The Tulare County Fair’s entertainment lineup this year offers everything from metal-meets-mariachi to country, R&B and classic rock favorites. The schedule includes:
- Wednesday, September 10: Metalachi – This band is known for sombreros and extended classical violin solos sandwiched between covers of Guns ‘n’ Roses, Led Zeppelin and Metallica.
- Thursday, September 11: Morris Day and the Time – This rhythm and blues/funk ensemble is led by Morris Day, whose career began in a band with Prince. Day was also featured in the Prince film “Purple Rain” and he has enjoyed a resurgence of popularity since an appearance with Rihanna during the 50th Anniversary Grammy Awards show.
- Friday, September 12: Eddie Money – The would-be cop turned classic rocker has recorded over a dozen albums of his own as well as projects in television and film and always draws a crowd at the Tulare County Fair. The show will feature all of his greatest hits.
- Saturday, September 13: JT Hodges – Hodges saw success with his first three singles, including “Goodbyes Made You Mine,” and he enjoyed a star turn in the Hallmark Channel’s “Finding Christmas.” He is now working on his second album release featuring the single “Already High.”
The Tulare County Fair will run September 10-14, offering a week of entertainment for the family, educational activities for children, the annual Junior Livestock Auction, Fair food, fun rides and more. Admission is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 6-12. Seniors 62 and older are admitted for $5 on Senior Day, Friday, September 12. All Budweiser Stage concerts are free with paid admission.
The fair will also feature the annual Junior Livestock Auction, new food booths, the Destruction Derby, fun rides and more. Visit tcfair.org for ongoing updates to the schedule of events.