MONDAY, AUGUST 6 AT 7:30 PM - Returning to State Fair after their inspiring 2015 show, Christian rock band Casting Crowns will take the Main Stage on Monday, Aug. 6. The group has sold over 10 million records to date, and recently released their newest album, The Very Next Thing, which features the single “One Step Away.” Hear new songs from that album, plus older favorites from their 19-year history.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 AT 7:30 PM - Platinum-selling country artists Montgomery Gentry will bring their hits "Gone", "Something to be Proud of" and more to the State Fair Main Stage as part of their Here's to You Tour. Celebrate the band's 20 year history, and hear new music from long-awaited studio album Here's to You.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 AT 7 PM - After an unforgettable performance at last year’s fair, legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Beach Boys return to the Main Stage on Sunday, Aug. 6, co-headlining the "Surf & Soul" tour with three-time Grammy Award-winning Motown group The Temptations, performing classics like “My Girl,” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.“.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 AT 7 PM - Seventeen-year-old singer, songwriter, and actress Sabrina Carpenter will take the Main Stage on Friday, Aug. 11. Carpenter has been featured on several television shows, including Disney Channel’s “Girl Meets World,” and won Radio Disney Music Awards in 2015 and 2016 for her songs “Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying” and “Eyes Wide Open.”
SUNDAY, AUGUST 13 AT 6 PM - Country superstar Alan Jackson will bring his Honky Tonk Highway Tour to the Main Stage on Sunday, Aug. 13. Jackson will perform songs that have gained him legions of longtime fans, including his debut hit “Here in The Real World,” signature honky-tonk favorites “Chattahoochee,” and “Gone Country,” as well as party anthems like “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.”