3 Doors Down to play the State Fair

State Fair officials have announced that 3 Doors Down is set to perform at the 91st Annual State Fair of West Virginia on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 8 p.m.

Tickets for this show will go on sale Friday, Feb. 13, at 10 a.m.

“3 Doors Down is a great addition to our 2015 Concert Series and tickets will be on sale just in time for a Valentine’s Day gift,” State Fair Operations Manager Kelly Collins stated. “We are excited for this upcoming year and cannot wait to make more announcements in the near future!”

Since forming in 1995, Mississippi rock quintet 3 Doors Down has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide, garnered three Grammy nominations, two American Music Awards, and five BMI Pop Awards for songwriting, including BMI’s coveted “Songwriter of the Year” award.

The band’s debut album, 2000’s The Better Life, which is now certified six times platinum, featured the smash hit “Kryptonite.” Their sophomore album, 2002’s Away from the Sun, saw similar success with its radio mainstays “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You.” Their subsequent efforts 2005’s platinum certified Seventeen Days and 2008’s 3 Doors Down debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 Chart. In 2012, 3 Doors Down released The Greatest Hits, a collection of nine #1 hits and three new songs, returning to the Top 5 at radio with “One Light.”

The band will begin recording their sixth studio album in early 2015.

Ticket prices and details on how to order can be found at www.statefairofwv.com. Tickets will only be available via Etix at www.statefairofwv.com or by calling 1-800-514-ETIX (3849) Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. or Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets will not be sold at the State Fair Box Office.

The 2015 State Fair themed “It Feels Like Fun. It Feels Like Fair,” is a 10-day Fair scheduled Aug. 14-23. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit www.statefairofwv.com, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.


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