From the elegiac verve of the career-defining “Shine” to the heartfelt universality of “The World I Know” and the earnest offering of “AYTA” (a.k.a. “Are You the Answer”), Collective Soul is clearly firing on all cylinders.
“When you see us this summer, you’ll get the vibe of how much we enjoy what we do. You’ll see how much we enjoy each other, and how much we enjoy making music together,” confirms Collective Soul’s visionary frontman and chief songwriter, vocalist/guitarist Ed Roland. “You’ll get all the hits, but we’re also going to throw in some new stuff too. One thing about having nine studio recordings is that it’s hard to fit everything into the set right now. It’s a good problem to have — to be around that long and have so many songs people really want to hear. But once we find the right live groove, we also know what works in this kind of set.”
Approaching their 25th anniversary in 2019, it’s evident the legacy of Collective Soul is as strong as ever.
Collective Soul continues to rock quite simply for the love of music. The band that helped sonically define alternative rock is more focused and energized than ever. And as Ed Roland puts it, fans can continue to expect “lots of guitars and a fun attitude from the southern gentlemen of rock and roll.”Purchase Reserved Seating
Tracy Byrd became a household name on the Country Music Scene in 1993 when his third single, called “Holdin’ Heaven“, off of his MCA Records, self-titled debut album, hit #1 on the Billboard Country Charts. The Album also included the remake hit of Johnny Paycheck’s “Someone to Give My Love To” cementing Byrd as a Traditional Country Troubadour! The Debut Album went on to be certified Gold, a reward signifying sales in excess of 500,000 copies.
Byrd’s second project, “No Ordinary Man“, kept building on the momentum the first album created, the first radio single from it called “Lifestyle’s of the Not so Rich and Famous” reached #4, followed by another top five hit, “The First Step“, then with the release of the smash, chart topping hit “Watermelon Crawl” the second album crossed the half million sales mark and certified Gold. The release of the 4th and last single on this project moved Byrd to the top of both the Billboard Album and Singles charts. The song was called “The Keeper of the Star’s” and it shot to #1 on the singles charts and pushed the album to Double Platinum Status.
Byrd has charted more than thirty hit singles in his career, including eleven additional Top Ten hits. He has also released ten studio albums and two greatest-hits albums, with four Gold certifications. Byrd has released countless hits, including “Don’t Take Her She’s All I’ve Got“, “I’m From the Country“, “I Wanna Feel That Way Again“, “The Drinkin’ Bone“, “The Truth About Men“, and the all-time party song “10 Rounds with Jose Cuervo” which shot to the top of the Billboard Charts to notch Byrd’s third #1 single.
Through all of these years Byrd became a promoter favorite on the road, performing over 4000 exciting shows across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia from 1992 until 2009! He then say’s he needed a break to take care of himself and his most precious thing, his family. He did not perform from 2010-2013, but in 2014 he got back to the music. Since then, he started work on his first project in 10 years. Recorded completely in Tyler, Texas at Rosewood Studios, that album is appropriately titled, All American Texan, which is exactly what he is and has always been.Purchase Reserved Seating
With an inimitable voice the New York Times describes as “wholly different, thicker and more throbbing, a caldron bubbling over,” Randy Houser racked up three consecutive No. 1 hits and more than four million in singles sales to date with his Stoney Creek Records album, How Country Feels. He topped the charts with the title track, “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” and “Goodnight Kiss” (also his first No. 1 as a songwriter) and earned critical acclaim for his powerful delivery of the
Top 5 smash and CMA Song of the Year-nominated “Like A Cowboy.” Houser added a fourth No. 1 to his catalogue with “We Went” from his 2016 album, Fired Up. Randy Houser’s fifth studio album, Magnolia, will be his third album with current label home, Stoney Creek Records and marks a new era for Houser.
Listeners got their first taste of Houser’s rootsy new sound with the 2018 summer release of “What Whiskey Does,” which debuted at Country radio as the number one most added song and Rolling Stone immediately dubbed it “a classic tears-and-twang drinking song.”
