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 multiple stages around the grounds filled with live music every day.

Chevrolet Main Stage

Nightly

The 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 Ludacris, Aaron Watson, Seven Streeter, Banda Carnaval, and Hunter Hayes.

Location

Located between Gate 1 and the Go Texan Pavilion.

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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.

2018 Bud Light Stage Lineup

  • 9.28-10.3 – Coffey Anderson
  • 10.4-10.9 – Branch & Dean
  • 10.10-10.15 – Big City Outlaws
  • 10.16-10.21 – Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band

Location

Located in Cotton Bowl Plaza

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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.

2018 Dr Pepper Stage Lineup

  • 9.28-10.5 – Rock Bottom Boys
  • 10.6-10.13 – Blane Howard
  • 10.14-10.21 – Sound Exchange

Location

Located on Nimitz Circle beside the Creative Arts building.

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Coca-Cola Stage

Nestled in the heart of the Midway, the Midway 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.

Featured performance: Vocal Trash

Location

On the Midway.

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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.

September 28 through October 8, 2018.

Location

Located in Marine Corps Square.

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State Fair Wine Garden Sound Stage

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

Location

Located in the State Fair Wine Garden.

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