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August 30, 2006
Keep on rockin' in the free world

The State Fair's gonna be gone before you know it so, if you haven't already (or, if you're like some people I know, have had the need to visit multiple times), head out to Cal Expo for some deep-fried, roller-coaster fun.

AA-BRIAN-WHEAT-BEATLES1.jpg And oh yeah, don't forget the tunes. Tesla, Sacramento's own native-son rockers, are the headlining act on Friday. Part of the State Fair's AT&T Concert Series, this show is free, free, free.

Well, you could pay $10-$20 for choice reserved seats (available via Tickets.com but, if like moi, you're on a tight, end-of-summer budget, then free rock is a good, good thing.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

A plus from us: If you want to know what Tesla bassist Brian Wheat (pictured) has been up to lately, read my interview with him or check out our photo gallery featuring his cool, eclectic Victorian here.

And for more State Fair concert info, point your browser here.

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