The grandstand spotlight will shine on top country artists two nights in a row at the 2022 Dodge County Fair.
Clay Walker is scheduled to take the mic on the main stage at Moraine Park at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 18.
Walker holds 11 No. 1 hits and 17 Top 10 hits in his career. Fans will recognize many of her 39 singles, spanning almost three decades, such as: “What’s it to You”, “Live Until I Die” and “This Woman and This Man”.
He received a warm welcome from the country music industry in 1994, being nominated as one of country music’s favorite new male artists by the American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music and TNN/Music City News.
His 12th album, “From Texas to Tennessee”, is composed of 10 new songs. Although times and the spread of music have changed over the years, Walker’s popularity has not waned. His latest single, “Need a bar sometimes”, has received over 20 million plays and online streams. Fans keep coming back for his “golden Texas twang” and new admirers are drawn to it.
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Headlining the Friday night fair is newcomer to the country music scene, singer and storyteller Russell Dickerson.
Audiences will enjoy hearing hit after hit from Dickerson’s Billboard No. 5 country album, “Yours.” The album went certified gold with popular songs like “Blue Tacoma”, “Every Little Thing” and the title track.
Fans can see Dickerson sing his heartfelt, story-telling lyrics on the Moraine Park main stage at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 19.
Nashville-based Dickerson was nominated by ACM for Best New Male Artist of 2020. Dickerson recently performed at Summerfest and will be touring with country music icon Tim McGraw later this year.
Admission to see Clay Walker, Russell Dickerson and all the Dodge County Grandstand entertainment is free daily with paid admission to the fair. Arrive early to grab a spot. Blankets and lawn chairs are allowed.