TULARE – Night Ranger brings its 35th anniversary concert tour to the Tulare County Fair on opening night, Wednesday, Sept. 13.
Budweiser Stage concerts begin at 8 p.m. and are free with gate admission. Previously announced concerts are RaeLynn performing on Thursday, Sept. 14; Ohio Players on Friday, Sept. 15; Queen Nation, on Saturday, Sept. 16; and Tower of Power, on Sunday, Sept. 17.
Night Ranger has sold more than 17 million albums worldwide, including albums that reached multi-platinum and gold album status, and has performed over 3,000 live shows. The band’s hits have included “Sister Christian,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” and “(You Can Still) Rock in America.” The band was also one of the first big “video” bands, with more than 10 number one videos on MTV.
The Tulare County Fair, Sept. 13-17, offers a week of entertainment for the family, free with gate admission, including jugglers and drummers, educational activities for children, live local entertainment, an exotic animal display and petting zoo, along with a three-night motor sports spectacular, the new High School Madness school spirit competition and more.
New this year is the Ramos Brothers Circus, a traditional big-top circus offering fun for the whole family, along with a ventriloquist, a magician, Charlie the Veloci-Raptor and Gypsy Time Travelers storytellers.
The carnival will feature over 30 rides include two huge rides, the Big Splash and the Oympic Bobsled. Carnival wristbands sell for $20 each prior to Sept. 12, and $30 during Fair week. A FastPass upgrade is available for $15, allowing wristband-holders to go to the front of the line for all carnival rides.
Visit www.tcfair.org for ongoing updates to the schedule of events or call the fairgrounds office at 686-4707.