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Concert lineup for San Diego County Fair released

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.

Del Mar FairgroundsOther headliners include REO Speedwagon on June 11, the Steve Miller Band on June 15, Bad Company on June 25 and the Happy Together Tour 2013 on July 4.

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.

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6 Comments to “Concert lineup for San Diego County Fair released”

    Red Crow said:
    March 12, 2013 at 5:44 PM

    Id like to see Slipknot in San diego, if you haven’t seen them live, your missing out!

    Steve said:
    March 12, 2013 at 8:07 PM

    No Joan Jett this year? That's a first.

    Guest said:
    March 12, 2013 at 9:23 PM

    Beach Boys?? i hope/wish they do some tunes from 'Surf's Up' or 'Holland'..good, no incredible vocal work, in situ.

    Al Yanko…ha..ask him where he got the idea for Buy Me A Condo?? it wasnt his..but a local SD songwriter, that had submitted the song to Dr Demento…get the connection?

    DAVID W said:
    March 13, 2013 at 11:01 AM

    •Country singer Martina McBride, June 19
    TICKET MASTER SHOWS IT ON JUNE 20TH????????

    Linda Chesnut said:
    June 9, 2013 at 8:03 AM

    Will there be a chance that you will give away M & G passes for Adam Lambert? I already have a ticket to the show.

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