Concerts/Events

Bush & Live With Special Guest Our Lady Peace

Bush & Live With Special Guest Our Lady Peace

Two iconic rock bands BUSH and Live make their way to Appleton for a summer concert at the ballpark, with special guest Our Lady Peace. The ALTIMATE Tour, celebrating the 25th-anniversary of their landmark albums Sixteen Stone from Bush and Throwing Copper from Live.more info »

REO Speedwagon with Night Ranger

REO Speedwagon with Night Ranger

Rock icons REO Speedwagon will headline the Main Stage on opening night of the Fair, Thursday, Aug. 1. While best known for No. 1 hits “Keep On Loving You” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” the band’s catalog features 13 Top 40 hits including “Take It on the Run,” “Keep the Fire Burnin’” and more. REO…more info »

Rick Springfield with Starship Feat. Mickey Thomas

Rick Springfield with Starship Feat. Mickey Thomas

Grammy-winning musician/actor Rick Springfield will perform at the Main Stage on Wednesday, August 7. Springfield has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart” and “I’ve Done Everything for You.” In 2014, Springfield was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of…more info »

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will perform on the Main Stage on closing night of the Wisconsin State Fair. Her rock roots have been championed by both critics and fans for more than 30 years. Her 1988 self-titled debut album peaked at #22 on the Billboard 200 but it was Etheridge’s 1993 album Yes I Am,…more info »

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A “Star Wars” Toy Sold for a Record-Breaking $112,926

A “Star Wars” Toy Sold for a Record-Breaking $112,926

Here’s something that Mike and Frank from “American Pickers” only WISH they could’ve uncovered . . .    A prototype of a “Star Wars” action figure sold for $112,926 at an auction last week.  It was a 3.75 inch Boba Fett figure, which never made it to toy stores.     It was put on display at the 1979 New…

Metallica Is Publishing an Illustrated Children’s Book

Metallica Is Publishing an Illustrated Children’s Book

  A while back, JAMES HETFIELD said that METALLICA shows became more “family friendly” after he had kids . . . and now, the band is putting out an illustrated CHILDREN’S BOOK. It’s called “The ABCs of Metallica”, and it’ll be out on November 26th.  They say the book “looks back at the history of the band from . . . A to Z!”…

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The Doobie Brothers bringing their special full-albums concert to Nashville in November

The Doobie Brothers bringing their special full-albums concert to Nashville in November

Credit: Mark WeissEarlier this month, The Doobie Brothers announced a special concert — featuring full performances of their second and third albums, Toulouse Street and The Captain and Me — September 12 in San Francisco. Now the veteran rockers have unveiled plans to stage the show in Nashville this fall. The group’s newly added full-albums…

Van Morrison lines up new Las Vegas residency in early 2020

Van Morrison lines up new Las Vegas residency in early 2020

Courtesy of Live Nation Las Vegas For the past three years, Van Morrison has visited Las Vegas to play multiple-night engagements at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, and he’ll continue the tradition in 2020. Morrison’s latest residency is a five-show stand that will take place January 31, and February 1, 5, 7 and 8. Tickets…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Adam Sander taps familiar faces for new Halloween-themed Netflix movie; Henry Winkler says it’s no surprise

Adam Sander taps familiar faces for new Halloween-themed Netflix movie; Henry Winkler says it’s no surprise

Scott Yamano/Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Adam Sandler has gathered his friends again for another Netflix project: An as-yet-untitled Salem Massachusetts-set, Halloween-themed comedy. Sandler is writing the script with frequent collaborator Tim Herlihy, and the movie stars past and present Saturday Night Live cast members Maya Rudolph, Kenan Thompson, Tim Meadows, Colin Quinn, Mikey Day and Melissa…

‘The Bachelorette’ recap: It’s officially the end of the road for Luke

‘The Bachelorette’ recap: It’s officially the end of the road for Luke

ABC/John Fleenor(NEW YORK) — Host Chris Harrison opened Monday night’s episode of The Bachelorette by announcing that it would be a “very different version” of “The Men Tell All” episode. Instead of immediately bringing the guys out, as in past seasons, Harrison said the show would pick up where it left off last week –…

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