<h1><img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-31885" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2018\/03\/luke-combs-his-hair2-3000x2000.jpeg" alt="" width="696" height="464" \/>The State Fair of West Virginia is excited to announce the additions of Luke Combs and MercyMe to the 2018 State Fair Concert Series. Up and coming country music superstar Luke Combs will take the stage Thursday, Aug. 9, while the contemporary Christian Group MercyMe will perform on Saturday, Aug. 11.<\/h1>\r\nTickets for both of these shows will go on sale Friday, Mar. 9 at 10 a.m. Tickets may only be purchased by calling 1-800-514-ETIX (3849) or by visiting www.statefairofwv.com\/entertainment. The State Fair Box Office will open later in the spring.\r\n\r\n\u201cWe were very lucky to get each of these artists,\u201d State Fair CEO Kelly Collins stated. \u201cLuke Combs was the 2017 Country Music Association\u2019s New Artist of the Year, while the Grammy-nominated MercyMe has a movie being released shortly based on the story of the song \u201cI Can Only Imagine.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe 2018 State Fair themed \u201cUnforgettable Fun,\u201d is a 10-day fair scheduled Aug. 9-18. 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.