The contracts are signed and the grandstand lineup is set for this year's 94th annual Mississippi Valley Fair (mvfair.com), being held July 30 to Aug. 4 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St.
Here are the attractions:
Tuesday, July 30: Toby Keith
Wednesday, July 31: Uncle Kracker
Thursday, Aug. 1: Dwight Yoakam
Friday, Aug. 2: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Saturday, Aug. 3: Diamond Rio
Sunday, Aug. 4: Jake Owen
Many new and different grounds attractions also will be featured again this year, according to MVF general manager Bob Fox. They'll be announced in the next few months.
Fox noted there is no price increase this year for Fair Fun Cards, which are good for grounds admission and are the only way to be admitted into the grandstand. They're being sold now at the fair office for $40 each. The price goes to $45 after July 6.