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No scrubs here: TLC, Cheap Trick, others coming to San Diego County Fair

Posted at 11:38 AM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 16:32:57-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A heroic lineup of classic rock, hip-hop, and pop stars will fly into Del Mar for this summer's county fair.

San Diego County Fair officials announced Thursday that TLC, Cheap Trick, and many more will hit the Corona Grandstand Stage during the fair's summer concert series. Here's a full lineup of the series so far:

  • June 5: The Isley Brothers
  • June 6: TLC
  • June 7: Hombres G
  • June 9: Melissa Etheridge
  • June 10: Styx
  • June 11: Martina McBride
  • June 12: Train
  • June 14: Grupo Intocable
  • June 16: The Flaming Lips
  • June 18: Cheap Trick
  • June 20: Goo Goo Dolls
  • June 21: La Adictiva
  • June 23: War with Ozomatli
  • June 26: Brett Eldredge
  • June 27: Gospel Festival featuring John P. Kee
  • June 28: Calibre 50
  • July 1: Daughtry
  • July 5: Los Enanitos Verdes

The concert series will feature 27 nights filled with entertainment and acts. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time online through Ticketmaster.

This year, the fair will take on the theme of "Heroes Unite!" at the Del Mar Fairgrounds from June 5 to July 5, 2020. The fair promises a heroic scene at the fairgrounds with, "adrenaline-pumping carnival rides," superhero experiences and entertainment, and exhibits digging deeper into the science of heroes.

The fair will also honor local heroes and community icons that help make San Diego a better place everyday. Organizers are asking the public to nominate their own community heroes. Nominations to be submitted here.

Fan-favorite foods and exhibits will also take on a superhero slant.

Discounts on admission, attractions, and parking can be found on the fair's website, as well as updates on performers and attractions, click here.