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Oz-some concerts abound at the 2019 San Diego County Fair

Released: April 10, 2019

Photos of the Toyota Summer Concert Series are available here.
Photos of the Paddock and Solid Gold concerts are available here.

DEL MAR, Calif. (April 10, 2019) – Talk about a whirlwind of exciting concerts scheduled on the Grandstand, Paddock and Solid Gold stages throughout the run of the 2019 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons!

Pitbull, aka “Mr. Worldwide,” and the fresh sound of country’s Jake Owen are the latest additions to round out the Toyota Summer Concert Series. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ticketmaster.com with an exciting mix of other Oz-some concerts already announced including Toby Keith, Smokey Robinson, Jim Gaffigan, Jeff Dunham, Christian Nodal and many more. The 2019 San Diego County Fair will feature 27 nights of entertainment on the Corona Grandstand Stage May 31-July 4. This year’s magical theme of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” based on L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, will give visitors the chance to leave the ordinary world behind the minute they walk down the yellow brick road at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

PADDOCK CONCERT SERIES:
Known for its intimate setting on the Paddock Stage with festival seating, the Paddock Concerts are free with admission to the San Diego County Fair and begin at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. For more information, go to www.sdfair.com/paddock. New this year is “Woodstock Wednesdays,” which will pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival each Wednesday on the Ballast Point Brewing Paddock Stage!

June 5: The Family Stone
June 6: Chuy Lizarraga
June 12: Big Brother and the Holding Company
June 13: Ivan & The Parazol
June 19: Blood, Sweat & Tears
June 20: Banda Machos
June 26: Bowzer and Johnny Contardo, formerly of Sha Na Na
June 27: Who’s Bad
July 2: The Wailers
July 3: Canned Heat
July 4: Liquid Blue

SOLID GOLD CONCERT SERIES:
Solid Gold Concerts begin at 1 p.m. Thursdays and are free with fair admission. Performances are on the San Diego Showcase Stage, unless otherwise noted. For more information, go to sdfair.com/solid-gold.

June 6: Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals
June 13: Charo in concert with special guest John Davidson
June 20: Tribute to Aretha Franklin & Friends
June 27: Rickie Lee Jones
July 4: Micky Dolenz

TOYOTA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES:
As previously announced, the San Diego County Fair will feature 27 nights of entertainment on the Corona Grandstand Stage. The grandstand will feature a variety of performers in both paid and free concerts (with Fair entry). Tickets for paid shows, dinner packages and reserved seats are all available now at sdfair.com, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ O’Brien Gate Box Office from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, and through Ticketmaster or by calling (800) 745-3000.

The following shows start at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All tickets purchased online include admission to the San Diego County Fair. If you already have Fair admission, call the box office at (858) 792-4252 and request a concert seat only.

Friday, May 31: Justin Moore, ticket prices are $31-$49
Saturday, June 1: Jim Gaffigan, ticket prices are $28-$69; dinner package available
Sunday, June 2: La Adictiva, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $34-$49
Wednesday, June 5: Banda El Recodo, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $39-$54
Thursday, June 6: Fab Four, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $32-$44
Friday, June 7: Jeff Dunham, ticket prices are $29-$69; dinner package available
Sunday, June 9: Christian Nodal, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $39-$57
Wednesday, June 12: Jake Owen, ticket prices are $29-$54
Thursday, June 13: Creedence Clearwater Revisited, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $33-$44
Friday, June 14: Toby Keith, ticket prices are $44-$127; dinner package available
Saturday, June 15: Smokey Robinson, ticket prices are $28-$54; dinner package available
Sunday, June 16: Mariachi Del Sol at 6 p.m., GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission, reserved seats are $32-$44
Thursday, June 20: The Tenderloins/Impractical Jokers, ticket prices are $34-$84; dinner package available
Friday, June 21: AJR, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $51-$59.
Saturday, June 22: 15th Annual Gospel Festival: The Walls Group and The Clark Sisters at 7 p.m., GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $33-$44
Sunday, June 23: Grupo Intocable, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $32-$44
Thursday, June 27: Lindsey Stirling, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $49-$64; dinner package available
Friday, June 28: Air Supply, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $33-$44; dinner package available
Saturday, June 29: Pitbull, ticket prices are $67-$89, dinner package available
Sunday, June 30: Los Tigres Del Norte, GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $39-$54
Tuesday, July 2: Trace Adkins, ticket prices are $34-$49; dinner package available
Thursday, July 4: Brad Upton, 9:30 p.m. (opening act at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.), GA levels 3 & 5 included with Fair admission; reserved seats are $32-$44


About the 2019 San Diego County Fair


Get ready to skip down the yellow brick road to the most Oz-some Fair yet! The 2019 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, will explore the magical world inspired by L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” This year’s Fair, which runs May 31-July 4 (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in June), will give visitors the chance to leave the ordinary world behind the minute they step into this Wizard of Oz wonderland. They’ll learn to channel their inner courage in a whirlwind of exciting carnival rides, expand their brains by getting immersed in creative and educational exhibits and warm their hearts by creating lasting memories with their friends and family members. The San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County, and one of the top five fairs in the United States and Canada, drawing approximately 1.6 million visitors annually. For more information, visit sdfair.com.

For more information, please contact:
Annie Pierce
858-792-4262
apierce@sdfair.com
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