Multi-Platinum R&B artist Robin Thicke to perform
at 2014 Illinois State Fair
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[June 11, 2014]
SPRINGFIELD - Award-winning singer and
songwriter Robin Thicke is coming to the 2014 Illinois State Fair.
The R&B superstar, best known for his songs "Love After War" and
"Blurred Lines," will perform at the Grandstand on Sunday,
"I am thrilled to add Robin Thicke to the already amazing music acts
that will be performing at the 2014 Illinois State Fair," State Fair
Manager Amy Bliefnick said. "I believe fairgoers will be excited to
welcome Thicke to Springfield and thoroughly enjoy his
After the release of his second album, "The Evolution of Robin
Thicke," in late 2006, Thicke simultaneously topped four Billboard
charts and won the VH1 Soul/Vibe award for "Best Breakthrough
Artist." Recently, he starred in the first season of ABC's singing
reality show "Duets." His smash hit song "Blurred Lines" won the
2014 Billboard Music awards for "Top Hot 100 Song," "Top Digital
Song," "Top Radio Song" and "Top R&B Song."
Tickets for the concert will go on sale Friday,
June 13, at 10
a.m. They can be purchased through Ticketmaster
either online (www.ticketmaster.com),
by phone (800-745-3000),
or in person at participating Ticketmaster outlets.
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Tickets also can be purchased from the Illinois State Fair Box
Office, which opens Monday, June 9. The Box Office is located in
the Grandstand on the north end of the Illinois State Fairgrounds
and will be open weekdays, except holidays, from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. It will accept both in-person and
phone orders. The box office phone number is (217)
For additional information about the Grandstand performers, please
visit the fair's website at http://www.illinoisstatefair.info/.
The 2014 Illinois State Fair will be held Aug.
7 - 17.
[Text received; JEFF SQUIBB]