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Alameda County Fair Announces 2014 "Big O Tires Concert Series" Lineup

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SOURCE Alameda County Fair

"Best Seats" concert wristbands each day with early admission

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top recording and touring acts including Eddie Money, Night Ranger, Shaggy, Ashanti, Brett Eldredge, Con Funk Shun, Tesla, JT Hodges and America are ready to rock the house as part of this year's exciting lineup for Alameda County Fair's Big O Tires Concert Series.

Big O Tires Concert Series Presents:  Night Ranger July 6, 2014 at the Safeway Amphitheater FREE with Fair admission.

In addition, classic rock fans won't want to miss a special appearance by Creedence Clearwater Revisited, a group featuring two original CCR members who perform all of the band's greatest hits. 

Popular tribute bands Evolution (Journey) and True to Crue (Motley Crue) will perform more classic rock favorites, and Tejano fans will enjoy a Selena tribute featuring Irene Davi. Davi appears as part of a special double headline show with La Unica Sonora Santanera, an internationally renowned Latin /Tropical orchestra.

Other performers include comedian Paul Rodriguez, Christian rock band, Building 429, and Disney star Coco Jones. A special, daylong Blues Festival is planned for the 4th of July from 1-9pm.

Big O Tires Concert Series shows are free with admission and occur nightly at 8pm in the Safeway Amphitheater. Overflow seating provided at the Concert Lawn with live-feed Jumbotron screen.  A "Tribute to Alameda County" video presentation and special effects show will follow the concerts nightly at 9:45pm.

Also, for the first time, fans are now able to get the "Best Seats" for their favorite performers. The Fair will distribute early entry wristbands to the first 300 in line daily starting at 2-3pm for the concert each night.

2014 Big O Tires Concert Series, 8pm nightly:

6/18 – Brett Eldredge (country)
6/19 – Eddie Money (classic rock)
6/20 – Shaggy (reggae fusion)
6/21 – Creedence Clearwater Revisited (classic rock)
6/22 – La Unica Sonora Santanera y Selena Tribute featuring Irene Davi    (Latin/Tropical) (Tejano)
6/24 – Evolution (Journey tribute /classic rock)
6/25 – Con Funk Shun (R&B /funk)
6/26 – Coco Jones (Disney)
6/27 – Paul Rodriguez (comedy)
6/28 – JT Hodges (country)
6/29 – Tesla (rock)
7/1 – True 2 Crue (Motley Crue tribute / classic rock)
7/2 – Ashanti (contemporary R&B)
7/3 – America (folk rock)
7/4 – Blues Festival (multiple performers / blues) (1pm – 9pm)
7/5 – Building 429 (contemporary Christian)
7/6 - Night Ranger (classic rock)

2014 Alameda County Fair Information

Dates: June 18 – July 6 (Open Tuesday – Sunday)
Hours: 11am-11pm daily
Horse Racing: Thursday through Sunday, June 19-22, June 26-29, and July 3-6
Big O Tires Concert Series: 8pm nightly, followed by fireworks & tribute video at 9:45pm in the Safeway Amphitheater
July 4th: Blues Festival, 1-9pm, Fireworks Spectacular, 9:45pm
Gate Admission*:
Adults (13-61) $10
Seniors (62+) $8
Kids (6-12) $8
Children under 6 – FREE
*Purchase in advance (before June 17) and save up to 33%
Special Pricing:
Season Pass (admission for all 17 days) - $30
Fun Pack (4 general admission tickets and 1 parking pass) - $30
Special Days (special pricing ends at 5pm):
Opening Day: June 18, $1 Admission & $1 Rides
$2 Tuesdays: June 24 & July 1, $2 admission
Seniors FREE Thursdays (62+) – June 19, June 27, & July 3
Kids FREE Fridays (12 and under) – June 20, June 27, & July 4
Feed the Need Food Drive & $1 Rides, benefitting Alameda County Food Bank. (Bring 4 non-perishable food items and receive FREE admission) – June 25
Military Appreciation, FREE Fair admission with valid Military ID - Daily

The Alameda County Fair is operated by the Fair Association, a non-profit organization, without any tax funding from the government. It is ranked one of the Top 50 North American Fairs and the 7th largest Fair in California. The Fairgrounds is home to the Oldest One-Mile Race Track in America.

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