Along with the launch of his new full-length album, Magnolia, Houser released a film of the same name which embodies the sentiment of the album’s lyrics. The album released in January, draws its name from the “Magnolia State” which inspired the homegrown, organic sound Randy has spent the last two years cultivating.Purchase Reserved Seating
James Johnson has been captivating audiences for over 11 years as a professional entertainer. He has an incredible ability to make people laugh. His talents include visual comedy, magic and amazing stunts that are highlights at special events around the world. He has performed hundreds of shows in China, the South Pacific, Mexico, Dubai and all over Canada and the United States.
Most people that have seen the show say “You have to see it to believe it!” His incredible stage show provides a rollercoaster of emotions, from unstoppable laughter to gut-wrenching worry as he pushes the limits by putting people of all ages inside a giant latex balloon as his main feature. He is creatively funny, unique and you’ll be mesmerized by his charm and vibrant personality. James has also been featured on many news channels across North America as well as a special feature on the discovery channel highlighting his “odd” job.
Jeff Evans career in magic began at age twelve when he found a book on coin tricks at his grandparent’s house. Today, Jeff regularly performs for appreciative audiences at company banquets, festivals, private parties, and other special events throughout the Pacific Northwest. Jeff is known as an innovative performer in the world of magic and his original routines have been printed in magic magazines including Genii, The Linking Ring, and M.U.M. What does this mean to you? Jeff has the special ability to create new routines and presentations to fit a theme, involve a special guest, or highlight a product or service.
Jeff is an active member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, and the Tacoma Magic Club. He strives to make each performance magically fun and outrageously impossible for his audiences.
His has been called, “clean enough for kids, yet sophisticated enough for adults.” He has won over a dozen awards from his peers in magic including Magician of the Year from the Vancouver Magic Circle, Stage Magic Champion from the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, and Seattle’s Funniest Magician.
Joshua Seth is a world-touring psychological illusionist, comedy hypnotist, motivational keynote speaker, and the author of the best-selling book “Finding Focus in a Changing World: How To Think Differently and Make The Impossible Possible.”
Joshua’s best known as a voice actor and stars in the hit animated series “Digimon.” He’s also voiced roles on “Spongebob Squarepants” and nearly 100 other TV shows and movies.
Reptile Adventures is a Reptile Rescue and Education Center dedicated to education though interaction. Reptile Adventures will be at the Canyon County Fair performing HANDS ON educational presentations. During these presentations you will be able to interact with a multitude of different reptiles!
Rhys Thomas and his JuggleMania journey has been one adventure after another! JuggleMania’s “Hilarity and Dexterity” has appeared on cruise ships in the Mediterranean, festivals in Japan and theater stages from Trinidad to Egypt. Raised in rural Oregon, JuggleMania’s Rhys Thomas never guessed his backyard circus hobby would allow him to visit over 30 countries and raise a family on the strength of his shenanigans.
Rhys has performed during NBA halftime shows, entertained executives of Fortune 500 companies, and has even opened for Weird Al Yankovich and Weird Al Gore. Additional career highlights include serving as Artist in Residence at the Smithsonian Institution, journeying to remote Egyptian tombs to discover 4,000 year old paintings of jugglers, riding his tall unicycle on the frozen Chukchee Sea, and juggling a ‘gator in Arkansas! Come see Rhys in action, you’ll certainly be impressed.
2019 CARNIVAL DEALS!!
Carnival Wristband Voucher – click here and save $10 when you buy a carnival wristband voucher online before July 25! Includes unlimited rides all day for one price. Redeem carnival wristband with voucher at Carnival Ticket Box Office. Pass must be used same day voucher is redeemed. Does not include fair admission. Online wristband vouchers available for $20 prior to July 25. Price increases to $30 on July 25.
