John Mellencamp to perform at 2017 Wisconsin State Fair

WEST ALLIS -
Wisconsin State Fair officials have announced the third show slated for the Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The Wisconsin State Fair will run Thursday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 13 at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.
 
Grammy-winning John Mellencamp begins his set list of rock ‘n roll classics on Friday, Aug. 4. 
 
Known early in his career as John Cougar, he gained fame and climbed the charts with singles like “Jack & Diane” and “Hurts So Good.” He made name for himself while playing more than 1,000 shows in a decade, and eventually transitioned back to his birth name, John Mellencamp. After a brief hiatus in the early ‘90s, he found his way back into the world of rock ‘n roll, and by the early 2000s, released hits like “I’m Not Running Anymore,” “Peaceful World” and “Your Life is Now.”
 
In 2008, the 13-time Grammy-nominated artist was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 
 
Tickets for John Mellencamp will be $59 and $49 and will go ON SALE on Friday, Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. at WiStateFair.com and the State Fair Ticket Office. The opening act for this show will be announced in the future. All seating for this show is reserved. Print-at-home and mail-order options are available online, and service fees will apply. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis and is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All Main Stage tickets INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION when purchased prior to entering the Fair Park.
 
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