Live Music

Sounds around the grounds.

No matter what kind of music you like, the State Fair of Texas has something for you. There are four stages around the grounds filled with live music every day.

Chevrolet Main Stage

16_music_mainstageThe State Fair of Texas presents 24 days of concerts on the Chevrolet Main Stage, featuring a variety of musical acts across all genres. The stage showcases national and regional talent of all types and has featured acts like Maren Morris, Flo-Rida, Pat Green, La Mafia and Wilson Phillips.

Bud Light Stage

Centrally located in Cotton Bowl Plaza, the Bud Light Stage is convenient to all your fair food favorites and features a wide variety of local and regional acts.

Bud Light Stage Lineup

9.29-10.6 – Chubby Carrier
10.7-10.13 – Tejas Brothers
10.14-10.17 – Coffey Anderson
10.18-10.22 – Vince Vance & the Valiants

Carnival Lido Deck Stage

Nestled in the heart of the Midway, the Carnival Lido Deck Stage is perfect for staking out a spot at the picnic benches and relaxing in the shade while you enjoy a family-friendly musical performance.

Stage feature: Vocal Trash

Dr Pepper Stage

On Nimitz Circle beside the Creative Arts building you will find the Dr Pepper Stage, offering an eclectic mix of musical talent and a quaint grassy area to relax with your friends and family.

Dr Pepper Stage Lineup

9.29-9.30 – Kadie Lynn Roberson
10.1-10.6 Kevin Bailey Band
10.7-10.14 – Blane Howard
10.15-10.22 – Maggie Baugh


U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps

Straight from Washington, D.C., the famed U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps thrills the crowds with daily concerts in Marine Corps Square, as well as a performance in the nightly Starlight Parade. The Marines will perform September 29 through October 9, 2017.

State Fair Wine Garden Sound Stage


In addition to its expansive wine selection, the State Fair Wine is also a great place to sit, relax and listen to the cool sounds of great Texas artists.

2017 State Fair Wine Garden Sound Stage Schedule

9.29-10.1 – John A Lewis
10.6-10.8 – Goga
10.13-10.15 – Carlos Guedes
10.20-10.22 – Ron Jones
5-10 p.m. Monday – Thursday: Merry Miller Harpist