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

07/01/2014 10:51 AM

07/01/2014 9:10 PM

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. See below. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1.

Regarding Robbie Van Winkle, wonder if he’ll do his best-known hit bluegrass-style?...

Oct. 16 -- Vanilla Ice ($5)

Oct. 17 -- Tamela Mann ($10)

Oct. 18 -- Clay Walker ($12)

Oct. 19 -- Parmalee ($10)

Oct. 20 -- Love and Theft ($10)

Oct. 21 -- James Gregory ($5)

Oct. 22 -- Brandy Clark ($5)

Oct. 23 -- TBA

Oct. 24 -- Newsboys ($10)

Oct. 25 -- Trace Adkins ($17)

Oct. 26 -- Joan Jett ($15)

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