State Fair officials analyzing this year’s Fair statistics say the Fair took a beating in its grandstand shows.
Fair director Marion Lucas says the grandstand shows lost $114,000. The biggest loser was Counting Crows, which lost more than $74,000. The American Idol Show, which featured the top ten American Idol finalists, also lost more than $74,000.
The biggest profit came from Alice Cooper’s show, which made $38,000.