Alaska State Fair Concerts

The 2023 Alaska State Fair is scheduled from Aug. 18-Sept. 4 (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays), and we look forward to seeing you there!

From comedy to country, legends to up and comers, the Alaska State Fair concert series features national acts that take the Borealis Theater stage every day of the Alaska State Fair. Ticket prices vary. To purchase concert tickets, as well as other special event admission packages, click HERE.

The 2023 lineup will be finalized by July 2023, so check back often. The first round of announcements was made in early March.

In addition to the headlining acts performing in the Borealis Theater, many local musicians appear at the fair daily in smaller venues across the fairgrounds.

Turnpike Troubadours

This gritty country/rock band has developed a huge following and dedicated fan base. They've released four studio albums and have been honored by Billboard. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. on August 19.


Noah Kahan

Noah Kahan is an American singer/songwriter of indie folk-infused pop. He has toured throughout the United States and the United Kingdom to sold out venues. He plays at 6 p.m. on August 20.


For King + Country

One of the music industry's most respected and decorated Christian recording artists, they have won four Grammy Awards and many other accolades. They play at 7 p.m. on August 21.


Blues Traveler

Blues Traveler has played over 2,000 live shows in front of 30 million people. Their iconic sound is led by John Popper on harmonica. Blues Traveler plays at 7 p.m. on August 24.


Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly is a staple of the punk rock scene for two decades. They've released seven full-length albums to critical acclaim. Flogging Molly takes the stage at 7 p.m. on August 25.



Megadeth are thrash metal pioneers and one of metal's most influential acts. They've had numerous Top 10 hits and won a Grammy in 2017. They play at 7 p.m. on September 1.


The String Cheese Incident

Part jam, part bluegrass, part psychedelic rock - The String Cheese Incident has been one of America's top independent bands for last 30 years. They play at 6 p.m. on September 2.


Noah Cyrus

Grammy Award-nominated Noah Cyrus first emerged at 16 years old, and has has captivated audiences with Platinum singles ever since. She's been named one of Billboard's "21 Under 21" three times. She takes the stage at 3 p.m. on September 4.



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