Stone Temple Pilots to play at South Dakota's 2022 State Fair

Stone Temple Pilots to play at South Dakota's 2022 State Fair

HURON, S.D. –The South Dakota State Fair and C&B Operations welcome Stone Temple Pilots (STP) at the SD State Fair grandstand on Friday, September 2.


STP was one of the most commercially successful rock bands of the 1990s, selling 40 million records worldwide, including 17.5 million units in the United States. 


The band has had 16 Top 10 singles on the Billboard rock charts, eight of which peaked at No. 1, and a No. 1 album in 1994. That same year, the band won a Grammy for "Best Hard Rock Performance" for the song "Plush" from the album Core. They were also ranked No. 40 on VH1's The 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.


STP joins previously announced Lady A and Priscilla Block welcomed by Legend Seeds at the SD State Fair grandstand.


“We are proud to be able to deliver this rock show to our fairgoers!  Rock enthusiasts have been asking for a newer rock show for years, and when Stone Temple Pilots became an option, we had to jump on it!” said Peggy Besch, SD State Fairgrounds manager.


Presales begin on June 6 for those eligible for the Friends of the Fair VIP table presale, followed by backrest holders and Friends of the Fair ticket presales. General public ticket sales will begin June 21. 


Friends of the Fair is a program through the State Fair Foundation offering a variety of benefits including early bird access to State Fair VIP table sales, presale access to grandstand reserved seating and standing room tickets for the State Fair, complimentary daily gate admission passes, and recognition on the fair website. The backrest program is an advertising program allowing businesses or individuals to put signage on a backrest in the grandstand.  Backrest signage holders can purchase South Dakota State Fair grandstand tickets for their corresponding signage area prior to general and Friends of the Fair ticket sales. Presale information can be found on


The 2022 South Dakota State Fair runs Thursday, September 1, through Monday, September 5. Channel Seeds preview night will be Wednesday, August 31. For information about the South Dakota State Fair, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit or find them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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