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Mid-State Fair announces main stage and free concerts for summer 2020

Posted: 10:00 PM, Jan 31, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-01 01:55:51-05
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Carrie Underwood and Eric Church are among the performers scheduled to take the stage in the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the California Mid-State Fair this summer.

The fair announced nine new concerts Friday. Five of the concerts are on the free Frontier Stage.

Underwood is scheduled to perform on Thursday, July 23. An opening act will be announced at a later date. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets range in price from $36.50 to $181.50 and go on sale Friday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m.

Underwood previously performed at the fair in 2006 and 2009.

On Sunday, July 26, country star Eric Church will take the stage. Steve Earle & The Dukes will open the show, which starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets range in price from $51.50 to $206.50 and go on sale Friday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m.

It will be Church's third time performing at the fair.

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Eric Church

Country pop stars Dan + Shay will perform on the Grandstand stage on Monday, July 27. An opening act will be announced at a later date. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets range in price from $41.50 to $156.50 and go on sale Friday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m.

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Dan + Shay

An Evening of Music & Wine with Ann Wilson of Heart is scheduled for Friday, July 31. Tickets for this concert will go on sale at a date still to be determined.

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Ann Wilson

Pentatonix was previously announced as a Grandstand stage concert to take place on Wednesday, July 22. An opening act will be announced at a later date. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $36.50 to $116.50.

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Pentatonix

Tickets for the concerts are available online at MidStateFair.com, by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at the California Mid-State Fair box office located at 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles.

Concerts on the Frontier Stage are free with paid fair admission. The following acts were announced Friday:

  • Saturday, July 25 - Blue Öyster Cult
  • Wednesday, July 29 - A Thousand Horses
  • Thursday, July 30 - Uncle Kracker
  • Friday, July 31 - LeAnn Rimes
  • Sunday, Aug. 2 - Banda Machos

The California Mid-State Fair celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2020. It runs from July 22 to August 2 at the Paso Robles Event Center.