SAN MATEO COUNTY FAIR June 12-20, 2010
Mateo County—San Mateo County Fair in San Mateo is an event
with an affordable price (around $10) and plenty to see and do. Plus,
there's free entertainment to enjoy. See below featured concerts for
Examiner Concert Series
Concerts are free with Fair Admission, seating is not guaranteed.
June 12 | 7:30pm
Paramount Laser Spectacular's Tribute to Michael Jackson
Paramount's Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular
Paramount Laser Spectacular’s Tribute to Michael Jackson, an amazing multi‐media experience spanning his forty‐year career, takes the audience on a visual journey highlighted with a stunning live performance featured in a ghost‐like atmosphere, lasers and special effects. Through the use of animated laser graphics, laser beams and aerials, the lights and lasers re‐create images of Jackson with 3‐D holographic effects. The audience will be taken on a sonic journey through Jackson’s greatest hits by confronting your senses with an array of glowing visual displays and music.
June 13 | 7:30pm
Paul Rodriquez, Latin King of Comedy. Actor and comedian Paul Rodriguez’s career spans over two decades and includes starring roles and featured appearances in over 40 films and countless television series and comedy specials.
As an accomplished writer, director and producer for television, motion pictures and feature shows, Paul has several hit projects to his credit including his latest comedy DVD release "Comedy Rehab" and "The Original Latin Kings of Comedy.” Rodriguez also wrote, directed and starred in the comedy, “A Million to Juan” and six comedy specials for HBO.
June 15 | 7:30pm
Eddie Money. In 1977, Money released his self-titled debut record and struck Double Platinum with hits such as: “Baby Hold On” and “Two Tickets To Paradise.” His follow-up album, Life For The Taking was released in 1978 and reached Platinum status again. In 1982, The Money Man topped the charts numerous times with singles “Shakin,” “Think I’m In Love” and “Take A Little Bit.”
June 16 | 7:30pm
Tower of Power. The group continues to play 200 dates all over the world, every year. When not on the road, Tower of Power’s horn section guests on albums for quite a range of other artists, including recordings for Elton John, Phish, Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond, Aerosmith, Little Feat, Smokey Robinson, Bonnie Raitt, and David Sanborn.
The group is releasing THE GREAT AMERICAN SOULBOOK on its own TOWER OF POWER RECORDS imprint with distribution through Ryko.
June 18 | 7:30pm
Rick Springfield Boyz II Men
Friday, Rock icon, Rick Springfield, a Grammy-Award winner, singer, songwriter
and actor, is best known for his 17 top 40 hits, including his now classic #1
hit song, Jessie’s Girl. Springfield has sold over 19 million albums to date!
His most recent studio album, Venus in Overdrive, released in July 2008, debuted
on the Billboard chart at #28, his highest chart position since the 1980’s. He
has performed for millions of devoted fans over the last three decades and
continues to play over 100 shows a year.
June 19 | 7:30pm
One of the most popular and successful female groups of all time, En Vogue, celebrates their 20th anniversary at the San Mateo County Fair. This Grammy nominated group shares their milestone with a reunion of all original members: Cindy Herron‐Bragg, Terry Ellis, Dawn Robinson and Maxine Jones. Come celebrate with iconic En Vogue for a very special night of fan favorite songs.
June 20 | 7:30pm
Dia de la Feria Preciosa is a celebration of Spanish culture, entertainment and music with special appearances and performances from La Raza