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Madera Fair Free Concert Line Up

MADERA - Madera Fair is “Your Fair since 1937!”  For 80 years now, Madera Fair remains to be a county hub for agricultural display and education in addition to providing fun, family entertainment to cap the summer.  This year, the fun family entertainment will not be in short supply as Madera Fair announces for the first time, an ALL FREE festival concert venue!  With paid gate admission guests can enjoy the entertainment at Madera Fair’s Table Mountain Concert Series presented by Tecate Light all four nights of the Fair.

Thursday, September 7th, the concert series kicks-off with Gary Allan delivering his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and a raucous live performance at 7:30 pm.  The concert “Celebration” continues Friday, September 8th at 8:00 pm with the bulletproof funk and jazzy arrangements of Kool and the Gang, who’ve performed continuously for the past 43 years.  


2017 Madera District Fair Exhibitor’s Handbook is Now Available!

MADERA - Madera District Fair has been “Your Fair since 1937!” This year the fair celebrates its deep history in the community and the time honored tradition of exhibiting at the Madera District Fair.

Once again, all ages and skills are invited to make their mark on Fair history by entering one or more of the unique competitions! Everything from crafts and cows, to flowers and food; there is something for everyone. 

New Recording Studio and Plain White T’s Concert at Madera South High

MADERA - High School Nation, the country’s largest secondary school touring music festival, will be coming this year with two goals in mind: donating funds to the school’s music and arts program and providing an entertaining and engaging festival for local students.

Madera South High School will be hosting High School Nation on Thursday, May 11th with a question and answer forum with a few hundred MSHS students and hold a concert from 1pm-3pm at the MSHS practice track.

Hana Gin & Kenny G Partner on Great Sax and Smooth Gin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Hana Gin, the award-winning artisan spirit handcrafted by a master distiller on San Francisco’s Treasure Island, and Kenny G, the legendary, world-renowned saxophonist have joined forced and announced a partnership which will make Kenny G a co-owner of the Hana Gin brand.

“We are so pleased to collaborate with Kenny G for Hana Gin – the partnership and concept was such a natural fit,” said Nicholas Chen, VP Marketing & Sales and Chief of Staff of Hana Gin. “We look forward to building on our partnership by introducing our special Kenny G cocktail series to the legendary national and international jazz venues on Kenny’s current tour.”

Emmy Awarding Winning Actor Ed Asner Visits Madera South

MADERA -  "Hollywood legend Ed Asner, co-star of the Mary Tyler Moore show, winner of five Golden Globes, Seven Primetime Emmy Awards and a slew of various TV and feature film roles paid a visit to the Madera South High School last Friday to promote and discuss his REELZ Channel Docudrama, “Titanic: Sinking The Myths;” portions of which were filmed in Madera County.

After a lunch at the Vineyard Restaurant with city, county and school district leaders, Mr. Asner met with drama students from Madera South who wish to pursue an acting and entertainment career. He took questions from teachers and students and shared stories from his 60 plus year career in acting.

KC and the Sunshine Band Coming to Madera County

MIAMI, Fla. – For over 40 years, KC and the Sunshine Band have been bringing people together on the dance floor. Today is no different, with the release of their latest single “Movin’ Your Body.” Written by founder Harry Wayne Casey (KC), the track has already impacted the Billboard Dance Chart at No. 46 and is his fourth consecutive Billboard Dance charting single.

The infectious song is exactly what the doctor ordered from KC and the Sunshine Band. The deluxe remix collection available everywhere June 9th features hot versions served up by a who's-who of dancefloor deliverers, including the legendary Tony Moran and Brian Cua, Ralphi Rosario, Eric Kupper, Bob Rosa, LA Rush, Vauxhill, Joe Gillan, Serbiscan and Mark Hagan.

Magic of the Seasons Returns to Tulare County Fairgrounds

TULARE  – The world’s largest light sculpture display has returned to Tulare, with new lanterns representing  “The Magic of the Seasons,” including a massive new Winter Castle lantern and a new glow-in-the-dark activity area for children.

Global Winter Wonderland, which debuted in Tulare in 2015, opened on Friday, Nov. 25, and will be open select days through Jan. 8. For details and to purchase tickets, visit www.globalwonderland.com.


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