Past Event

Aug 14 2015
801 Sangamon Ave
Springfield, IL


The Circle (Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham, & Vic Johnson).


Show 8:00PM.

The grandstand lineup at the 2015 Illinois State Fair is beginning to take shape. Illinois State Fair management is pleased to announce Sammy Hagar and The Circle will take the stage opening night, August 14.

Hagar has been rocking the music industry for nearly 40 years. In addition to a successful solo career, Hagar is well known as the former lead signer of Van Halen and Montrose. Hagar has produced hits such as "I Can't Drive 55," "There's Only One Way to Rock," "Your Love is Driving Me Crazy," and "Three Lock Box." Joining Hagar as he takes the stage will be fellow musicians Michael Anthony, Vic Johnson and Jason Bonham. The trio call themselves "The Circle."

Opening for Sammy Hagar and The Circle will be the alternative rock band, Collective Soul. The Atlanta-based band shot to international fame with their 1993 hit song, "Shine." The band's other hits include, "December," "The World I Know," and "Heavy."

Tickets for Sammy Hagar and The Circle with Collective Soul will range from $48 for VIP seats to $26 for Tier 3 seats.

Concert tickets will go on sale Saturday, April 18th at 10:00 a.m. through TicketMaster.

The Illinois State Fair does not provide refunds or exchanges on ticket purchases. All sales are final.

Ticket prices for each of the shows are listed below. The presale code is REDHEAD!

August 14: Sammy Hagar and The Circle / Collective Soul VIP - $48 / Track $36 / Tier 1 - $36 / Tier 2 - $31 / Tier 3 - $26

August 16: Justin Moore / Josh Thompson / Jon Pardi VIP - $46 / Track $31 / Tier 1 - $31 / Tier 2 - $26 / Tier 3 - $21

August 18: Rascal Flatts / Scotty McCreery / Raelynn VIP - $65 / Track $50 / Tier 1 - $50 / Tier 2 - $45 / Tier 3 - $40

August 22: Austin Mahone/ TBA VIP - $48 / Track $36 / Tier 1 - $36 / Tier 2 - $31 / Tier 3 - $26

August 23: Brantley Gilbert / Colt Ford / Michael Ray VIP - $54 / Track $39 / Tier 1 - $39 / Tier 2 - $34 / Tier 3 - $29


More details regarding ticket sales, special events, and additional grandstand acts will be released in the coming weeks and months. Dates for the 2015 Illinois State Fair are Aug. 13-23.


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 28 Redhead Comments

xponey's picture
Fantastic show, visuals, music all first class, they put on a great show, 40 years of material, why not. They don't hold back, they give it their all. Was not disappointed. Great weather, wonderful night.
Harleymomma08's picture

I'm here! St. Louis weather is perfect. Heading to Springfield at 1pm. Can't wait to see all our awesome Redhead friends...

Platterman's picture

See you there!

Harleymomma08's picture

Just got back from Sunny Cabo. took my daughters to Cabo Wabo and they loved it...too bad Sammy didn't show up but he wasn't on the scheduled too be it's my weekend and I start it with this show! I can't wait. Just saw them over the 4th in Chicago and now it's on the St. Louis. I can't wait

ROCKETV's picture

3rd of 3 Shows I will attend this Summer...!

ledzepster5's picture

The hubby and I are celebrating our 31st wedding anniversary with Sammy. Got VIP'S

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Garyoke1964's picture

Where do I enter the pre sale password??

johnh099's picture

Got VIPit!

CowBoy.03's picture

Iv tried all day to get vip tickets,when I finally got the password, it would only give seating tickets.I guess il try again

HarleyRider11's picture

Where is the password that is needed for the pres ale tickets

Jfarljm's picture

Does anyone have any extra VIP tickets for Springfield???

songbuff's picture

SON OF A....
Were the VIPit tix available today?
I totally forgot about the presale.

shugmn's picture

Got em!! Totally excited about going!!'s picture

Thanks for the info but for future dates where do you find presale password??'s picture

Thanks for the presale code, but for future shows where do you find it on here????

tractor pulling mf's picture

is there a limit on how many tickets 1 person can order at 1 time?

hogie354's picture

When is the earliest I can prebuy tickets for the Illinois State fair?

mj8ball1's picture

Thanks for the password!!

admin's picture

Presale code is REDHEAD!

johnnyrocket41267's picture

Hey, you ever get any info on the presale code??? I can't find shit about it....

JLincoln65's picture

Anyone know what the presale code is or when it will be released?

redhead5150's picture

Need info on the presale password, can't miss this show!

tractor pulling mf's picture

where do I get the presale password for the 8/14/2015 show?

stlrs00's picture

What is presale password for the Il state fair show.

sandradee's picture

Cant wait, Really want to get VIP tickets!!

eriks025's picture

Planning on making it