YAKIMA – Tickets to the Central Washington State Fair went on sale today and it’s worth buying ahead of time to save money. Advance tickets are only $10 for adults compared to $13 at the gate. This year the fair will have a full slate of entertainers, including blues rocker George Thorogood; 70’s rock group Kansas; country stars Joe Nichols and Neal McCoy; rock band Trapt; rock artist Joan Jett and comedian Louie Anderson. For two days the main stage will be devoted to Latin music featuring A.B. Quintanilla and the Kumbia Kings, and a performance by Mexican/Tejano artist El Coyote. The headline performers will be playing at the Budweiser Stage as part of the U.S. Cellular Concert Series. At the Pacific Power Community Stage, visitors to the fair will enjoy a variety of performers, including musical dance group Street Beat; Eagles tribute band Hotel California; AC/DC tribute band Hells Belles; and Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line. Motor sports, monster trucks and a demolition derby will be back and entertaining fairgoers at the Coca-Cola Grandstand. On Sept. 19 and 20 the American Sprint Car Series Northwest Region Races, along with late model tour championships will be featured. Monster Truck Madness is set for Friday, Sept. 26. On the final Saturday of the fair, Sept. 27, the always-popular Demolition Derby will return to the Coca Cola Grandstands, with all the car-crashing action starting at 7 p.m. Other free entertainment and attractions this year include the racing pigs and the walk around entertainment of Maxx the Robot. Fair favorites returning this year include Walk on the Wild Side, Barnville and “Candy Nation.” Some special deals for this year include “Free ‘Til 1 p.m.” day on Friday, Sept. 19. Admission and parking will be free from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Franz Day will be Monday, Sept. 22. Gate admission and unlimited carnival rides will be $23 with an empty Franz bag with a fair sticker. For more information on this year’s Central Washington State Fair, the 2014 entertainment line-up or to buy tickets, visit the fair’s website at www.fairfun.com. The fair runs from Friday, Sept. 19, through Sunday, Sept. 28, in Yakima.