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State Fair’s Entertainment Schedule Undergoes Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Officials with the Indiana State Fair released the following statement about some entertainment schedule changes:

Due to a scheduling change, Robin Thicke with special guest Estelle will not be performing at the Indiana State Fair on Aug. 1. Full refunds are available at the point of purchase.

In celebration of the Year of the Coliseum, nationally acclaimed Beatles tribute Band BritBeat, previously scheduled to play on the fair’s Free Stage, will now take the stage in the Coliseum for a free show beginning at 7 p.m. They will play a special two-hour show that will commemorate the Beatles’ Indiana State Fair appearance in the Coliseum 50 years ago on Sept. 3, 1964.

There are six other shows that are part of the Shane Co. Coliseum Concert Series and will take place in the newly renovated Fairgrounds Coliseum. Here is the complete line-up:

· Lynyrd Skynyrd with special guests Jamey Johnson and Drake White and the Big Fire – July 31 (pre-Fair) at 7 p.m.

· BritBeat – Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.

· Phillip Phillips – Aug. 5 at 8 p.m.

· American Idol Live! 2014 Tour – Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

· Pitbull – Aug. 8 at 8 p.m.· Hunter Hayes – Aug. 9 at 8 p.m.

· Jim Gaffigan – Aug. 17 at 8 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the Fairgrounds Coliseum box office and all Ticketmaster locations. They can also be purchased through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at For more information, contact the Fairgrounds Coliseum box office at (317) 927-7601 or visit

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