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Smash Mouth, BERLIN among bands to perform on Mid-State Fair’s Frontier Stage

Posted at 5:17 PM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 20:17:08-04

Nineties pop-rock band Smash Mouth will perform on the Frontier Stage on the first night of the 2019 California Mid-State Fair.

Shows on the Frontier Stage are free with paid fair admission.

Smash Mouth is scheduled to perform at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17.

The band is known for their hits like “All-Star,” “Walkin’ on the Sun,” “Can’t Get Enough of You Baby,” and “I’m a Believer.” Last summer, they performed at the Santa Barbara County Fair in Santa Maria.

Smashmouth photographed in San Jose, CA June 14, 2010 © Jay Blakesberg


Several other Frontier Stage acts have been announced for the 2019 Mid-State Fair.

On Thursday, July 18, the a-cappella country music group Home Free will perform at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

On Friday, July 19, a Johnny Cash tribute show called The Man in Black will take the stage at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

On Sunday, July 21, Latin music entertainer Luis Coronel will perform at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

On Monday, July 22, Christian music artist Danny Gokey will take the stage at 8 p.m. as part of the Cantinas Night of Faith. You may remember Gokey as a competitor on the 8th season of American Idol.

And on Wednesday, July 24, BERLIN featuring Terri Nunn will have two shows at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. BERLIN is best known for their 80s hits including “Take My Breath Away,” “No More Words,” and “The Metro.”

BERLIN featuring Terri Nunn (Photo courtesy California Mid-State Fair)


Additional Frontier Stage acts are expected to be announced in the coming months.

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

Pre-sale admission tickets are available on the Mid-State Fair website at a cost of $12 for ages 13-61, $11 for seniors 62+, and $9 for children 6-12. Children 5 and under are admitted free of charge.