2015 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 4th














Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm



Nov 5th



Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm





Nov 6th



Nov 7th


Dance Day

Entertainment Stage -

12:00pm - 7:00pm


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




Nov 8th


Entertainment Stage -






Nov 9th




Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm


Nov 10th


The Chris Thomas Band


Entertainment Stage - 7:00pm


The Chris Thomas Band is a local versatile act that will perform as a 20 piece Big Band at the fair. Chris Thomas is an outstanding vocalist and rousing entertainer. Known for an ability to glide across musical genres like old school jazz to the classic soul sounds from Motown and even to modern soul, The Chris Thomas Band’s sound is music to anyone’s ears.


Opener:  Kari & Billy – 5 p.m.




Nov 11th




Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm





Nov 12th







Nov 13th




Entertainment Stage - 8:00pm



Nov 14th




Entertainment Stage - 2:00pm







Nov 15th



Entertainment Stage - 2:00pm


Str8up is one of the top R&B dance bands straight out of Jacksonville. They will tempt you to “get up offa that thang” and groove to the rhythmic sounds. Members of Str8up have performed with artists such as Wilson Pickett, The Manhattans, George Clinton, and the Atlanta Rhythm Section. A few of the songs they play include Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart,” Temptations’ “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer,” and Martha Reeves’ “Dancing in the Street.”