Lori Cox, general manager of the Big Sky Country State Fair, was on the XL Morning Show today to announce this year's concert lineup. The Big Sky Country State Fair in Bozeman will run July 17-23 and will feature:

  • Ned Ledoux & Chad Prather, Thursday, July 20.
  • Eli Young Band, Friday, July 21.

Concerts are free with fair admission. Here's some background on this year's performers:

Ned Ledoux: Ned is the son of country music legend Chris Ledoux. Ned was in his dad's band before he died back in 2005. Bearing a close resemblance to his dad, and also sounding very much like him, Ned will perform some Ledoux classics as well as his own music.

Eli Young Band: 3 # 1 hits, a Grammy nomination and an ACM Award for Song of the Year for "Crazy Girl." Other hits include: "Dust," "Drunk Last Night," "Even If It Breaks Your Heart."

Chad Prather: An entertainer/comedian. Chad just finished making the rounds of the National Final Rodeo. He is also the host of Ride Television Network’s “It’s My Backyard” as well as making numerous other TV and radio appearances.

For more info on the Big Sky Country State Fair visit their website at 406StateFair.com