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Pop Evil and Diamante to Rock the Stage at the 2024 Kansas State Fair


By the Kansas State Fair


HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Get ready for an electrifying night of rock as Pop Evil takes the stage with Diamante at the 2024 Kansas State Fair on Friday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m.

Formed in North Muskegon, Michigan, in 2001, Pop Evil has been a dominant force in the rock scene for over two decades. Led by frontman Leigh Kakaty, the band has released a string of hit albums and singles, including their latest release, “Skeletons.” With powerful anthems like “Eye of the Storm” and “Paranoid (Crash & Burn),” Pop Evil continues to captivate audiences with their energetic performances and uplifting message.

Diamante, a rising star in the rock and alternative music scene, will be opening for Pop Evil. With her show-stopping voice and runway-ready fashion, Diamante brings a new fire to the genre with her signature “sparkle rock” sound. Having toured extensively with bands like Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin, and The Pretty Reckless, she has honed her craft and solidified her reputation as a powerhouse performer.

“We’re thrilled to have Pop Evil and Diamante in our 2024 concert lineup,” said Kansas State Fair Manager Bryan Schulz. “Their high-energy performances and chart-topping hits are sure to make this a memorable night for fairgoers!”

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 26 at Anyone signed up for Kansas State Fair emails can get access to tickets with a presale code, starting 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 25. Sign up for emails at

The show will be Friday, September 13, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.

New in 2024 – Expanded Seating Area:

The Kansas State Fair is pleased to unveil an improvement to the Grandstand seating that promises to enhance the overall event experience for attendees. This year, the stage will be repositioned to create space for an extended party pit in the lowertrack area. This expansion not only boosts overall capacity but also provides more concert enthusiasts the chance to enjoy the excitement up close.

Ticket Options:

Grandstand Seating 

Reserved seating in the Grandstand is $40 and $30.

Track Party Pit
Get up close to the stage! The Track Party Pit area gives concertgoers the opportunity to be on the floor, standing right in front of the stage. Each ticket is $65.

VIP Deck – Standing
Want the ultimate VIP treatment? This ticket package includes access to the VIP Deck area, two beverage coupons, complimentary appetizers and finger foods within the VIP Deck, and early entrance to the Grandstand. Each VIP
Standing tickets $85.

VIPDeck – Reserved Table​
Get all your friends together with the VIP experience! Reserve a table on our VIP Deck to enjoy the show from a private table that seats six. In addition to a reserved table for six, this package provides two beverage coupons per person, complimentary appetizers and finger foods within the VIP Deck area prior to the show, and early entrance to the Grandstand. Each VIP Reserved Table is $500.​

NOTE: Each grandstand ticket includes a gate admission scan. Ticket will be valid on date of event only.

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or the Ticket Office (620) 669-3618.

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

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The 2024 Kansas State Fair will be September 6-15 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 2024 Fair offerings, visit