State Fair entertainment lineup released
The entertainment lineup for this year’s State Fair is set to include a mixture of musicians whose careers largely date to the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s.
Performers on this year’s lineup include rapper Coolio and lead singer Vince Neil of heavy metal band Motley Crue, which performed its final show in 2015.
Arkansas-based “rockabilly” band Sonny Burgess & The Pacers, which was formed in the 1950s, is also set to perform.
Other musicians on the lineup are lead singer Ann Wilson of rock band Heart, guitarist Tom Keifer of rock band Cinderella, rapper Juvenile, soul artist Freddie Jackson, indie pop band AJR and county singer Keith Anderson.
The 78th annual State Fair is scheduled over an 11-day period this year, with events scheduled Oct. 12-22 at the fairgrounds off West Roosevelt Road in Little Rock.
Entry into all concerts is included with gate admission.
Premium concert tickets, which range from $15 to $25, went on sale today. Party deck seating is also available costs from $25 to $50, officials said.
The schedule for Main Stage acts is:
■ NEXT: 8 p.m., Oct. 12.
■ Vince Neil of Motley Crue: 8 p.m., Oct. 13.
■ AJR: 3 p.m., Oct. 14.
■ Saving Abel: 6:30 p.m., Oct. 14.
■ Puddle of Mudd: 8 p.m., Oct. 14.
■ Juvenile: 7 p.m., Oct. 15.
■ Freddie Jackson: 8 p.m., Oct. 17.
■ Tracy Lawrence: 8 p.m., Oct. 18.
■ Sonny Burgess & The Legendary Pacers: 7 p.m., Oct. 19.
■ Ann Wilson of Heart: 8 p.m., Oct. 19.
■ Tom Keifer of Cinderella: 8 p.m., Oct. 20.
■ Keith Anderson: 6 p.m., Oct. 21.
■ Coolio: 7 p.m., Oct. 22. More information about the fair is available at its website, http://www. arkansasstatefair.com/ or by calling (501) 372-8341.