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Senior Day at DuQuoin State Fair Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 31st will be Senior Day at the DuQuoin State Fair.  All seniors, aged 60 and older, will receive free admission to the DuQuoin State Fair.  In addition, the sounds of the 60’s will once again fill the air when Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone perform on the Grandstand stage.

The self-proclaimed ‘Original British Invasion Band’ is best known for hits such as, “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter,” and “I’m Henry the Eighth, I Am.”  The group has seen success at the top of the charts overseas and here in the United States.  The group previously appeared in various movies and on television shows such as The Ed Sullivan Show, Dean Martin Show, and Jackie Gleason Show.

Tickets for Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone will go on-sale at 9:00am on Friday, July 15thvia Ticketmaster and the fairgrounds box office.  The fairgrounds box office will be open Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm.   The fairgrounds box office can also take phone orders.  That number is (618) 542-1535.

Ticket prices for each of the shows are listed below:

Sunday, August 28th:  Skillet

Tier 2 – $19 / Tier 1 – $24

Tuesday, August 30th:  Kellie Pickler / Amelia Eisenhauer

Tier 2 – $12 / Tier 1 – $17

Wednesday, August 31st:  Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone

Tier 2 – $7 / Tier 1 – $12

Thursday, September 1:  Aaron Lewis / Pat Green
Tier 2 – $15 / Tier 1 – $20

Friday, September 2:  Jamey Johnson
Tier 2 – $15 / Tier 1 – $20

Saturday, September 3:  USAC Silver Crown Series

Sunday, September 4:  ARCA Racing Series

Monday, September 5:  Sugar Ray / Everclear / Lit / Sponge

Tier 2 – $19 / Tier 1 – $24
More details regarding ticket sales, special events, and additional grandstand acts will be released in the coming weeks and months.  Dates for the 2016 Du Quoin State Fair are August 26 – September 5.