Uncle Joe Benson's last two days @ O.C. Fair, July 2005.
July 2 - 16, 2005: Spending the first half of July behind the Orange Curtain while doing his airshift on 95.5 KLOS every afternoon, Uncle Joe did four Orange County Fair appearances in front of over 31,000 fans at the Pacific Amphitheatre as well as a speaking at Steve Miller's Hollywood Rock Walk of Fame induction and a full broadcast from Disneyland. Hail, hail Rock & Roll!
July 14 - 16, 2005: Time for the Orange County Fair! Over 31,000 fans attended the concerts J.B. emceed at the Pacific Amphitheatre. Uncle Joe Meet & Greets with the 95.5 KLOS Cool Patrol preceded headlining shows by comedian Bill Engvall, Steve Miller, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Heart. Here are some memories of the July 14th and 16th shows.
Here are the First Two '05 O.C. Fair Appeareances
(Photos by Jan Benson and Sue Wood.)
It's the Orange County Fair!
Unc and Alton Brown,
host of the Food Network's "Good Eats" program,
discuss the fine points of brining turkeys.
Meeting folks and having fun on a Thursday evening.
J.B. presented his old friends Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
at their Thursday night concert.
Telling stories and having fun on a Saturday evening.
No, really — I'm with the band!
Hanging with old friends, Heart bassist Mike Inez
and drummer Ben Smith.
Unc wrapped up his O.C. Fair run by hosting Heart's show.
Heart rocked the house!
Fairs are for flying!
The First Two 2005 O.C. Fair Dates