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The lights may be going out in Georgia, but they will shine brightly for country music star Reba McEntire as she has been announced as the final grandstand act of the 2019 Illinois State Fair. 

 

Her August 18th grandstand show will be her first appearance in 20 years at the late summer classic. 

 

McEntire has racked up five decades of hits and landed in the Country Music Hall of Fame. Her trophy case is a constant expansion project. 

 

She has racked up 16 ACM Awards, six CMA Awards and three GRAMMYs among others. 

 

Tickets will range between 35 and 65 dollars. Grandstand tickets go on sale online through ticketmaster on April 20th and will be available at the Emerson Building box office on the fairgrounds April 22nd.

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