Singer-songwriter Uncle Kracker, blues-rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy are among the free acts performing at this summer’s California Mid-State Fair, officials announced today.
They join a lineup that includes boy band Big Time Rush, country stars Brad Paisley and Eric Church, and classic rock acts Journey, Pat Benatar and Loverboy.
Alternative rock band Puddle of Mudd kicks off the free concert series on opening day, July 18, followed by classic rock band Paul Revere & The Raiders on July 19. Then, on July 20, it’s the Dani Paige Band, known for its soulful rock sound.
Grammy-nominated guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd will perform July 21, with Christian rock band Kutless playing July 22.
The second week of the fair features performances by Uncle Kracker on July 23, Chicano rock trio Los Lonely Boys on July 24, and “You Light Up My Life” pop-country crooner Debby Boone on 25.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will bring its swinging sound to the stage July 26, followed by blues-rock band Foghat on July 27 and Ed Kowalczyk, frontman of the alternative rock band Live, on July 28.
Mexican music group Los Humildes de Hermanos Ayala wraps up the concert series on July 29.
All the acts will play two free concerts on the fair’s Fort Frontier Stage.
The California Mid-State Fair runs July 18 through July 29 at the Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. For more information, call or visit www.midstatefair.com.