I know, it's January, there are traces of snow outside, and it's only 35 degrees right now, but we're already thinking about the hot Tri-Cities summer and the fun at the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo!

97 Rock is proud to announce the first entertainment act for the 2013 Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo. On Tuesday August 20th, 97 Rock welcomes Theory of a Deadman to the main stage to kick-off the week long concert series.

Tickets to see the platinum-selling rock band from Vancouver, B.C., will go on sale at 8 a.m. on Friday, January 11. The band will perform Tuesday, August 20, at the Fair in Kennewick. Tickets will be available online at www.bentonfranklinfair.com, Kennewick Ranch & Home or the Fair Office at the fairgrounds.

Reserved seats for the concert are only $15. Reserved seats do not include fair admission. General admission concert seating is free with fair admission. Concerts are at 7:30 p.m. each night of the fair, Aug. 20-24. Additional concerts will be announced in the weeks ahead.

For more information, email info@bentonfranklinfair.com or call 509-222-3749, ext. 6204.