The Illinois State Fair is announcing some of this year’s grandstand concerts. Five of the 11 headlining acts are being unveiled and include country stars such as Chase Rice and Alabama with Neal McCoy, Jason DeRulo, Five Finger Death Punch and John Mellancamp are also scheduled to play at the grandstand. State Fair Spokesperson Rebecca Clark says it’s always a careful balancing act when scheduling the lineup.
Clark reminds mega passes are now on sale for 70 dollars and that two new rides will be introduced this year. The Illinois State Fair runs August 10th thru 20th in Springfield.