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Latin Grammy winner Alicia Villarreal to wrap up six nights of fair entertainment

The Merced County Fair said Alicia Villarreal, the Latin Grammy Award-winning singer, will perform June 20, wrapping up six nights of headline entertainment at the fair.

Villarreal's concert will be at 8:30 p.m. in the fairgrounds' CVC/CVT Outdoor Theatre.

Each night of the fair, June 15 to 20, a headline entertainment act will play in the Outdoor Theatre, where all events are free with admission.

One of Mexico's top musical regional artists, Villarreal was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She has sold more than 10 million albums.

In 2004 she released her second solo album, "Cuando el Corazon Se Cruza." The award-winning album was produced by her husband, Cruz Martinez, and the couple wrote several of the songs.

The artist released her latest album, "La Jefa," last summer, with the lead single, "Caso Perdido." The album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Regional Mexican albums chart and reached No. 4 on the Billboard's Latin Albums chart.

The fair recently announced that Sons of the San Joaquin will sing their cowboy harmonies on opening day June 15; Skynnyn Lynnyrd, a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band, will rock "Southern style" June 16; Clay Walker, the multi-platinum-selling country music artist, will perform June 17; Tower of Power, the 10-member band with their unique "Urban Soul Music," will appear June 18' and Night Ranger, the '80s rock band known for "Don't Tell Me You Love Me," will take the stage June 19.

For more information call (209) 722-1507, fax at (209) 722-3773 or e-mail to Info@MercedCountyFair.

com. Visit the 2010 Merced County Fair's website, www.MercedCountyFair.com and connect on Facebook and Twitter.

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