For most of you, driving to Lancaster seems like driving to Vegas. But believe it or not, Lancaster is not only in the state of California, it's in Los Angeles County. The Antelope Valley Fair & Alfalfa Festival boasts the usual fest-ish fun — games, rides, rural olympics, bull riding, animals to pet and enough food on a stick to send you straight to the emergency room. If you don’t need your stomach pumped, hang around for the live acts, starting on Saturday with country singer Gary Allan and Diamond Rio (Aug. 22), followed by Grupo Montéz de Durango with Lupillo Rivera (Aug. 24), Jason Aldean and Terri Clark (Aug. 25), John Fogerty (Aug. 26), Poison and Sebastian Bach (Aug. 27), Weird Al Yankovic (Aug. 28). Plus, the blackest white girl in the biz, Fergie. You know your career is starting to slip when …

Aug. 22-Sept. 1, 2008

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