Take in some free live music during State Fair 2014

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WEST ALLIS (WITI) – Wisconsin State Fair officials are excited to announce the continuation of their partnership with Bank Mutual Corporation which will serve as the title sponsor of the Bank Mutual Amphitheater.

The Bank Mutual Amphitheater is the largest free entertainment venue at the Wisconsin State Fair and is located in the heart of the Fair Park, between Central and Grandstand Avenues.

The 2014 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, July 31 – Sunday, Aug. 10.

“As one of the largest and oldest banking institutions in the state of Wisconsin, we take pride in supporting the community, and renewing our sponsorship of the State Fair is the perfect way for us to continue doing just that,” said David Baumgarten, President of Bank Mutual. “The Bank Mutual Amphitheater will host a variety of family-friendly performers, musicians and contests, and we’re happy to help provide quality entertainment throughout the Fair.”

Wisconsin State Fair and Bank Mutual are also excited to announce several popular headliners slated for the Bank Mutual Amphitheater during the 2014 Fair.

Home Free, a country a cappella band and Season 4 winner of NBC’s “The Sing Off,” will perform on opening night of the Fair, Thursday, July 31.

Back by popular demand, Here Come The Mummies will perform two nights – Friday, Aug. 1 and Saturday, Aug. 2, as well Fair favorite Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone on Thursday, Aug. 7 and Friday, Aug. 8.

On Saturday, Aug. 9, ‘90s hip-hop artist and current reality TV star, Vanilla Ice.

The stage will also feature family-friendly entertainment daily, including performances by the Kids From Wisconsin, the Kenya Safari Acrobats and hypnotist De’Anna The HypnoChick.

“The Wisconsin State Fair values its tradition of providing quality entertainment at affordable prices,” stated Rick Frenette, CEO of Wisconsin State Fair Park. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Bank Mutual, a company that also prides itself on its history of service to the people of Wisconsin. This great partnership allows us to offer top-notch free entertainment at the Bank Mutual Amphitheater for our guests to enjoy every day of the Fair.”

In addition to the title sponsorship of the Bank Mutual Amphitheater, all 75 Bank Mutual bank offices throughout Wisconsin will sell $6 Wisconsin State Fair Tickets during Fair Deals, a promotion that runs May 1 through June 30.

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