Dickey Betts and Great Southern To Headline at The San Mateo County Fair Founding member of the Allman Brothers Band to play June 8, 2013

The San Mateo County Fair "Where Tradition Meets Innovation" boasts a stunning variety of world-class musical entertainment, live performance, fun festival food, local and traditional contests, and a "Ferris Wheeling" carnival.


WEBWIRE – Wednesday, January 23, 2013

(SAN MATEO, CA) The San Mateo County Fair is pleased to announce that Dickey Betts & Great Southern will play at San Mateo County Fair on June 8, 2013. Betts, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, has one of the most distinctive voices in music today.

Known as one of the most influential guitar players of all time, Betts has mastered a seamless style of lyrical melody and rhythm -- marrying country, jazz, blues, and rock into one unparalleled sound. The New York Times has called Betts "one of the great rock guitarists...[who thinks like a jazz improviser, in thoughtfully structured, cleanly articulated, intelligently paced phrases...[when] Mr. Betts was tearing into one of his improvisations, the music was about as exciting as rock and roll gets.” visit: www.dickeybetts.com

“We are very excited about having Dickey Betts at the 79th Annual San Mateo County Fair. This will be his first Fair with us. We know that he will be welcomed warmly by the community and get ready to rock n’ roll!!” said San Mateo Event Center General Manager, Chris Carpenter. “Visit our Twitter and Facebook pages for offers of free tickets and other news about the Fair,” he continued. All concerts are free with purchase of San Mateo County Fair General Admission. Tickets are available online and through Facebook.

About The San Mateo County Fair
The San Mateo County Fair “Where Tradition Meets Innovation” boasts a stunning variety of world-class musical entertainment, live performances, fun festival food, local and traditional contests, and a “Ferris Wheeling” carnival. The Fair lasts nine days and will be attended by over 150,000 guests.

The San Mateo County Event Center is the host of the San Mateo County Fair, which will be held June 8-16, 2013. Visit the web site: www.sanmateocountyfair.com often for regular updates, contest rules, entertainment schedules, promotions, giveaways and sponsorship information.

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