/Breakthrough Artist and for “A Little More Country Than That” at the 2010 American Country Awards, it is no wonder Easton Corbin has sold over 470,000 albums and over 2 million singles!


Olivia Henken, a Louisville native, is well known for competing on Season Five of NBC’s “The Voice” on Team Christina. She also boasts having headlined at many major festivals as well as having shared the stage with artists like Kip Moore, Charlie Daniels, Dustin Lynch, Chuck Wicks, and Jason Jones. Olivia Henken’s hit single “The Ride” is available for download in iTunes and contributes to the thousands of downloads she has had.

Country artist Scotty McCreery will be performing a free concert with special guest Kelsey K at the Kentucky State Fair on Friday, August 22nd.

Scotty McCreery is a country music singer and winner of the 10th season of American Idol. His debut album “Clear As Day” went platinum in the United States in 2011 and includes the two Top 20 songs, “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble With Girls.” His 2012 Christmas album “Christmas With Scotty McCreery” as well as his third album “See You Tonight” have contributed to his successful album sales, which top 1.6 million! His single “See You Tonight” also reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Country charts in 2013. Scotty McCreery has performed for President Obama and at the Macy’s Day Parade, among other notable places.


Kelsey K is an up and coming country music artist out of Iowa. Her song “Country Mess” received Best Country Song at the 2012 Independent Music Awards, and her song “Blue Jean Girl” has been selected for Nashville Songwriter’s Associations’ Top 40 as well as being part of the soundtrack for the upcoming movie “Dakota’s Summer.” Kelsey K is familiar with State Fairs near and far, having opened for Jerrod Niemann at the 2013 Oklahoma State Fair, Toby Keith at the 2013 Missouri State Fair, and again Jerrod Niemann and Thomas Rhett at the 2013 Kentucky State Fair. This year she will not only return to the Kentucky State Fair, but will also be opening for Lady Antebellum and Billy Currington at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.


All 2014 Turf Series Concerts are FREE with paid gate admission into the Kentucky State Fair. Both concerts will begin at 8 p.m.


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