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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Verified Fair and Concert tickets are only sold by Alameda County Fair through Saffire Ticketing. We cannot and will not guarantee tickets purchased from any third-party sellers. Fair admission sold separately. 

Concert Gates Open at 7pm | Show Starts at 8pm

This summer enjoy a GA bleacher seat free with Fair admission. Or, add a reserved club or floor seat ticket to your admission purchase to sit close to the stage or to guarantee your seat. GA bleacher seats are first come, first serve. Day of the concert, stand in line outside the Amphiteheater to claim a seat or visit the Clock Tower to claim a ticket and return when the Gates open at 7pm. 

Concerts tickets do not include Fair admission this year allowing guests to save more by taking advantage of the presale discounted tickets or promotions. If you plan to attend a concert, you will need to buy a General Admission Fair ticket or Season Pass to access the Fairgrounds.

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If a concert sold out of reserved Club and Floor Seats, you can still claim a GA bleacher seat day of or watch from the concert lawn (both free with Fair admission and while supplies last).

Artist Bio

Johnny Gill is a renowned R&B and soul singer-songwriter. Emerging as a child prodigy, Gill's musical journey began when he joined the group New Edition in the 1980s, bringing his smooth vocals to hits like "Can You Stand the Rain" and "Boys toMen."In the late 1980s, Gill embarked on a successful solo career, releasing his self-titled album in 1983 and achieving widespread acclaim with subsequent albums like Chemistry and Game Changer II. Known for his impressive vocal range and heartfelt delivery, Gill became a prominent figure in the R&B music scene, earning multiple Grammy nominations and chart-topping singles.Throughout his career, Gill has collaborated with various artists and continued to evolve his sound, seamlessly blending R&B, soul, and pop influences. With his timeless hits and captivating performances, Johnny Gill remains a beloved icon in the world of contemporary R&B music, leaving an indelible mark on audiences worldwide.

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Ashley Cooke is an emerging star in the Pop County music world. Her skillfully crafted lyrics, effortless vocal beauty and knack for unforgettable performances have all led to over 270 million global streams, national TV appearances on ABC’s The Bacheloretteand NBC’s TODAY, tours with Luke Bryan, Jordan Davis, Cole Swindell, Brett Young and more.Hailing from Parkland, FL, Cooke embraces the energy of pop and depth of Country, writing her first song by age 11. During her college years at the prestigious Belmont University, she entered the school’s revered Country Showcase on a whim and won, launching a desire and decion to pursue music for a year. Her next chapter begins with the recent launch of her striking debut album, shot in the dark. Cooke fully captures the essence of a daring twenty-something growing up, chasing her dreams and taking risks by infusing heartfelt lyrics, captivating melodies and raw relatability as she invites listeners to come along for the ride.

Artist Bio

Sonora Tropicana is a Colombian musical group celebrated for their lively performances in the cumbia and tropical music genres. Emerging in the late 1980’s, the band swiftly garnered attention with their fusion of traditional Colombian rhythms and contemporary influences. Their dynamic stage presence and catchy melodies have earned them a devoted following both domestically and internationally. With a string of hit songs and albums, Sonora Tropicana remains a fixture in the Colombian music scene, embodying the vibrant spirit of celebration and cultural pride. Their infectious energy continues to captivate audiences worldwide, cementing their legacy as one of Colombia's most beloved musical exports.

Artist Bio

With sky-high hooks, riffs as thick as a 2x4, rumbling grooves, and a razor-sharp sense of humor, Theory Of A Deadman have quietly persisted as an unapologetic, unbreakable, and undeniable hard rock force with major multiplatinum hits and countless sold out shows in the past two decades.

Jamming together in basements throughout high school, the band burst out of their small hometown of North Delta, British Columbia with the self-titled album Theory of a Deadmanin 2002.

In addition to the double-platinum breakthrough album Scars & Souvenirs(2008) and gold-certified The Truth Is... (2011), they have notched a procession of hits, including the gold-certified “All Or Nothing,” “Lowlife,” and triple-platinum “RX (Medicate).” They have logged two Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top 200. In 2020, “Say Nothing” landed at #2 on the Billboard Alternative Albums Chart and #3 on the Rock Albums Chart. Plus, it earned praise from American Songwriter, Billboard, and Classic Rock Magazine who awarded it “4-out-of-5 stars.”

Now, the award-winning quartet—Tyler Connolly (lead vocals, guitar), Dave Brenner (guitar, backing vocals), Dean Back (bass), and Joey Dandeneau (drums, backing vocals)—once again deliver a barrage of anthems, beginning with the single “Dinosaur” and more to come.

Artist Bio

With millions of records sold, nationwide sold out shows, loved in the streets, boardrooms, and respected amongst his peers, E-40 continues to reign supreme as a testament of longevity, relevance, and hustle.

