Courtesy of the ALTimate Tour
Bush (left), Live
Fans of ’90s alternative music should be pleased: The Champlain Valley Fair
is hosting the ALTimate Tour, which features ’90s hitmakers Bush
and Our Lady Peace
. The concert takes place on Friday, August 23, the fair's opening night. The fair continues through Sunday, September 1, at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction.
The Coca-Cola Grandstand, which can seat up to 11,000 people, houses concerts, demolition derbies and other special events on every night of the fair's run. So far, only two concerts have been announced: the ALTimate Tour, and an evening with country duo Big & Rich
, country rapper Cowboy Troy
, and DJ Sinister
, which hits the Grandstand a week later on Friday, August 30.
Courtesy of Coalition Music
Our Lady Peace
"We still have a few shows we're working on," Champlain Valley Exposition executive director Tim Shea tells Seven Days
via phone, noting that subsequent concert announcements are imminent.
for the ALTimate Tour's Champlain Valley Fair performance go on sale Friday, March 15.
Bush, Live and Our Lady Peace were all major hitmakers in the ’90s. If it's been a few years since you revisited their catalogs, refresh your memory with some of their most popular tunes in the playlist below.