104.5 KDAT is proud to announce an Iowa appearance of one the '90s hottest Grammy, American Music Award and MTV award-winning acts. Hootie & The Blowfish perform live at next summer's Great Jones County Fair in Monticello!

The group will be joined by special guests Barenaked Ladies on Friday night, July 19. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m., but if you download the free KDAT mobile app and make sure you're "opted-in" to concert and local news alerts by 8 a.m. this Thursday, December 6, you can get early presale codes and information.

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With a string of Top 20 hits known worldwide including "Hold My Hand", "Let Her Cry", "Only Wanna Be With You" and "Time", it's been 25 years since Hootie & The Blowfish debuted and we are excited to have them back on their anniversary tour, appearing at the "5 best Days of Summer" in Eastern Iowa.

In addition, the band  has been added to the Iowa State Fair grandstand lineup on Aug.18, according to CBS2. Stay with KDAT for more updates on this exciting concert announcement.

[Via Wikipedia, Wikipedia, CBS2]