TEMPTATIONS AND FOUR TOPS, FOREIGNER SET TO PERFORM AT 2018 STATE FAIR
WEST ALLIS, WIS. – March 26, 2018 – Wisconsin State Fair officials are excited to announce the final two shows slated for the Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino during this year’s fair. THE WISCONSIN STATE FAIR WILL RUN THURSDAY, AUG. 2 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUG. 12 AT WISCONSIN STATE FAIR PARK IN WEST ALLIS.
THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS will serenade the Main Stage crowd on THURSDAY, AUG. 9. After more than 50 years of performing, THE TEMPTATIONS continue to prosper, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits and sold-out performances throughout the world. The group will bring their classics like “My Girl” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” to the Main Stage. They received the 2013 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and are recognized by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Artists; multiple members have also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Legendary vocal quartet THE FOUR TOPS , originally hailing from Detroit, will join The Temptations. Known as one of the first defining bands of Motown sound, The Four Tops are immediately recognized for hits like “Ain’t No Woman” and “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch).” They stood out and gained fame for featuring a baritone as the group’s lead singer, when similar bands in the 60s featured tenors. ALL SEATING FOR THIS 7:30 P.M. SHOW IS RESERVED. TICKETS ARE $39 AND $29.
Juke Box Hero FOREIGNER will take the Main Stage on SATURDAY, AUG. 11. From “Feels Like the First Time” to “I Want To Know What Love Is,” the legendary rockers have produced hit after hit since the late 70s. One of the world’s best-selling groups of all time, original member Mick Jones continues to tour and sweep audiences off their feet. Since its inception in 1976, Foreigner has sold more than 80 million records, including 37.5 million in the U.S.
American rock band LIVING COLOUR will open the 8 P.M. show. The group won two Grammy Awards for the hit single “Cult of Personality” and the album “Time’s Up” in 1990 and 1991, and were awarded Best New Artist at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards. Following the group’s separation in 1995, they reunited in 2000. ALL SEATING FOR THIS SHOW IS RESERVED. TICKETS ARE $39 AND $29.
These two shows mark the final State Fair Main Stage concert announcement, rounding out an impressive 2018 lineup. TICKETS FOR THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS, FOREIGNER, AND PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED WHY DON’T WE AND COLE SWINDELL ALL GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 6 AT 9 A.M. AT WISTATEFAIR.COM, THE STATE FAIR TICKET OFFICE AND CHARGE BY PHONE AT 800.514.3849.
COUNTRY STAR COLE SWINDELL (WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8) WILL NOW BE JOINED ON STAGE BY MICHAEL RAY, WHO ALSO HAS AN IMPRESSIVE ARRAY OF HITS LIKE “KISS YOU IN THE MORNING,” AND “THINK A LITTLE LESS.”
Print-at-home and mail-order options are available online, and service fees will apply. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis and is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ALL MAIN STAGE TICKETS INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION WHEN PURCHASED PRIOR TO ENTERING THE FAIR PARK.
The 2018 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place THURSDAY, AUG. 2 – SUNDAY, AUG. 12. The fair offers a unique experience to all who attend and is an exceptional value with 30 FREE entertainment stages, exciting rides and games in SpinCity, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights. For the most up-to-date information, “stick with us” at WiStateFair.com or _/WiStateFair on Facebook , Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest , and theWIFair on YouTube.