8/4 to 8/20/2017 First Wave of Free Concerts Announced for Indiana State Fair

posted May 31, 2017, 8:26 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated May 31, 2017, 8:29 AM ]
Posted on May 31, 2017
Author Mary Perren, WKVI 

If your summer plans include a trip to the Indiana State Fair, you may want to schedule it around the free nightly concerts. Fair officials have announced the first five of 17 shows that will be part of the Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage headline entertainment during the fair, which runs Aug. 4-20, 2017. Shows are free with paid admission to the Indiana State Fair.
  • George Thorogood and The Destroyers will take the stage Friday, Aug. 4. 
  • The Yacht Rock Revival Tour 2017, featuring Robbie Dupree, Player’s Peter Beckett, Matthew Wilder, and Elliot Lurie from Looking Glass backed by the Yacht Rock Revue band will perform Thursday, Aug. 10. 
  • Modern rock band Blue October will take the stage Friday, Aug. 11. 
  • ”Godmother of Soul” Patti LaBelle will be there Thursday, Aug. 17, 
  • Actor-turned-recording artist Keifer Sutherland will take the stage Friday, Aug. 18.
Fair officials say additional free shows will be announced soon. Tickets can be purchased online through the Indiana State Fair website or at the Farmers Coliseum Box Office during regular business hours. A discounted rate is available now. Tickets purchased at the gate will be full price.