Arts & Entertainment

Billy Ray Cyrus tops bill at state fair in Yakima

YAKIMA -- Though the kids might have preferred Miley Cyrus as a guest musician at this year's Central Washington State Fair, it'll be her dad Billy Ray who'll share headline billing for the main stage entertainment.

The lineup for this year's fair features Boyz II Men, REO Speedwagon, Phil Vassar, the Little River Band and the original blues brother Curtis Salgado. Too Slim and the Taildraggers will be special guests at the Salgado concert.

The fair runs from Sept. 25-Oct. 4 at the Yakima County Fairgrounds. Admission is $12 for ages 13-64, $9 for ages 64 and older, and $7 for ages 6-12. Kids 5 and younger are free.

Tickets prices for reserved seating for the main entertainment concerts are not included in general fair admission.

Here's the schedule:

-- Sept. 26 -- Phil Vassar, $21.

-- Sept. 29 -- Billy Ray Cyrus, $31.

-- Sept. 30 -- Boyz II Men, $31.

-- Oct. 1 -- REO Speedwagon, $26.

-- Oct. 2 -- Curtis Salgado, $16.

-- Oct. 3 -- Little River Band, $21.

For a look at all the events happening at this year's fair, go to