One of the biggest parts of the State Fair of West Virginia is the grandstand concert series, which hosts concerts nightly Friday through Aug. 17 (except Tuesday, which is the free FMX Championship Motocross at 8 p.m.). This year's acts skew heavily country, but there are hard rock, contemporary Christian and teen pop shows, too.When planning your trip, take into account that the ticket prices listed below do not
include gate admission, which is an additional $10 for ages 13 and up and $8 for ages 6-12. Grandstand seating is raised, covered seating. Call 800-514-3849 or visit www.statefairofwv.com
to purchase.Here is the 2013 grandstand concert schedule:FRIDAY
8 p.m. Free with gate admission. Country.SATURDAYCasting Crowns:
8 p.m. Tickets $20 (limited single seats closer to the stage remain for $23 and $25). Contemporary Christian.SUNDAYAustin Mahone with Coco Jones:
6 p.m. Tickets $25, $28 and $32. Teen pop.
MONDAYJosh Turner with Dustin Lynch:
8 p.m. Tickets $22 (limited single seats closer to the stage remain for $25 and $28). Country.WEDNESDAYEli Young Band with Love and Theft:
8 p.m. Tickets $22, $25 and $27. Country.AUG. 15Thompson Square with Randy Houser:
8 p.m. Tickets $22, $25 and $27. Country.
AUG. 16Theory of a Deadman:
8 p.m. Tickets $20, $23 and $25. Hard rock.AUG. 17 Buckin' B Bull Ride followed by Parmalee:
8 p.m. Tickets $20 and $23 with a "bullpen" upgrade to the track area for concert an additional $5. Southern country rock.