North Carolina State Fair Books Kellie Pickler and Other Local Talent

Kellie Pickler, a native of Albemarle, N.C., will perform at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh. She will appear at Dorton Arena on Oct. 17. In addition, Jason Michael Carroll (of Youngsville, N.C.) will play on Oct. 15 and Eric Church (of Granite Falls, N.C.) will appear on Oct. 25. Additional country artists booked for the fair include Jamey Johnson (Oct. 19), Julianne Hough (Oct. 21) and Blake Shelton (Oct. 24).