July 8, 2016

Tulare County Fair Announces WAR in Concert


TULARE – The Tulare County Fair announced that WAR will perform on Thursday, Sept. 15.

WAR is known for its combination of funk, rock, Latin, reggae and jazz with a library of hits that includes “Low Rider,” “Why Can’t We Be Friends,” and “The Cisco Kid.”

The band has sold over 50 million records in its long history and continues to sell out venues across the nation.

The concert lineup beings on Sept. 14 with Gin Blossoms, known for singles such as “Hey Jealousy,” “Allison Road,” and “Until I Fall Away.” All concerts begin at 8 p.m. on the Budweiser Stage and are free with gate admission.

The Tulare County Fair runs Sept. 14-18. Fair admission is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 6-12.

The fair will offer performances by local entertainers; new food booths; a two-night monster truck spectacular, a huge carnival with new rides; a carnival area just for young children, and a wide variety of activities and exhibits, free with gate admission. Carnival wristbands are available for $20 now, or $30 after Sept. 14. Visit for ongoing updates to the schedule of events or call the fairgrounds office at 686-4707.