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New Kids On The Block with Special Guest Jesse McCartney at the Iowa State Fair 🎤

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

$45 – $95
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New Kids On The Block with Special Guest Jesse McCartney at the Iowa State Fair 

August 12, 2023 8:00 PM

Doors Open: 7:00 PM

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  • Iowa State Fair admission is not included in your purchase and must be purchased to attend the event.
  • Phone orders can be taken by calling Etix: 1-800-514-3849
  • Ticket limits are 8 for Individual and 4 for Accessible seating (ADA).
  • A confirmation email will come from Etix, along with any print at home ticket purchases. It may go to your inbox or junk/spam folders.
  • Will call orders must be picked up by the purchaser with a photo ID. Tickets will be available to pick up during the Fair at the Grandstand Ticket Office from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm daily.
  • All Grandstand guests ages 2 and older need a ticket.
  • Most generally, at the completion of the show, fireworks will immediately follow.
  • All Sales Are Final – No Refunds

**In an effort to reduce the number of third party purchases, your delivery method options will be determined by your billing zip code. If you are outside that radius, you can still purchase tickets; however, you will only have the option of Will Call (pick up during the Fair with photo ID). If this is not a viable option for you, please contact the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office.

New Kids On The Block have sold more than 80 million albums worldwide — including back-to-back international #1 songs, 1988’s Hangin’ Tough and 1990’s Step By Step — and a series of crossover smash R&B, pop hits like “You Got It (The Right Stuff),” “Cover Girl,” “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” “Hangin’ Tough,” “I’ll Be Loving You,” “Step By Step” and “Tonight.” The group which started with humble Boston beginnings grew to shatter concert box office records playing an estimated 200 concerts a year, in sold out stadiums throughout the world. Since reuniting in 2007, NKOTB have toured consistently to sold out arenas, have sold nearly 4 million tickets and have doubled their crowd sizes. The Boston natives have been bestowed with their very own “New Kids On The Block Day,” an honor not many can claim, and have played Fenway twice before. The group solidified their place in Hollywood with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since reuniting and will continue representing Boston on their journey long into the future.

Since the start of his career, New York-born and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, artist, and actor Jesse McCartney has built a catalog of instantly recognizable anthems and captivated audiences on the road and on-screen. His first three albums — the Platinum Beautiful Soul [2004], Right Where You Want Me [2006], and Departure [2008] — consecutively bowed in the Top 15 of the Billboard Top 200 with the singles “Beautiful Soul” minted Gold and “Leavin'” certified Platinum. Plus, he collaborated with T-Pain on the cross-genre banger “Body Language.” Meanwhile, SPIN touted In Technicolor among its “Top 20 Pop Albums of 2014.” Along the way, he performed in arenas alongside the likes of New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys in addition to packing global headline tours and hosting shows for both George W. Bush and Barack Obama. A sought-after songwriter, he notably wrote the 4x-Platinum GRAMMY® Award-nominated “Bleeding Love” for Leona Lewis. In 2018, the one-off single “Better With You” racked up nearly 30 million cumulative streams and paved the way for his fifth offering. Simultaneously, his acting credits grew to include everything from Chernobyl Diaries and Fear The Walking Dead to Alvin and the Chipmunks, and even voicing the character Roxas/Ventus in gamer favorite Kingdom Hearts. In 2020, Jesse was revealed as the runner-up and popular fan favorite Turtle in the third season finale of Fox’s The Masked Singer. Now, he opens up more than ever on his fifth full-length album New Stage, due out later this year. His second single “Friends,” an homage to the people who became chosen family, followed the release of “Yours” in 2020, an introspective look at the different roles he’s played throughout his life. Then there’s “Kiss The World Goodbye,” the third release from the forthcoming album. Soft piano gives way to an impressive vocal performance. Handclaps build towards a heavenly hook inspired by his future wife. As he notes, it catalogs a “Bonnie and Clyde moment about me and my lady ready to take on anything and everything. At this point in my life everything feels like it’s clicking into place. I’m looking forward to a whole new stage.”



August 12
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
$45 – $95
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Iowa State Fair
3000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317 United States
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