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Hairball Will Rock the Kansas State Fair September 14


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Ultimate rock and roll tribute band Hairball will perform at the Kansas State Fair, Thursday, Sept. 14. 2023. This is Hairball’s 23rd year of rocking hundreds of thousands of fans across the country. ​

Hairball is known for their high-energy, electrifying performances that pay tribute to some of the greatest rock bands of all time, including Kiss, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Queen, Aerosmith and more. With their impressive array of costumes, stage props, and pyrotechnics, Hairball is sure to deliver an unforgettable show that will leave audiences wanting more. ​​

It’s been said that “a band puts on a concert – Hairball puts on an event!” Vocalists Joe Dandy, Kris Vox, and Dave Moody lead the band through a 2+ hour mind-blowing, drop-dead accurate homage to some of the biggest arena acts in the world. The Hairball stage becomes an entirely new rock concert before your very eyes countless times throughout the night. ​

Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday, April 21 at

Anyone signed up for Kansas State Fair emails can get access to tickets with a presale code, starting 8 a.m. Thursday, April 20. Sign up for emails at​​

The show will be Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m.  ​

Ticket Options:​

Reserved seating in the Grandstand is $30.

There are several options for an upgraded Grandstand experience:​

Mel Hambelton Ford Party Pit​

Party alongside the 2023 Grandstand artists! The Mel Hambelton Ford Party Pit gives concertgoers the opportunity to be on the floor, located right in front of the stage. Each ticket is $40. ​

Metal & Soul Patio​

Get all your friends close to the stage! Reserve a table on our Metal & Soul Patio to enjoy the show from a private table that seats six. Each table is $350.​

Metal & Soul Patio with VIP Experience​

Want the ultimate VIP treatment? In addition to a reserved table for six on the Metal & Soul Patio, this package provides three beverage coupons per person, complimentary food within the VIP seating area prior to the show, 2 VIP parking passes, and early entrance to the Grandstand. Each table with VIP experience is $500.​

NOTE: Each grandstand ticket will also include a gate admission scan. Ticket will be valid on date of event only. Some exclusions apply. Visit to learn more.​

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (620) 669-3618. ​

2023 Kansas State Fair Nex-Tech Grandstand Acts (so far!):​

  • Friday, Sept. 8 – NEEDTOBREATHE​
  • Saturday, Sept. 9 – Carly Pearce with Megan Moroney​
  • Sunday, Sept. 10 – Rob Schneider with Byron Kennedy
  • Wednesday, Sept. 13 – Matthew West with Anne Wilson
  • Thursday, Sept. 14 – Hairball

​The Nex-Tech Grandstand is sponsored by Nex-Tech Wireless and Nex-Tech.​


The 2023 Kansas State Fair will be September 8-17 in Hutchinson, Kansas. Proudly the largest gathering of Kansans each year, the Fair celebrates all the things beloved about the state: agriculture, education, entertainment, and more. For more information, and to learn about 2023 Fair offerings, visit​