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Musician Dwight Yoakam will be the first headliner in this year's Big Fresno Fair concert series. (Big Fresno Fair)
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Big Fresno Fair’s concert lineup has a little something for everybody in its first seven shows, which were announced Wednesday.

The fair will kick off on Oct. 5 with a show featuring Grammy-winning country musician Dwight Yoakam, followed by rapper Ice Cube on Oct. 6, funk and soul band Tower of Power and comedian Paul Rodriguez on Oct. 11 sponsored by KMJ’s 100th Anniversary Celebration, country music band Midland on Oct. 12, comedian Dana Carvey on Oct. 13, Christian musician Phil Wickham on Oct. 14, and R&B musician Ashanti and rapper Baby Bash on Oct. 15.

The performances will take place at the fairgrounds’ Paul Paul Theater.

If you’re not already a member of the BFF (Big Fresno Fair) Club, now might be a good time to join. Club members will have special access to buying presale tickets starting at 10 a.m. May 17, and also can buy half-priced fair admission tickets at the same time. The presale will end on May 30, and the general public may purchase tickets starting June 1.

Club members will be emailed a special password on May 16, the day before the presale starts.

BFF Club is free, and you can sign up at www.FresnoFair.com/BFFClub.

Ticket prices vary for each show. For more information, go to the Big Fresno Fair website.

Nancy Price is a multimedia journalist for GV Wire. A longtime reporter and editor who has worked for newspapers in California, Florida, Alaska, Illinois and Kansas, Nancy joined GV Wire in July 2019. She previously worked as an assistant metro editor for 13 years at The Fresno Bee. Nancy earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Her hobbies include singing with the Fresno Master Chorale and volunteering with Fresno Filmworks. You can reach Nancy at 559-492-4087 or Send an Email