With county fairs in full swing the State Fairs will soon follow and this year once again the three surrounding State Fairs have some great entertainment lined up. Listed below are the lineups on the grand stands of the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois, the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Missouri and the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Iowa State Fair will take place in Des Moines August 13-23. The grandstand lineup for this year's fair is a good one. Whether you're looking for today's stars, or some of your favorite bands from the 80s and 90s (or even earlier), there are several acts that you will recognize booked for this summer's fair.
Attendance at the Illinois and Iowa State Fairs showed declines from the previous year. The main culprit for the decline was rainy weather in the Midwest, which affected several days of the fairs in Springfield and Des Moines.
The county fairs are over, and it is full steam ahead for the State Fairs in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri. All three State fairs will run concurrently from August 7 through the 17. Here is a rundown of concerts set for the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines and the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.
Summertime is the perfect time to get out and see a concert. In August, several huge acts will be appearing in our region. From St. Louis and Springfield, to Des Moines and Sedalia during the state fairs, here are some top concerts scheduled for August.
If you're the type of person that likes to travel around the region for summer concerts, you'll want to know about this one. Entertainment has been announced for the 2014 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, and The Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will both be appearing on Saturday, August 9. They will be joined by the Plain White T's.