Concerts

Big o TiresConcert Series at the Mattress FirmAmphitheater

What’s New At the Concerts

No more waiting in line! ALL concert seats inside the Mattress Firm Amphitheater are now reserved and include Fair admission ($15 VALUE) on the day of the show. Ticket prices vary by show and section. Buy early for best selection.

See seating chart below

  • Floor Reserved
  • Upper & Lower Reserved
  • Bleachers Reserved

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • A regular, full-price admission ticket includes a reserved concert seat, but seats must be reserved online through the ETIX concert page on the Fair’s website at the time of purchase.
  • Discounted tickets and Discount Day special admission prices DO NOT include a concert seat.
  • Your full-price concert ticket is both a seat reservation and an admission ticket at the gates. Only those who reserve a seat online will be allowed admittance to the Mattress Firm Amphitheater the night of the show.
  • 2018 Season Pass members may purchase up to four (4) reserved concert seat tickets at a time. Fair admission is included for the Season Pass member/purchaser and any guests who also hold Season Passes. If a reserved seat ticket is purchased for someone who is not a Season Pass member, Fair admission is NOT included and must be purchased separately in advance or at the gate.

Concerts start at 8pm nightly

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2018 Season Pass Holders get early access to reserve a concert seat and discounts on tickets, plus get into the Fair for free every day. Buy Season Pass Now

See concert lineup below.

Enjoy Live, big-screen video on the Bud Light Concert Lawn Jumbotron, presented by BAAQM just outside the Mattress Firm amphitheater, general admission lawn seating Always FREE with admission.

2018 Concerts

Stay tuned, more shows and ticket sale dates to be announced soon.

Friday, June 15

With original members Buck Dharma and Eric Bloom still at the helm, Blue Öyster Cult has been touring and thrilling hard rock fans worldwide for over four decades. Classic hits like The Reaper, Godzilla and Burnin’ For You, have made them among a rare few in the hard rock/heavy metal scene to achieve both critical acclaim and mainstream success. In 2009, Blue Oyster Cult was featured in VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.

Burnin For You Video
Blue Öyster Cult Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

Buy Tickets

If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Saturday, June 16

Just 17-years-old when his first album and #1 single Beautiful Girls debuted in 2007, Sean Kingston has since gone on to achieve multi-platinum sales status and international fame. With follow-up hits such as Fire Burning, Take You There, Rum and Raybans and Love Like This with Natasha Bedingfield, the Jamaican-American, reggae-fusion wunderkind continues to electrify audiences and attract new fans everywhere he goes.

Beautiful Girls Video
Sean Kingston Tickets

Reg. $15 |$25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

Tickets include admission to the Fair

Buy Tickets

If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Sunday, June 17

Oakland’s En Vogue has never been afraid to break the mold; from Free Your Mind to Whatta Man and My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It), the all-female group has always been a trendsetter in both music and style. With more than 20 million in album sales, they are recognized as one of the Top 5 American female groups in history. In 2018, Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron and Rhona Bennett offer their most creative work yet with the release of Electric Café.

Rocket Video
En Vogue Tickets

Reg. $15 |$30 | $60
Season Pass Holder $0 | $15 | $45

Tickets include admission to the Fair

Buy Tickets

If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Wednesday, June 20

With 11 million in record sales, six #1 singles, two Gold and four Platinum certified albums, it’s no exaggeration to say Clay Walker is a true fan-favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country. The Texas native first topped the Billboard country singles chart in 1993 with What’s It To You, followed by a string of #1 hits that include Live Until I Die, Dreaming with my Eyes Open, If I Could Make Living, This Woman and This Man and Rumor Has It.

Clay Walker Tickets

Reg. $15 |$30 | $60
Season Pass Holder $0 | $15 | $45

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Thursday, June 21

After more than three decades and 20 million albums sold, the legendary Southern Rock band from Jacksonville, Florida continues to take their trademark sound on the road to loyal fans across the U.S. and beyond. Timeless hits include Hold On Loosely, Caught Up in You and If I’d Been the One, among many others. Lead singer Don Barnes is one of the band’s original founding members.

Hold On Loosely Video
38 Special Tickets

Reg. $15 |$30 | $60
Season Pass Holder $0 | $15 | $45

Tickets include admission to the Fair

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Friday, June 22

The multi-platinum band from San Jose exploded on to the scene in the 1990’s with series of monster hits that included Walkin’ on the Sun, Can’t Get Enough of You Baby, All Star and I’m a Believer – the latter two further achieving immortalization through the Shrek movie soundtrack. Founding / longtime members Steve Harwell, Paul DeLisle and Mike Klooster, along with guitarist Sean Hurwitz & drummer Jason Sutter, now make up what they proudly call the “Best ‘Mouth Ever.”

All Star Video
Smash Mouth Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Saturday, June 23

Classic hits such as Take it Easy, Hotel California, One of These Nights, Desperado, Take it to the Limit and Life in the Fast Lane have made the Eagles one of greatest West Coast bands of all time and their music continues to attract new fans everyday. With a legion of fans of their own, the Boys of Summer is considered the top touring Eagles tribute band in the U.S., often playing to sold-out, standing room only crowds.

