Eric Lambert & Friends to Headline Americana Music Night at Lake County Fair, August 5

A phenomenal family evening of music and fireworks will unfold at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point, IN on Tuesday, August 5. Esteemed flatpicking guitarist Eric Lambert (& Friends) headlines the Americana music night in the Lakeshore Public Media Tent beginning at 8:15 pm. Oh Brother!, an American guitar and banjo duo, opens the show from 7 – 8 pm. Both bands will appear live on Midwest Beat radio show the hour before. See the full schedule below.

During the show there will be an intermission for a fireworks extravaganza over the lake by Johnny Rockets. The Lake County Fair offers fun activities for the whole family. Admission is $4, or free before 3 pm. Learn more about the 162nd Lake County Fair in this great story by Tom Lounges at Lowell, IN, Eric Lambert has been pickin’ and grinnin’ his way into people’s hearts for over 40 years. Specializing in the fiery art of flatpicking, he has built a distinguished career writing, performing, recording, and teaching Americana music in Chicago, and around the world. Traces of rock, folk, bluegrass, country, and blues can be detected throughout his music, which is delivered with energy, soul, and inspiration. His voice, presence, and precision moves audiences to their feet, while his playful spirit and warm sense of joy makes them feel right at home.

Learn more about Eric Lambert at, and view the day’s schedule for the Lake County Fair at

Americana Music Night Schedule for August 5

6 – 7 pm: MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges – Live Radio Broadcast

6 – 6:30 pm: Eric Lambert & Friends on air

6:30 – 7 pm: Oh Brother! on air

7 – 8 pm: Oh Brother! opens the show

8:15 – 9:15 pm: Eric Lambert & Friends perform

9:15 – 10 pm: FIREWORKS!!!

10 – 10:45 pm: Eric Lambert & Friends perform



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