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Duran Duran, Chic offer a blue-ribbon concert at the Washington State Fair

Posted September 25th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
If ’80s New Wave band Duran Duran had any misgivings about adding a state fair date to their current tour, they must have been dispelled at Wednesday’s concert.
Led by singer Simon Le Bon, the group played Sept. 23 at the Washington State Fair, with Nile Rodgers and Chic opening with a dance-fueled set.
Duran [...]

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Washington State Fair offers ‘dinner and a show’ for select concerts

Posted September 4th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
The Washington State Fair, formerly known as the Puyallup Fair or Western Washington Fair, is offering pre-show dinners and “after parties” at four of its top concerts – Little Big Town Sept. 9, Al Jarreau (with the Tacoma Symphony) Sept. 10, Carrie Underwood Sept. 13 and Kid Rock Sept. 22 (dinner only).
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CONCERT PREVIEW: Enrique Iglesias brings his megawatt show to Puyallup

Posted September 12th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Born in 1975 in Madrid, Spain, to Julio Iglesias and Isabel Preysler, Enrique Iglesias is today the biggest Latin recording star in music history, with sales of more than 70 million albums and 68 No. 1’s on the Billboard charts.
Billboard has dubbed him The King of Latin Pop and The King of Dance.
And [...]

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Spring Fair in Puyallup celebrates the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll

Posted February 23rd, 2012 by genestout

Roll over, Beethoven, and tell Tchaikovsky the news: The Spring Fair in Puyallup is preparing to spread a little rockin’ pneumonia this year.
The 23rd annual fair April 19 to 22 at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center is adding a new, free, hands-on exhibit, “Rock U: the Institute of Rock ‘n’ Roll.”
Visitors can try out [...]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Sammy Hagar and the Wabos rock the Puyallup Fair

Posted September 15th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Redheads love Sammy Hager, even if they’re bald, blond, brunette or silvery gray.
Like Jimmy Buffett’s Parrotheads, Hagar’s fans (dubbed Redheads) are party animals with a purpose. Dozens of Hagar fans – some wearing T-shirts that read KIND(RED) – formed a huge cheering section on a riser at the rear of the stage [...]

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