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Breaking: Corn Fest 2019 lineup announced

DeKALB – The lineup has been announced for Corn Fest in late-August.

The headliner for Friday, Aug. 23, is John Waite, formerly of The Babys, Bad English, and also of solo fame for his single “Missing You”. He’ll perform starting at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Slim Jim Phantom of “The Stray Cats” fame will perform from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Here’s the lineup in its entirety:

Friday, Aug. 23:

• 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: The Party Doctors

• 7 to 8:15 p.m.: John Waite

• 9-11 p.m.: 7th Heaven

Saturday, Aug. 24:

• 1-2 p.m.: The Mockingbyrds

• 2:30-3:30 p.m.: The Beaux Band

• 4:30-6 p.m.: Blind Date

• 7-8:30 p.m.: Marshall Charloff & the Purple Experience (a Prince tribute)

• 9-11 p.m.: Hi Infidelity

Sunday, Aug. 25:

• 2-3:30 p.m.: The Relics

• 4:30-6:30 p.m.: Slim Jim Phantome (formerly of The Stray Cats.

Admission for the main acts is $5 per day.

For more information, go to, or find DeKalb Corn Fest on Facebook.

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