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County fair headliners announced

This year's Linn County Fair concert headliners cover a 30-year gamut of flavors and genres.

The summertime perennial runs Thursday through Saturday, July 13-15, at the Linn County Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany.

Country superstar Clint Black boot-kicks the three-day weekend off Thursday, followed by '90s alt-rock faves Smash Mouth and singer-songwriter Granger Smith on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

All main stage concerts begin at 8:30 p.m., preceded by opening acts at 7.

"This is an extremely talented and popular lineup," Linn County Fair board member and Linn County com...