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2015 ShipRocked

Kelly LeMieux and Stevie D. of Buckcherry perform during the 2015 ShipRocked Cruise.

DU QUOIN — The Gen-X Summer Tour, featuring Buckcherry, P.O.D., Lit and Alien Ant Farm, will be performing at Friday, Aug. 31, at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair, according to a news release from the state.

Buckcherry has been performing for nearly a decade, the release states. The group is a Grammy-nominated band which has collaborated with AC/DC, Rob Zombie, Bon Jovi, and Gretchen Wilson. The band is best known for hits such as “Sorry”, “Bring It on Back,” “Tight Pants,” and “Lit Up.”

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P.O.D. is also Grammy-nominated band from San Diego, well-known for its two decades worth of hits, which include, “Lost in Forever,” “Southtown,” “Youth of the Nation,” and “Beautiful.”

Lit returns to the DuQuoin State Fair for the second time in three years, with hits including “My Own Worst Enemy,” and “Miserable.”

Alien Ant Farm grew its worldwide popularity following its critically acclaimed cover of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal.”

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“We are building a fantastic line-up here in Du Quoin,” Assistant State Fair Director Tibretta Reiman said in the release. “The Du Quoin State Fair is the perfect family friendly event to mark the end of summer, and this year we hope to build a concert series that everyone will enjoy.”

An on-sale date for tickets for this event has has not been announced. The 2018 Du Quoin State Fair will run Aug. 24 through Sept. 3.


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