Here’s a look at the lineup of musical acts for the 2022 State Fair of Texas.
DALLAS – Get ready, fairgoers! The Texas State Fair announced its music lineup, which spans multiple genres from country to R&B to electro-pop.
The music festival is included in every admission ticket. This year’s headlining lineup kicks off with Trace Adkins on September 30 at 8:30 p.m. and Ashanti on October 1 at 4 p.m.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band will bring traditional New Orleans jazz to Dallas on October 1 at 8:30 p.m. The next day, La Fiera de Ojinaga mixes the musical flavor with some norteño components with saxophone. The Fiera de Ojinaga will take the stage on October 2 at 8:30 p.m.
On October 4, the Chris Pérez Band takes to the main stage and wows audiences with their Latin-infused rock sound. They will play at 8:30 p.m.
Speaking of rock… how about some tributes to the king of rock ‘n roll? On October 5, international award-winning artist Kraig Parker, accompanied by the Royal Tribute Band and Orchestra, pays tribute to none other than Elvis Presley. There will be two performances at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Fairgoers will have to dust the red dirt off their boots after coming to see the Vandoliers on October 7. This band’s mix of country, rock and Tejano will grace the main stage for two shows at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Next, Texas-born duo Jamestown Revival take the stage on October 8 at 8:30 p.m. Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay form this folk duo that has been featured in Rolling Stone magazine, the Wall Street Journal and performed at major festivals across the country, including South by Southwest, Coachella and Austin City Limits.
Lucinda Williams – who rose to prominence in the late ’70s with a strong blues foundation – will present her sound on October 9 at 8:30 p.m.
Shimmy until October 10 and visitors can catch a show packed with covers of 70s and 80s disco hits with Le Freak. Le Freak will perform twice: once at 3 p.m., then at 5:30 p.m.
Red Dirt returns Oct. 14 when Jason Boland and The Stragglers perform on Chevy’s main stage at 8:30 p.m. The Texas-Oklahoma country music staple will perform music from their 10 albums created over the past two decades.
Fitz & The Tantrums and Night Ranger will light up Chevy’s main stage on October 15 and 16, respectively. Next, Girl Named Tom, a trio of siblings who won “The Voice,” comes to Fair Park on October 21.
Resurrection: A Journey Tribute presents two shows on October 22 at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., and Grammy-winning band La Mafia – known worldwide for their grupero pop style – completes the fair on October 23 at 3:30 p.m. h.
Throughout the festival, other musical acts will perform on the Bud Light Stage (located in the center of Cotton Bowl Plaza) and the Yuengling Stage (located outside the Go Texan Pavilion).
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