You know summer is almost here in Sioux Falls when the Sioux Empire Fair announces the first concert of the season!

Sioux Falls is in for an epic summer thanks to the 85th Annual Sioux Empire Fair! It's set to be one of the biggest years yet, especially with this concert announcement.

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Country singer and entertainer Jo Dee Messina is going to rock the Billion Automotive Main Stage on Sunday, August 4th at the Sioux Empire Fair!

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Jo Dee Messina is known for lighting up stages across the country with hit songs like "Bye Bye," "Lesson in Leavin'," "Stand Beside Me," "Burn," "I'm Alright," and of course..."Heads Carolina, Tails California."

Jo Dee Messina has recently been traveling across the country performing show-stopping concerts. She's been around the Sioux Empire, including during the Yankton Riverboat Days in August of 2021. I was lucky enough to see her perform. Jo Dee's voice and energy made her a huge force in Yankton! This show at the Sioux Empire Fair will be no different.

This is a show that you can't miss at the 85th Annual Sioux Empire Fair! How can you see Jo Dee Messina in Sioux Falls? This show is FREE! The show comes with fair admission. Fair admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free for children ages 5 and under.

Pit Passes to see Jo Dee Messina at the 85th Annual Sioux Empire Fair officially go on sale on Monday, June 3rd. Passes are $25. More information on tickets can be found here.

The 85th Annual Sioux Empire Fair is Friday, August 2nd through Saturday, August 10th in Sioux Falls at the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds.

We can't wait to welcome Jo Dee Messina to Sioux Falls this August!

2024 Sioux Falls Area Concert Calendar [UPDATED]

2024 is looking to be another awesome year for live music in Sioux Falls.

We'll continue to see the Denny Sanford PREMIERE Center in Sioux Falls hosting big-name music acts.

There are also fantastic shows planned for Grandfalls Casino, The District, Icon, The Alliance, Bigs Bar, and more.

Here are the concerts that have been announced for 2024 in and around Sioux Falls.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

32 Things to Do in Sioux Falls This Summer That Are Absolutely Free!

Sure, there are tons of things to do in the Sioux Empire every summer, but if your entertainment budget is small (or zero), we have the solution - actually, we have lots of solutions.

Here is a list of family-friendly (and some, just adult-friendly) events happening this summer in the Sioux Falls area that you should check out. Oh, the best part, everything on this list is FREE.

Gallery Credit: Karla Brown

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