The Antelope Valley Fair and Event Center has officially announced additional Palmdale Auto Mall Concert performances for the 2019 Antelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival, themed “Sweet Delights and Carnival Lights.”

Opening the 2019 Palmdale Auto Mall Concert Series starting at 7:30 p.m., Aug.16, will be the “Now’s the Time Tour,” featuring two alternative rock bands — Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms.

Both bands are celebrating 25-year anniversaries of multi-platinum albums. Alternative rock and roll band, Gin Blossoms, is known for hits like “Found About You,” “Allison Road” and “Hey Jealousy.”

This year, the band released their first new album in eight years, “Mixed Reality,” featuring singles like “Face the Dark Wonder” and “Break.”

American alt rock band, Collective Soul, headlines Friday’s opening night.

They are known for song sensations like “Shine,” “December” “The World I Know” and countless other hits.

At 7:30 p.m., Aug. 21, multi-platinum super duo Big and Rich and Cowboy Troy bring their “Peace, Love and Happy Hour” tour to the A.V. Fair & Alfalfa Festival. Country, rock and pop fans are in for a treat when these epic musicians take the stage to play hits like ‘Save a Horse (Ride A Cowboy),” “Lost in the Moment,” “8th of November” and other fan favorite hits.  

Opening Wednesday night’s concert event with an encore A.V. Fair performance is famed funny guys Williams and Ree.

This comedy duo has been bringing laughter to both live and television audiences since 1960 with their famed humor. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Concert tickets for Collective Soul, Gin Blossoms, Big and Rich with Cowboy Troy and Williams and Ree go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m., May 15, at Seating is limited for gold circle, trackside and standing room tickets.

As previously announced, rock band REO Speedwagon will perform Aug. 17; comedian Gabriel Iglesias’ Beyond the Fluffy World Tour will thrill fans on Aug. 19; and country sensations Travis Tritt and Charlie Daniels bring their Outlaws and Renegades Tour to the stage on Aug. 20.

Tickets for these performances are available now at

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