July 26/MARTINSVILLE – This popular country music star will perform at the Morgan County Fair beginning at 7 p.m. The show will open with regional favorites Bigg Country and Split Rail. Travis Tritt has been a staple in country music since his first hit single, Country Club, released in 1989. With influences from gospel choirs, southern rock and folk in addition to country, Tritt’s sound is quintessentially American. His music has earned him multiple CMA and Grammy awards throughout his career. The 4-H Junior Leaders will have a concession stand at the grandstand for any last-minute munchies you might need. If you don’t have them yet, tickets are still available online.
Aug. 8/INDIANAPOLIS – 7:30 p.m. at the Indiana State Fair. Free Stage (with fair admission). Continuing to bring the sunshine wherever they go, their expansive list of mega-hits includes, “Get Down Tonight”, “That’s the Way (I Like It)”, “Boogie Shoes”, and “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty”. Their hit songs have been featured on over 200 motion picture film soundtracks and played at every major sporting event in the world. In addition to hit songs, the group has sold well over 100 million records, won multiple Grammy® awards, an American Music Award and others.
Aug. 8/SHIPSHEWANA – 8 p.m. at the Shipshewana Event Center. Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations. Releasing two critically acclaimed hour Comedy Central specials and DVD’s in as many years – 2008’s “The Epitome of Hyperbole,” and 2007’s “Brian Regan Standing Up” – Brian has set a standard of excellence that others continually try to follow. Brian’s non-stop theater tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005 and continues into 2009. It is the quality of his material, relatable to a wide audience and revered by his peers, which continues to grow Brian’s fan base. With his first appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in 1995, Brian solidified his place on the show and recently made his 20th appearance. He also includes regular visits to “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” on his schedule. A dorm room favorite, Brian’s 1997 CD, “Brian Regan Live,” has sold over 150,000 copies and consistently charts in iTunes Top Ten Comedy Albums. Brian’s 2000 “Comedy Central Presents” special continues to be a top viewer choice and Brian’s independently released 2004 DVD, “I Walked on the Moon,” is available at www.BrianRegan.com.