Life In The Fast Lane Video
The Boys of Summer Tickets

Reg. $15
Season Pass Holder FREE

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Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Sunday, June 24

Best known for Baby Got Back, the infectious, double platinum, Grammy-winning tribute to “physical attributes,” Seattle’s Sir-Mix-a-Lot has been a hip-hop icon for more than two decades. Even prior to his mainstream success, the rapper and producer was a platinum-selling artist, known for his danceable, bass-heavy tracks and strong following within the hip-hop community.

Sir Mix-A-Lot Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

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Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Wednesday, June 27

Morris Day and The Time are as well known for their fun, high-energy performances as they are for such hits as Jungle Love, The Bird and Jerk Out. A longtime friend and musical collaborator of Prince, fans will also long remember Day as the star’s main rival in the movie Purple Rain. The group has sold more than 10 million records to date and continues to take their signature Funk Pop sound on the road to fans across the country.

Morris Day & The Time Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Thursday, June 28

The masters of Funk are back! Since the mid-Seventies, Con Funk Shun has been revered as Funk/R&B royalty, as much for their signature dance party tunes as their romantic ballads. With 20 hit singles, including their #1 R&B smash Ffun, this stylishly colorful, high-energy group never fails to ignite the crowd. Featuring original members Michael Cooper, Felton Pilate and Karl Fuller along with other longtime members, Con Funk Shun remains one of the most popular touring acts in the Bay Area.

Con Funk Shun Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Friday, June 29

Queen Nation expertly recreates the image, sound and stage persona of vintage Queen, just as you remember them. Their show delivers a rockin’ journey through Queen classics such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are The Champions, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, You’re My Best Friend, Another One Bites The Dust, Under Pressure and many more.

Promo Montage Video
Queen Nation Tickets

Reg. $15
Season Pass Holder FREE

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Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Saturday, June 30

From the streets of San Francisco, the Tubes were catapulted into the spotlight in the mid 1970’s and made their mark with such classic rock staples as White Punks On Dope, Mondo Bondage, Don’t Touch Me There, Talk To Ya Later and the #1 Billboard hit, She’s A Beauty. With four original members including front man/songwriter Fee Waybill, The Tubes are still known for their “exuberant, imaginative and often outrageous” live shows and continue to tour and perform for fans throughout the world.

Promo Montage Video
The Tubes Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Sunday, July 1

Out of Las Vegas and recognized as the world’s #1 Prince tribute act, Purple Reign, captures the essence and raw energy of Prince in his prime. Fans won’t want to miss these seamless re-creations of their favorite Prince performances including When Doves Cry, I Would Die 4 U, 1999, Little Red Corvette, Purple Rain, Kiss and many more.

Purple Reign Tickets

Reg. $15
Season Pass Holder FREE

Buy Tickets

If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Thursday, July 5

Just 13-years-old when her debut song, Blue, hit the airwaves, LeAnn Rimes has gone on to achieve international fame and 44 million in record sales. Often compared to the legendary Patsy Cline, LeAnn has been honored with two Grammys, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards. Her hits include How Do I Live, One Way Ticket, I Need You and Can’t Fight the Moonlight, among many others.

LeAnn Rimes Tickets

Reg. $15 |$30 | $60
Season Pass Holder $0 | $15 | $45

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If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Friday, July 6

Since 2011, Journey Revisited has been dedicated to replicating the look and sound of classic Journey through their spectacular live performances. These exceptional musicians cover all of the fan favorites from Don’t Stop Believin’ and Wheel in the Sky to Any Way You Want It, Lights and many more — and they do it without pre-recorded backing tracks or digital vocal enhancements. Journey Revisited delivers the organic live sound of the album oriented rock era, just the way you remember it.

Just The Same Way Video
Journey Revisited Tickets

Reg. $15
Season Pass Holder FREE

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Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Saturday, July 7

Since 1993, Super Diamond has transcended the label of “tribute band” by passionately immersing themselves in Neil Diamond’s seemingly endless repertoire of pop classics such as Cracklin’ Rosie, Sweet Caroline, Forever in Blue Jeans, Hot August Nights and many more. Join “Surreal Neil” Randy Cordeiro and the band for a night of nostalgic fun and pure entertainment.

Super Diamond Promo Video
Super Diamond Tickets

Reg. $15
Season Pass Holder FREE

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Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

Sunday, July 8

Since their debut in 1969, WAR has created some of the most iconic and enduring music of the times including Spill the Wine, Low Rider, Why Can’t We be Friends, The Cisco Kid, Summer, The World is A Ghetto and many more. With original front man Lonnie Jordan still at the helm, the band’s continuing worldwide popularity is a testament to the timelessness of their message and trademark rock-funk-Latin-jazz- R&B infused sound. WAR has sold more than 50 million record with 17 gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications.

WAR Promo Video
WAR Tickets

Reg. $15 | $25 | $45
Season Pass Holder $0 | $10 | $30

Buy Tickets

If you are a season pass owner, check your email for information on how to buy your discounted ticket.

Regular concert tickets include Admission into the Fair and a Reserved Seat.

2018 Season Pass – Just $40

($270 retail value – save 67%)

Besides unlimited Fair admission, Season Pass holders are entitled to discounts on all concerts & special events, plus a 24-hour advantage to buy tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Concert ticket prices vary by show.

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