Not long after thousands of Tucsonans flocked to Florence for the country music festival known as Country Thunder, they’ll have a chance for another dose of country music when Lee Brice visits the Pima County Fairgrounds on April 26.
Known as an “evocative, rough-edged singer” with a “range from rough and raspy to soft and sweet,” Brice was the recent recipient of the Academy of Country Music Awards’ Song of the Year for his chart-topping single, “I Drive Your Truck.”
Brice was additionally nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, Single Record of the Year, and Video of the Year.
Also known for “A Woman Like You,” and “Hard to Love,” Brice recently released his latest single titled, “I Don’t Dance,” – one of a long list of hits that fans will no doubt get to hear when Brice takes the stage Saturday evening at 8 p.m.
Brice’s arrival comes toward the latter end of the annual Pima County Fair, which runs from April 17-27, and has attracted Bret Michaels, Kid Ink, YG, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, and Tyler Farr.
The Pima County Fair attracts about 250,000 visitors over its 11-day period, offering attractions, motorized events, carnival rides, concerts, entertainment, and animals. An assortment of food is also available on fair grounds.
The main gates of the Pima County Fair open at 1 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, $3 for children 6-10, and free for children five years or younger.