SOURCE: OC Fair & Event Center

January 26, 2016 12:00 ET

OC Fair Announces Musical Performances by The Happy Together Tour, Strangelove, Sweet & Tender Hooligans, Dead Man's Party and Space Oddity for 2016 Season

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwired - January 26, 2016) - The OC Fair announced performances by The Happy Together Tour featuring The Turtles, Mark Lindsay (former lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, Chuck Negron (formally of Three Dog Night), The Cowsills and The Spencer Davis Group on Sunday, July 24 and a double-whammy tribute performance by Strangelove -- The Ultimate Tribute to Depeche Mode and Sweet & Tender Hooligans -- The Ultimate Smiths & Morrissey Tribute Band on Saturday, July 23, as part of the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2016 OC Fair. As always, concert and action sports tickets include Fair admission. Select shows are on sale January 30.

Performances in The Hangar include two performances by hit tribute band Dead Man's Party -- The Oingo Boingo Tribute. On Saturday, July 16, they will offer their authentic and accurate performance of Oingo Boingo's top hits and on Friday, August 12 they will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the band's hit album Only A Lad by performing the album in its entirety along with other hits. Also on sale is Space Oddity performing a retrospective to the late David Bowie's greatest hits on Saturday, August 13.

Tickets for these events go on sale Saturday, January 30, at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster or at the OC Fair & Event Center Box Office, which is open Saturday, January 30 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at ticketmaster.com or by phone (800) 745-3000.

In Pacific Amphitheatre
Artist   On-Sale Date Show Date Prices
Strangelove -- The Ultimate Tribute to Depeche Mode and Sweet & Tender Hooligans -- The Ultimate Smiths & Morrissey Tribute Band   Saturday, January 30
10 a.m.
Saturday, July 23
7:15 p.m.
Tickets start at $15
         
The Happy Together Tour   Saturday, January 30
10 a.m.
Sunday, July 24
8 p.m.
Tickets start at $20
         
In The Hangar
Artist   On-Sale Date Show Date Prices
Dead Man's Party --  The Oingo Boingo Tribute   Saturday, January 30
10 a.m.
Saturday, July 16
8:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $16.50
         
Dead Man's Party --  Only A Lad   Saturday, January 30
10 a.m.
Friday, August 12
8:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $16.50
         
Space Oddity -- A David Bowie Retrospective   Saturday, January 30
10 a.m.
Saturday, August 13
8:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $16.50

The remaining performances and action sports at the 2016 OC Fair will be announced in the coming months. Sign up for pre-sale emails at ocfair.com.

The OC Fair wants you to "Get Your Fair Face On!" July 15-August 14, 2016 with 23 days and nights of food, rides, shopping, exhibits, animals and headline performances in the Pacific Amphitheatre, nightly music in The Hangar and adrenaline-inducing events in the Action Sports Arena. The Fair is open Wednesday-Sunday. Tickets are available for purchase at ocfair.com or from the on-site Box Office (limited hours.) Free parking and shuttle service are available on Saturdays and Sundays from the Experian parking structure located off the Bristol St. exit of the 405 freeway.

The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. For more information, please visit ocfair.com, become a fan at Facebook.com/OCFair, follow us at twitter.com/ocfair or call (714) 708-1500. Also, download the free OC Fair iPhone and Android apps available this summer.

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