County fair concert schedule released

Michael JacksonDickey BettsPink Floyd (music group)Journey (music group)Dave MasonAsleep at the Wheel (music group)John Tesh

SAN DIEGO -- The lineup announced for this year's Paddock Concert Series at the San Diego County Fair is full of shows for classic rock fans.

The concerts begin June 12 with nine-time Grammy-winning band Asleep at the Wheel and conclude July 4 with DSB, a Journey tribute band.

Other classic rock acts include:

  • Traffic co-founder Dave Mason, June 13;
  • psychedelic sound pioneers Vanilla Fudge, June 20;
  • Jim Messina, a founding member of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Loggins & Messina, June 28.

Interspersed among them are tribute bands to Led Zeppelin, Michael Jackson, the Blues Brothers, the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd. The latter includes a laser light show.

Also appearing are John Tesh on June 14 and ex-Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts on July 2.

This year's fair opens on June 8.

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