One of the great things about the California State Fair, which starts Thursday, is seeing well-known musical acts free, with the price of fair admission.
But music fans who want prime spots close to the stage can buy a Gold Circle tickets to Golden 1 stage shows. Tickets range from $13-$22, and are available through the State Fair's ticket office at Cal Expo, or through the fair website.
Gold Circle tickets still are available for every show beside Scotty McCreery 's on July 21. Fans already snapped up all the Gold Circle tickets to see the country singer and 2011 "American Idol" winner.
Gold Circle ticket buyers still have to pay for admission to the fair.
Here are the acts performing on the Golden 1 stage, and Gold Circle prices for their shows. All shows start at 8 p.m.:
Thursday -- The Fab Four ($13)
Friday - Happy Together Tour ($19)
July 18 - Cody Simpson ($19)
July 19 - Rick Springfield ($19)
July 20 - Landau Eugene Murph. ($15)
July 21 - Scotty McCreery (Golden Circle tickets sold out)
July 23--Dave Mason ($13)
July 24--Hot Chelle Rae ($19)
July 25--Jim Messina ($13)
July 27--Joan Jett & The Blackhearts ($22)
Radio Disney singer Coco Joness also will perform on the Golden 1 stage, at 4 p.m. Saturday. That show is free.