Wisconsin State Fair announces headliners TLC and Huey Lewis and The News

Grammy award winners further diversify 2018 fair
Posted at 8:39 PM, Mar 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-12 21:39:04-04

TLC and Huey Lewis and The News will headline the main stage at the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair, officials announced Thursday.

Both Grammy award-winning groups will play on the Mainstage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino this summer.

The Original Wailers will open for Huey Lewis and The News on Aug. 4 and TLC will perform Friday, Aug. 10 with another all-female girl group En Vogue opening for them.  

Adding the hip-hop girl group and rock and roll hit-makers further diversifies the fair's lineup this year.

Last month state fair announced four artists, country singers Reba McEntire and Montgomery Gentry, Christian rock group, Casting Crowns, and 60's and 70s musical artists Happy Together Tour. 

The cost to reserve seating for shows on the Mainstage is $29 and $39. 

Tickets for Huey Lewis and The News and TLCgo on sale Friday, March 16 at 9 a.m.

The State Fair runs Thursday Thursday, Aug. 2 – Sunday, Aug. 12.