Fall Out Boy will take the Chumash Grandstand Arena stage on opening night, July 20. The Grammy Award-nominated group’s hits include “Centuries,” “Dance, Dance” and “Sugar We’re Goin Down.”
Performing July 22 is Fergie, the Grammy-winning singer behind chart-toppers “Fergalicious,” “Glamorous” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” She’s found success both as a solo artist and as the female vocalist of hip hip group The Black Eyed Peas and has performed at the fair in both roles, most recently in 2009.
Three-time Grammy winner Tim McGraw has become a regular at the fair, making the trip to Paso Robles every few years. The country megastar whose hit songs include “Don’t Take the Girl,” “Something Like That” and “Live Like You Were Dying,” plays Paso Robles on July 24. He also performed here in 2002, 2004, 2009 and 2013. Up-and-coming country act Brooke Eden will open the show.
Grammy winner Duran Duran, best known for classic 1980s tune “Hungry Like the Wolf,” will perform at the fair July 27 with opening act Chic featuring Nile Rodgers.
Bruce in the USA will perform two shows July 20 on the Frontier Stage that will be free with paid fair admission.
Tickets for Duran Duran, which cost $41 to $116, and Tim McGraw, which cost $51 to $101, both go on sale Feb. 19 at the Mid-State Fair box office and all Vallitix outlets.
Admission to Fergie’s show is $36 to $81; those tickets go on sale Feb. 26.
Tickets for Fall Out Boy’s concert cost $36 to $81 and go on sale March 4.
The Mid-State Fair runs July 20 through July 31 at the Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. For more information, call 239-3565 or visit www.midstatefair.com.