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(Tribune file photo) The Beach Boys perform at the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City in July 2003.
Utah State Fair headliners: Beach Boys, Grand Funk Railroad, Zendaya

Considering how real-estate developers have been drooling over the prospect of paving over or bulldozing the Utah State Fairpark at North Temple and 1000 West, it may have slipped your attention that the 159th Utah State Fair actually will happen there, Sept. 4-14.

The talent performing on the grandstand has been announced — and it includes three big headliners: Classic rock bands The Beach Boys (Sept. 8) and Grand Funk Railroad (Sept. 12), and Disney Channel singing sensation Zendaya (Sept. 13). Tickets for those three shows go on sale Friday, at the State Fair’s website.

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Here’s the full rundown:

• Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 4-7 • The Solution Action Sports Box Jump and Half Pipe Show, featuring BMX athletes performing "heart-pounding tricks." (Free with fair admission.)

• Monday, Sept. 8 • The Beach Boys, headed by Mike Love, delivering their classic surf-rock sound. ($24 in advance, $29 on the day of the show; includes fair admission; on sale Friday, Aug. 1.)

• Tuesday, Sept. 9 • Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Super Band, local teen jazz band, with guest Kirk Whalum, tenor saxophonist. (Free with fair admission.)

• Wednesday, Sept. 10 • No show scheduled.

• Thursday, Sept. 11 • The 33rd annual Country Showdown, country-music talent search and performance; guest artist: country singer Nathan Osmond. (Free with fair admission.)

• Friday, Sept. 12 • Grand Funk Railroad, classic rock act. (Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the show; includes fair admission; on sale Friday, Aug. 1.)

• Saturday, Sept. 13 • Zendaya, teen pop singer and star of the Disney Channel series "Shake It Up." (Tickets are $22 in advance, $27 on the day of the show; includes fair admission; on sale Friday, Aug. 1.)

• Sunday, Sept. 14 • Conjunto Primavera and Los Hermanos Vega Jr., Mexican bands. (Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 on the day of the show; includes fair admission; date of ticket sales to be announced.)



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