Oct. 9-20, 2024


Pepsi Place Stage

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Groove Machine

Groove Machine

Wednesday, October 11, 7 pm

The Groove Machine experience provokes fond memories of a time when music was timeless.  Members of this Charlotte band come from a wide range of musical backgrounds, but it is their love of 70’s music that brought them together.  Whether you are a dedicated fan or new to their captivating sound, The Groove Machine guarantees an unforgettable musical journey.  Their magnetic atmosphere will have you singing, dancing and celebrating the first day of the S.C. State Fair. Big songs, big sound, big fun!

Tokyo Joe Eagles Tribute

Tokyo Joe - Southern Sky, a Tribute to the Eagles

Thursday, October 12, 7 pm

Witness Columbia-native Tokyo Joe’s heartfelt tribute to The Eagles. Sing along to the timeless classics, feel the energy of the crowd, and celebrate the enduring legacy of one of the greatest bands in rock history. This is a performance that Eagles fans and music enthusiasts won’t want to miss. Close your eyes, and you’ll swear you’re listening to the real thing.

The Afters

The Afters, HIS Radio 92.1 Family Day at the Fair

Friday, October 13, 7 pm

The Afters is an American contemporary Christian rock band based in Texas. They are known for their melodic sound and heartfelt lyrics.  With a captivating blend of pop and rock influences, The Afters create music that resonates with audiences, delivering messages of hope, faith, and personal growth.  Their music is characterized by catchy hooks, dynamic instrumentals, and introspective themes, making them a favorite among fans seeking music that uplifts and inspires.

The Regulars 2

The Regulars, presented by iHeart radio

Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 pm

The Regulars, from Columbia, S.C., deliver a vibrant fusion of music genres, covering classics from the 80’s and 90’s, country hits, upbeat pop, energetic pop-funk, soulful Motown, and groovy funk.  This wide-ranging repertoire allows them to create performances that are both versatile and engaging.  The Regulars keep the audience engaged by fluidly transitioning between genres to deliver a captivating show.  

Columbia Praise 2

Columbia's Praise Evening, Presented by Columbia's Praise 95.7 FM

Sunday, October 15, 4 pm

Experience a soul-stirring fusion of contemporary, traditional, and classic gospel music presented by Columbia’s Praise 95.7 FM & 1170 AM.  This year the Special Gospel Extravaganza includes:

  • The Voices of Encouragement of The Meeting Place Church
  • A Touch of Faith Gospel Choir of The University of South Carolina
  • The Meeting Place Church Mass Choir
  • Javetta Campbell
  • The Meeting Place Dance Ministry
  • Benedict College Gospel Choir


Elvis 2

Jason Sikes Tribute to Elvis

Monday, October 16, 7 pm

Graniteville, S.C.-native, Jason Sikes is one of the most recognized names when it comes to Elvis tribute artists. He has been an entertainer for 15 years, won numerous awards and appeared on countless television shows. Sikes performs a full range of Presley songs, from the middle 1950s into the early 1970s.

Carolina Bluegrass Style

Carolina Bluegrass Style, presented by iHeart radio

Tuesday, October 17, 7 pm

Carolina Bluegrass Style is a unique blend of young and old, past and present, and maybe the future. The four band members, Tommy Thomas, Tyler Chasteen, Don Asley and David Prosser are all from Columbia, S.C., however, most of their time playing is in venues around Asheville, N.C. The band plays a little of everything from old western swing music, to jazz, to reggae and, of course, traditional and contemporary blue grass.


SamSon 3

J.B. SamSon, presented by iHeart radio

Wednesday, October 18, 7 pm

Get ready to be entertained by the multi-talented JB SamSon, an incredible musician, singer, rapper, songwriter, drummer, producer and self-proclaimed gummy enthusiast! From West Columbia, S.C., this extraordinary artist is set to give an unforgettable and dazzling musical experience.


Faith Schueler

Faith Schueler, presented by iHeart radio

Thursday, October 19, 7 pm

Faith Schueler is a rising country artist, singer and songwriter from Charleston, S.C. In 2018, at the age of 17, she released her first single “Who Holds Your Heart.” Through her music, Faith shares her own original sound digging deep into her roots and infusing her songs with a unique pop/country twist. 

Dracula 2022 2

Dracula, Sneak Peek presented by Columbia City Ballet

Friday, October 20, 7 pm

 Get ready for an unforgettable encounter with Dracula: Ballet with a Bite, presented by the prestigious Columbia City Ballet. Experience the thrill of a sneak peek into this mesmerizing production. This extraordinary performance brings to life the classic tale of Count Dracula, drawing inspiration from Bram Stoker’s iconic novel – with no shortage of intrigue and passion.

David Rodriguez and the Latin Hustle

David Rodriguez & the Latin Hustle, presented by iHeart radio

Saturday, October 21, 7 pm

Join us for an unforgettable evening of music with David Rodriguez and the Latin Hustle as they introduce a fresh musical experience. Revel in the fusion of Latin jazz with a modern edge, along with some R&B and soul.

Kelontae Gavin 2

Kelontae Gavin, presented by WFMV radio

Sunday, October 22, 4 pm

Kelontae Gavin, from Atlanta, Ga., is known as an award-winning Gospel artist, “Billboard” charting singer and viral social media star. Kelontae’s success is a shining example of how anyone can triumph over unfavorable circumstances. A positive role model for others, Kelontae uses his platform not only to share his love for Gospel music, but to inspire others to pursue their dreams, no matter how challenging the road may seem.

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