Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts concert, CSU-Pueblo Day at the Fair on Aug. 26

Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts concert, CSU-Pueblo Day at the Fair on Aug. 26

PUEBLO – Colorado State University-Pueblo will greet the first day of classes on Monday, August 26 with a day to call its own at the 2013 Colorado State Fair.
CSU-Pueblo is proud to sponsor the 2nd Annual “Pack the Fair” Day on Monday, August 26 as part of the 11-day Colorado State Fair.  The University will have use of Triangle Park (located to the east of the Creative Arts building) during Pack the Fair Day to promote special events, our programs and the institution.  Time is available from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Students, faculty, staff and alumni will be performing at the Pepsi and WeatherPORT stages throughout the day.  Please check the performance schedule at for accurate times and locations.

The University partnered with the Fair to bring in chart topping trio, Gloriana, following the PRCA Ram Rodeo that evening. The band’s breakthrough self-titled album, which featured the hit single "Wild At Heart,” earned the group the American Music Award for Breakthrough Artist in 2009 and the coveted ACM Award for Top New Vocal Group in 2010.  For more information on the rising country trio and to get up to date tour information, visit The evening offers rodeo thrills and critically acclaimed country music. Each concert ticket also gives fans the option of coming early and enjoying a full day at the fair with no additional cost.    

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, through the State Fair box office, or by calling 866-461-6556.

The CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association will host a reception prior to ThunderWolves Pack the Rodeo Night.  Tickets are $15 per person and include gate admission, admission to the rodeo, alumni reception, and premium seating during the PRCA RAM rodeo and Gloriana concert.  The Alumni reception begins at 6 p.m. and will take place under the red tent, located just inside the Beulah Avenue gate.  If you are interested in purchasing rodeo/reception tickets, contact the Alumni Office at 549-2858,, or stop by the Alumni Office in OUC 111.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.