Jake Owen and Boston to perform at 2014 Illinois State Fair


Springfield - Two more bands are set to perform at this years Illinois State Fair.


Jake Owen and classic rock band Boston have both been booked. Boston will perform on Tuesday, August 12. The group has sold over 31 million albums with hit songs including "More Than A feeling," "Peace of Mind," and "Long Time." Ticket prices range from $17 to $37.


Jack Owen will perform on Saturday, August 16 with Parmalee and The Cadillac Three. Owen was named "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" at the 2012 American County Awards. Ticket prices start at $15 to $35.


The fair also announced country rapper Colt Ford will open the Florida Georgia Line concert Sunday, Aug. 10. 


Tickets will go on sale Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster.  The Grandstand box office on the fairgrounds will open for walk-up sales beginning Monday, June 9, at 8 a.m.  For more information, visit the Illinois State Fair website at http://www.illiniosstatefair.info/ or call (217) 782-1979. 


The 2014 Illinois State Fair will be held Aug. 7 - 17.

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