This summer, The Great Allentown Fair in Allentown, PA will once again boast a country-dominated lineup. Today country music rebel Eric Church was confirmed for Friday, September 4. Previously announced were the Grammy-nominated quartet Little Big Town on September 2 and vocal powerhouse Carrie Underwood on September 3. Tickets are on sale now via AllentownFair.com. Over the past five years, the Allentown Fair has hosted some of the biggest names in country music including Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, Keith Urban, and Dierks Bentley.
Little Big Town are nominated for two ACM Awards this year for Vocal Group of The Year and Album of the Year. Eric Church is nominated for Male Vocalist of The Year, Song of The Year, and Album of The Year. Carrie Underwood is up for Female Vocalist of The Year and Vocal Event of The Year for her guest appearance on Miranda Lambert’s song “Somethin’ Bad”. In addition to their award nominations, Eric Church and Little Big Town are also slated to perform. The 50th Annual American Country Music Awards will air live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19 at 8/7c on CBS. – by Matt Bishop