Apr 30 , 2021

Country's Chris Lane and Cam Announced as Grandstand Artists at the Van Wert County Fair

Van Wert Live has the entertainment fix. Country Headliner Chris Lane and Country Artist Cam will take the stage at The Grandstand during the Van Wert County Fair on Saturday, September 4 at 7:30 PM. Presented by Jim and Mary Pope, this concert marks the return of live ticketed entertainment in Van Wert and will be a Labor Day Weekend feature. Supporting Sponsors making this grand return possible are Celina Moving & Storage, Lee Kinstle & Taylor Auto Sales, and Gary Taylor. Van Wert Live 2021 Annual Sponsors bringing back entertainment are Central Insurance Companies, First Federal of Van Wert, and Statewide Ford - Lincoln.

Ticket prices begin at just $29 thanks to these valued Sponsor Partners. Member tickets go on sale Friday, May 7. General Sales open on Friday, May 14. Van Wert Live Membership information for advanced ticketing will be announced on May 5.  Early ticketing buying opportunities are also available to members of the Van Wert Agricultural Society. To become a VWAS Member, contact the Van Wert County Fair Board Office at 419-238-9270. Concert tickets are available online at vanwertlive.com, by phone at 419-238-6722 or in-person at the VWLive Box Office from Noon - 4P Tue-Thu; Noon - 6P Friday.

Grandstand headliner, Chris Lane’s star continues to rise with 1.1 BILLION on-demand streams, two #1 hits – PLATINUM “Fix” + 2X PLATINUM “I Don’t Know About You” – and two Top 10 albums to his credit. Stacking his milestones with a pair of all-star collaborations, Lane teamed up with LA-based artist/producer Gryffin on the infectious track “Hold You Tonight” after his smash PLATINUM single “Take Back Home Girl” with Tori Kelly. Lane has been spotlighted in PEOPLE’s 2019 Sexiest Man Alive issue, scored nominations at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, ACM Awards, and Radio Disney Music Awards, plus appeared on TODAY, The Bachelor, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and CONAN. After sharing the bill with Florida Georgia Line, Brad Paisley, Dan + Shay and more A-list acts, the Kernersville, NC-native’s headline BIG, BIG PLANS TOUR touted 25 sellouts in major cities coast-to-coast. Lane married Lauren Bushnell in 2019, after popping the question with “Big, Big Plans” – his Top 5-and-rising, GOLD-certified Country radio single. Follow Chris at iamchrislane.com.

Country-Pop Artist Cam has co-written with Sam Smith and Miley Cyrus. She also opened for Harry Styles at the legendary Ryman in Nashville. In 2010, she released her debut studio album Heartforward on an independent record label. Signing with Sony Music Entertainment, she released her debut major label EP in March 2015, Welcome to Cam Country, followed by the studio album Untamed later that same year. Her third album was The Otherside, released on Triple Tigers in 2020. Her second single "Burning House" is her most commercially successful, peaking at the number two position on Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay. Spurred by airplay on The Bobby Bones Show, the song received widespread acclaim, including a Best Country Solo Performance nomination at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards and a Double Platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA.) Cam's current single on country radio is "Till There's Nothing Left." Follow Cam at camcountry.com.

The Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation presenting VWLive events is powered by the Van Wert County Foundation. The VWLive HQ and Box Office is within the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 SR 118 S, Van Wert. The Grandstand Venue is located within the Van Wert County Fairgrounds at 1055 South Washington Street, Van Wert. (No coolers are permitted. Alcohol will be sold within the Grandstand from the Van Wert County Agricultural Society.)