The Big E is back for 2021. The fair will run from Sept. 17 to Oct. 3 and organizers have released the schedule of concerts.
- The Big E Arena: All shows take place at 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 5:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
- Sept. 17: Machine Gun Kelly with jxdn and Kennyhoopla (Note: the show is sold out.)
- Sept. 18: Billy Idol
- Sept. 19: Zach Williams with Corey Asbury of Bethel Music
- Sept. 25: Flo Rida with Ying Yang Twins
- Sept. 26: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (Note: the doors open at 6 p.m.)
- Oct. 1: Goo Goo Dolls
- Oct. 2: A Day to Remember with Asking Alexandria & Point North (The show is at 7 p.m.)
- Oct. 3: Styx
- Note: Tickets are available at TheBigE.com and The Big E Box Office and include fair admission when purchased prior to the show date.
- Court of Honor Stage: (All concerts are free with fair admission.)
- Sept. 17-26: Tom Franek, 11a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
- Sept. 17-19: Modern English, 3 p.m.
- Sept. 17: Jesse McCartney, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 18: Kameron Marlowe, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 19: Foghat, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 20-21: Raniere Martin in the Donna Summer Experience, 3 p.m.
- Sept. 20-21: The Yardbirds, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 22-23: Exile, 3 p.m.
- Sept. 22: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 23: 10,000 Maniacs, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 24-26: The Bar-Kays, 3 p.m.
- Sept. 25: Plain White T’s, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 26: Don McLean, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 27-28: The Outlaws, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 27-Oct. 3: The Everly Set, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
- Sept. 29-30: Big Brother and the Holding Company, 3 p.m.
- Sept. 29: Lisa Lisa, 8 p.m.
- Sept. 30: Ripe, 8 p.m.
- Oct. 1: Kashmir: The Live Led Zeppelin Show, 8 p.m.
- Oct. 1-3: Tribute to The King performed by Taylor Rodriguez, 3 p.m.
- Oct. 2: Hoobastank, 8 p.m.
- Oct. 3: Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of RUN DMC, 8 p.m.
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- The E Stage
- Sept. 19: Houston Bernard
- Sept. 22: Eavesdrop
- Sept. 24: Choco Band
- Oct. 1: Amber Eyes
- Oct. 2: Otan Vargas with special guest Ted Lewis
- Showtimes are Monday through Thursday, 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Big E Hours
Gates open at 8 a.m.