Nominated for five Grammy Awards, Matchbox Twenty rose to international fame in 1996 with the release of its debut album Yourself or Someone Like You, featuring the hit singles 3 a.m., Push and Real World. Lead singer Rob Thomas has also enjoyed a successful solo career, earning three Grammy Awards for his collaboration with Carlos Santana on the song Smooth.
Goo Goo Dolls is best known for its 1998 song Iris, which held the No. 1 spot on Billboards Hot 100 Airplay chart for 18 consecutive weeks. The band has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.
Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls will co-headline a July 21 concert at the Chumash Main Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles.
Tickets are $35 to $80.
The California Mid-State Fair runs July 17 through July 28 in Paso Robles. For more information, call 1-800-909-FAIR (3247) or visit www.midstatefair.com.