BATTER UP! Nelly is coming to the Benton-Franklin County Fair.

We last saw Nelly opening for Florida-Georgia Line at the Toyota Center a few years back but now Nelly is coming back to the Tri-Cities for the Benton-Franklin County Fair on August 26th.

The Benton-County Fair released this statement on their Facebook page:

IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE! That’s right, people: Nelly is coming to the Fair. The Grammy-award winner will be part of the Yakima Federal Savings & Loan Summer Concert Series at the Benton Franklin Fair! His two decades of hits will keep us dancing all night on August 26. Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. THIS Friday, April 17. You can buy from the comfort of your home at or while getting some essentials from our friends at Kennewick Ranch & Home. Reserved seats are $25. Fair admission is also required with reserved seats; general seating is free with Fair admission.

It's the first act of the fair season, we will keep you up to date as more acts are announced.