More live shows to look forward to at the Great State Fair of Texas this year!

BESIDES the headliners slated for the Chevy Main Stage…and the delicious Blue Ribbon Wine Selection winners…

State Fair of Texas Debuts Free Lone Star Music Series

More than 45 Texas artists set to appear on four different stages at 2019 State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas presents the 2019 Lone Star Music Series, offering FREE daily live music by Texas musicians on four stages across the fairgrounds. In addition to headlining concerts on the Chevrolet Main Stage, enjoy local acts from the DFW area every day of the Fair on the Bud Light Stage, Coca-Cola Stage, Dr Pepper Stage, and Texas Monthly Stage.

Fairgoers can see more than 45 different musical acts representing a wide variety of genres during this year’s 24-day run, all included in the price of admission. With genres ranging from rock & roll to country and jazz to R&B, this year’s Lone Star Music Series offers something for everyone. Listed below are the 2019 show schedules for each stage.

2019 Bud Light Stage

Centrally located in Cotton Bowl Plaza, the Bud Light Stage features 24 days of music by 24 different local artists, some of whom have even been spotlighted in major publications like Rolling Stone. Daily performance times on the Dr Pepper Stage at 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, and 8:00 p.m.

Wild Ride at the Granada

Join us for a sneak preview of three Bud Light Stage acts on Friday, August 23 at the Granada Theater in Dallas. Hosted in partnership with Dallas-based State Fair Records, the event will serve as a dual-album release show featuring Ottoman Turks and The 40 Acre Mule, with a special appearance by Squeezebox Bandits. Tickets for “Wild Ride at the Granada” begin at $8 and a portion of the proceeds benefit the State Fair’s Big Tex Scholarship Program, which provides college scholarships to students throughout the Lone Star State. For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit BigTex.com/WildRide.

 

Dates

Artist

Genre

Sept. 27

Joshua Ray Walker

Americana

Sept. 28

The 40 Acre Mule

Blues Rock

Sept. 29

Raised Right Men

Honky Tonk

Sept. 30

Blue Light Revue

Various

Oct. 1

Squeezebox Bandits

Americana

Oct. 2

Summer Dean

Americana

Oct. 3

Nathan “Mongol” Wells & Ten Gallon

Americana

Oct. 4

Ottoman Turks

Americana, Rock

Oct. 5

Eleven Hundred Springs

Country

Oct. 6

Shoot Low Sheriff

Texas Swing

Oct. 7

Blue Light Review

Various

Oct. 8

Mike Randall & The High Road

Country

Oct. 9

Greg Schroeder

Americana

Oct. 10

James Hand

Honky Tonk

Oct. 11

Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner

Americana, Rock

Oct. 12

The O’s

Americana

Oct. 13

Hard Night’s Day

The Beatles Cover Band

Oct. 14

Harper Grace

Country

Oct. 15

Bree and the Fellas

R&B, Pop

Oct. 16

The Rich Girls

80’s Cover Band

Oct. 17

Hella Shriners Director’s Staff Band

Cover Band

Oct. 18

Dan Johnson

Country

Oct. 19

Unfaded Brass Band

New Orleans Jazz

Oct. 20

Straight Tequila Night

Country Cover Band

2019 Coca-Cola Stage

Nestled in the heart of the Midway, the Coca-Cola 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. Fort Worth-based, eco-friendly band Vocal Trash will take the stage daily at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 p.m.

 

Dates

Artist

Genre

Sept. 27 – Oct. 20

Vocal Trash

New Age

2019 Dr Pepper Stage

Find the Dr Pepper Stage on Nimitz Drive beside the Creative Arts building. The stage will host local artists representing a wide variety of genres, from rock and country to jazz music from our nation’s service members in the Marine Corps Jazz Orchestra. Catch one of the daily performances at 11:00 a.m., 1:00, 3:30, 5:00, and 7:00 p.m.

 

Dates

Artist

Genre

Sept. 27 – 29

Marine Corps Jazz Orchestra

Jazz

Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Trey Johnson

Singer/Songwriter

Oct. 2 – 3

TBA

Folk, Pop

Oct. 4 – 6

Dave Washburn Jazz Band

Jazz

Oct. 7 – 9

Jon Christopher Davis

Rock, Alternative

Oct. 10 – 11

Gawd Almighties

Americana

Oct. 12 – 13

Charming Gardeners

Rock

Oct. 14 – 16

Frankie Leonie

Country

Oct. 17 – 20

Performer to be Announced

2019 Texas Monthly Stage

Located inside the State Fair of Texas Wine Garden, the Texas Monthly Stage offers a mix of live, local entertainment including musicians, six nights of stand-up comedy featuring multiple comedians each show, and three weekends of jazz artists curated by Uptown Jazz Dallas. Daily performance times vary, with most concerts at 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, and 7:30 p.m.; stand-up comedy from 7:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; and harpist from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Dates

Artist

Genre

Sept. 27 – 29

Kamica King

Jazz

Sept. 30

Mary Miller

Harpist

Oct. 1

Deep Fried Comedy

Stand-Up Comedy

Oct. 2

Kristy Kruger

Americana, Jazz

Oct. 3

Deep Fried Comedy

Stand-Up Comedy

Oct. 4 – 6

Uptown Jazz Dallas: Quamon Fowler & Friends

Jazz

Oct. 7

Mary Miller

Harpist

Oct. 8

Deep Fried Comedy

Stand-Up Comedy

Oct. 9

Honey Folk

Americana

Oct. 10

Deep Fried Comedy

Stand-Up

Oct. 11 – 13

Uptown Jazz Dallas: Rob Holbert

Jazz

Oct. 14

Mary Miller

Harpist

Oct. 15

Deep Fried Comedy

Stand-Up Comedy

Oct. 16

Jenna Clark

Americana, Jazz

Oct. 17

Deep Fried Comedy

Stand-Up Comedy

Oct. 18 – 20

Uptown Jazz Dallas: Linny Nance & Network

Jazz

Mark your calendars for the 2019 State Fair of Texas themed “Celebrating Texas Creativity.” The Fair invites you to join the fun and attend this year’s event, running Friday, September 27 through Sunday, October 20.

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