More musical acts added to fair concert lineup

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DEL MAR, Calif. — Grammy-nominated Mexican star Espinoza Paz is among five new musical acts booked for the San Diego County Fair this year, it was announced Thursday.

san diego county fairPaz will be the first of the new acts, performing June 9.   The Huntington Beach-based trio Emblem 3 will take the stage June 13.   Country singer Kellie Pickler will give a concert on June 21, followed by Nickelodeon television stars Big Time Rush and Victoria Justice the next night.

Compton-based hip hop star Kendrick Lamar is set for June 28.

The fair’s concert series opens June 8 with The Beach Boys.

Other highlights include the Steve Miller Band June 15, Martina McBride June 20 and Mount Carmel High alumnus Adam Lambert July 2.

Most shows are free with admission and start at 7:30 p.m. The bigger acts will cost extra.