Arts & Entertainment: Washington State Fair 2013 Grandstand Review

  • Dangerous Man” and “Chrome” singer Trace Adkins charmed fans on Sept. 7. (Photo By Bill Bungard/

  • Little Big Town, featuring Kimberly Schlapman, delivered sweet vocal harmony, a solid cover of Fleetwood Mac's “The Chain” and, of course, smash summer jam, “Pontoon.” (Photo By Bill Bungard/

  • Craig Morgan got this year's concert series started after the rodeo on Sept. 6. (Photo By Bill Bungard/

  • Country star and NFL pitch woman Carrie Underwood's set included angry-girl anthems “Before He Cheats,” “Good Girl” and “Two Black Cadillacs.” (Photo By Bill Bungard/

  • Grammy Award winning jazz singer Al Jarreau teamed up with Tacoma Symphony on Sept. 10. (Photo By Bill Bungard/

  • Classic rockers Cheap Trick played all of “At Budokan” and the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.” Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready surprised fans when he made a cameo during “Surrender.” (Photo By Bill Bungard/

There are just a few days left for the Washington State Fair, with headliners Carly Rae Jepsen (Sept. 20), Austin Mahone & Brigit Mendler (Sept. 21) and Kid Rock (Sept. 22) coming up this weekend; for ticket info. Tacoma Weekly freelance photographer Bill Bungard has been there documenting all the grandstand action. Here is some of what he saw, with larger galleries online at and


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