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Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:12 am
 The area’s longest-running Christian music festival, Powerlight Fest, returns to the Illinois State Fair’s Lincoln Stage on Sunday, Aug. 23, for nine hours of worship, music and fun. The fes...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:03 am
 As we head into the second and final weekend of the 2015 Illinois State Fair, the dust has settled, the corn dogs are setting low and the beer tents are settling in with bands aplenty. Add all t...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:02 am
 When you get a second chance you best make the most of it, and longtime local musicians Doug Bernet (drums), Marc Camp (vocals), Ralph Carbonell (guitar, vocals), Tom Jackson (bass, vocals) and...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:03 am
 It’s back. The Illinois State Fair comes to town for ten days of entertainment, excitement, exasperation, excrement (sorry, but the livestock, you know) and all around endeavors of intrepid Il...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:03 am
 This weekend brings us festivals galore, bands all over town and a happening ALS benefit. Just around the calendar corner comes the Illinois State Fair and all the entertainment excitement it br...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 12:01 am
 I’m not sure why, but the surprise appearance by former Gov. Jim Edgar at the Illinois State Fair’s Republican Day last week didn’t generate much media coverage. Despite the fact that Edga...
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 01:39 pm

Five reasons to love and hate the Illinios State Fair

Five reasons to love and hate the Illinois State Fair....
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:01 am
 The large and looming presence of the Illinois State Fair continues shadowing all our entertainment choices for the upcoming weekend. As the fair winds down on Sunday, live music rules the roost...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
It’s that time of year again. The Illinois State Fair will be held Aug. 7-17. The Twilight Parade starts at 6 p.m. on Aug. 7. Great days for families are Friday, Aug. 15, which is Futures for Kids D...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
The Illinois State Fair cannot be denied. When the corn dogs and lemon shake-ups hit town, Springfield becomes a different place. Hotels are at capacity, bars can stay open until 3 a.m. and restaurant...



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