band Confederate Railroad
Emails: Pritzker administration not aware band was booked two months before cancellation

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A southern rock band whose logo features Confederate flags was booked for.

Katy Perry
Katy Perry loses copyright trial, will owe damages for ‘Dark Horse’

LOS ANGELES (UPI) — A Los Angeles jury decided Katy Perry‘s song “Dark Horse” featuring.

The All-American Rejects set to storm the stage at DuQuoin State Fair

DuQUOIN (Heartland Newsfeed) — MTV Video Music Award (VMA) winners and chart-toppers The All-American Rejects.

Illinois State Fair
Grandstand ticket sales for 166th Illinois State Fair breaking records

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — In the first opening weekend of ticket sales, previous sale records.

Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg to headline Illinois State Fair

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Snoop Dogg will perform August 16 on the grandstand stage.

Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott, others to be inducted into songwriter hall of fame

NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted.