First round of concerts announced for the Colorado State Fair

Colorado State Fair

PUEBLO, Colo. — The 2017 Colorado State Fair’s Southwest Motors Events Center series includes a diverse, star-studded lineup. The stage spotlights will be shining on a variety of shows including country, classic rock, legendary musicians and up-and-coming superstars.

“Our entertainment lineup is diverse and exciting with a budget-friendly price tag. Tickets purchased prior to August 24 include fair admission, giving fans the opportunity to arrive early and enjoy a full day at the fair with no additional cost,” said State Fair General Manager, Sarah Cummings. “We will also be announcing the entertainment series for the Budweiser Rodeo Arena which will include an exciting lineup of rodeo, derbies and monster trucks.”

Southwest Motors Events Center Lineup

Aug. 25 Gabriel Iglesias

Aug. 31 Gary Allan

Sept. 1 ZZ Top

Sept. 2 Skillet

Sept. 3 Hunter Hayes

Tickets purchased from June 30-Aug. 24 at 9 p.m. (MST) include admission to the fair. Any tickets purchased after Aug. 24 will require the purchase of an additional fair admission ticket.

An internet presale begins June 30 at 10 a.m. Fair fans can join the Fan Club for a special pre-sale code by visiting and click on “Join the Fan Club.”

Tickets officially go on sale on July 1 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by visiting, by calling (866) 461-6556, or visiting the Colorado State Fairgrounds. You can also like us on Facebook for up-to-date information and Fair activities.

The Colorado State Fair runs Aug. 25 to Sept. 4, 2017. For more information, visit

The 2017 Colorado State Fair will mark the fair’s 145th year as Colorado’s premier celebration of agriculture. The fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals, artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado’s ties to the Hispanic culture.