Kicker 102.5 and Matt Lovelis Crosslander is proud to present Jerrod Niemann at the 69th Annual Four States Fair & Rodeo Thursday, September 12 with opening act "Dixie Tradition" at 7:30 p.m.Niemann who hails from Kansas majored in Performance Art Technology at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas where he pretty much studied the history of country music and it's roots with his new album "Free The Music." “This album is my interpretation of how I feel about country right now,” Jerrod says.

Free the Music is a musical journey through a multitude of styles, including country, rock, honky-tonk, Dixieland jazz and reggae. Throughout the 12 songs that make up Free The Music, all of them written or co-written by Jerrod including the first single off the album "Shinin' on Me."

Here's some videos from Jerrod.

If you want to win 4 VIP tickets and backstage passes to meet Jerrod Niemann go the Kicker VIP Club now. The contest ends Sunday, September 8.

Get your tickets now at the fair box office, fourstatesfair.com or at this website for only $20 for general admission seats or $25 for floor (standing room only). Tickets also include admission to the Fair and this year there will be NO COST for parking at the Four States Fair.