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Rascal Flatts, Godsmack coming to Mid-State Fair

Country group Rascal Flatts will perform at the California Mid-State Fair on Thursday, Aug. 2, it was announced Wednesday.

Rockers Godsmack will play on the Grandstand on Sunday, July 29, it was also announced.

Rascal Flatts are the 2006 CMA, ACM and CMT vocal group of the year. The trio has also been nominated for a bevy of Grammy awards, and won for best song in 2005. The groups' hits include "What Hurts the Most," "Bless the Broken Road," "Me and My Gang" and "I Melt." The band was the most-played artist on country radio in 2005 and has sold more than 14 million albums, according to fair officials.

Tickets for Rascal Flatts will be $53, $68 and $78, and will go on sale June 8 at 10 a.m.

Godsmack, which started as a grunge cover-band in New England, is known for songs "Keep Away," "I Stand Alone" and "The Enemy." Tickets for Godsmack will be $20, $26 and $36 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. May 31.

All tickets are available at www.midstatefair.com, www.vallitix.com, any Vallitix outlet or by phone at (800) 909-FAIR or (888) 825-5484.

Other acts announced Wednesday include classic rockers Foghat, who will play on a free stage Aug. 1, and Jonas Brothers, which will perform on a free stage July 30.

Foghat was known as Savoy Brown in the 1960s, and is known for songs "Fool For the City," "Drivin' Wheel" and "I'll Be Standing By."

The Jonas Brothers includes Nick, 14, Joseph, 17 and Kevin, 19. The pop/rockers are known for "Year 3000," "Mandy" and "Hold On." They have been featured on MTV's Total Request Live, Nickelodeon and The Disney Channel.

For more information about these and other concerts, visit www.midstatefair.com.

The 2007 California Mid-State Fair runs July 25- August 5, with the theme “Country Days and Rockin’ Nights.”

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