Free concert added to the Illinois State Fair lineup

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Illinois State Fair Grandstand (WICS File Photo)

A free show has been added to the lineup for the Illinois Lottery Grandstand.

The Illinois State Fair wrote in a release that a "popular artist will take the stage" the night of the Twilight Parade.

Additionally, the Illinois State Fair will be giving ten lucky winners two backstage passes each to meet the artist.

For a chance to win the passes, fans will have to guess the artist playing on August 8.

Clues will be given Monday-Friday from June 24th-July 5th on the Illinois State Fair Facebook page. To enter to win, send your guess via direct message to the Illinois State Fair on Facebook by July 7th, at 11:59.

“We can’t thank the Central Illinois Toyota Dealers enough. It’s huge to be able to add an opening night concert,” said Kevin Gordon, Illinois State Fair Manager. “Without giving too much away, I can promise you it is a big-name act that everyone will recognize when the concert is announced.”

The winners will receive admission and parking to the Fair for that Thursday night.