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Entertainment Stage
The Shazam Magic Show

The Shazam Magic Show

Both Saturdays: 1 & 3 pm - Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11 am, 12:30 & 2 pm

Celebrating 15 years at the Howard County Fair!  Not just for kids, not just for adults: The Shazam Magic Show is a family experience! Come enjoy this interactive magic and comedy show, starring brothers Matt & Peter Wood.

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The Back Pages Band (Rock)

The Back Pages Band (Rock)

Saturday, August 2, 2014 — 7:30 and 9:00 pm

One of the Mid-Atlantic's top bands, featuring songs from rock's "Golden Decade" (roughly, the ten-year period from 1963 to 1973).

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Entertainment Stage
The King Street Bluegrass Band

The King Street Bluegrass Band

Sunday, August 3, 2014 — 5:30 pm

King Street Bluegrass is proud to be a home-town band from the Alexandria area, beginning as a group of musicians playing downtown street corners “busking,” in "Freddi's Alley"

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Entertainment Stage
Sean Collins & The Backbeats (R&B/Soul)

Sean Collins & The Backbeats (R&B/Soul)

Sunday, August 3, 2014 — 7:30 pm

A fun Motown and Oldies band.  Get ready to hear hits everyone knows and makes you want to get up and dance!

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Entertainment Stage
The Rock & Roll Relics

The Rock & Roll Relics

Monday, August 4, 2014 — 7:30 and 9:00 pm

This talented group of musicians concentrates on reproducing the sounds of the songs we grew up with. With all four singing as well, they are able to produce a wide variety of styles from the sweet sound of streetcorner doo-wop, to the exciting '60s sounds of The Beatles, Beach Boys and The Mamas & The Papas.

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Bull Blast 2013

Bull Blast 2013

Monday, August 4, 2014 — 7:30 pm

Buy tickets online and save!  Click here to get your tickets now.

Featuring Pro Bull Riding, Mutton Bustin', Rodeo Clown, Bullfighters, Cowboy Shootouts, and Barrel Racing.  Brought to you by Chip Ridgley's Rockin R Western Productions.  Rain or shine!

For questions, contact the event chairman, Kenny Livesay:
kennylives@mris.com or call 443-604-4379

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Entertainment Stage
Big Cam & The Lifters (Oldies)

Big Cam & The Lifters (Oldies)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 — 7:30 and 9:00 pm

Big Cam & the Lifters love the music they play, and audiences find their music irresistibly danceable because the Lifters’ musical background is authentic and rich.

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Entertainment Stage
The Whitehouse Effect (Rock)

The Whitehouse Effect (Rock)

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 — 7:30 and 9:00 pm

Formed in early 2010, Whitehouse Effect is made up of 5 of the most talented, high energy, musicians the Baltimore area has to offer. With over 700 songs in their repertoire, Whitehouse Effect offers what no other band in the area does: EVERYTHING!!

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Main Exhibition Hall Stage

Amateur Variety Talent Show

Thursday, August 7, 2014 — 7:00 pm

Songs, dancing, comedy act and instrumental pieces!  $500.00 to be awarded in various age groups.

For more information, including entry instructions, visit our Contests page.

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Entertainment Stage
Browningsville Cornet Band

Browningsville Cornet Band

Thursday, August 7, 2014 — 7:30 pm

The Browningsville Cornet Band is an independent, non-profit band supported by donation and by performance fees.  Founded in 1884, it is one of the oldest bands in the region.  Bring the family for a fun evening of music with the Browningsville Cornet Band!

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Main Gate Stage

Southwestern Bluegrass

Thursday, August 7, 2014 — Evening

On your way out (or in), enjoy the twangs of southwestern bluegrass music!

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Entertainment Stage
Richie Fields (Country)

Richie Fields (Country)

Friday, August 8, 2014 — 7:30 and 9:00 pm

Richie Fields' earthy country baritone has already given this up-and-coming singer/ songwriter four well-received radio singles and a #1 music video for “Man Enough To Cry” (Y'all Wire).

Known for his energetic live shows, he's toured nationally, playing at many of the country’s most renowned venues, and has opened for many of Country Music’s biggest names

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Main Gate Stage
Lone Mountain

Lone Mountain

Friday, August 8, 2014 — Evening

Lone Mountain is a combination of 5 unique musicians who bring together their special talents to form a group capable of performing a variety of musical styles, ranging through Country, Gospel, Bluegrass, Blues and Old time Rock'n Roll.

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Entertainment Stage
Appaloosa (Oldies)

Appaloosa (Oldies)

Saturday, August 9, 2014 — 7:30 and 9:00 pm

Appaloosa was formed in early 1971 with an original vision of a full vocal band with steady playing of songs during their performance all the while pleasing the crowd with their party atmosphere. The current line-up is Gordon Holder on lead guitar, Tony Cesenaro on bass, Mike Flaherty (original member) on drums, Ed Knuckey lead vocalist and Chuck Ansell (original member) on keyboards.

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