Aug. 23 - Sep. 2, 2024


Aug. 23 - Sep. 2, 2024

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The Nebraska State Fair welcomes acts ranging from comedy to country, rock to Christian to the Nebraska Lottery Concert Series. Admission to all paid events is limited, so fans will need to buy their tickets in advance at All advance tickets include gate admission. 

**All concerts will feature Closed Captioning technology**


Indoor Concerts will be in the Heartland Events Center. 

Outdoor Concerts will be at the TD Landing at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds.

Arena Events are held at the US Food Outdoor Arena.

Motorsport Events will be held in a new area designated for motorsports, to the west of TD Landing.

The State Fair ticket office, located in the Nebraska Building and Etix are the ONLY authorized sources for State Fair Nebraska Lottery Concert Series Tickets.
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Ultimate bullriding tour 

Friday, Aug. 23 | 7:00 p.m. | US Foods Outdoor Arena

Often called the most dangerous eight seconds in sports, bull riding challenges some of America’s toughest cowboys to stay aboard 2,000 pounds of bucking bull for eight seconds or receive a no-score.

Advance tickets include gate admission.

Tickets $65 VIP, $35 Arena Side, $25 General Admission

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Ultimate bullfighters tour

Saturday, Aug. 24 | 7:00 p.m. | US Foods Outdoor Arena

Fairgoers who’ve witnessed the Ultimate Bullfighters Tour, know the thrills in store. In this freestyle event, bullfighters have 60 seconds to score points by performing dangerous stunts as close to the bull as possible without getting hit. The animals are not harmed, unlike in traditional bullfighting.

Advance tickets include gate admission.

Tickets $65 VIP, $35 Arena Side, $25 General Admission

Casting Crowns

Casting crowns with special guest anne wilson

Sunday, Aug. 25 | 7:30 p.m. | INDOOR  Heartland Events Center

Casting Crowns, with over 20 years in the industry, has sold over 13 million albums and earned 15 number one radio hits. Their latest album, “Healer,” was born out of the challenges of the pandemic, focusing on the theme of healing and God’s transformative power.

Anne Wilson, a rising star known for her powerful vocals and faith-filled storytelling, will be joining the lineup. Her debut single “My Jesus” became platinum-certified and topped Billboard’s Christian Airplay chart.

Tickets SOLD OUT

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Monday, Aug. 26 | 2 p.m. | INDOOR  Heartland Events Center

The Grammy award-winning Gatlin Brothers have entertained audiences for over 67 years. Their chart-topping hits like “Broken Lady” and “All the Gold in California” defined the ’70s and ’80s.

Lorrie Morgan, the duchess of country music, has had a career that has spanned 4 decades and includes over 15 albums. Lorrie had over 25 charted singles including 3 number one songs: Five Minutes, What Part of No, and I Didn’t Know my Own Strength.

Tickets $21

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The Little River Band

Tuesday, Aug. 27 | 7:30 p.m. | INDOOR  Heartland Events Center

Hailing from Australia, The Little River Band hit the American stage with what the late Glen Frey of the Eagles described as “the best singing band in the world.” Throughout the 1970s and 80s, LRB had a long run of chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart toppers like “Reminiscing,” “Cool Change,” “Lonesome Loser,” “Happy Anniversary,” “The Night Owls,” “Take it Easy on Me,” “Help Is On The Way,” “We Two,” “Man On Your Mind,” “The Other Guy” and “It’s A Long Way There.” That’s just a short list of their 16 Billboard Hot 100 Hits. To date, The Little River Band has had album and CD sales topping 30 million.

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Wednesday, Aug. 28 | 7:30 p.m. | OUTDOOR  – TD Landing

Platinum-selling country sensation Riley Green is bringing modern country vibes to the Nebraska State Fair! He will kick off the outdoor segment of the Nebraska Lottery Concert Series at the newly upgraded Anderson Field.

Riley Green, known for hits like “There Was This Girl” and “I Wish Grandpas Never Died,” promises a night of no-gimmick, relatable writing, and classic country feels. Don’t miss this ACM New Male Artist of the Year in action!

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Los Huracanes Del Norte 

Thursday, Aug. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | OUTDOOR  – TD Landing

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Turnpike Troubadours

Friday, Aug. 30 | 7:30 p.m. | OUTDOOR  – TD Landing

After a three-year hiatus in 2019, Turnpike Troubadours, amidst their red-hot career, returned stronger and more popular than ever. Their sixth studio album, “A Cat in the Rain,” produced by Shooter Jennings, solidified their bond with fans, boasting 1.5 billion streams globally and selling out arenas. Bassist RC Edwards expressed gratitude for fans’ unwavering support. Joining them, Shane Smith and the Saints, having sold out the Red Rocks Amphitheater, continue their journey as an independent band, fueled by a drive for discovery and growth.

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Saturday, Aug. 31 | 7:30 p.m. | OUTDOOR  – TD Landing

Yung Gravy, known for his perpetually youthful and saucy persona, has evolved into a platinum powerhouse in just six years, marked by three platinum and four gold singles, 10 sold-out tours, and collaborations with musical icons. His 2022 album, “Marvelous,” showcases a refined recipe, improved technique, and an unwavering passion, earning him platinum certifications and top chart positions, further solidifying Gravy’s status as a dominant force in the music industry. The album’s lead single, “Betty (Get Money),” has already achieved platinum status, and with 6 billion streams and 5 million units sold, Yung Gravy continues to redefine the landscape of contemporary music.

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Nebraska Bush Pullers Truck & Tractor Pull

presented by motoplex

Sunday, Sept. 1 | 5:00 p.m. | State Fair Motorsports Park

The Nebraska Bush Pullers Truck and Tractor Pull will be the first event in the new State Fair Motorsports Park. The venue has been moved out of the concert field area.

Nebraska Bush Pullers was started in 1981. From the captivating display of multi-engine modified tractors to the exhilarating presence of the unlimited super stock tractors, the events offer a diverse and thrilling experience for enthusiasts of all kinds.

Advance tickets include gate admission.

Tickets $25 Adults, $15 Children, Ages 5 & Under Free

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Nebraska Demolition Derby Championship

presented by motoplex

Monday, Sept. 2 | 2:00 p.m. | State Fair Motorsports Park

The Nebraska Demolition Derby Championship concludes the State Fair, and the 10 events that make up the point series beginning in June. Class events include Limited Weld, Bone Stock and Old School.

Advance tickets include gate admission.

Tickets $33 Pit, $25 Adults, $12 Children, Ages 5 & Under Free

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