Actor and singer Nick Cannon returns to the Aloha Stadium this weekend as part of the 50th State Fair's Hip-Hoppin' Concert Series. Other artists in concert include Raven of the Disney Channel's "That's So Raven" and R&B songstress Rihanna.
State Fair kicks off with Nick Cannon
The 50th State Fair is back at the Aloha Stadium with something for everyone. The Hip-Hoppin' Concert Series brings a hot performer to the fair during the first three weekends. Then, on the final weekend, sea lions will take the stage showing off their dancing, singing and balancing skills.
Returning for the first weekend of the fair is actor and singer Nick Cannon.
The star of MTV's "Wild 'n Out" recently launched his new record label Can I Ball Records and has an album due out later this year titled Stages.
Cannon is also busy with his acting career with three movies coming up -- "Bobby," "Monster House" and "Weapons."
Check out Cannon at 8:30 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday.
The second weekend brings Raven of the Disney Channel's "That's So Raven" to the fair. She will hit the stage at 8:30 p.m. June 2 and 8 p.m. June 3. (The former Raven Symone just goes by one name now.)
R&B singer Rihanna, whose song SOS tops the Billboard chart, closes the Hip-Hoppin' Concert Series on the third weekend with performances at 8:30 p.m. June 9 and 8 p.m. June 10.
Of course, there will be the usual ono carnival food and E.K. Fernandez rides.
Special Fun Passes, which includes one gate admission and a wristband for unlimited rides, will be available for $23 from May 25 to June 18. They can be purchased at Times Supermarkets, Blaisdell Box Office and BYU or get them online at ticketmaster.com or www.ekfernandez.com.
On June 3 and 11, from noon to 6 p.m., fair goers can purchase a Fun Pass for $18 when they bring an empty Pepsi can.
Wristbands are good for unlimited rides during one of the following time periods: noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to closing, Sundays; noon to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to closing May 29; or 6 p.m. to closing June 8. Wristbands cannot be used Friday or Saturday nights.
On May 29, all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents will be allowed into the fair for free with a valid military ID.
Admission is $3 for those 12 and older, $2 for ages 4 to 11 and free for children 3 and younger. On concert nights admission goes up from 6 p.m. to closing to $10 for all persons 40" or taller.
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