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July 1, 2014

Vanilla Ice, Joan Jett are long and short of 2014 NC State Fair concert lineup

Every year, the NC State Fair concert lineup has something country, Christian, comedic, cringey and cool. As for this year's just-announced lineup, the requisite cringey and cool parts serve as bookends, the first show and the last show. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1.

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