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Indiana State Fair Pays Kevin Costner $80,000 for Concert – Find Out What They Paid Others

Kevin Costner & Modern West
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If you have ever found yourself curious as to the kind of money national recording artists earn when doing concerts in this area, the following should give you a pretty good idea.

According to recent figures obtained by IndyStar.com, the Indiana State Fair shelled out nearly $640,000 to various performers, ranging from Kevin Costner & Modern West to Styx and Blind Melon, to perform on their 5,000 capacity free stage, which was included with a $10 fair ticket.

Here is a list of what the performers were paid:

  • Kevin Costner & Modern West: $80,000
  • Styx: $75,000
  • Montgomery Gentry: $65,000
  • “Happy Together’ Tour featuring members of the Turtles, Paul Revere & the Raiders and Gary Lewis & the Playboys: $65,000
  • Karmin: $50,000
  • Theory of a Deadman: $50,000
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears: $25,000
  • Blind Melon: $20,000
  • Vertical Horizon: $20,000

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