The Stars of A&E’s ‘Duck Dynasty’ to speak at Iowa State Fair Grandstand
Published on March 1st, 2014 | by Joe Lawler
The Iowa State Fair Grandstand has long hosted musicians, comedians and car races, but what’s essentially a stop on a speaking tour might be a first. The latest addition to the Grandstand lineup are Willie, Korie and Si Robertson, stars of the A&E series “Duck Dynasty.”
On Aug. 10 the trio will speak about their family, TV series, merchandising empire and more.Willie Robertson is the CEO of Duck Commander, Korie is his wife and Si is his uncle. The series regularly draws over 11 million viewers, making is the highest rated reality series in cable history.
The lineup doesn’t include Duck Commander founder Phil Robertson, who was the center of controversy late last year following comments on homosexuality in a GQ interview.
Tickets to the show are $32 and go on sale at a TBA date.
The Iowa State Fair Grandstand lineup so far:
Aug. 7: Newsboys with Matthew West
Aug. 8: The Happy Together Tour
Aug. 10: The Stars of A&E’s Duck Dynasty
Aug. 12: Florida Georgia Line
Aug. 14: Jake Owen, Eli Young Band and The Cadillac Three
Aug. 15: Chevelle and Halestorm
Aug. 16: Lady Antebellum with Billy Currington
Aug. 17: Foreigner with Styx