Rushville Republican

August 2, 2013

Kevin Costner, Styx, KARMIN among Marsh free stage stars at State Fair

Line-up starts today

Rushville Republican

---- — INDIANAPOLIS - The Marsh Free Stage is the place to be for music lovers at this year’s Great Indiana State Fair 7-day run, Aug. 2 - 18.

All of these shows are free with paid admission to the fair.

• Aug. 2: KARMIN (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 3: Matt Nathanson (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 4: Hispanic Music Day (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

• Aug. 5: Vertical Horizon followed by Blind Melon (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 6: “Happy Together Tour” with The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Gary Puckett, Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & The Raiders and Gary Lewis & The Playboys (7 p.m.)

• Aug. 8: Kevin Costner and Modern West (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 9: Theory of a Deadman (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 11: Contemporary Christian Music Day featuring Matthew West, For King and Country, Jason Castro, Love and the Outcome, Carmen D’Arcy (2 to 9 p.m.)

• Aug. 12: Styx (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 14: “Sailing Rock Tour” featuring Christopher Cross, Orleans, Firefall, John Ford Coley, Robbie Dupree and Player (7 p.m.)

• Aug. 15: Montgomery Gentry (7:30 p.m.)

• Aug. 17: Blood, Sweat & Tears (7 p.m.)

• Aug. 18: Pepsi Gospel Music Day (4 to 9 p.m.)

The Marsh Free Stage, a permanent stage in the northwest corner of the fairgrounds in Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park, can accommodate about 5,000 fans. For more information, visit

The Indiana State Fair has been an annual tradition for generations of Hoosiers since 1852. The 2013 fair is celebrating the “Year of Popcorn” presented by Weaver Popcorn Company.