Louisville, KY. May 22, 2014– Triangle Talent, Inc. clients dominated the list of Top Ten Fairs in the United States published by the travel site Hopper Blog. Triangle Talent buys and/or produces entertainment for six of the Top 10 recognized fairs. The clients that made the list are:
NUMBER 1. New York State Fair– Triangle Talent books and produces entertainment at the Grandstand and the Chevy Court free Stage. Acts this year include Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull, Journey, Kid Rock, Train, The Doobie Brothers, Barenaked Ladies, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Southside Johnny.
NUMBER 2. Wisconsin State Fair– Triangle Talent produces entertainment on the Grandstand Stage and books grounds attractions to the Fair. Included this year are Lady Antebellum, Aretha Franklin, Alabama at the Grandstand, and Rock-it The Robot, De’Anna The Hypno Chick, Mama Lou: American Strong Woman and Matt’s Family Jam as part of the grounds entertainment package.
NUMBER 3. Iowa State Fair– Triangle Talent books and produces concerts at the Grandstand, assists in booking the four free stages and books grounds attractions to the Fair. The Grandstand acts this year will include Florida Georgia Line, Foreigner and Styx, and the Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry. Free Stage acts include Winger, Slaughter, Los Lonely Boys, Dustin Lynch, the Swon Brothers, Kristian Bush and the Romantics. On the grounds, Bruno’s Tiger Show, Greg Frisbee Rubber Chicken Show and the World Record Balloon Stunt Show will entertain.
NUMBER 4. Minnesota State Fair– Triangle Talent books grounds entertainment to the State Fair entertainment buyer, including Mama Lou and Eric Buss Master of Foolin’ Around.
NUMBER 5. Ohio State Fair– Triangle Talent produces entertainment on the Grandstand Stage which this year will include Lady Antebellum, Aretha Franklin, and Alabama. Welde Big Bear show, Ron Diamond, the Spoon Man and Matt’s Family Jam are booked as part of the 2014 grounds entertainment package.
NUMBER 10. Kentucky State Fair– Triangle Talent books and produces concerts in Freedom Hall and the Turf Series at Cardinal Stadium. In addition, Triangle books and produces the free stages in the beer tents, and books grounds attractions to the Fair. Freedom Hall shows this year are Lady Antebellum and Foreigner and Styx. The stadium shows include Plain White T’s, Kenny Rogers, MercyMe , Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and perennial favorites The Oak Ridge Boys. Grounds acts featured are The Gantry Show, Team FMX motorcycle show, Balloon Masters, the Tree of Life and Bronkar Lee.
To view the entire Top 10 list, go to http://www.hopper.com/articles/69/the-ten-best-state-fairs-in-the-united-states.
Triangle Talent CEO David Snowden noted that Triangle Talent continues to elevate its presence on the national entertainment industry stage. “This is like being on six TOP 10 teams. We are very proud to be working with so many exceptional Fair producing organizations. People are generally surprised to learn that a Louisville, Kentucky company is a major factor in entertainment booking. We have continued to increase our presence because of our great relationships with acts, good advice and service to our clients, and our reputation for trustworthiness with everyone.”
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Triangle Talent, Inc. is a full service entertainment booking agency and one of the largest producers of outdoor events in the country. Celebrating more than 54 years in business, Triangle Talent is the Mid-west’s oldest and largest entertainment agency. It has successfully scheduled, negotiated and produced entertainment in more than 38 states and exclusively represented more than 70 acts. In addition to fairs, Triangle’s clients include Texas Roadhouse, Papa John’s, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Churchill Downs, FFA Convention, and more than 2000 other clubs, corporations and events.
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