Don’t worry. You still have a chance to see this summer’s hottest acts.
Here are five fantastic concerts coming to the Paso Robles Event Center.
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7:30 p.m. Friday ($36 to $81)
The female vocalist for hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, Fergie has found fame as a solo artist with a string of chart-topping songs including “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Glamorous” and “London Bridge.” The Grammy Award winner is set to release her second solo album in 10 years, “Double Dutchess.”
7:30 p.m. Sunday ($51 to $101)
The three-time Grammy winner, who’s married to country singer Faith Hill, has added even more hit songs to a repertoire that includes “Don’t Take the Girl,” “Something Like That” and “Live Like You Were Dying.”
Up-and-coming country singer Brooke Eden will open the show.
7:30 p.m. Monday ($36 to $81)
Hollywood Vampires arrives on the Central Coast shortly after the return of Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, who was hospitalized July 10 after collapsing onstage during a Hollywood Vampires concert. The band will treat fairgoers to tracks from its self-titled debut album, released in September, including covers of “My Generation,” “Whole Lotta Love” and “Another Brick in the Wall.”
7:30 p.m. July 27 ($41 to $116)
Craving some nostalgic synth pop?
Don’t miss this concert by English New Wave band Duran Duran, the Grammy winning group that dominated the airwaves in the 1980s with hit songs “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Rio” and “Girls on Film.” The band released its first album in five years, “Paper Gods,” in September.
Duran Duran is touring with the dynamic disco band behind “Le Freak,” Chic featuring Nile Rodgers.
7 p.m. July 29 ($31 to $61)
You’ll “Smile” when you settle in for “An Evening of Music and Wine” with the cofounder, co-lead singer and chief songwriter of legendary rock band The Beach Boys.
Brian Wilson is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beach Boys’ revolutionary “Pet Sounds” album, featuring the songs “God Only Knows,” “Sloop John B” and “Wouldn’t It Be Nice.”
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The California Mid-State Fair, which kicked off Wednesday, runs through July 31 at the Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. For more information, call 1-800-909-FAIR (3247) or visit www.midstatefair.com.
California Mid-State Fair
Noon to midnight daily, through July 31
Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles
$6 to $10 daily admission, $20 to $50 season passes
1-800-909-FAIR (3247) or www.midstatefair.com