Gatlin Brothers, Marty Stuart to perform Aug. 30 State Fair showRaised on gospel music, Larry, Rudy and Steve Gatlin began entertaining at 2, 4, and 6 years old in churches and then guest appearances on the Slim Willet radio and TV shows in Abilene, Texas.
By: News release , SD State Fair
HURON — Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers and Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will perform Aug. 30 at the South Dakota State Fair.
The State Fair announced the addition of the two country acts this week.
Raised on gospel music, Larry, Rudy and Steve Gatlin began entertaining at 2, 4, and 6 years old in churches and then guest appearances on the Slim Willet radio and TV shows in Abilene, Texas.
In 1972, Larry Gatlin landed a solo deal through friend Kris Kristofferson and invited his brothers to sing backup. In 1974, the release of the album “The Pilgrim” earned him his first No. 1 hit and Grammy award winner with “Broken Lady.” Over the next decade, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers scored more than a dozen Top 40 hits, including “Denver,” “The Lady Takes The Cowboy Every Time,” and “All the Gold in California.”
Stuart, a five-time Grammy-winning country artist, has been touring and releasing albums since the 1980s.
He released his first self-titled album in 1986 with the hit “Arlene.” In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Stuart released more albums gaining him several top 10 hits.
Ticket prices have not been set yet. Pre-sale on tickets will begin June 17 for backrest holders, followed by Friends of the Fair ticket sales on June 20. General public ticket sales will begin June 24.
The 2013 South Dakota State Fair will run from Aug. 29 through Sept. 2. Channel Seeds preview night will be Aug. 28.