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Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Phil Vassar to Perform at Norsk Høstfest at The North Dakota State Fair Center in Minot

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Norsk Høstfest announces the Lady A and Toby Keith replacement acts are Dierks Bentley and Clint Black with special guest Phil Vassar.


Norsk Høstfest has confirmed replacement acts for Thursday, September 29th and Friday, September 30th.  Phil Vassar opening for Clint Black, a musician with one of the most storied careers in modern music, will be performing at the Norsk Høstfest on Thursday, September 29th! He will be taking the stage in the Great Hall of the Vikings at The North Dakota State Fair Grounds at 8PM.

Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will headline this year’s Norsk Høstfest on Friday, September 30th at 8PM in the Great Hall of the Vikings.

“It has been a tough go with two big name acts cancelling late in the planning process, however we are feeling confident that everyone will be excited to hear about the replacement acts we’ve secured,” said Alexis Meyer, Norsk Høstfest Coordinator, “our team is excited to finally announce the changes and we welcome Dierks, Clint, and Phil to this year’s Norsk Høstfest in Minot, ND!”

Tickets for both Dierks Bentley and Clint Black with special guest Phil Vassar are on sale now at

About Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley has long been a Music Row standout for devotion to his roots in classic Country and bluegrass as his upcoming 10th album landmark speaks to how time has flown in Bentley’s unique, 21st-century career. He landed his first publishing deal in 2001 and released his debut album in 2003, producing an instant No. One single. The years since have revealed a rare consistency that’s fueled longevity – eight more albums that reached the top of the Country sales charts, resulting in 21 No. One songs, 6.4 billion streams, three CMA Awards, 14 GRAMMY® nominations and membership into the Grand Ole Opry. Trendy sounds have ebbed and flowed around him over these two decades, but fans have relied on Bentley for something more nourishing and individual. Bentley has never been so free to infuse his passions into music destined for the competitive commercial Country arena, which is evident through his new single “Gold” will build on that enviable legacy. Fans can currently find Bentley out on his BEERS ON ME TOUR leading into his SEVEN PEAKS MUSIC FESTIVAL over Labor Day Weekend (Sept 2-4) in Villa Grove, CO. He also has created professional endeavors outside of the music with his Flag & Anthem lifestyle collection Desert Son, along with his “Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row” franchise hosting four locations. For more information, visit


About Clint Black
It is one of the most storied careers in modern music. Clint Black surged to superstardom as part of the fabled Class of ’89, reaching #1 with five consecutive singles from his triple-platinum debut, Killin’ Time. He followed that with the triple-platinum Put Yourself in My Shoes, and then a string of platinum and gold albums throughout the ’90s. Perhaps most impressively, Clint wrote or co-wrote every one of his more than three dozen chart hits, including “A Better Man,” “Where Are You Now,” “When My Ship Comes In,” “A Good Run of Bad Luck,” “Summer’s Comin’,” “Like the Rain” and “Nothin’ But the Taillights,” part of a catalog that produced 22 #1 singles and made him one of the most successful singer/songwriters of the modern era. Along the way, Clint has sold over 20 million records, earned more than a dozen gold and platinum awards in the U.S. and Canada including a GRAMMY, landed nearly two dozen major awards and nominations, and earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Clint continues to tour throughout North America he celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Killin’ Time.


Ticket Details
Information on ticket prices and options for Norsk Høstfest are available at For more information on the festival, please visit


About Norsk Høstfest

Norsk Høstfest is held annually in the fall in the N.D. State Fair Center on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds in Minot, ND. The festival was founded in 1978 by the late Chester Reiten and a group of friends who shared his interest in celebrating their Nordic heritage. The festival, now entering its 43rd year, has grown into North America’s largest Scandinavian festival with tens of thousands of people attending from all over the world. The festival features world-class entertainment, authentic Scandinavian cuisine, Scandinavian culture on display, and handcrafted Norsk merchandise.


About EPIC Events

EPIC Events is an independent entertainment promoter located in West Fargo, ND. Our goal is to bring live events (concerts, comedians, speakers, and more!) to North Dakota. We are also committed to the arts and will strive to bring opportunities to artists to display their work publicly throughout numerous partnerships we have in the areas we serve.