 

From Nationwide tours with G-Eazy, Tech N9ne, Mount Westmore (Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Too Short, and E-40), and more, 40 Water has solidified an impressive touring resume that compliments his robust catalog of 25+ studio albums. Hailing from the Bay Area City of Vallejo, E-40's portfolio houses categories of music, film, food, books, and his notable venture into the adult beverage world with Earl Stevens Selections which includes his lines of Wine, Vodka, Tequila, Cognac, and Champagne.

 

With no signs of slowing down, E-40 looks to continue making more legendary contributions to Urban culture, and you can expect more music, more innovative partnerships, and continued growth of this Tycoon's already impressive body of work.

Reserved Seats are sold out. Free with admission GA Bleacher Seats will be available day of, while supplies last.

Artist Bio

From their #1 smash hit, “Seasons Change” to their newest favorite “Shine On”, Exposé continues to establish their legacy as an American freestyle vocal group in the dance music world. Consisting of lead vocalists Jeanette Jurado, Ann Curless, and Gioia Bruno, Exposé have been breaking records and barriers since their industry start in the mid to late 80’s when they became the first group in history to have four top ten hits on their debut album, surpassing records previously set by The Beatles and The Supremes. They’re also the first girl group to have 7 back-to-back Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. Now owners of the trademark to the Exposé name, the group has returned to recording music and dominating the dance music charts!

Artist Bio

Twist on Taylor is an exceptional ensemble dedicated to delivering an authentic and captivating Taylor Swift experience to audiences. More than just a cover band, Twist on Taylor is the ultimate Taylor Swift music experience, featuring a live band, dancers, and Sarah Jessica starring as Taylor herself in this one of a kind production. Sarah discovered her singing ability at a young age and quickly felt the desire to perform live. Her Taylor Swift impersonation started with her uncanny resemblance and similar voice, landing her a spot on the long running Las Vegas show “Country Superstars” and now to her own creation, “Twist on Taylor” delighting Swifties across the country

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Corazón De Maná is a passionate tribute band dedicated to honoring the legendary Latin rock group, Maná. With their authentic sound and electrifying performances, Corazón De Maná captures the essence and spirit of Maná’s iconic music. Founded by a group of devoted fans, the band meticulously recreates Maná’s greatest hits, transporting audiences to the heart of their unforgettable melodies and powerful lyrics. From the infectious rhythms of "Oye Mi Amor" to the soul-stirring ballads of "Vivir Sin Aire," Corazón De Maná pays homage to one of the most influential bands in Latin music history, continuing the legacy of Maná for generations to come.

Artist Bio

Soul-mate symphonies wrapped in epic country devotion; rural R&B bangers with all the swagger of a free spirit, plus the steady hand of a family man; and stadium sized small-town anthems, built on forever-young thrills yet tempered by the wisdom of time. It’s the work of a superstar on the rise named Russell Dickerson.

A Tennessee native who grew up as a student of 90s and 2000s county giants, the singer-songwriter is a country music sensation known for his electrifying performances and heartfelt songwriting. He gained widespread recognition with his breakthrough single in 2015 and released his debut studio album in 2017, solidifying his status as a rising star in the country music scene. With his infectious energy and charismatic stage presence, Dickerson continues to captivate audiences across the country, pushing the boundaries of modern country music with his soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics.

Artist Bio

Denver-based The Fray, formed in 2002 after high school friends, Slade and King, bumped into each other at a local guitar shop. In 2005, the group achieved national success with their debut self-titled release, featuring the hit singles “Over My Head (Cable Car)” and “How to Save a Life,” which went double-platinum. The release also earned the band a 2010 Grammy nomination.February 2014, the group’s fourth album Helios was released on Epic Records. With a sound that features electronic instruments, drum samples, enormous backing vocals, and production assistance from Stuart Price and Ryan Tedder, the new album received early critical acclaim from the Denver Post as well as Billboard, which hailed its “bare emotion bolstered by echoing backing vocals and unexpected twang.”

Artist Bio

Dan McGuinness and Kurt Griffey toured the world performing with original Creedence Clearwater Revival members Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers in Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Now they’ve been passed the torch to continue and celebrate CCR’s musical legacy, live in concert as Revisiting Creedence.Since Dan and Kurt first took the stage together in Creedence Clearwater Revisited in 2011, they performed with CCR’s Cosmo and Stu in nearly 1,000 concerts around the globe. Kurt and Dan’s experience on stage are key to the incredible Revisiting Creedence concert experience. The show is an absolute blast for the audience and fans who inevitably know every word to every song. Revisiting Creedence is the only band in the world with the heritage and, experience, to credibly honor, celebrate and perform the incredible catalogue of Creedence Clearwater Revival in concert.

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Produced by Tierney Allen and backed by a live band, this is a show that has never been imagined before. Two icons in their own right and separated by an untimely death, are women who have achieved notoriety in the music industry. In Lady Winehouse, you can experience the soul-filled hits of the late Amy Winehouse, such as Back to Black and Rehab. Soon after, you can enjoy delicious jazz renditions of Lady Gaga's hits like Paparazzi and Poker Face.

