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Renowned Rock Band NEEDTOBREATHE to Play at Kansas State Fair


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Grammy-nominated multi-platinum band NEEDTOBREATHE will play at the Kansas State Fair, Friday, Sept. 8.

This dynamic rock group has generated over one billion streams, topped several Billboard Radio, Album and Sales Charts and have sold-out arenas and amphitheaters all over the world. They’ve garnered two Billboard Music Award nominations and appeared on nearly every network television show including The Today Show, Good Morning America, Ellen, The Late Late Show with James Corden and CBS’ Sunday Morning.

Their 2020 album release, Out of Body received worldwide critical praise and debuted in the Top 5 of three Billboard Charts. Their surprise eighth studio album Into The Mystery was their 5th No. 1 album. An accompanying feature length documentary was released the following November in theatres across the US. Some of their top songs include, Brother (feat. Gavin DeGraw), Testify, Let’s Stay Home Tonight, Something Beautiful, and Multiplied.

Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday, March 24 at Anyone signed up for Kansas State Fair emails can get access to tickets with a presale code, starting 8 a.m. Thursday, March 23. Sign up for emails at

The show will be Friday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket Options:

Reserved seating in the Grandstand is $60/$40.

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 $70.

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 $600.

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 $750.

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 fair 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

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