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Country music's Billy Currington headlines the Fair on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m.

Fair adds two more headliners


Wisconsin State Fair announced two more main stage headliners for this year's fair, which takes place Thursday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 16 at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.

Country music's Billy Currington and Jason Michael Carroll play on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. Currington, whose most recent album, "Little Bit of Everything," has spawned the hit singles "Don't" and "People Are Crazy" will headline the show. Meanwhile, Carroll's latest tune, "Where I'm From" is currently charting.

Contemporary Christian group MercyMe returns to the Fair on Monday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. WAMI nominee for Christian Artist of the Year Chad James opens.

Reserved seat tickets for both shows go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 and are $30, $20, and $10 (per show, of course).


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newguy | April 21, 2009 at 8:38 a.m. (report)

I agree, and I am a Christian music fan! Mercy Me is only being used because they are a bland, run of the mill, middle of the road, contemporary band. AND they had a crossover semi-hit (years ago) in "I can only Imagine" Try getting some good Christian acts like Relient K, Skillet, Family Force 5, or David Crowder.

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devidia | April 20, 2009 at 12:07 p.m. (report)

To borrow a line from Jerry Seinfeld, "Who are these people?? Try getting someone we recognize. Jeez...

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hardgeminiguy | April 20, 2009 at 11:40 a.m. (report)

christian music at OUR state fair?? GOOD GRIEF! what is next? all of the other religions/faiths to be represented? enough is enough. STOP BOOKING SUCH ACTS.

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