Jesse McCartney, Blue Oyster Cult to perform at Maryland State Fair concert series – CBS Baltimore
TIMONIUM, Md (WJZ) – Singer-songwriter Jesse McCartney and rock band Blue Oyster Cult will perform as part of 2021 Live! ON THE TRACK ! Concert series at the Maryland State Fair on September 3 and 5, respectively.
Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. A limited number of premium tickets will be priced at $ 25 each.
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Shows start at 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
McCartney made his debut as a solo artist with the song “Beautiful Soul” from the album of the same name. He co-wrote “Bleeding Love” with Ryan Tedder, which Leona Lewis recorded. The song was nominated for Grammy’s Record of the Year and reached number 1 in 35 countries.
McCartney’s single “Leavin ‘” topped the radio charts that summer. He also recorded “Body Language”, with T-Pain, “How Do You Sleep” and “Shake” shortly thereafter. After releasing “Yours” and “Friends” in 2020, he has an upcoming studio album slated for fall and a new single “Kiss the World Goodbye”.
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Blue Oyster Cult has been performing since the 1970s and is perhaps best known for the songs “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, “Godzilla”, “Burnin ‘for You”. The band released a new album, “The Symbol Remains”, in October 2020. “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” reached new audiences in 2000 when Saturday Night Live parodied it into a skit in which Christopher Walken told Will Ferrell he needed more cowbell.
The 140th Maryland State Fair runs from August 26 to September 6. at the State Fairgrounds on York Road in Timonium. It offers domestic arts, farm and garden, cattle and horse exhibits, rides, games, live thoroughbred horse racing, farm fresh food, agricultural education area U-Learn, the birth center and a museum. For tickets and other information, call 410-252-0200, ext. 227 or visit www.marylandstatefair.com.
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Cult of the blue oyster. Courtesy: Maryland State Fair