MILWAUKEE, WI- OCTOBER 02: Sam Llanas of the BoDeans preforms at Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope for America at Miller Park on October 2, 2010 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
Waukesha band The BoDeans has been announced as the final main stage headliner for the Wisconsin State Fair.
According to a release from the Wisconsin State Fair, on Saturday, August 4, the BoDeans will take to the stage powered by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The band is replacing Huey Lewis and the News, the original performers slotted for this date.
The popular rock 'n' roll band gained their fame back in the 80s and have been recognized for their success by the Rolling Stone Magazine, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and more.
The Original Wailers, a Grammy-nominated reggae band, will open for the BoDeans.
Tickets will go on sale on May 11 at 9:00 a.m. and are $35 and $25. The show is reserved seating. Click HERE to purchase tickets and for more information.
The State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, runs from August 2 through August 12 at State Fair Park in West Allis.