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Four New Grandstand Acts Announced for 2017 Illinois State Fair

The Illinois State Fair manager has announced four additional performances for the 2017 Grandstand. (File Photo)

The Illinois State Fair manager has announced four additional performances for the 2017 Grandstand. Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on April 29.

The Illinois State Fair will open the eleven day showcase with a free concert in the Grandstand. On Thursday, August 10, all fairgoers with paid admission to the fair will be treated to a free concert by the classic rock group Foghat.

Chase Rice will be the headlining act on the Grandstand stage on Friday, August 11.

On Saturday, August 12, the acapella group Pentatonix will perform on the Grandstand stage.

Returning to the Illinois State Fair Grandstand on Sunday, August 13 is country music superstar Brad Paisley.

Monday, August 14 will once again be a free concert when Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone performs on the Grandstand stage.

On Wednesday, August 16 the legendary group Alabama will perform on the Grandstand stage.

Singer/songwriter/dancer Jason Derulo will perform on Thursday, August 17.

The Southern Uprising Tour rolls into Springfield on Friday, August 18.

On Saturday, August 19 fairgoers will have the opportunity to see Five Finger Death Punch perform on the Illinois State Fair’s biggest stage.

Closing out the 2017 Illinois State Fair on Sunday, August 20 will be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, John Mellencamp.


Here's a list of the upcoming Illinois State Fair Grandstand acts:


*Thursday, August 10: Foghat / TBA

Free Concert – General Admission


Friday, August 11: Chase Rice / Runaway June / Chris Cavanagh

Tier 3 - $13 / Tier 2 - $18 / Tier 1 - $23 / Track - $23 / VIP - $33


*Saturday, August 12: Pentatonix / TBA

Tier 3 – $32 / Tier 2 - $37 / Tier 1 - $42 / Track - $42 / VIP - $52


*Sunday, August 13: Brad Paisley / Dustin Lynch / Chase Bryant / Lindsay Ell

Tier 3 – $45 / Tier 2 - $50 / Tier 1 - $55 / Track - $55 / VIP - $65


Monday, August 14: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone


Free Concert – General Admission

Tuesday, August 15: TBA


Wednesday, August 16: Alabama / Neal McCoy

Tier 3 - $38 / Tier 2 - $43 / Tier 1 - $48 / Track - $48 / VIP - $59


Thursday, August 17: Jason Derulo / DJ / Chel

Tier 3 - $19 / Tier 2 - $24 / Tier 1 - $29 / Track - $29 / VIP - $39


*Friday, August 18: Southern Uprising Tour featuring Montgomery Gentry / The Charlie Daniels Band / The Marshall Tucker Band / The Outlaws

Tier 3 – $15 / Tier 2 - $20 / Tier 1 - $25 / Track - $25 / VIP - $30


Saturday, August 19: Five Finger Death Punch / All That Remains / Nonpoint

Tier 3- $17 / Tier 2 - $22 / Tier 1 - $27 / Track - $27 / VIP - $39


Sunday, August 20: John Mellencamp / Carlene Carter

Tier 3 - $42 / Tier 2 - $47 / Tier 1 - $52 / Track - $52 / VIP - $62

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