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Concert Schedule and Features at the 2016 Contra Costa County Fair
THURSDAY JUNE 2
Chosen as the most authentic and convincing tribute act to Willie Nelson in America, the True Willie Tribute Band is fast becoming the first choice with audiences across America. If you’re a Willie Nelson fan, you won’t want to miss this show.
Thunder Cover hails from Sacramento, CA and is one of the most energetic and fun cover bands you will ever see. In an area that is full of cover bands, Thunder Cover separates themselves with a high energy show and a unique set that features some of the biggest hits of all time.
FRIDAY JUNE 3
Pop Rock Soul
POP, ROCK, & SOUL
Pop, Rock, & Soul has the best of all music in one show! Nathan Owens has put together another unforgettable show featuring tribute performances of three of the music industry’s biggest legends…Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, and James Brown. Come experience this amazing show!
Big Bad Boogie Rock
BIG BAD BOOGIE ROCK
The name says it all! Let’s boogie down, get funky, and let’s rock to the music of the 70s and early 80s! Afros, long hair, and guitars…what more could you ask for?Big Bad Boogie Rock Band is where the very best of Disco and Rock…EXPLODE! It’s high energy will have you shaking your booty all night long.Let the party begin!
SATURDAY JUNE 4
GWEN IN DOUBT
GWEN IN DOUBT has been entertaining audiences with the high energy performances of the music of Gwen Stefani and No Doubt for nearly a decade. Whether you are a hard core fan or a newcomer to this music, the authentic vocals, staging and performances will have you on your feet.
Gwen In Doubt
What do you get when you mix the best heavy metal rock music with a crazy mariachi band…METALACHI! Back by popular demand, it’s the outrageous experience that brought down the house last year! This one of a kind show should not be missed, it will blow your mind!
LONG DUCK DONGS
Long Duck Dongs was voted “Best Cover Band” in Coachella Valley. All the classic 80’s hits you remember from junior high dances and mix tapes. Their high energy performances will keep you on your feet dancing and singing along!
Prehistoric Adventures provides a fascinating and thrilling experience that will captivate both adults and children alike. The newest addition to the Prehistoric Adventures family is “FIRE STRYKER”, a smoke blowing, fire breathing, wing flapping, one of a kind Dragon. Led around on a leash by a “medieval Viking” handler, large crowds will want to gather to get up close and personal to this incredible flying beast.
Fables of The West
Fables of the West
Get ready to ride with the biggest little cowboys in the Old West! This strolling cowboy comedy team is always 100 % G-rated, family friendly, and fun. Performing at over 550 Fairs from California all the way to Alaska, these crazy cowboys have been entertaining crowds of all ages for over 10 years. Be sure to keep a look out for them and their trusty steeds during your visit to the Fair!
Fire Stryker of Prehistoric Adventures
Flo the Clown
The one and only Flo the Clown is back! Flo and her clowning antics have been delighting audiences for more than 20 years from the West Coast of the United States to Russia, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Singapore. She has even toured with the Yankee Doodle Circus in New York and beyond. Look for Flo riding her tricycle down the midway, carting fair guests around in her custom car, or running all the fun games and activities at the Kids Korral stage…she’s a delight to fairgoers of all ages!
Expanding the imagination of children through learning and playing experience, Circus Imagination is a sure crowd pleaser for both children and parents. Up to 25 children can participate per show, dressing up, and joining the circus as the stars of the show! No talent or special skills are required…just a great imagination. Don’t miss this circus when it comes to town at the Fair!
Wild About Monkeys
Wild About Monkeys
When a movie producer needs a performing baboon, chances are they will call “Wild about Monkeys”. Combining the rare skills of excellent trainers and the incredible instincts of the wild as well as domestic animals with which they have become friends, your hosts Kevin and Martina will delight and amaze audiences with fun, education and great entertainment for the whole family. “Wild about Monkeys” is the only traveling animal exhibition that features trained baboons. Come “monkey” around with them!
Splash Dogs is a nationally recognized dog enthusiast company that organizes and promotes dock jumping events across the United States. Splash Dogs strives to provide a family oriented competitive atmosphere. Splash Dogs is a sanctioning body for dock jumping and dock diving events. Splash Dogs tracks overall event and individual rankings as well as offering a multi level titling program for all participants. Come check out all the dock jumping, tail wagging, water splashing fun!
The Contra Costa County Fairgrounds are loated at 1201 West 10th Street in Antioch. For the complete, current schedule and special offers or more information visit www.contracostafair.com.