As a co-worker put it: "How fitting -- the return of the air show and the B-52's." Earlier today, Mayor Slay and Joseph F. Imbs, III, the chairman of the Fair Saint Louis Foundation, announced that soul/R&B crooner John Legend and good-time, party-hearty new-wavers the B-52's will be appearing at Fair St. Louis. Legend will headline the Budweiser Main Stage on Saturday, July 3, while the B-52's will headline on Sunday, July 4. The air show -- an attraction absent in recent years -- will also return, with two separate performances on each day. A complete schedule of events is after the jump.
The press release also noted that LIVE on the Levee will return this year; an announcement about that and about further Fair St. Louis acts will be in May.
Saturday, July 3 10 a.m. 133rd Veiled Prophet Parade Noon Festival and K-Town Kids Zone Open 12:30 p.m. Air show** (90 minutes) 3 p.m. Local bands begin and continue throughout the afternoon 5:30 p.m. Air show** (90 minutes) 8 p.m. John Legend on the Budweiser Main Stage 9 p.m. Fireworks 10 p.m. Festival closes
Sunday, July 4 11 a.m. Festival and K-Town Kids Zone Open 11:30 a.m. Air show** (90 minutes) 1 p.m. Family Act on the Main Stage 4 p.m. Local bands begin and continue throughout the afternoon 5:30 p.m. Air show** (90 minutes) 8 p.m. The B-52s on the Budweiser Main Stage 9 p.m Fireworks 10 p.m. Festival Closes ** Dates/times subject to change