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Wisconsin State Fair announces seven Main Stage shows.


Wisconsin State Fair today announced seven exciting shows for the 160th celebration of the 2011 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U. S. Cellular. The Potawatomi Bingo Casino Main Stage lineup will offer Fairgoers even more diversity this year, including old-school hip-hop, contemporary Christian, classic rock, comedy and more. The 2011 Fair will take place Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 14 at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.


NEW in 2011, all tickets purchased for shows at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Main Stage will INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION. All of the following shows go on sale Friday, February 25 at 10 am online at WiStateFair.com. The box office will NOT be open, but tickets ordered online can be printed at home or mailed for a minimal fee. All seating is reserved.


Dig out the parachute pants and get ready to bust a move, because opening night of the Fair, Thursday, August 4, kicks off with 90s hip-hop superstars MC Hammer, Tone Loc and Young MC. The show will begin at 7:30 pm and tickets will be available for $35, $25 and $15.


On Friday, August 5, the Grammy Award winning Contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns will take the stage following opening artist Corrie Carlson at 8 pm. Tickets will be available for $35 and $25.


Nickelodeon’s hockey players turned pop sensations, Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan of Big Time Rush are sure to melt the hearts of many teenage girls on Saturday, August 6. The show begins at 7 pm with an opening act to be announced in the near future. Tickets will be available for $40, $30 and $20.


On Sunday, August 7 the HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2011 starring The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, The Association, The Grass Roots, Mark Lindsay former lead singer of Paul Revere & the Raiders and The Buckinghams will begin at 7pm. Tickets will be available for $35 and $25.


Get ready for some laughs...millions have watched him and his hilarious characters on Comedy Central and CMT, and now they are all heading to the Wisconsin State Fair! Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham takes the stage on Monday, August 8. Brian Haner, the “Guitar Guy” will open the 7:30 pm show. Tickets will be available for $49, $39, and $29.


2011 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Oak Ridge Boys’ biggest hit, “Elvira.” Fairgoers will have the chance to hear it live on Friday, August 12. Billy Dean will open the show at 8 pm. Tickets will be available for $30, $25, $20 and $10.


The amazing acrobatics and inspiring imagery of Cirque Sublime – ADAMO will mesmerize Fairgoers on Saturday, August 13. The show will feature the Acrobazia acrobats, as seen in Cirque du Soleil’s Mystère in Las Vegas. Milwaukee’s own The Tempters will open the 8 pm show with an a cappella performance. Tickets will be available for $45 and $35.




Don’t forget...NEW in 2011, all ticket prices above INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION, and all of the above shows go on sale this Friday, February 25 at 10 am. At this time tickets can only be purchased online at WiStateFair.com. Tickets can be printed at home or mailed.


The 160th Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 14, 2011. The Wisconsin State Fair offers an original experience to all that attend and is a phenomenal value with 30 FREE entertainment stages, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights.
Find out even more at...www.WiStateFair.com



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