Miranda Lambert to headline Illinois State Fair

By WEEK Reporter

Miranda Lambert to headline Illinois State Fair

May 4, 2012 Updated May 4, 2012 at 10:28 AM CDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill -- The Illinois State Fair announced its concert lineup on Thursday.  The Fair is headlined by country star Miranda Lambert.

Also playing the Illinois State Fair this year are Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, pop star Demi Lovato and Cheap Trick. 

They are joined by Aaron Lewis, Hot Chelle Rae, TobyMac, Million Dollar Quartet, New Odyssey, Charlie Daniels Band, Train, Mat Kearney, Andy Grammer, Creed, Theory of A Deadman, Night Ranger, the Georgia Satellites, Blue Oyster Cult, the Pistol Annies and several more to be announced.

Tickets go on sale May 12 through Ticketmaster.  Tickets can be purchased by visiting Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. 

Ticket order forms can be downloaded on the Illinois State Fair website at www.illinoisstatefair.info.  The Grandstand ticket office will open June 9.

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