Train is latest act announced for Mid-State Fair lineup in Paso Robles

slinn@thetribunenews.comFebruary 8, 2014 

Pop-rock band Train is among the newly announced acts performing at the California Mid-State Fair this summer. Country acts Reckless Kelly and Kristian Bush will also play in Paso Robles in July, fair officials said Friday.

They join an entertainment lineup that includes country’s Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band, country rocker Kid Rock and classic rock bands Doobie Brothers, Journey and Steve Miller Band.

Train, whose hits include “Hey Soul Sister” and “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me),” is making its third appearance at the fair. The Grammy Award-winning band performs July 24 at the Chumash Grandstand Area; ticket prices have yet to be determined.

Reckless Kelly, which plays two concerts on July 21, is touring in support of its latest album, the Grammy-winning “Long Night Moon.” As one half of the Grammy -winning country duo Sugarland, Bush is known for such songs as “All I Want to Do,” “Baby Girl” and “Stay.” He first performed at the fair with his band in 2011. He’s returns as a solo act for two July 25 shows.

Held at the Frontier Stage, the Kristian Bush and Reckless Kelly concerts will be free with fair admission. The California Mid-State Fair runs July 16 through 27 at the Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. For information, call 239-0655 or visit

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