Jackson County Fair concert lineup released

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Jan. 25—From a Grammy-winning rapper to a prolific Florida band sometimes dubbed the "Rolling Stones of Country Music," the Jackson County Fair's concert lineup, released Tuesday, boasts variety.

Nelly, known for hits such as 2002's "Hot in Herre" and 2000's "Country Grammar," joins Los Angeles soft rock act Five for Fighting, country singer Chris Lane and country act Sawyer Brown for this year's lineup of concerts at the Jackson County Fair, running July 13-17.

The rapper will bring "his distinctive vocals and larger-than-life personality" to the Bi-Mart Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 13, according to a release from the Jackson County Expo. For more info see nelly.net.

On July 14, multi-platinum selling country star Chris Lane — known for hits "Big Big Plans," Tack Back Home Girl" and "Fill them Boots" — takes the stage with an energetic country set described by the Expo as "a double-dose of sunshine." For more info see iamchrislane.com.

Prolific country quintet Sawyer Brown — described as "the Rolling Stones of Country Music" will take the stage July 15. The group — who've released more than 23 studio albums since their big break on "Star Search" in the early 1980s — are sure to include a set featuring many of their more than 50 country chart singles and their "unique brand of high-energy entertainment." For more info see sawyerbrown.com.

Five for Fighting — the moniker for Los Angeles singer-songwriter John Ondrasik — will perform heartfelt piano-focused chart toppers from the 2000s such as "100 Years" and "Superman." For more info see fiveforfighting.com.

Concert tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, online via attheexpo.com.