Linn County Fair Announces 2024 Main Stage Lineup

The Linn County Fair Board announced its lineup of main stage entertainment for the 2024 Linn County Fair, which will be held July 18-20.

The fair will feature performances from top artists in country music and classic rock, promising a memorable experience for all.

Thursday, July 18: Lonestar, 8:30 p.m.

Opening the fair with a heartfelt performance is the beloved country band Lonestar. With timeless hits such as “Amazed,” “What About Now” and “I’m Already There,” Lonestar’s rich harmonies and heartfelt lyrics will create a memorable start to this year’s festivities.

Hailey Verhalen opens the show at 7 p.m.

Friday, July 19: Lead Singers of Classic Rock Featuring Jason Scheff and Tommy DeCarlo, 7:30 p.m.

The second night of the fair will feature an extraordinary performance by the Lead Singers of Classic Rock, including Jason Scheff, longtime lead singer of Chicago, and Tommy DeCarlo, a former lead singer of Boston.

This special night brings together the iconic voices behind some of the greatest rock bands in history. Attendees can expect an evening filled with classic rock anthems.

Saturday, July 20: Chris Lane, 8:30 p.m.

Closing out the main stage entertainment is country music star Chris Lane. Known for his modern country sound and engaging stage presence, Lane has captured hearts with hits like “Find Another Bar,” “Fix,” “I Don’t Know About You” and “Big, Big Plans.” His energetic performance will provide a spectacular finale to the fair’s musical offerings.

McKayla Marie opens show at 7 p.m.

Fair Details

The Linn County Fair runs Thursday through Saturday, July 18-20 at Linn County Fairgrounds, 3700 Knox Butte Road E, Albany.

Tickets are available online at Early bird discounts are available until June 30.

Additional attractions include:

  • Hell On Hooves Rodeo Summer Showdown, Thursday, July 18, 6 p.m. Free with fair admission.
  • WILD N’ WOOLY, Friday, July 19 at 6 p.m., Calapooia Arena. Free with fair admission. Events: Mutton Bustin’, Stick Horse Barrel Race, Goat Tail Untying, Calf Riding and Steer Riding. Participation ages: 3 to 15 years old. Buckles awarded in all events.
  • Agricultural Exhibits: Showcasing local livestock, produce and crafts.
  • Carnival Rides: Thrilling rides and games for all ages.
  • Food Vendors: A diverse selection of delicious food and beverages.
  • Family Activities: Interactive exhibits, stunt shows and kids entertainment.

The Linn County Fair is committed to ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment for all attendees. Enhanced health and safety protocols will be in place, including increased sanitation stations and crowd management practices.

The Linn County Fair is an annual tradition in Albany, dedicated to celebrating the local community with a diverse array of attractions and entertainment. The fair aims to provide a family-friendly environment where people of all ages can come together to enjoy the best of what Linn County has to offer.

For more information, visit or contact the Linn County Fair office at 541.926.4314.