The 2022 Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo announced its musical acts for its 102nd edition, set for August 3–7.
Country singer Chase Rice will take the stage to open the free Sounds Fast Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, August 3. The Nashville-based star with more than 2 million album sold has multiple number 1 hits, including “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen (feat. Florida Georgia Line)” and Platinum-certified Top 10 hit “Lonely If You Are,” along with double platinum #1 single “Eyes On You.”
On Thursday, August 4, Daughtry takes the stage. The band has sold more than 9 million albums and 16 million singles worldwide and its debut, self-titled album was the top-selling album of 2007. It produced four Top 20 platinum-selling singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and became the fastest-selling rock debut album in Soundscan history.
On Friday, August 5, classic rock superstars and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Cheap Trick will play. With multiple top 10 hits and having sold over 20 million albums since their formation, Cheap Trick have a streak of certifiably classic tunes, from “California Man” and “Dream Police” to “Surrender” and “I Want You To Want Me.”
On Saturday, August 6, three-time Grammy Award winner, American Music Awards, BET and NAACP award winner and critically acclaimed actor T.I. will bring his unique style to Deschutes County. With 11 studio albums, 7 of which have reached top 5 Billboard status, T.I. will perform favorites such as “Whatever you Like,” “Live Your Life,” and more.
For the first time in history, the Deschutes County Fair will also present a Sunday concert as part of its series. On August 7, Virlan Garcia will take the Sunday Guitars main stage at 4 p.m. This chart-topping young artist has received Billboard and Monitor Latino recognition for his five studio albums.
All shows will at 8 p.m. nightly, with the exception of Sunday’s 4 p.m. show. All concerts are free with fair admission — no additional ticket is required.
For 2022, additional free entertainment will be provided throughout the grounds, including a live lumberjack exhibition, a high dive show, J.D. Platt’s “K9 Kings” dog show, animals and reptile exhibits and more. Deschutes Fair & Rodeo will also partner with Deschutes County Veterans’ Services to bring the “Remembering Our Fallen” memorial exhibit.
Tickets for the 2022 Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo are on sale at www.deschutesfair.com.