2014 Entertainment Lineup

This year, the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair's entertainment lineup promises something for everyone. A broad range of top performers will take the stage during the 12-day event, treating audiences to everything from classic rock, country and blues to golden oldies.  All entertainment will be on the outdoor stage and will be free with admission to the Fair.

VIP Seating is offered @ $10 per ticket (gate admission not included).  VIP Seating is for select shows on a first come, first serve basis in a reserved area not reserved seating.  If you wish to charge your VIP tickets, CLICK HERE .  This link will take you to our on-line store where you may purchase your tickets.  VIP tickets will not be mailed after,October 28th, they will be held for pick-up in the Fair Administration Office.


Nov 5th












Jay Collins Band


Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


Local fan base country artist Jay Collins captures audiences through his poweful stage presence. Collins has opened for Molley Hatchet, Chris Young, Colt Ford, Lo Cash Cowboys, Big & Rich, Kellie Pickler and many notable others. His single "Party Our Hats Off" has been played nationally and his newest self penned CD and cideo is entitled Come Get Some.


Nov 6th

Thompson Square


Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


Thompson Square is a husband and wife country music sensation. Their self titled debut and Just Feels Good albums have gained them recognition in the country music scene as one of the genre's top married couple's country artists. Their hit singles include the No.1 double-platinum-selling song "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" as well as "I Got You" and "Glass." ***VIP Seating Available



Nov 7th

Lindsay Ell


Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


Rising star, country singer Lindsay Ell is no stranger to an electric guitar. She is not only a talented vocalist but also a skilled electric guitarist. Hit songs by Lindsay Ell include "Trippin' On Us," "Hit Em Where It Hurts" and Shut Me Up."

Nov 8th


Dance Day

Entertainment Stage -

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


The Fair will be showcasing some amazing local talent all day. Local talents include: Scott Jones Dance, Showtime USA, Pine Forest Dance Ensemble, Buddy Sherwood School of Dance, Fascinatin' Rythym School of Dance and Performing Arts, Rare Diamonds Performing Arts Studio, Jacksonville Giants Jewels




Nov 9th


To Be Announced

Entertainment Stage - 6:00 pm




Nov 10th

Scotty McCreery


Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


American Idol winner Scotty McCreery's deep voice and strong work ethic has catapulted him towards success. His debut album, Clear As Day, went platinum and became the best-selling solo album released by a country artist in 2011. He was named Top New Artist by Billboard and won best new artist awards at the Academy of Country Music Awards. His second studio album, See You Tonight, includes the hit singles "See You Tonight" and "Feelin' It." ***VIP Seating Available


Nov 11th






Nov 12th

Brett Eldredge


Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


Country singer Brett Eldredge's distinctive baritone voice has earned him a Country Music Association Awards' nomination for "New Artist of the Year." Hit singles for Eldredge include "Raymond," "Signs," "Beat of the Music," and "Don't Ya" which climbed to No. 1 on the country charts. His current album is Bring You Back and includes teh hit single "Mean to Me." ***VIP Seating Available




Nov 13th







Nov 14th



Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


From season two of "The Voice" country up-and-comer RaeLynn brings superstar qualities to the stage. Her talent for song writing along with her voice is gaining her fame throughtout the country music industry. Having been mentored by Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, RaeLynn earned a spot opening for Miranda Lambert's 2014 Platinum Tour on select dates in July. Her single "God Made Girls" is the highest charting debut single by a solo female in 2014 (Billboard & Country Aircheck).

Nov 15th


Wine Down the Fair


Entertainment Stage - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Join us for "Wine Down" on the last Saturday of the Fair. For only $5, there will be a wine-tasting of a variety of wines for those of age, as well as live music.


Nov 15th


Bad Company,

former lead singer

Brian Howe


Entertainment Stage - 2:00pm


Brian Howe was the lead singer of Bad Company from 1986 - 1995. As one of rocks legendary voices, he led Bad Company to sold out arena tours around the world. While with Bad Company, Howe recorded the hits "Holy Water," "If You Need Somebody," and "How 'Bout That." Since becoming a solo artist, he has released two albums Tangled in Blue (1997), Diversity (2006), and Circus Bar (2010). He is currently working on a new album which will include the single "Cut." ***VIP Seating Available





Nov 16th