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The Illinois State Fair is expanding its grandstand lineup. State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon says a longtime country legend is joining the mix with the help of some friends.



Popular acappella group Pentatonix has also been added August 12th. Classic rockers Foghat will play a free concert on the opening night of the fiar August 10th. There will be a hush all over the fairgrounds august 14th as former Herman Hermits frontman Peter Noone will perform a free show. On August 18th, Montgomery Gentry will team up with The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band and the Outlaws for the Southern Uprising Tour. August 15th is the lone remaning open date. Tickets for all shows will go on sale April 29th through www.ticketmaster.com.

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