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Country star coming to town

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The Fairbury Speedway has announced the inaugural Dancin’ on the Dirt event, to be held Friday, May 27 at the speedway.

Headlining the event is Scotty McCreery, a country music artist who has earned one Double Platinum, four Platinum and two Gold singles, and countless other awards, including winning the 10th Season of American Idol. Travis Denning will be opening the show. Denning has been spotlighted for his head-turning sound and was previously selected as one of CRS New Faces, an Opry NextStage recipient, and a CMA KixStart Artist.

Camping and premium parking is available for the event. Non-premium parking will also be available at no charge. Also, BONUS-attend the races at Fairbury Speedway the next evening, Saturday, May 28 and receive 50% off the price of admission. Presenting your concert wristband at the gate will reduce your admission price from $20 to $10, setting the stage for an awesome holiday weekend of entertainment filled with music, racing, and camping with your friends!

The concert, parking, and camping tickets will go on sale at 8 AM CST on Friday, February 25. Concert tickets will range from $25 - $50 with three sections available. Tickets will be available at www.fairburyspeedway.

The Fairbury Speedway is a ¼ mile semi-banked dirt oval located in Fairbury at the Fairbury fairgrounds. Known as “FALS”, the speedway is a three-time UMP DIRTcar Track of the Year and was named RPM Outstanding Annual Short Track Event of the Year for the annual running of one of Illinois’ premier nostalgia Late Model races, the Prairie Dirt Classic.

In addition to the World of Outlaws sanctioned PDC, the track also runs several high-profile events throughout the season including the Spring Shootout, Summer Nationals, Super Nationals and Fals Frenzy.

The track regular weekly divisions consist of DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Stock Cars, and the entry-level Hobby Mods.

Find out more about the races and the concert by visiting or by following them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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