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Pat Benatar, Melissa Etheridge to perform at California Mid-State Fair

Rockers Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will take the stage at the California Mid-State Fair this summer, along with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge.

The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, in the Chumash Grandstand Arena.

Etheridge will perform first, followed by Benatar and Giraldo.

Tickets range in price from $26 to $71 and go on sale starting Friday, March 22. Tickets can be purchased on the Mid-State Fair website, by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, or by visiting the fair’s box office at 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles.

Benatar and Giraldo, a guitarist, producer and songwriter, have been making music together since 1979. Their hits include “Love is a Battlefield,” “We Belong,” “Promises in the Dark,” and many others.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo (Photo courtesy California Mid-State Fair)


Etheridge is known for hits including “Come to my Window” and “I’m the Only One.” She has a new album coming out on April 12 titled “The Medicine Show.”

Melissa Etheridge (Photo courtesy California Mid-State Fair)


The California Mid-State Fair runs from July 17 to 28 at the Paso Robles Event Center.

Katherine Worsham

Katherine Worsham

Katherine Worsham is the Executive Producer of Digital and Special Projects for KSBY News
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