Ted Nugent arrives at Arizona's Pima County Fair on Saturday trailing a cloud of controversy.
Earlier this month the aging rocker received a visit from the Secret Service after comments he made at an NRA convention sounded like a threat against President Obama. ("I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year" if Obama is re-elected, he said.)
No charges were filed. His words have cost him one scheduled gig; Fort Knox, Ky. axed his show there June 23 with fellow classic rockers Styx and REO Speedwagon.
Launa Rabago, a Pima County Fair spokeswoman, said a number of people have called.
"We're getting pro and con," she said Tuesday. "We've gotten a few people threatening to protest if he comes and a few people threatening to protest if he doesn't. It's pretty interesting."
On Tuesday, Nugent pleaded guilty to charges that he illegally killed a black bear in 2009 in Alaska. He was fined $10,000, put on probation for two years and ordered away from hunting or fishing in Alaska or on Forest Service properties for a year.
Read a Q & A with Ted Nugent in Saturday's Arizona Daily Star.
If you go
-- What: 2012 Pima County Fair concert lineup.
-- When: Today through April 29.
-- Where: Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road.
-- Hours: 1 p.m.-midnight Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-midnight on the weekends. The carnival area is open 3 p.m.-midnight Mondays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-midnight on weekends.
-- Admission $8; $3 ages 6 to 10; free 5 and under. Concerts are free with fair admission.
-- Parking: $5
-- More information: 762-3247 or visit PimaCountyFair.com
-- Concert lineup: Rapper Baby Bash, 8 p.m. Friday; Ted Nugent, 8 p.m. Saturday; modern norteno pioneer Ramon Ayala, 7 p.m. Sunday.
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