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Spice Wannabe is bringing us back to the 90’s with their high energy show, paying tribute to the best selling girl group of all time The Spice Girls! Live with five part harmonies, original choreography, iconic costumes and British accents, this Girl Powercast delivers a nostalgic experience that is sure to “Spice Up Your Life”! After performing to a sold out crowd for their first Las Vegas show, the cast is taking the production on the road to wow audiences across the States and Worldwide. Equipped with professional tribute artists, musicians and back up dancers who are the best in the business, “Spice Wannabe” is an experience not to be missed!

Artist Bio

X Ambassadors are a multi-platinum trio formed by brothers Sam Nelson Harris (vocals, guitar, saxophone, bass) and Casey Harris (piano, keys) while the pair were in high school in Ithaca, New York. Later joined by Adam Levin (drums) after moving to Brooklyn, the trio have gone on to dominate the alternative charts over the last decade. Forming in 2009, the band exploded with the success of their debut album, VHS (2015). The Platinum-certified album provides an intimate look into the childhood of Sam and Casey and features massive hit singles “Unsteady” and “Renegades,” which have over 1.3 billion streams on Spotify combined and led the band to a three-year world tour.

Outside of X Ambassadors, Sam Nelson Harris has had an eclectic career as a songwriter and producer for artists such as Rihanna, The Weeknd, and SZA, plus collaborated with artists including Eminem, Jay-z, Kygo, and Machine Gun Kelly. He’s played the world biggest music festivals, headlined countless nationwide and world tours, celebrated a #1 song at Alternative radio and multiple songs in the Top 10

Artist Bio

Grammy nominated artist Hunter Hayes has charted his own path by moving from his country roots into the genre-bending world that he was destined for. The Louisiana native has garnered over 2 billion on-demand global streams since the release of his debut album, six gold and platinum-certified singles, and over 50 award nominations and wins including five GRAMMY© nominations.

 

On his album, Red Sky, Hayes executes at the highest level of his musical career: crafting memorable melodies and instantly catchy hooks albeit with a top-notch musician’s discerning ear. His music is both a reflection of his influences and a product of his prodigious multi-instrumental talents, reflected by the fact that he plays every instrument on his records.

 

In addition to his legendary headlining shows, Hayes has also toured with superstars like Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and has headlined sold-out shows across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

Artist Bio

Fast times isn’t just your typical rock band—it’s a totally awesome, 80s-themed excellent adventure! Fast Times rocks their audience back in time to an era when Guns N’ Roses, Depeche Mode, Bon Jovi and MTV ruled the planet.

Imagine going to a big rock show in the 1980s… the radical guitars, the bitchin’ clothes, the extreme hair, the tubular energy… that is what it’s like to experience Fast Times. With performances at the Stranger Things Season 3 Launch Party and Universal Halloween Horror Nights, Fast Times is ready to rock you!

Artist Bio

40oz to Freedom is an accomplished and highly energetic Sublime tribute band and winner of the 2010 San Diego Music Award for Best Tribute Artist.40oz has toured the entire US, Canada, and Mexico for more than 16 years, amassing a loyal and enthusiastic following.

They are authentically the closest thing to Sublime, since Sublime. 40oz was founded in SoCal in 2007 and is currently based in Denver, CO.

Choose Your Seats

Floor & Club Reserved

Seat selection required

Tickets are $25-$45 each and only $15 each for tribute bands – Fair Admission sold separately

Reserved Seat tickets include concert admission and easy access into the Amphitheater

ga Bleacher seats

Open seating, while supplies last

Free with General Admission. One ticket voucher per person.

Must purchase General Fair Admission or a Season Pass to enter the Fairgrounds 

Stand in line by the Amphitheater to claim a seat or visit the Clock Tower for a ticket to return at 7pm when the gates open

Bleacher seating:
GA Bleachers are bench seats with metal backs

Lawn Seating

Watch live streaming from the Michelob Ultra Concert Lawn outside the Amphitheater from a Jumbotron Screen

Free with your Fair Admission, no reservation required, open seating

Lawn seating:
There are adirondack chairs and flat areas to put down a blanket or low-profile chair

Accessible Seats

Guests may purchase accessible seating in advance (club and floor level seats) on a first-come, first-served basis, plus one companion. Free General Admission Bleacher accessible seats are also available day of while supplies last. Please note, some accessible seating may require walking up steps.

Sensory kits will be available for guests of all ages with sensory needs at no charge. These can be found at our guest services trailer near the Grandstands.

Season Pass Holders

Besides unlimited Fair admission, Season Pass holders are entitled to early access to reserved seats on all concerts and tasting fests.

 

Drone Show

Enjoy a nightly Drone Show over the Stella Artois Grandstand following each concert at 9:30pm (no show on July 4). Special Drone + Fireworks Show on Friday, June 16 and 30.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 
Verified Fair and Concert tickets are only sold by Alameda County Fair through Saffire Ticketing.
 
We cannot guarantee tickets purchased from any third-party sellers.
 

No refunds or exchanges. Fair admission sold separately. If you purchase a concert ticket you will need a general admission ticket or Season Pass to access the Fairgrounds.