Budweiser Stage; Homegrown Singer; New Free Entertainment


Published: July 15, 2021

Enjoy Live Entertainment on the Budweiser Stage

Stop by the Budweiser Stage daily at the Fair and enjoy free live entertainment. The Budweiser Stage features artists and bands that will have you singing and dancing along.

Here is this year’s line up:
• Thursday, Aug. 12: The Nace Brothers 2, 6 & 8 p.m.
• Friday, Aug. 13: The Nace Brothers 2 & 6 p.m.; Madd Hoss Jackson 9 p.m.
• Saturday, Aug. 14: Wildfire featuring Molly Lovette 2 & 6 p.m.; Members Only 9 p.m.
• Sunday, Aug. 15: Supermatics 2, 6 & 8 p.m.
• Monday, Aug. 16: Supermatics 2, 6 & 8 p.m.
• Tuesday, Aug. 17: Clay Clear Band 2, 6 & 8 p.m.
• Wednesday, Aug. 18: Full Moon Band 2 & 6 p.m.; Alec Davis 8 p.m.
• Thursday, Aug. 19: The Vincents 2 & 6 p.m.; Soul Root 8 p.m.
• Friday, Aug. 20: Honky-Tonk Dream 2 & 6 p.m.; Dirt Road Addiction 9 p.m.
• Saturday, Aug. 21: Cedar Creek Band 2 & 6 p.m.; Dirt Road Addiction 9 p.m.
• Sunday, Aug. 22: Supermatics 4 p.m.

Live Singing Competition Features Missouri’s Best Homegrown Singer

The Missouri State Fair Homegrown Singer Contest is something fairgoers won’t want to miss! Sponsored by Bimbo Bakeries USA and located in the Budweiser Tent, the live singing competition brings loads of fun and family friendly entertainment. Singers from all over the state will compete in this exciting vocal talent event.

While at the Fair, stop by the Budweiser Tent and listen to all of the talented individuals who are competing for the grand prize of $500 and a chance to sing at the 2022 Fair. Preliminary rounds start at 4 p.m. from Aug. 12 through 15, semifinal rounds are at 4 p.m. from Aug. 19 through 21, and the final round is at 2 p.m. on Aug. 22.

Could you picture yourself, or a friend, singing on the Budweiser Stage as a Homegrown Singer contestant? If so, visit our website, complete the entry form, and send in an audition to msfhomegrownsinger@gmail.com. Don’t wait! Entry forms and auditions are due July 23.

Free Entertainment for all Ages

There’s free entertainment for all ages at “Our Missouri Celebration” that you won’t want to miss!

Each year, the Missouri State Fair offers performances, entertainment and exhibits for fairgoers, all of which are included in the cost of gate admission!

New acts and shows this year are sure to entertain audiences of all ages. The Budweiser Stage will feature live performances daily. The Ditzfeld Stage will celebrate Missouri’s bicentennial with all Missouri acts each day, including some new acts and some of your returning favorites.

New on the Touchstone Energy Stage is The Chipper Experience! Where Comedy & Magic Collide, Forever Simon & Garfunkle and Hard Days Night. Scott’s World of Magic Show will bewilder fairgoers with grand illusions, comedy magic and cool special effects. Be on the lookout for Scott strolling the fairgrounds, too!

Kids will have a blast with entertainment on the Kids Stage, sponsored by your local McDonald’s, including the Puppies of Penzance Show and the Flyin’ Hawaiian.

And don’t forget about all of the amazing exhibits, entertainment and more as we celebrate our great state’s history and its 200th birthday! Missouri 2021 Central in the Womans Building is the home to all things bicentennial-related. You can learn more on the Fair’s website.

A full list of free entertainment is available on the Fair’s website.