Steve Miller Band to play final show at Illinois State Fair
tickets on sale
Send a link to a friend
[June 13, 2012]
-- The Steve Miller Band has been booked to perform at the
Illinois State Fair. The classic rock group will take the Sunday
night Grandstand stage Aug. 19, filling the lone open date in the
The band, known for its blues-rock sound, has sold more than 30
million records during an illustrious career spanning more than 40
years. Its first smash hit, "The Joker," shot to No. 1 on the charts
in 1973 and was followed by such rock standards as "Fly Like an
Eagle," "Take the Money and Run," "Jungle Love," "Swingtown" and
Tickets for the show went on sale Saturday when the
Grandstand box office opened at the state fairgrounds. The office
will be open weekdays, except holidays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets also can be purchased through Ticketmaster by going to
Ticketmaster.com on the Internet, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or by
visiting any Ticketmaster outlet.
A list of the Grandstand entertainers, the dates of their
performances and costs of their tickets follows. For more
information, visit the Illinois State Fair website at
http://www.agr.state.il.us/isf/ or call 217-782-1979.
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. except for the Aug. 13
performance of the Million Dollar Quartet and New Odyssey, which
begins at 7 p.m., and the Aug. 17 Cheap Trick concert, which will
start at 5 p.m.
[to top of second column]
All adults and children 3 years of age and older must have a ticket.
All sales are final. The fair does not provide refunds or exchanges
on ticket purchases.
See list of performances and ticket prices
Illinois State Fair
file received from the
Illinois Office of
Communication and Information]