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80s rock band Loverboy signs up for Fair
Loverboy will perform at the Stanislaus County Fair on July 17. - photo by Contributed to the Courier

Six-time Juno award-winning band, Loverboy, will perform at the Stanislaus County Fair this summer.

The band will perform on Thursday, July 17 on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m. The concert is free with the price of Fair admission.

"Loverboy is a strong addition to this year's concert series," said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. "Their energetic 80's hits will bring nostalgia to our concert line up."

For more than 30 years, Loverboy has been "Working for the Weekend," delighting audiences around the world since forming in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. With their trademark red leather pants, bandanas, big rock sound and high-energy live shows, Loverboy has sold more than 10 million albums, earning four multi-platinum plaques, including the four-million-selling Get Lucky, and a trio of double-platinum releases in their self-titled 1980 debut, 1983's Keep It Up and 1985's Lovin' Every Minute of It. Their string of hits includes, in addition to the anthem "Working for the Weekend," such arena rock staples as "Lovin' Every Minute of It," "This Could Be the Night," "Hot Girls in Love," "Heaven In Your Eyes," "Turn Me Loose," "When It's Over," "Heaven In Your Eyes" and "Queen of the Broken Hearts."

The Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 11 for a 10-day run. Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands, and the Fair season pass will be on sale beginning Saturday, May 3.

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