Uncle Kracker brings country, rock and rap to Tulare County Fair stage


TULARE – The newly enhanced Bud Light Stage at the Tulare County Fair will feature the diverse sounds of Uncle Kracker on Thursday, Sept. 12.
Uncle Kracker is known for country, rock and rap, with hit singles such as “When the Sun Goes Down” his double-platinum hit “Smile” and his cover of “Drift Away” which set a Billboard record for most weeks at number one on any chart. His most recent release is “Floatin’,” which offers a country groove.
The renovated Bud Light Stage will feature all-new giant video screens and will now seat up to 1,500 concert-goers, thanks to the support of presenting sponsor Eagle Mountain Casino. Concerts are free with gate admission to the Fair. 
The Tulare County Fair, Sept. 11-15, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, with over 100 free attractions, displays and events to celebrate this landmark year. Traditional favorites continue, including fun fair food, the annual Junior Livestock Auction, great rides and free-with-admission entertainment ranging from comedy and hypnotists to gold rush mining, an illusionist team and a stunt dog show. New this year is the Alfred & Seymour show, a comedy duo that has performed on the Tonight Show and Nickelodeon, and returning favorites include Charlie the Veloci-Raptor, a balloon maker and a petting farm. 
The Ramos Brothers Circus is back with horses, clowns and an exhilarating motorcycle daredevil display, along with Captain Jack the pirate, complete with a talking monkey.
Fairgoers can participate in a variety of fun contests, including the popular corn dog-eating and pie-eating contests, the Kids Talent Competition and a butter sculpture contest. The midway will feature rides for fair-goers of all ages.
Visit www.tcfair.org to purchase tickets to the Demolition Derby or rodeo, unlimited ride carnival wristbands, parking passes and more, or call the fairgrounds office at 686-4707.