Boston to play opening night at State Fair main stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

021815business pix1WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Feb. 2015 – Wisconsin State Fair officials are excited to announce the first show slated for the Main Stage presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino during this year’s State Fair. Iconic classic rock band Boston will take the stage on opening night, Thursday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will run through Sunday, Aug. 16 at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, Wis.

Original guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter and producer Tom Scholz and his band will perform at State Fair as part of another highly anticipated tour, following a successful run last year that included dates in the U.S. and Japan.

A staple on every classic rock fan’s playlist, Boston’s numerous hits include “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” “Don’t Look Back” and “Amanda.” With more than 31 million albums sold to date, Boston has stood the test of time, as evidenced by live audiences that span generations.

Current band members include Tom Scholz, Gary Phil, Curly Smith, Kimberley Dahme, Jeff Neal, Tommy DeCarlo and Tracy Ferrie. For more information visit www.bandboston.comand

Tickets for Boston will be $39 and $29 and go ON SALE Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. at and the State Fair Ticket Office. The Ticket Office is located at 7722 W. Greenfield Ave. and is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Service fees apply to all online orders and purchasers will have print-at-home or mail-order options. All State Fair Main Stage tickets INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION when purchased prior to entering the Fair Park.

The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Aug. 16. For the most up-to-date information, “stick with us” at or /WiStateFair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and /theWIFair on YouTube.

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