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The Fray, Meat Loaf Added to Illinois State Fair Lineup

Meat Loaf will appear with Styx and Tesla on Aug. 19, and The Fray will perform with Andy Grammer on Aug. 20

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    Isaac Slade of The Fray and Meat Loaf.

    UPDATE, May 1: Meat Loaf Cancels State Fair Appearance

    Pop-rock group The Fray and rocker Meat Loaf have been added to the Illinois State Fair grandstand lineup.

    Fair officials say Meat Loaf will appear with Styx and Tesla on Aug. 19, followed by The Fray with Andy Grammer on the 20th.

    Tickets for both shows go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday through Ticketmaster. They'll be on sale at the State Fair Office starting at 9 a.m. on Monday.

    Also scheduled to perform at the fair are Sammy Hagar, Justin Moore, Rascal Flatts, Hank Williams Jr., Austin Mahone and more.

    Department of Agriculture Director Philip Nelson says fair organizers are trying to cater to all ages and musical tastes. He says more performers will be added.

    The 2015 Illinois State Fair runs August 13-23 in Springfield.

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