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AUGUST 10, 2023



Bret Michaels Performance at the 2012 State Fair Cancelled

LEWISBURG, WV (05/11/2012)(readMedia)– The State Fair of West Virginia has announced that a scheduling conflict has forced the cancelation of the Tuesday, August 14th Bret Michaels concert. State Fair C.E.O. Marlene Jolliffe states, “Scheduling issues arose after our date was confirmed and simply could not be resolved. Ticket holders will be contacted by our ticketing partner ETIX, and the refund process will be prompt and efficient via refunds to their credit cards. At the same time, we are diligently working on alternatives for Tuesday, August 14th and will make an announcement as soon as plans are finalized.”

Please visit for additional details. For questions related to the refund process, you may contact ETIX direct at 1-800-514-3849.

The 2012 State Fair is themed “Memories that grow…year after year.” and is scheduled August 10-18. 2012. The State Fair of West Virginia, with a $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the state of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. For more information, please visit, or follow fair events on Facebook and Twitter.

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