Kentucky State Fair Releases Additional List of Concert Entertainment
The fair is one of the season’s must-see events and is known for bringing wide-ranging musical entertainment.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 9, 2022) – One of the most highly anticipated end of summer traditions, the Kentucky State Fair, will return to Louisville, August 18 – 28. The fair, held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, is one of the season’s must-see events and is known for bringing wide-ranging musical entertainment. All shows are free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.
The Concert Series lineup of free concerts has been announced, with additional acts to be added throughout the summer. The series features a wide range of musical artists, with a different concert on every night of the Fair, for a total of 24 bands.
Concerts begin at 8 p.m. with the exception of the final concert on Sunday, August 28 which begins at 6 p.m.
August 18 - Russell Dickerson with special guest Tyler Booth
August 19 - Con Funk Shun with special guest Midnight Star
August 20 - Black Stone Cherry with special guest Ayron Jones
August 21 - Oak Ridge Boys with special guest Lorrie Morgan
August 22 - We The Kingdom with special guest Ann Wilson
August 23 - Happy Together Tour
August 24 - John Michael Montgomery and Walker Montgomery
August 25 - Night Ranger with special guest Noah Guthrie
August 26 - Trace Adkins with special guest Brassfield
August 27 - Niko Moon with special guest Alex Miller
August 28 – Lee Greenwood with special guest Darryl Worley (6pm start time)
Kentucky State Fair Hours:
Admission & Tickets
Early bird tickets are available through Aug. 5 at $8 per person and includes parking. Admission at the gate is $10 per person and $10 parking per vehicle.
Kentucky State Fair admission is now available online via Ticketmaster. Admission ends one hour before the outdoor closing time each day. Hours of operation are subject to weather conditions. Midway ride wristband sales end one hour before closing time. Ride ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time each day.
For more information, visit https://kystatefair.org/tickets or find the Fair on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. To see previously announced acts, visit https://kystatefair.org/entertainment/concerts.
Minor Attendance Policy
Fairgoers under 18 years old entering after 6 p.m. must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian 21 years of age or older. Proof of age is required. IDs will be verified at the gate.
Make a visit to the Kentucky State Fair as part of summer travel plans. Guests can use Louisville Tourism’s annual Visitor Guide to plan an itinerary around Louisville’s top experiences. Travelers also can get attraction, lodging and dining assistance at www.gotolouisville.com.