WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – There are nine concerts scheduled during The Big E which fairgoers will need to purchase tickets to attend.

Opening day features John Fogerty, founder of Creedence Clearwater Revival. He is known for many hit songs, including, “Have you ever seen the rain,” “Centerfield,” “Proud Mary,” “Susie Q,” “Fortunate Son,” “Born on the Bayou” and “Bad Moon Rising.” Tickets range from $59.00 to $279.00.

On September 16th Jimmy Eat World performs. They are an alternative Rock band with hits songs including “The Middle” and “Pain”. Tickets range from $49.00 to $59.00.

On September 17th singer/songwriter Parker McCollum will perform his country hits that include Pretty Heart” and “To Be Loved By You”. Tickets range from $49.00 to $59.00.

September 22nd features BTO, Bachman-Turner Overdrive. The 70s Rock music features songs like “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet,” “Takin’ Care of Business,” “Let It Ride,” “Roll on Down the Highway,” “Hey You,” “Four Wheel Drive,” “Looking Out For #1,” and many more. Tickets range from $29.00 to $49.00.

September 23rd Quinn XCII with special guest Alexander 23 performs hip-hop, pop, reggae, rock, electronic, and soul. Tickets range from $49.00 to $59.00.

Country artist Chris Young takes the stage on Sunday, September 24th. Top hits include Famous Friends” and “At The End Of A Bar”. Tickets range from $59.00 to $69.00.

Most notably, famed DJ Zedd will take the stage on September 29th. The German record producer and songwriter is known for smash-hits like “Clarity,” “The Middle,” and “Stay the Night.” To see him perform, tickets are $69.00.

The most Google search for concerts at The Big E is for Third Eye Blind! This American rock band that formed in 1993 are known for “Semi-Charmed Life,”  “Jumper,” and “How’s It Going To Be”. They are scheduled to perform on September 30th. Tickets range from $39.00 to $49.00.

If you love the 90’s don’t miss Vanilla Ice, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Montell Jordan, and Rob Base. The last day of the fair will be jammin’ October 1st with rap, hip-hop and R&B hits like  “Ice Ice Baby,” “Tha Crossroads,” “This Is How We Do It,” “It Takes Two,” and many more. Tickets range from $39.00 to $49.00.

All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets to see the above concerts include Big E gate admission.

The Big E Arena lineup is as follows:

The following artists will be performing at The Big E Fair and tickets must be purchased to attend.

  1. September 17 – Parker McCollum
  2. September 23 – Quinn XCII
  3. September 24 – Chris Young
  4. September 29 – Zedd
  5. September 30 – Third Eye Blind

Free concerts at The Big E Fair in West Springfield

The shows are free with Fair admission and seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Performers come from many different genres varying from rock to pop to country.

Court of Honor Stage lineup is as follows:

  1. September 15 – 20: Street Drum Corps
  2. September 15 – 17: Celtic Angels
  3. September 15 at 8 p.m. – Molly Hatchet
  4. September 16 at 8 p.m. – Gaelic Storm
  5. September 17 at 8 p.m. – Vertical Horizon
  6. September 18 and 19 at 2 p.m. – Humble Pie Legacy
  7. September 18 and 19 at 8 p.m. – O-Town
  8. September 20 at 8 p.m. – Dokken
  9. September 20 and 21 at 2 p.m. – Robert Davi
  10. September 21 – 25: Banachek’s Mind Games Live
  11. September 21 at 8 p.m. – Megan Moroney
  12. September 22 – 24: The Little Mermen
  13. September 22 at 8 p.m. – The Verve Pipe
  14. September 23: Chubby Checker
  15. September 24 – Mike Delguidice
  16. September 25 – 26: Springfield Symphony Orchestra
  17. September 25 – 26: Barry Goudreau’s Engine Room
  18. September 26 – October 1: The Edge Effect
  19. September 27 – 28: Jose Feliciano
  20. September 27 at 8 p.m. – Ginuwine
  21. September 28 at 8 p.m. – Dire Straits Legacy
  22. September 27 – October 1: Motown & More
  23. September 29 at 8 p.m. – Puddle of Mudd
  24. September 30 at 8 p.m. – Nicky Youre
  25. October 1 at 8 p.m. – Lonestar

The Big E Fair is open through October 1.

The Big E Fair

September 15 to October 1

Duncan MacLean is a reporter who has been a part of the 22News team since 2019. Follow Duncan on X @DMacLeanWWLP and view his bio to see more of his work.