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Casting Crowns to perform at 2012 Clay County Fair

Thursday, December 22, 2011

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The first confirmed act for the 2012 Clay County Fair is Christian music group Casting Crowns.
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The Clay County Fair has landed Christian music's most successful act, Casting Crowns, for the 2012 Clay County Fair. Casting Crowns will deliver their passionate, thought-provoking music on the grandstand stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.

"It is a joy to be able to announce such a high-caliber Christian act for the Clay County Fair," Clay County Fair Secretary/Manager Jeremy Parsons said. "I know for many Christian music fans this is another Christmas gift they will enjoy next September."

Since 2009, Casting Crowns has toured the world consistently delivering music that points believers back to what truly matters. The band - including Mark Hall, Megan Garrett, Melodee DeVevo, Hector Cervantes, Chris Huffman, Juan DeVevo and Brian Scoggin - has performed for nearly 1 million fans in more than 175 cities around the world including performances for U. S. troops in Kuwait and Qatar, all while juggling faith, family, music and ministry.

Since its launch in 2003, the band has garnered 23 GMA Dove Awards, a GRAMMY Award and an American Music Award, and eight chart-topping radio singles. Casting Crowns has sold more than 4.5 million albums to date and has been named Billboard magazine's top-selling Christian act for the past four years.

Ticket information, including the announcement of an opening act, will be available this spring.

* The 2012 Clay County Fair, Sept. 8-16, will feature world-class grandstand entertainment, seven stages of free entertainment, GoldStar Amusements on the Midway, over 650 commercial exhibits, and thousands of competitive displays including livestock, creative culinary, creative activities and agriculture.For more information visit www.claycountyfair.com or call 262-4740. Become a fan on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/WorldsGreatestCountyFai....


Newsboys coming in March

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For more great Christian entertainment coming to northwest Iowa get excited for the upcoming Newsboys concert at the Clay County Regional Events Center March 31. For more details visit www.spencerevents.com or call 580-3000.


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Casting Crowns sing some of the most beautiful Christian music. I hope I get to see them when they come to the fair.

-- Posted by ruthventaxpayer on Thu, Dec 22, 2011, at 9:53 AM

Way to go, Spencer Iowa and the Clay County Fair!!!! Good choice to bring in Casting Crowns for the fair in Sept., and Newsboys in March! =)

-- Posted by Funkyjavagirl on Thu, Dec 22, 2011, at 11:29 AM

I am so excited! I have suggested Casting Crowns on the fair survey for several years now. Way to go CCF!!!!!

-- Posted by JARPMW on Fri, Dec 23, 2011, at 11:09 PM


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