Stars Come Out for the Fair

The Heroes of Woodstock opens the Summer Concert Series on the Heineken Grandstand Stage in honor of the cultural-altering music festival's 40th anniversary, according to

Woodstock veterans including Jefferson Starship, Canned Heat, Melanie, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Tom Constanten of the Grateful Dead will be performing at this generation’s reunion. This concert is free with fair admission. The Chevrolet Paddock Concert Series (9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday) is also free with fair admission:

  • Tuesday, June 16 - Eve 6
  • Wednesday, June 17 - Foghat
  • Thursday, June 18 - Super Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute)
  • Tuesday, June 23 - Original "P" Parliament Funkadelic
  • Wednesday, June 24 - Patty Smyth and Scandal
  • Thursday, June 25 - Poco
  • Tuesday, June 30 - Marshall Tucker Band
  • Wednesday, July 1 - Iron Butterfly
  • Thursday, July 2 - Pure Prairie League

Missed these legends in concert? Check out their tribute bands at the Coors Light Rock-On Stage:

  • Saturday, June 13 - Don’t Stop Believin’ (Tribute to Journey)
  • Wednesday, June 17 - Iron Maidens (Tribute to Iron Maiden)
  • Thursday, June 18 - Cash’d Out (Johnny Cash Tribute)
  • Saturday, June 20 - Blasphemous Rumours (Dépêche Mode Tribute)
  • Friday, June 26 - Politik (Tribute to Coldplay)
  • Saturday, June 27 - No Duh (Tribute to No Doubt)
  • Friday, July 3 - Stepping Feet (Dave Matthews Tribute)
  • Sunday, July 5 - Wild Child (The Doors Tribute)

Big-name stars will also be making an appearance at the Fairgrounds, including Melissa Etheridge, Bret Michels, American Idol stars David Cook and David Archuleta, Loretta Lynn, The B-52s, Switchfoot, KC and the Sunshine Band, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Smokey Robinson, and Kelly Clarkson.

Do not miss these exciting summer events and take advantage of the Fair's great deals to get a bigger bang for every buck spent at this summertime favorite. The San Diego County Fair is closed June 15 and 22.

Get info on these San Diego Fair concerts and more on the DiscoverSD Event Calendar.

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