The countdown is on--100 days until the Iowa State Fair!

We're so ready for the warmer weather, yummy food, and incredible entertainment. Speaking of entertainment there are SO many acts this year. Kane Brown is one of the grandstand acts performing on August 18. Other big acts include Brooks & Dunn, Keith Urban with Ingrid Andress, and Carrie Underwood. Those shows you'll have to buy a ticket for, but there are a ton of FREE concerts for you to enjoy too.

According to KCCI, the following acts are part of the free entertainment at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

2022 Iowa State Fair Free Concerts

Susan Knapp Amphitheater:

  • Aug. 11 — Ian Munsick
  • Aug. 12 — Adam Doleac
  • Aug. 13 — Frank Ray
  • Aug. 14 — Sammy Kershaw
  • Aug. 15 — Country Gold featuring LeRoy VanDyke with T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang
  • Aug. 16 & 17 — HAIRBALL
  • Aug. 18 — Wang Chung
  • Aug. 19 — Levi Hummon
  • Aug. 20 — Slaughter
  • Aug. 21 — Casey Donahew

Anne and Bill Riley Stage:

  • Aug. 11-12 — Liliac
  • Aug. 13 — Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation
  • Aug. 14 — Parranderos Latin Combo & Pillao Rodriguez
  • Aug. 15-20 — Ron Diamond
  • Aug. 21 — Anne Wilson

MidAmerican Energy Stage:

  • Aug. 11 — Jason Brown
  • Aug. 12 — The Nadas
  • Aug. 13 — Colt Ford
  • Aug. 14 — Bulletboys
  • Aug. 15 — Stephen Pearcy the Voice of RATT
  • Aug. 16 — Spencer Crandall
  • Aug. 17 — Alana Springsteen
  • Aug. 18 — Resurrection- A Journey Tribute
  • Aug. 19 — Chase Matthew
  • Aug. 20 — Bob Dorr's Iowa Music Revue
  • Aug. 21 — Quiet Riot

Fun Forest Stage:

  • Aug. 11-21 — Fantastick Patrick
  • Aug. 11-21 — The Rubber Chicken Show with Greg Frisbee

 

So many amazing (and free) acts. While you don't have to purchase a concert ticket to see the above musical entertainment, you will have to purchase fair admission. You can get your fair ticket in advance for $9 ($14 at the gate) online at iowastatefair.org. You can also pick up admission tickets at "participating Iowa Hy-Vee, Fareway and Price Chopper locations" and at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office beginning on July 5. Is it fair time yet!?

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Kane Brown with Midland and Restless Road July 24, 2021 at the Great Jones County Fair

Photos from the Saturday show at the 2021 fair.