The 2013 California Mid-State Fair will feature 12 nights of entertainment on its grandstand stage from Wednesday, July 17, to Sunday, July 28. To see seating maps for the concerts and rodeo, click here. To buy tickets, click here. Click through the gallery to see the events scheduled and links to specific tickets.
Tim McGraw has sold more than 40 million albums and has had 32 No. 1 singles since his debut album in 1993. He has won three Grammys, 14 Academy of Country Music awards, 12 County Music Association awards and 10 American Music Awards. His hits include “Live Like You Were Dying,” “Something Like That,” and “Don’t Take The Girl.” He performs Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Grandstand. Tickets are $45, $60, $70 or $95. Buy tickets »
Kip Moore is the up-and-coming country singer behind “Mary Was The Marrying Kind” who will open for Tim McGraw on the Main Grandstand on Wednesday, July 17. Tickets are $45, $60, $70 or $95. Buy tickets »
Trace Adkins, known for the hits “Honky Tonky Badonkadonk,” “Ladies Love Country Boys” and “You’re Gonna Miss This,” will co-headline with Brantley Gilbert — singer of My Kinda Party," "Dirt Road Anthem," "Country Must Be Country Wide" and "You Don't Know Her Like I Do" — on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18. Tickets are $25, $35, $45 or $75. Buy tickets »
Adam Lambert found fame after becoming the runner-up on the eighth season of “American Idol” in 2009. The Grammy Award nominee’s hit songs include “Better Than I Know Myself,” “If I Had You” and “Whataya Want From Me.” He will perform on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 19. Tickets are $20 or $35. Buy tickets »
Sail Rock will feature soft-rock songsmith Christopher Cross ('Sailing'), pop-rock stars Al Stewart ('Year of the Cat'), Firefall ('You Are the Woman'), Orleans ('Still the One') and Player ('Baby Come Back'). They perform Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Grandstand. Tickets are $10. Buy tickets »
Matchbox Twenty known for the hits “3 a.m.,” “Push” and “Real World,” will co-headline with Goo Goo Dolls, which is best known for its 1998 song “Iris,” on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 21. Tickets are $30, $40, $50 or $75. Buy tickets »
John Mayer has won seven Grammys while selling 17 million albums. His hit songs include “Your Body is a Wonderland,” “Say.” He will perform on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22. Tickets are $40, $55, $65 or $90. Buy tickets »
Phillip Phillips won the 11th season of "American Idol" and is known for his hit song "Home," which was the anthem for the 2012 U.S. Olympics Women's Gymnastic's team. He will open for John Mayer on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22. Tickets are $40, $55, $65 or $90. Buy tickets »
Rascal Flatts is one of only four country acts to debut seven consecutive No. 1 albums. The group has sold more than 21 million albums and had 14 top singles. Rascal Flatts has received the most awards of any country group in the last decade. They will perform on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23. Tickets are $45, $60, $70 or $95. Buy tickets »
The Band Perry's smash No. 1 hit "If I Die Young" was certified as quadruple platinum for exceeding 4 million in sales. They will open for Rascal Flatts on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23. Tickets are $45, $60, $70 or $95. Buy tickets »
Van Halen, best known for the hit songs “Hot for Teacher,” “Jump” and “Runnin’ With the Devil,” has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. The band, which recently reunited with original frontman David Lee Roth, is currently touring in support of its 2012 album, “A Different Kind of Truth.” They will perform on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24. Tickets are $45, $80, $105 or $175. Buy tickets »
Brit Floyd is advertised as “The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Tribute Show,” and strives to recreate the legendary psychedelic rock band’s greatest hits, including “Animals,” “The Wall” and “Wish You Were Here.” It will perform on the Main Grandstand at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25. The concert is free with fair admission.
Huey Lewis and The News is a San Francisco-based pop-rock band that has been performing for more than 30 years and has a number of hits, including “Workin’ For A Livin,” “Heart Of Rock and Roll” and “The Power of Love.” The band’s 1983 album, “Sports,” is one of the most celebrated in pop-rock history. They will perform on the Main Grandstand at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Tickets are $35 or $55. Buy tickets »
The Country Rodeo Finals featured events include bronc riding, bull riding, team penning, barrel racing, match roping, ranch rope and brand, double mugging and mixed ribbon roping. The rodeo takes place in the Main Grandstand arena at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 26. Tickets are $10 or $15. Buy tickets »
Monster Trucks will feature "Bounty Hunter," driven by former world champion Jimmy Creten, "Double Trouble," driven by Tyler Groth" and "El Perro Loco," driven by Rod Wood. Monster Trucks can be seen in the Main Grandstand arena at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 28. Tickets are $11 or $15. Buy tickets »