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Concerts

August 1st - Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles


When: Friday, August 1st, 7:30pm
Where: Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage
Details: In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arriving in America, the stunning multi-media experience RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, will take concertgoers on a journey through the band’s vast anthology of hits on Friday, Aug. 1. When John, Paul, George and Ringo performed on The Ed Sullivan Show 50 years ago, they took the country by storm, and this Broadway smash hit honors the legacy of the world’s most celebrated band. The show covers all of the Beatles’ classics including, “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Come Together,” “Hey Jude” and so many more.

The arrival of The Beatles heavily influenced everything from music to pop culture. Earlier this year The Beatles were recognized at the 2014 Grammys and also with a CBS special titled, “The Beatles: The Night that Changed America,” which aired on Feb. 9. The special included guest performances from Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, Peter Frampton and more as well as a reunion of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performing together. RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles will begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets will be $25 and $20.

All Main Stage tickets INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION when purchased prior to entering the Fair Park.

Tickets for this show go ON SALE THURSDAY, MAY 15 at 10 am at WiStateFair.com and the Fair Ticket Office. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. and is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Service fees apply to all online orders and purchasers will have print-at-home or mail-order options.

August 3rd - Happy Together Tour 2014


When: Sunday, August 3rd, 7:00pm
Where: WIsconisn State Fair
Details: The Happy Together Tour will return to the 2014 Fair with an updated lineup on Sunday, Aug. 3. This year’s show includes The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary U.S. Bonds, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & The Playboys. The evening will take fans back to the cool rock of the ‘60s, complete with timeless classics and universal hits. The show will begin at 7 p.m. and tickets will be $35 and $25.

Tickets for this show go ON SALE MONDAY, APRIL 21 at 10 a.m. at WiStateFair.com and the Fair Ticket Office. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. and is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Service fees apply to all online orders and purchasers will have print-at-home or mail-order options.

All Main Stage tickets INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION when purchased prior to entering the Fair Park.

August 6th - Peter Frampton with Survivor


When: Wednesday, August 6th at 7:30pm
Where: Wisconsin State Fair Park Main Stage
Details:  Grammy award winner Peter Frampton will also rock the stage with classic hits on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Frampton’s career took off at a young age when he joined Steve Marriott in 1969 to form the band Humble Pie. He began his solo career in 1971, eventually releasing his breakthrough live album, “Frampton Comes Alive!” in 1976. This album remains one of the top-selling live records of all time and includes several hit singles including “Baby I Love Your Way” and “Show Me the Way.”

He has collaborated with many legendary artists including George Harrison, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ringo Starr and remains one of the most celebrated guitarists in rock history. An opening act for this 7:30 p.m. show will be announced in the near future, and tickets will be $35 and $25.

All Main Stage tickets INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION when purchased prior to entering the Fair Park.

Tickets for this show go ON SALE THURSDAY, MAY 15 at 10 am at WiStateFair.com and the Fair Ticket Office. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. and is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Service fees apply to all online orders and purchasers will have print-at-home or mail-order options.

August 9th - Boston with The Doobie Brothers


When: Saturday, August 9th, 7pm
Where: Fort McCoy, WI.  Constitution Park
Details: BOSTON and DOOBIE BROTHERS....live in concert!  August 9 | Constitution Park | Fort McCoy | Open to the Public.  Ticket kickoff is Friday, June 6. Tickets will be $35 that day only. Advance tickets will be $40 and Day of Show will be $45.  To make camping reservations, please contact Pine View Campground near Fort McCoy on the web at http://tinyurl.com/ojjztpm or by calling 800-531-4703 or 608-388-3517.  More info.
 

August 15th - Cheap Trick


When: Friday, August 15th
Where: Dodge County Fairgrounds (Wisconsin Hwy 33)
What: Cheap Trick takes the stage on Friday, August 15th at the 2014 Dodge County Fair.  It’s wristband day, ride unlimited rides on the Midway from Noon to 5pm for $20.  Arrive early and enjoy several free stages throughout the grounds like Kandu the Magic Show, Chainsaw Artist, Pig Races and Wild World of Animals.

More Info Here

August 16 - Steely Dan


When: Saturday, August 16th, 8:00pm
Where: Overture Center
Details: Presented by Frank Productions and True Endeavors STEELY DAN “Jamalot Ever After” Tour 2014.  Tickets ON-SALE Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 11am

Tickets available online at www.overturecenter.com , by phone at 608-258-4141, and at the Venue Box Office TICKET PRICES: $199.75 | $134.75 | $99.75 | $79.75.

Steely Dan has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and helped define the soundtrack of the '70s with hits such as “Reelin’ in the Years,” “Rikki Don't Lose That Number,” “F.M.,” “Peg,” “Hey Nineteen,” “Deacon Blues,” and “Babylon Sisters,” culled from their seven platinum albums issued between 1972 and 1980 (including 1977's groundbreaking Aja). They reunited in the early '90s, launching a string of sold-out tours. In 2000 they released multi-Grammy winner (including “Album Of The Year”) Two Against Nature, and released its acclaimed follow-up Everything Must Go in 2003. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.
 

August 23rd - Jimmy Buffett


When: August 23rd at 8:00pm
Where: Alpine Valley Music Theater
Details: Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band one night only as part of Jimmy Buffett's "This One's For You" tour. Jimmy recently released a new record, Songs From St. Somewhere, on Mailboat Records. The album, with 15 new songs plus a bonus track, was recorded last spring in various locales including Key West, Nashville, Miami, St. Barts and London. "Too Drunk To Karaoke", the first single, is a duet with Toby Keith and the video was shot in Nashville. Jimmy has been performing this song, as well as "I Want To Go Back
To Cartagena", "Somethin' 'Bout A Boat" and "Oldest Surfer On The Beach" on tour.

Tickets go on sale Monday, April 14th at 10am.  Ticket information here.


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