Carnival Buddy Day: Thursday, July 25
Buy one all-day ride pass at regular price of $30, and receive an all-day buddy pass for FREE! Buddy must be present at time of purchase. Buddy pass only available for purchase at Carnival Ticket Box Office Thursday, July 25 from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Carnival Family Fun day: Friday, July 26
Unlimited rides for $15 from Noon – 5:00 p.m. Available for purchase at Carnival Ticket Box Office on July 26 between Noon and 4:00 p.m.
Whether you’re looking for traditional carnival rides, family and kiddie rides, or high thrill experiences…we have the rides for you! Thank you to Idaho Central Credit Union for their continued sponsorship of the carnival at the Canyon County Fair.
Adult & Teen Rides: Tornado, Ferris Wheel, Sizzler, Gravitron, Inverter, Super Loop, Swinger, Star Trooper, Zipper, Tilt-A-Whirl, Loop O Plane
Kid Rides: Sooper Jet, Himalaya, Berries, Dune Buggies, Motorcycles, Drummer Boy, Boats, Pirates Cove, Super Slide, Raiders, Carousel, Bees
Thank you to Idaho Central Credit Union for their continued sponsorship of the carnival at the Canyon County Fair.
Thursday, July 25
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fair Building
The Canyon County Fair “Final Drive” is a live selection, parade and celebration of Grand & Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat, Market Hog, Market Lamb & Market Steer animals.
Please join us in celebrating our longstanding heritage in producing Idaho’s finest market livestock animals from our 4-H and FFA market livestock show.
Sunday, July 28
A day dedicated to Latin culture at the Canyon County Fair. Festivities include folkloric dancing, traditional Aztec and Spanish Flamenco dancing, live mariachi music, Escaramuzas—women riding horses dancing to the rhythm of Mexican music—and musical performances by Special Reserve, Banda Arkangel R15 de Chuy Navarro.
The day will also include a variety of Latino food to choose from. This festival is brought to you by Radio Rancho, Idaho Central Credit Union and Telemundo.
4:00 Danza Azteca Tonatiuh (traditional Aztec dancing)
5:00 Escaramuzas Sueno Darado (women riding horses dancing to rhythm of Mexican music)
5:30 Special Reserve (special musical performance)
7:00 Mariachi Sol de Acapulco (mariachi band)
8:30 Banda Arkangel R-15 de Chuy Navarro (special musical performance)
S&W Fair Explorer Program
Explore the Canyon County Fair with the S&W Fair Explorer program. Navigate through fair exhibits and the livestock area looking for “Fair Explorer” facts. Once you’ve found all of the facts, return your Fair Explorer program to the S&W Seed Company booth for prizes!
Albertsons Ag Activities
- Farmer for A Day: interactive display, teaching kids about farming with hands-on produce baskets to play with, including:
- Apple Orchard – an apple tree, with real apples ready for picking
- Potato Patch – digging in the sand for real potatoes!
- Hen House – stuffed chickens cackle and cluck while kids gather eggs
- Corn is Everywhere: three different hands-on activities in this station provide fun ways to learn that corn truly is everywhere in so many of the everyday products we eat and use:
- Corn Plinko Game: dropping the pucks labeled with corn products delights an educates children as they coach them to fall into matching spaces
- Corn Bag Toss: tossing the corn-product labeled bags into the matching boxes reinforces the message that “corn is everywhere”
- Corn Box: kids will be entertained as they see, feel and play with the grain and the toy tractors in the corn box
- Milk Maker: Kids and adults get the hands on feel of “milking” a cow with a wooden cut-out approximately 36” high, complete with udder and teats and sound effects!
- Veggie Stamps: Station available for kids to create an art piece by dabbing veggies in paint, creating a stamp for applying painted images onto a blank canvas. Vegetables locally sourced, and CCF to promote purchasing produce from Albertsons.
Aetna Senior Day
Thursday, July 25
Cost: This is a FREE event presented by Aetna, Inc.
Location: O’Connor Field House
Schedule of Events:
3:00 Dessert and social hour
Free blood pressure checks will be available throughout the duration of the event
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