Jack Pearadin and Doug Nelsen found a 1.73-carat diamond after nearly a year of searching the park's field.
What do America, The Ohio Players, Think Floyd USA (Pink Floyd tribute), Joe Darr and The Vista Cruze Band, Dueling Pianos, The See, Dustin Lynch, Kansas and Christian Simmons all have in common besides the fact that they're all headlining the Wendy's Main Stage at this year's Arkansas State Fair, Oct. 12-21?
It's hard to say. Kansas has a song called "Song for America" but they're probably talking about the actual place America and not the band America, who wrote the timeless classic rock hit "Sister Golden Hair." But who knows? Kansas has another song called "Dust in the Wind," which isn't literally the same as Dustin Lynch, but you can interchange them and it kinda works: "Duuustiiiiin Lynch / All we are is Dustiiiiin Lynch." Eh?
America wrote a song called "A Horse with No Name," and the guys in The See have been through the desert on a horse with no name, only it wasn't a horse with no name, it was a van named Harold. And it wasn't the desert, it was Interstate 40. But still, it's pretty close, right?
OK, so maybe these acts don't have all that much in common, but isn't that the point of the Arkansas State Fair? To give a little something to everybody, so they can all have a good time? That sounds right.
The full lineup is after the jump.
2012 ARKANSAS STATE FAIR
WENDY’S MAIN STAGE
FRIDAY OCT 12
Mike Shipp 7 pm
America 8:30 pm
SATURDAY OCT 13
Sugarfoot’s Ohio Players 8:30 pm
SUNDAY OCT 14
Think Floyd USA — Pink Floyd Tribute - 8 pm
MONDAY OCT 15
Joe Darr and the Vista Cruze Band 7:30
TUESDAY OCT 16
Dueling Pianos 8 pm
WEDNESDAY OCT 17
Vino’s “Back Room to the Main Stage” Contest Winner 6:30 pm
The See 8:30 pm
THURSDAY OCT 18
Morgan Frazier 5:30 pm
Casey James 6:20
The Farm 7:40 pm
Dustin Lynch 9 pm
FRIDAY OCT 19
That One Guy 6:30 pm
Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown 7:30 pm
Kansas 8:45 pm
SATURDAY OCT 20
Tyrannosaurus Chicken 7 pm
Christian Simmons 8:30 pm
SUNDAY OCT 21
Texaco Country Showdown 2 pm
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