Rock, and Roll, with some Country and Soul

July 20, 2008

 It’s finally here! The announcement of the 2008 L.A. County Fair End of Summer Concert Series, presented by Toyota. We’ve added a new moniker to part of the lineup – Adrenaline Nights, which will feature an expanded extreme sports series. Great entertainment for a great price. Check our Web site for full details. So, without further ado, here you go:
• WAR – Friday, Sept. 5
• Sugarland – Saturday, Sept.  6 (totally hot right now!)
• The Doobie Brothers and Grand Funk Railroad – Sunday, Sept. 7 (“South City Midnight Lady, I’m much obliged indeed…” OMG, if they sing this, I’ll faint! Memories of a 9 year old listening to her brother’s albums)
• Monster Truck Madness – Thursday, Sept. 11
• Smokey Robinson – Friday, Sept. 12 (That’s the Legendary Smokey!)
• KC & The Sunshine Band with Village People – Saturday, Sept. 13 (That’s the way, uh huh, uh huh we like it!)
• Jaguares – Sunday, Sept. 14
• American Daredevils-Random Acts of Recklessness – Thursday, Sept. 18
• The Bangles, Berlin featuring Terri Nunn and The Motels featuring Martha Davis – Friday, Sept. 19 (Ah, the ‘80s – I miss ‘em! “Just another Manic Monday, ooowwwo, wish it were Sunday!”)
• Jessica Simpson – Saturday, Sept. 20 (Yes, that Jessica Simpson!)
• MARIACHI USA®FIESTA, Presented by Univision and San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino – Sunday, Sept. 21
• Guilherme Marchi Classic Professional Bull Riders , Presented by Jeffrey Scott®Fine Magnetics – Thursday, Sept. 25
• Charlie Wilson & the Gap Band, Rose Royce and Lakeside – Friday, Sept. 26 (The Gap Band! “You dropped a bomb on me, baby, you dropped a bomb on me” – I’m dancing already!)
• LG World Championships of Freestyle Motocross, Presented by ASA Entertainment – Saturday, Sept. 27
• Lifehouse, Gavin Rossdale – Sunday, Sept. 28 (Yes, that Gavin Rossdale! Former front man of Bush, heavenly voice, husband to Gwen, father to Kingston, “Love Remains the Same,” Oh, yes it does, Gavin!)
Don’t miss out. I’ve seen several concerts here and they’re always great. Sound is great, seats are good pretty much anywhere you sit. If you see some brown-haired woman dancing and singing in the audience, that’s me. See you there!

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