The U.P. State Fair has announced the lineup for the live grandstand events/concerts for the 2020 fair, and they will include some familiar faces to others.
On Tuesday, August 18th, it will feature country singer and songwriter Helen Debaker-Vorce, who is a U.P. native out of Escanaba.
Being known mostly as a songwriter, Debaker-Vorce’s songs include ‘Burning Flame,’ ‘In Their Memory (Tribute to 9/11),’ and ‘It Won’t Be Long Now.’
Click here to view more of her songs and videos on her YouTube channel.
Wednesday, August 19th will feature Hairball, the Ultimate 80’s Hair Band Experience. The band is known for impersonating all the famous hard rock/hair bands from 70s and 80s, such as KISS, Whitesnake, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Poison, etc.
Thursday, August 20th will provide a double act as they will bring in tribute bands Heart to Heartbreaker and Crazy Babies – Ozzy Rebourne.
Heart to Heartbreaker is a band that will perform music songs by Heart, Queen, Cher, and Pat Benatar, while Crazy Babies is a band that will perform songs in tribute to metal singer Ozzy Osbourne.
Friday, August 21st will be headlining country music singer Josh Turner.
Turner’s famous songs include, ‘Long Black Train,’ ‘Firecracker,’ ‘Time is Love,’ ‘Why Don’t We Just Dance?,’ and ‘Hometown Girl.’
Turner was known for being nominated for Best Male Country Performance and Best Country Album at the Grammy Awards, along with winning numerous inspirational country music awards as well.
Saturday, August 22 will bring in 2000’s modern rock band, Buckcherry, to the grandstand stage.
The Anaheim, California-based band is known for many hits, including ‘Sorry,’ ‘Crazy B*tch,’ and ‘Everything.’
All of the concert days mentioned will start at 8 p.m., and there will also be limited gold circle seats available.
And on Sunday, August 23rd will be the Northeast Ohio Dukes stunt show. It will be a show in dedication to the 1980s show, ‘Duke of Hazzard. That show will be scheduled to go for 2 p.m. that day.