There's really nothing better than free entertainment. And, the Indiana State Fair is offering 17 concerts this summer that are free with paid admission! They released the first six last week. And then five more this week and will release more on June 19. Hey, gotta keep that excitement up!

The Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis will run from August 2-18. Each night of the Fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission. General admission to the Indiana State Fair is $13 and children 5 and under are FREE. Advanced Discount Tickets are $9 through August 1st at 11:59 PM. Advance discount tickets can be purchased online here and at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center Box Office, located inside the Indiana Farmers Coliseum, now through August 1st. For more information call (317) 927-7500.

Nationally recognized for offering great entertainment, showcasing youth, interactive agriculture education programs, premier facilities and a variety of unique, fun foods, the Indiana State Fair has been an annual attraction for generations of Hoosiers since 1852.

Nationally recognized for offering great entertainment, showcasing youth, interactive agriculture education programs, premier facilities and a variety of unique, fun foods, the Indiana State Fair has been an annual attraction for generations of Hoosiers since 1852.

The shows announced thus far include:

  • Ace Frehley - (original KISS guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee) – Friday, August 2
  • Chase Rice (current #1 hit single “Eyes On You”) – Sunday, August 4
  • Air Supply - (Legendary multi-million selling Australian duo) – Monday, August 5
  • SWITCHFOOT (GRAMMY® winning Alternative Rock band) – Wednesday, August 7
  • Pop 2000 Tour - Hosted by Lance Bass featuring: O-Town, Aaron Carter, Ryan Cabrera, Tyler Hilton "One Tree Hill" – Friday, August 9
  • David Nail  (Chart topping Country music superstar) – Saturday, August 10
  • Sixteen Candles (1980s Party Cover band) – Tuesday, August 13
  • Boyz II Men (one of the most recognizable & iconic R&B groups in music history) – Wednesday, August 14
  • Melissa Etheridge (one of rock music’s great female icons) – Thursday, August 15
  • Everclear – (‘90s iconic alt-rock hitmakers) Friday, August 16
  • Gospel Music Festival Headlined by Mary Mary (award-winning Gospel duo) - Sunday, August 18

Additional Free Stage Shows will be announced soon