Oregon State Fair announces 2024 concert lineup including Ludacris, Craig Morgan, Foreigner

In August, the Oregon State Fair will bring eight iconic rock, reggae, rap and country acts to Salem.

The Umpqua Bank Concert Series lineup, announced on Wednesday, will span the duration of the fair from Friday, Aug. 23 with shows through Monday, Sept. 2. Tickets are on sale now for VIP seats at the concerts.

The concerts will be at the L.B. Day Amphitheater. Fairgoers get in free but seats are limited and provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reserve seat ticket prices range from $50 to $145 and can be bought online. No service fee is added to the ticket prices.

The concert lineup includes:

Craig Morgan, on Friday, Aug. 23. The country artist is best known for 2005’s “Redneck Yacht Club,” and his other hits include “That’s What I Love About Sunday” and “International Harvester.” Tickets.

Steel Pulse, on Saturday, Aug. 24. The UK reggae band’s top hits include 1982’s “Your House,” and the songs “Handsworth Revolution” and “Roller Skates.” Tickets.

The Goo Goo Dolls, on Monday, Aug. 26. The rock group is best known for its 1998 single “Iris,” and other top songs include “Slide” and their breakout single “Name.” Tickets.

Yung Gravy, on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The rapper’s hits include “Betty (Get Money),” “Mr. Clean,” and “oops!” Tickets.

Ludacris, on Thursday, Aug. 29. The rapper was a staple feature in 2000s radio hits like “Yeah!”, “Get Low,” and “Glamourous” and his other popular songs include “Act A Fool” and “My Chick Bad.” Tickets.

Daya, on Friday, Aug. 30. The pop singer’s top songs include “Don’t Let Me Down,” “Sit Still, Look Pretty,” and “Hide Away.” Tickets.

Foreigner, on Saturday, Aug. 31. The rock group’s top hits include “I Want to Know What Love is,” “Cold as Ice” and “Juke Box Hero.” Tickets.

Huntley, on Monday, Sept. 2. With special guest Jacquie Roar. The blues singer won season 24 of “The Voice” last year, and has released a single “Holdin’ On.” Roar is an Oregon-based artist and a finalist of “The Voice.” Tickets.

The Oregon State Fairgrounds are at 2330 17th St. N.E. Admission to the fair is $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12, $1 for people over 65, $25 for a family bundle of two adults and two kids, or $25 for an 11-day pass. A concert ticket includes free admission to the fair.

The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and open until 11 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and on Sunday, Sept. 1.

The concerts will be at the L.B. Day Amphitheater, and have a limited amount of free seats each day for fairgoers on a first-come, first-serve basis, or reserved seats are available for purchase at the links below. There are no service fees added to the ticket prices.

Contact reporter Abbey McDonald: [email protected] or 503-575-1251

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Abbey McDonald joined the Salem Reporter in 2022. She previously worked as the business reporter at The Astorian, where she covered labor issues, health care and social services. A University of Oregon grad, she has also reported for the Malheur Enterprise, The News-Review and Willamette Week.