Black Eyed Peas, Duran Duran to OC Fair
Tickets range from $12.50 to $85The Orange County Fair has finalized its summer concert lineup, which spans a half-century of acts ranging from Smokey Robinson and the Moody Blues to the Black Eyed Peas and Kelly Clarkson.
The shows at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, Calif., kick off with Heart on July 10 and wrap with Three Dog Night on Aug. 9. Tickets start at $12.50 for four of the concerts and range up to $85 for the Alan Jackson and Duran Duran gigs. Super Pass holders can purchase two seats for the price of one to select concerts.
The price includes admission to the fair.
The 2009 OC Super Fair's slate covers myriad genres from pop, country and soul to Latin, disco and classical -- not to mention classic rock, party rock, punk, metal and Britrock.
MTV era is well represented with such bands as Duran Duran, Huey Lewis and the News and Tears for Fears, and it's a strong year for female-fronted rock is well represented this year with Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Melissa Etheridge and the pairing of Pat Benatar and Blondie.
The complete lineup follows:
July 10: Heart
July 11: Duran Duran
July 12: Rick Springfield
July 15: Smokey Robinson
July 16: An Evening With Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
July 17: Tears for Fears
July 18: Anita Baker
July 19: The B-52's/The 88
July 22: The Moody Blues
July 23: Kelly Clarkson
July 24: X with special guest Maria McKee
July 25: Maldita Vecindad
July 26: Pat Benatar & Blondie/with special guest The Romantics
July 29: Pacific Symphony performs The Magical Music of Disney
July 30: Huey Lewis and the News
July 31: KC & the Sunshine Band/Evelyn "Champagne" King
Aug 1: The Steve Miller Band
Aug 2: Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez/Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles/Mariachi de Las Vegas
Aug 5: Judas Priest/Whitesnake/PopEvil
Aug 6: Alan Jackson
Aug 7: The Black Eyed Peas
Aug 8: Melissa Etheridge
Aug 9: Three Dog Night