Phil Vassar with Maggie Rose

Modern country singer-songwriter Phil Vassar is known for his captivating piano melodies and heartfelt lyrics. He made his debut writing hit songs for notable country artists and has found continued success on country radio with hits like “Just Another Day in Paradise” and “Last Day of My Life.” Up-and-coming country artist Maggie Rose will open the show Thursday, July 31, on the State Fair Main Stage presented by Potawatomi. Continue reading

RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles

In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arriving in America, the stunning multi-media experience RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, will take concertgoers on a journey through the band’s vast anthology of hits including, “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Come Together,” “Hey Jude” and so many more. This Broadway smash hit honors the legacy of the world’s most celebrated band on Friday, August 1. Continue reading

MercyMe with Hillsong Young & Free

Contemporary Christian rock band MercyMe received mainstream recognition with the release of their crossover hit single, “I Can Only Imagine.” The group celebrates the April release of their eighth studio album, featuring their newest single, “Shake.” Opening the show at the State Fair Main Stage presented by Potawatomi will be Hillsong Young & Free, a new powerful, vibrant sound from the global Hillsong Church in Australia on Monday, August 4. Continue reading

Aretha Franklin

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin will sing out her hits on Tuesday, Aug. 5, including chart-topping, genre-spanning singles like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools.” The 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist is widely regarded as one of the most influential voices in the history of American music, and in 2009 was named the No. 1 Vocalist of All Time by Rolling Stone Magazine. Continue reading

Peter Frampton with Survivor

Grammy award winner Peter Frampton began his solo career in 1971, releasing his breakthrough live album, “Frampton Comes Alive!” in 1976. This album remains one of the top-selling live records of all time and includes several hit singles including “Baby I Love Your Way” and “Show Me the Way.” Iconic classic rock band, Survivor, fronted by Jimi Jamison, will open the show on Wednesday, August 6. Continue reading

311 with special guest DJ Trichrome

The unique mix of rock, rap, reggae and funk sounds of 311 have developed a reputation as one of the hardest working, most influential and entertaining live bands in the country. March 11, known to fans as “311 Day,” marked the release of their newest album, “Stereolithic.” Check out this show at the State Fair Main Stage presented by Potawatomi on Friday, August 8. Continue reading

Lady Antebellum with Kristian Bush of Sugarland

Country trio Lady Antebellum will own the night when they headline the State Fair Main Stage presented by Potawatomi on Saturday, Aug. 9 during the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular®.
Band members Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood are best known for harmonizing on beautiful, catchy, country-pop songs filled with verve. Since the band’s inception in 2006, their love and commitment to creating memorable music has set them apart from other main-stream country artists and kept them consistently at the top of the charts.

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