DEL MAR, Calif. – The Beach Boys will kick off the San Diego County Fair’s concert lineup this year with a grandstand show on opening night June 8, fair organizers announced Tuesday.
The latter concert will feature 1960’s acts The Turtles, featuring Flo & Eddie; Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night; Gary Puckett & The Union Gap; Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & The Raiders; and Gary Lewis & The Playboys.
Two local acts that have made it big will be taking the stage. Switchfoot is set to perform June 14, and former “American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert on July 2.
The lineup also includes:
- La Arrolladora Banda El Limon, June 16
- Mexican rock band Caifanes, June 18
- Country singer Martina McBride, June 19
- Grupo Intocable, June 23
- Disney Channel star Bridgit Mendler, June 26
- San Francisco rock band Train, June 27
- The ninth annual Gospel Festival featuring Mary Mary and Dottie Peoples, June 29
- Julion Alvarez, June 30
- “Weird Al” Yankovic: The Alpocalypse Tour,” July 1.
Most shows are free with fair admission, with the exception of the Steve Miller Band, McBride, Bad Company, Train and Lambert.