The 2012 Indiana State Fair is presenting concerts at Bankers Life Fieldhouse including Barry Manilow (Fri, August 3), Train (Sat, August 4), Journey with Pat Benatar and Loverboy (August 8) and Blake Shelton (Fri, August 17), but that does not mean the entertainment will be absent at the fairgrounds. The “Free Stage” at the 2012 Indiana State Fair will host daily entertainment and performances from multiple genres.
Performances vary each day. Entertainment on the free stage is included with paid fair admission. For full times and dates of the shows, visit http://www.in.gov/statefair/fair/entertainment/celebration_park.html. For ticket info for the Bankers Life Fieldhouse shows, visit http://www.in.gov/statefair/fair/entertainment/concerts.html. All Artists and Times Are Subject to Change without Notice.
**FREE STAGE ENTERTAINMENT**
Located in the Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
- August 3: KING MICHAEL: A Glorious Tribute to the King of Pop
- August 4: ALLSTAR WEEKEND
- August 6: REO SPEEDWAGON
- August 7: Young Guns of Country pres. by HANK FM: GREGG BATES & TYLER FARR
- August 8: EASTON CORBIN presented by HANK FM
- August 9: THE SPINNERS
- August 10: WFMS pres. JT Hodges, The Lost Trailers & Special Guest*
- August 11: ACTION ITEM
- August 12: THE REVEREND PEYTON’S BIG DAMN BAND
- August 12: Contemporary Music Day feat. SANCTUS REAL
- August 12-13: THE OHMIES
- August 13: MC HAMMER
- August 14: DAVID CROWDER & SANDI PATTY
- August 15: THOMAS RHETT presented by HANK FM
- August 15-17: CATHERINE HICKLAND – Hypnotist
- August 16: TED NUGENT
- August 17: BRITBEAT: A Tribute to The Beatles
- August 18: WFMS presents: TEXACO COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWDOWN feat. CASEY JAMES
- August 19: PEPSI GOSPEL MUSIC DAY
* BOBBY DEEN – Celebrity Chef was supposed to be on the free stage on August 10th but had to cancel.