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The Chainsmokers to perform in Paso Robles 


The Chainsmokers are a DJ duo of Drew Taggart and Alex Pall.

The California Mid-State Fair announces today that worldwide superstars The Chainsmokers have been confirmed to perform in concert on Friday, July 21 at 7:30 pm.

The Chainsmokers concert is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series and will take place in the Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. An opening act for the concert has yet to be announced.

Ticket prices for the show are $51, $71, $91 and $131 and will go on sale Friday, March 3, 2017. Price Level 1 tickets ($131) will feature a choice of standard seating, or a standing-room-only pit located directly in front of the stage. Tickets will be available starting at 10:00 am online at or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at 1:00 pm at the California Mid-State Fair box office (2198 Riverside Avenue in Paso Robles) or any ValliTix location.

The Chainsmokers’ stunning 2016/17 achievements include a just-won Grammy Award in the Best Dance Recording category, for their catchy, worldwide hit ‘Don’t Let Me Down featuring Daya’. Their tsunami-sized mega-hit “Closer” held down the #1 spot for three consecutive months – making it the biggest and longest-running #1 hit of 2016.

Their three signature singles of 2016 have all been certified multi-platinum; “Roses” featuring Rozes (3X), “Don’t Let Me Down” featuring Daya (4X) and “Closer” featuring Halsey (4X). The duo has been topping the global streaming charts on a weekly basis for almost a year, with an incredible half a billion Spotify streams and YouTube views for “Closer,” alone.

They clocked a three-month reign at the top of the Digital Sales, Streaming Songs, and Hot Dance/Electronic chart, the first artist to top the Hot Dance/Electronic chart for 10 or more consecutive weeks with 3 #1 songs (comprising the above-mentioned hits), landing all three on the Top Ten of the coveted Hot 100 singles chart in 2016. Nominated for multiple Billboard, Teen Choice, MTV Video, American Music and GRAMMY Awards, they recently snared their first AMA win for Favorite Artist/Electronic Dance Music, and just last Sunday, February 12, 2017, they won a
Grammy Award in the Best Dance Recording category.

Their current Top 10 hit “Paris” is flying up the charts, being played in heavy rotation at radio stations nationwide.



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News staff of the Paso Robles Daily News wrote and edited this story from local contributors and press releases. Scott Brennan is the publisher of this newspaper and founder of Access Publishing. Connect with him on , Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or follow his blog. He can be reached at