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Free NWSF Live Music Performances

Included with the purchase of your admission to the Northern Wisconsin State Fair.

North of Dixie

North of Dixie performs upbeat electric Bluegrass and Country music. Their mix of guitar, fiddle, and banjo will keep your foot tapping. Their music includes Old Time, New Grass, and originals. North of Dixie has proven to be a midwest favorite for audiences of all ages.

Leinenkugel's Pavilion
Wednesday, July 10 - 4:00pm-6:00pm and 9:30pm-11:00pm
Thursday, July 11 - 4:00pm-6:00pm and 9:30pm-11:00pm

204th Army Band and Brass Ensemble

Leinenkugel's Pavilion
Friday, July 12 - Noon-2:00pm

Rockin' Billy

Rockin' Billy is a classic rock and country band from Chippewa Falls.

Leinenkugel's Pavilion
Friday, July 12 - 3:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday, July 13 - 2:00pm-5:00pm

The Thundermen

Since 1959, The Thundermen are Northwestern Wisconsin's most original and authentic rock n' roll band.

Leinenkugel's Pavilion
Friday, July 12 - 8:30pm-Midnight

Marshall Star Band

Leinenkugel's Pavilion
Saturday, July 13 - 8:30pm-Midnight

Leinie Lodge

The Dweebs

The Dweebs family band features Michael Blue, his two sons, and daughter. They travel the country preforming at Fairs, Festivals, Public, Private, and Company events. Playing all your favorite top 40 hits from the 60's through today. Colorful costumes, crazy stage antics, and lots of crowd participation are all a staple at every Dweebs show. With over 30 years in the music industry The Dweebs continue to deliver top quality entertainment and fun for all who attend.

Leinie Lodge
Tuesday, July 9 - 7:00pm-10:00pm
Tuesday is not an official Fair date. Not all attractions will be open or available.

Brady Luke Band

Being quickly identified as “The Best New Country Band” in the West-Central Wisconsin area, The Brady Luke Band is growing rapidly. The Brady Luke Band has released two hit singles since their forming in February of 2019. Both of their singles “Barefeet On The Dash” and “Take A Little Ride” received airplay on country radio. The Brady Luke Band has opened for National Country Touring acts such as Craig Morgan and Trailer Choir and is consistently looking to add to that list. The members of the Brady Luke Band are proving to be natural-born entertainers who consistently deliver their best performances every show. They deliver a mix of classic and modern country top hits for their fans along with their catchy and creative originals with an unmatched level of energy during every show. This band delivers a show that you won’t forget.

Leinie Lodge
Wednesday, July 10 - 9:30pm-Midnight
Thursday, July 11 - 9:30pm-Midnight

Conrad and the Comrades

Conrad and the Comrades is an eight-piece, high-energy brass band formed in 2018 by Conrad Ledebuhr.

Leinie Lodge
Wednesday, July 10 - 2:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday, July 10 - 2:00pm-5:00pm

Jim Schuh & Mark Healy Duo

Leinie Lodge
Friday, 3:00pm-6:00pm


We Will, We Will, ROCK U !

Leinie Lodge
Friday, 9:30pm - Midnight

Jake Morley

Jake is being showcased after earning 3rd place at the Chippewa Falls Boys & Girls Club Voice of the Future competition.

Leinie Lodge
Saturday, Noon - 1:00pm

Rich Schroeder

Singer, songwriter, guitar player, and entertainer from Menomonie, WI.

Leinie Lodge
Saturday, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday, 2:00pm-5:00pm


A crowd favorite out of the upper-Midwest casino and festival scene, ember has cultivated its signature style by creating forward-thinking pop rock country music influenced by their vast experience performing dance-driven renditions of popular rock and country hits. ember refines their entertainment skills through hundreds of performances. ember has captured a regional spotlight, winning first place out of the top 20 country bands statewide at the 2023 Hodag Country Band Pickoff, and being crowned "Wisconsin State Country Band Champion". In addition to their vigorous 100+ a year show schedule, ember boasts their newest release “Infurna” and its dramatic performance-based lyric video, along with anticipated releases of Barnacle, Carousel, and SIC. ember focuses on creativity, energy, and fashion to positively shape an ever-changing music industry into where they see the future.

Leinie Lodge
Saturday, 9:30pm-Midnight

The Gators Band

For seventeen years this Nashville recording Duo has been performing around West Central Wisconsin performing at fairs, festivals, reunions, weddings, private parties, and many local pubs. The Gators provide the largest variety of music imaginable performing music from as far back as the 1940's to music from today. Using the most modern equipment available, they can entertain any age group and any occasion or event, large or small. From playing great music for an audience to putting on a show for a sit-down crowd is what The Gators Band can provide. Fun, interactive shows that get the crowd involved is what they enjoy the most.

Leinie Lodge
Sunday, July 14 - 2:00pm-5:00pm

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