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Concerts at the Indiana State Fair (#INStateFair)

Indiana State Fair - August 3-19, 2012

Each and every year the Indiana State Fair brings Hoosiers exciting and entertaining concerts. This year, don’t miss a beat of it. Headliners perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Downtown Indianapolis and other entertaining acts grace the free stage at the fairgrounds. Purchasing a ticket for a Bankers Life performance grants you one free admission ticket to the State Fair and a free shuttle to the concerts will run from the Indiana State Fairgrounds. More information here.

Entertainment at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

The smooth sound of Barry Manilow kicks off the entertainment at Bankers Life Fieldhouse at 7:30pm on Friday, Aug. 3.

On Saturday, Aug. 4, Train takes to the stage alongside Mat Kearney and Andy Grammer at 7pm. With a handful of hit singles to each performers’ name, this show will be full of the happy and enjoyable tunes that each artist is known for.

Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy perform at 7pm on Aug. 8. This concert is sure to be a great time, filled with many of their greatest hits.

Blake Shelton graces the stage at 7pm on Aug. 17 as the last Bankers Life Fieldhouse performer of the 2012 Indiana State Fair. As a country star, Shelton should be in his prime at the Indiana State Fair.

For detailed information on seating and tickets for these concerts, visit the Indiana State Fair’s website.

Entertainment at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Even if you don’t make it out to Bankers Life Fieldhouse, there is plenty of entertaining to be done at the fairgrounds. Entertainers grace the Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park and free stage daily.

The full schedule is packed with established artists and breakout bands alike. Between awe-inspiring hypnotists, nostalgic tribute bands and amazing acrobats, there are also a handful of big-name entertainers. Notable performers include REO Speedwagon (Aug. 6 at 7pm), Easton Corbin (Aug. 8 at 7pm), and MC Hammer (Aug. 13 at 7pm).

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