Rosanne Cash, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to play Fair for free
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at the Medina, March 2010
Photo by Nikki Miller
Country music fans possessing abundant wealth - be sure to check out Tim McGraw (Saturday 8/28 7:30, $37-67) and Carrie Underwood (Tuesday 8/31 7:30, $39-59), both playing the Grandstand during the initial days of the State Fair. Oof. That's pricey. To my fellow drinkers of Pabst Blue Ribbon and eaters of fast food dollar menus - the Gods of Free Stuff have truly smiled upon us this year.
This weekend, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will be playing free shows in the Leinie Bandshell (Saturday 8/28 and Sunday 8/29, 8:30), with Rosanne Cash to follow early in the week (Monday 8/30 and Tuesday 8/31, 8:30).
And speaking of Blue Ribbon (as in first-place cow, not beer), if you're looking to save your pennies at the Fair, pick up the Blue Ribbon Bargain Book, which at $5 contains over $500 in coupons redeemable on food and beverages, rides and games, merchandise, attractions, and more.
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