WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Grammy Award-winning musician John Mellencamp will be performing at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair, officials revealed Wednesday.
Mellecamp was announced as the third show slated for the Main Stage that's being presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. He begins his set-list on Friday, August 4.
The "Hurts So Good" singer's career in music has spanned over 35 years. He was nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one for Best Rock Vocal Performance in 1983. Among many other honors, Mellencamp was also inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.
The fair will run August 3 through August 13 in Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis. For additional information on all of the fair's festivities, visit WiStateFair.com.