We’re thrilled to present an eclectic range of musical talent at the Colorado State Fair this year, encompassing genres that include country, pop, and rock. Let’s dive into who these incredible artists are and what they’ll bring to the stage at both the Ultra Arena and the Southwest Motors Events Center from August 25 to September 4, 2023.
Concerts at the Ultra Arena
Ian Munsick, Friday, August 25, 2023: Known for his fresh take on the country genre, Wyoming-born Ian Munsick combines traditional Western music with contemporary pop, to make an exciting kickoff to the Fair. Witness the energy of Ian’s live performance starting at 9 p.m. General admission tickets are $28.
Chase Rice, Saturday, August 26, 2023: Chase Rice, the acclaimed country singer-songwriter behind hits like “Ready Set Roll” and “Eyes on You,” takes to the stage after another round of PRCA RAM Rodeo action. Doors open at 6 p.m., the rodeo starts at 7 p.m., and Rice’s live performance begins at 9 p.m. General admission is $40 per ticket.
Sawyer Brown, Sunday, August 27, 2023: With their blend of country and rock, the award-winning band Sawyer Brown has been thrilling audiences since the 1980s. Watch the PRCA RAM Rodeo at 5 p.m. and let Sawyer Brown entertain you at 7 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m., and general admission is $28 a ticket.
Los Tigres del Norte
Los Tigres del Norte, Sunday, September 3, 2023: The legendary Norteno band, Los Tigres del Norte, brings its iconic Spanish-language ballads and polkas to the Fair’s Celebracion de Los Charros. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the rodeo before the concert, and their performance starts at 9 p.m. General admission is $50 a ticket.
Concerts at the Southwest Motors Events Center
LADY A with special guest Tyler Braden, Friday, September 1, 2023: Grammy-winning trio LADY A, famous for hits like “Need You Now” and “Just a Kiss,” takes the stage with special guest and rising country artist Tyler Braden. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 7 p.m. General admission ranges from $50 to $60, with pit seating available for $70 each. The fair will honor tickets from the postponed 2022 show.
Lil Jon with guest Chingy, Saturday, September 2, 2023: Get ready for a night of hip hop and crunk with the energetic Lil Jon and special guest Chingy, known for hits like “Right Thurr.” Doors open at 5:30 pm, and the concert starts at 7 p.m. General admission ranges from $30 – $40, with pit seating available for $60 per ticket.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Sunday, September 3, 2023: Rock legends Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo close the Fair with their iconic hits. Doors open at 5:30 pm, and the concert starts at 7 p.m. General admission is only available via a voucher from the Colorado Lottery.
Get your voucher by purchasing a qualifying Lottery product from a retailer clerk or self-serve vending machine. More details are available here.
Other Attractions at the Colorado State Fair
Experience the symphony of sights, sounds, and tastes at the Colorado State Fair, where live music is just one part of its rich tapestry. The Fair brims with carnival rides and games to bring out the child in everyone, delectable food stalls to titillate your taste buds, thrilling rodeos and monster truck shows, interactive animal exhibits, and exhibitions showcasing some of the finest artists from different genres.
Each concert at the Colorado State Fair transcends the ordinary. It’s not just another musical event — it’s an entry to a vibrant world filled with activities and fun. It’s a place where music meets magic, transforming your day into an adventure.
Visit our online ticket portal for a complete schedule and to purchase tickets.
Please note that tickets purchased before August 24 at midnight include Fair admission, but those bought after this date do not.
With the live performances setting the stage on fire during the evening, kickstart your day early. Immerse yourself in the fun-filled atmosphere of the Colorado State Fair. Try your luck at carnival games, sample the diverse range of food, and enjoy the attractions before the evening’s music carries you away. The Colorado State Fair is not just a visit; it’s an experience — and it’s waiting for you! And be sure to check out some of our free shows throughout the Fair that are included with your admission – more details are here.
Join us for an unforgettable celebration of Colorado’s agriculture, tradition, and urban excitement at the 2023 Colorado State Fair. We can’t wait to see you there!