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Elle King

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  • September 2, 20193:00 pm

Pre-sale to Alaska State Fair members is April 18 – April 25.
Tickets go on sale to the public April 26 at 10am

Ticket TypePriceConcert OnlyPriceW/Fair Admission
Lawn Area$30BUY TIX$40BUY TIX
Reserved Area$40BUY TIX$50BUY TIX

Fair admission additional. Convenience fees apply. Please note there is no seating at this concert.
Tickets w/Fair admission ends August 21.

Biography

A unique and distinctive artist, singer/songwriter Elle King blends pop, blues, rock and roll, and country into a sound that’s all her own.

In 2015, King released her debut album, Love Stuff, a mix of rock and roll, blues and country, with a twinge of pop. The gold-certified album featured the breakthrough single, “Ex’s & Oh’s,” which earned King two Grammy nominations and was certified double platinum. The track hit #1 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs Chart, and topped the AAA, Hot AC, and Alternative Radio charts, leading King to become the second female artist in 18 years to reach #1 at the latter format.

The Ohio-born, New York-raised artist was also featured on Dierks Bentley’s Grammy-nominated, #1 Country Airplay hit, “Different for Girls.”

King released her follow-up album, Shake the Spirit, in October 2018. The album, which explores a difficult period in King’s life, features the songs “Baby Outlaw,” “Shame,” “Naturally Pretty Girls” and “Good Thing Gone.”

King decided she wanted to be a singer and musician after hearing the all-girl pop-punk band the Donnas when she was 9 years old in Ohio. By 13, she was playing guitar and later learned to play banjo. King began street busking and gigging around New York at age 16, then moved to Philadelphia to attend the University of Arts, where she majored in painting and film.

Seating Map

There are “wet” (alcohol consumption permitted) and “dry” (no alcohol) areas. To enter the “wet” area, you must be aged 21 or older and present a valid photo ID, or be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and present a valid photo ID. Wheelchair accessible seating areas are available in both the reserved and lawn areas. Some concerts have chairs in the reserved area. There are no chairs in the lawn area. Limited bleacher seating is available on the “wet” side of the lawn area. Please check each concert page for more information.

Theatre and Ticket Info

Concert ticket prices do not include Fair admission. Convenience fees apply. Babes-in-arms admitted for free; children aged 2 and up must have a ticket. During the Fair, concert tickets may also be purchased on the fairgrounds at the Borealis Box Office, adjacent to the Borealis Theatre.

Concert ticket prices do not include Fair admission. Convenience fees apply. Babes-in-arms admitted for free; children aged 2 and up must have a ticket. During the Fair, concert tickets may also be purchased on the fairgrounds at the ConocoPhillips Borealis Box Office, adjacent to the ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre.

The ConocoPhillips Borealis Theatre is an open-air theatre; shows take place rain or shine. Both entrance gates open approximately one hour prior to the show. Personal chairs, professional grade cameras, cameras with detachable lenses and recording devices are strictly prohibited.

There are 2 entry gates to the theatre; a “wet” gate directly into the alcohol consumption areas and a “dry” gate accessible by all ages. If you enter through the “dry” gate, you may cross into the “wet” area once you’re inside the theatre. To access any area with alcohol consumption, including entering through the “wet” gate, you must be 21 or over and present a valid photo ID, or be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and present a valid photo ID.

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Author: Betty Shadura

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