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Concert News: Sammy Hagar is on his way back to Fresno

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This is not an April Fool’s joke. I swear to you it’s not. The Big Fresno Fair has announced a date with rocker Sammy Hagar to open this year’s run of the fair.

Hagar — the ex-Van Halen singer, known as The Red Rocker — will perform Oct. 6.

Hagar, of course, has a tumultuous history with Fresno. He partnered with Fresno developer Milt Barbis to open one of his Cabo Wabo restaurants at Granite Park in August 2008. Hagar played one concert there in October 2008, but soon after he severed ties with Fresno and eventually sued Barbis. Fresno Wabo’s failure was the first domino to fall for the now much-maligned Granite Park development.

No word yet on ticket prices, but they’re expected to go on sale this summer. For now, let’s all just wonder what Sammy’s gonna say when he comes back.

Responses to "Concert News: Sammy Hagar is on his way back to Fresno"

bradley says:

ahahahaaaaaa. hahaha. hahahaaaaaaaaa!

That’s all I have to say on the matter.

Jon Law Hastings says:


nice try

cabo wabo is stil ghettoe

Red Headed Red Rocker says:

That’s the spirit Sammy, showing Fresno the Red Rocker LOVE!!!

Pook says:

Well, he’s gotta get his money back outta this burg somehow right?

Debi says:

Awesome that he keeps showing Fresno some love!!

We welcome Sammy Hagar every time he visits the Valley. And if you read this, Sammy, My wife and I would love to have you over for dinner…It would make her year!