*NSYNC’s Chris Kirkpatrick, O-Town and other 2000s pop acts play Festival Field – InForum

FARGO — Pop singer/dancer Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC and a boy band lineup is the latest show announced at the soon-to-open UP District Festival Field in Fargo. The show takes place on July 19.

Other acts on the bill include O-Town, Ryan Cabrera and LFO.

Kirkpatrick was a founding member of *NSYNC, which broke out in 1997 with “I Want You Back,” “Tearin’ Up My Heart.” The singer is known to perform the group’s songs as a solo act. “Bye Bye Bye” and “It’s Gonna Be Me.”

O-Town emerged in 2000 with the hits ‘Liquid Dreams’ and ‘All or Nothing’.

Cabrera made a name for himself in 2004 with the hits ‘On the Way Down’ and ‘True’.

Tickets are available at and range from $29.50 to $75. They go on sale Friday, May 24 at 10 a.m. The show is free for children 12 and under.

The new event space at 1329 5th Ave. N., Fargo, opens June 29 with country singer Jo Dee Messina. Other acts at Festival Field include Grace Potter on July 10, Band of Horses on July 12, Shaky Graves on July 13, Prof on July 16, Morgan Wade and John Moreland on July 20, Atmosphere on August 8 and Spoon on September 6. .

Johannes Lam

For nearly 30 years, John Lamb has been reporting on arts and entertainment in the Red River Valley. He began writing for the High Plains Reader in 1997 and moved to The Forum in 2002. He is an Annenberg Fellow, occasional judge for talent shows and food contestants, and co-hosts the weekly “Gardening Together: The Podcast.” He has collaborated with Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, drank with National Book Award winner Colm McCann, had coffee with Grammy-winning classical musician Peter Schickele and interviewed countless other artists, actors, musicians, writers and all kinds of interesting people. Contact John at [email protected].