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Today at the Wisconsin State Fair

State Fair talent bookers saved one of the best for the last night at the Fair—Melissa Etheridge. A breast cancer survivor, her fierce, indomitable spirit has kept her and her music going—and growing—since she picked up her first guitar at age 8. Read more

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Tonight, a rare pairing of two classic R&B groups will come together on the State Fair Main Stage for a night of funk, soul and rock ’n’ roll. The bill includes The Isley Brothers with their 1969 hit "It's Your Thing" and The Commodores. Read more

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While they’ve only been together for four years, Old Dominion are old hands at penning hits for the likes of country music’s biggest stars: Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, among others. Read more

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With a cast of characters that includes Jose Jalapeño on a Stick, comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, seems tailor-made for tonight's Main Stage performance at the State Fair. Read more

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Best known for the hit “Jessie’s Girl,” tonight's Main Stage headline act, Rick Springfield, is back with his collections of hits, which also includes “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “I’ve Done Everything for You” and “Affair of the Heart.” Read more

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Tonight's State Fair Main Stage headliner, Kidz Bop, has grown a brand on the notion of making pop music geared for families who love to hear clean versions of hit songs performed by, who else? Kids! Read more

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For King & Country has been described as “Australia’s answer to Coldplay.” The Christian pop duo headline the State Fair's Main Stage tonight. Read more

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The Happy Together Tour returns to the Wisconsin State Fair to once again fill the stage with nostalgic acts. This year's bill features The Turtles, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap and more. Read more

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Can it only be six years making music for one of country’s fastest rising stars? Tonight's Main Stage headliner, Brett Eldredge, has five No. 1 hit singles to show for it along with four studio albums. Read more

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On first impression, Fitz and The Tantrums come off as a nostalgia act: Five men dressed in suits and ties recreating the blasts of brass and steady dance beats of up-tempo, pre-disco R&B with a woman singer to add more soulfulness. Read more

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The Fair kicks off with a blast from the rockin’ past with these two bands back to back. Look for the REO Speedsters to play all their hits—and they have many—with Night Ranger (“Sister Christian”) to warm up what will already be a hot summer night. Read more

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