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The Beach Boys slated for Champaign County Fair on July 23rd

The Beach Boys are slated to headline the 2020 Champaign County Fair on Friday, Thursday, July 23rd at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. Though this show won’t feature Brian Wilson, Al Jardine or David Marks, this is still worthy of some attention here in Central Illinois. Especially now, when there’s snow on the ground all over.

Tickets are $30, and it includes admission to the fair as well.

From the press release:

Event: The Beach Boys at Champaign County Fair
Date & Times: Thursday July 23, 2020 | Gates open at 6:30P | Music starts at 7:30P Location: Champaign County Fairgrounds | 1302 N Coler Ave | Urbana, IL

Urbana, IL (February 26, 2020) – The Champaign County Fair Board is proud to announce The Beach Boys are coming to the Champaign County Fair on July 23, 2020. The concert will take place at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana. Gates will open at 6:30P and the show will begin at 7:30P. Grandstand tickets and track tickets (lawn chairs allowed to this show) will go on sale this Friday (February 28) at 8AM and are available at Tickets start at just $30 and all tickets include fair admission.

This year at the fair, there will be two evenings of live music at the grandstand, Thursday July 23 and Friday July 24. Announcements for the second night will be released within the coming weeks.

About The Beach Boys – As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history. The Beach Boys have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and have become an American icon to fans around the world.

Since lead-singer man Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys’ first hit, “Surfin’” (1961), dozens of the bands chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth: “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfer Girl,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “I Get Around,” “California Girls,” “Help Me Rhonda,” “Barbara Ann,” “Good Vibrations,” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” “Rock and Roll Music” and “Kokomo.”

The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide and have received more than 33 RIAA Platinum and Gold record awards. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers where also honored at the 2001 Grammy Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

With more than five decades of touring under their belts, The Beach Boys have performed more concerts than any major rock band in history. The Beach Boys are led by Mike Love, who, along with longtime member Bruce Johnston, musical director Scott Totten, Brian Eichenberger, Christian Love, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher and Randy Leago continue the legacy of the iconic band. This concert will not feature Brian Wilson, Al Jardine or David Marks.

Top Image from The Beach Boys’ website.

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