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Pat Benatar, Melissa Etheridge to perform at California Mid-State Fair

Posted at 11:23 AM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 14:25:40-04

Rockers Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will take the stage at the California Mid-State Fair this summer, along with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge.

The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, in the Chumash Grandstand Arena.

Etheridge will perform first, followed by Benatar and Giraldo.

Tickets range in price from $26 to $71 and go on sale starting Friday, March 22. Tickets can be purchased on the Mid-State Fair website, by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, or by visiting the fair’s box office at 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles.

Benatar and Giraldo, a guitarist, producer and songwriter, have been making music together since 1979. Their hits include “Love is a Battlefield,” “We Belong,” “Promises in the Dark,” and many others.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo (Photo courtesy California Mid-State Fair)


Etheridge is known for hits including “Come to my Window” and “I’m the Only One.” She has a new album coming out on April 12 titled “The Medicine Show.”

Melissa Etheridge (Photo courtesy California Mid-State Fair)


The California Mid-State Fair runs from July 17 to 28 at the Paso Robles Event Center.