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Barry Manilow, Journey among artists performing at 2012 Indiana State Fair

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INDIANAPOLIS -

The Indiana State Fair will hold four concerts at Bankers Life Fieldhouse over the course of its 17-day run Aug. 3-19, 2012.

The concerts were moved to the fieldhouse this year over safety questions following last year's stage collapse at the Sugarland concert during a severe thunderstorm. 

This summer's shows include:

· Barry Manilow - Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
· Train - Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.
· Journey with Pat Benatar and Loverboy - Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.
· Blake Shelton - Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

Tickets for all these shows include a ticket to the State Fair good on any day of the fair, not just the day of the concert.

Tickets for the Barry Manilow show go on sale Friday, April 27 at 10 a.m. Tickets for all the other shows go on sale Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m.

Ticket prices for the shows are as follows:

· Barry Manilow - $129.99, $89.99, $69.99, $39.99, $19.99 and $9.99

· Train - $61, $50 and $40

· Journey/Pat Benatar/Loverboy - $90, $70 and $45

· Blake Shelton - $75, $55 and $40

Tickets can be purchased at the State Fairgrounds Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations. They can also be purchased through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com <http://www.ticketmaster.com/>.

In addition, the fair will present the Indiana Fever vs. Atlanta Dream game on Aug. 18. Any group that purchases 15 or more tickets to the game will receive the same number of tickets to the fair, also good on any day of the fair. These tickets can be purchased at the State Fairgrounds Box Office, through Ticketmaster or at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

For more information, contact the Indiana State Fairgrounds Box Office at (317) 927-7601 or visit www.indianastatefair.com <http://www.indianastatefair.com/>.

About Indiana State Fair

The Indiana State Fair is the state's largest multi-day event celebrating Hoosiers' spirit and agricultural heritage. Nationally recognized for offering great entertainment, showcasing youth, interactive agriculture education programs, premiere facilities and a variety of unique, fun foods, the Indiana State Fair has been an annual tradition for generations of Hoosiers since 1852. The 2012 fair is the "Year of Dairy Cows," showcasing Indiana Dairy farmers. For more information, please visit www.indianastatefair.com <http://www.indianastatefair.com/>.

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Andy Klotz, APR

Media Relations Director

Indiana State Fair Commission

1202 E 38th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46205

(317) 927-7577

www.indianastatefair.com <http://www.indianastatefair.com>

 

 

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