Free Entertainment

From rock legends to country up-and-comers, "Nothing Compares" to this year's entertainment, all free with gate admission. So sit back, relax and enjoy the shows. No matter what time of day it is, you're certain to find something that will entertain everyone in your family. See for yourself when you use the helpful free entertainment guide below.

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Fairview Stage Coors Light KCCI 8 News

Event Title Genre Date Time
Los Lonely Boys Rock 8/7 8 p.m.
Vocal Trash Pop & Pop/Rock 8/7 – 8/17 1 & 3 p.m.
The Nadas Folk 8/8 7 & 9 p.m.
Alien Ant Farm Alternative Rock 8/9 8 p.m.
Savannah Jack Country 8/10 – 8/11 7 & 9 p.m.
Green River Ordinance Rock, Folk & Country 8/12 8 p.m.
The Romantics Oldies Pop & Rock 8/13 8 p.m.
Trixter Rock 8/14 8 p.m.
Black Stone Cherry Southern Rock 8/15 8 p.m.
The Blue Band Oldies Pop & Rock 8/16 7 & 9 p.m.
Here Come the Mummies R&B & Funk 8/17 8 p.m.

Anne and Bill Riley Stage Pepsi

Event Title Genre Date Time
The Willis Clan Family 8/7 – 8/8 7 & 9 p.m.
Iowa State Fair Queen Coronation Variety 8/9 7 p.m.
Hypnotist Ron Diamond Hypnotist 8/10 – 8/14 7 & 9 p.m.
Ryan Shupe and The RubberBand Bluegrass 8/15 – 8/16 7 & 9 p.m.
Bill Riley All Star Show featuring Carrie McDowell and Love Train Variety 8/17 7 p.m.

Bud Light Stage ABC5

Event Title Genre Date Time
Winger Rock 8/7 8 p.m.
Great White Rock 8/8 8 p.m.
PopROCKS DJ/Pop 8/9 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
Slaughter Rock 8/10 8 p.m.
Hairball 80s Rock 8/11 – 8/12 7:30 p.m.
Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles Rock 8/13 8 p.m.
Ben Portsmouth Oldies Pop & Rock 8/14 8 p.m.
Yesterday Oldies Pop & Rock 8/15 – 8/16 8 p.m.
Fastball Rock 8/17 8 p.m.

Susan Knapp Amphitheater KDSM FOX 17

Event Title Genre Date Time
Kristian Bush Country 8/7 8 p.m.
Jon Pardi Country 8/8 8 p.m.
Dallas Smith Country 8/9 8 p.m.
Trick Pony Country 8/10 8 p.m.
Dustin Lynch Country 8/11 8 p.m.
Country Gold Country 8/12 5 & 7:30 p.m.
The Swon Brothers Country 8/13 8 p.m.
Fair-well to Summer Dance Party DJ/Pop/Electronic 8/14 7 p.m.
Eric Paslay Country 8/15 8 p.m.
Sundy Best Country 8/16 8 p.m.
Charles Esten Country 8/17 8 p.m.