Du Quoin State Fair



Organizers of the Du Quoin State Fair in southern Illinois say this year's grandstand entertainment will include country stars Billy Currington, Sawyer Brown and Montgomery Gentry, and rock legends Kansas.
 
Tickets go on sale June 17, and the fair starts Aug. 23.
 
Scheduled to perform Aug. 24, Currington is known for such songs as "Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer," ''That's How Country Boys Roll" and "People Are Crazy." Sawyer Brown takes the stage two days later, with Gentry scheduled for Aug. 30.
 
Kansas will close out this year's fair's concert series on Aug. 31.
 
Other performers include gospel's Matt Maher on Aug. 27, and Theory of a Deadman two days later.
 
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