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Great White taking stage at Stanislaus County Fair
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Brace yourselves for an unforgettable rock experience as “Great White” takes the stage at this year’s 2024 Stanislaus County Fair. The fair, known for its vibrant atmosphere and diverse entertainment, proudly presents “Great White” as one of its headline acts on the Modelo Free Variety Stage.

With their infectious energy and Platinum chart top hits, “Great White” is set to elevate the fair experience to new heights.

“Known for their dynamic performances and engaging stage presence, the band promises to deliver a show that will have fairgoers dancing, singing, and creating lasting memories,” said Jose Piña, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair.

The 2024 Stanislaus County Fair is scheduled for July 5 through 14.

For a band to continue to thrive for 40 years in the music business, the mantra must be, these songs are bigger than any one member. Grammy nominated hard rock legends Great White are adding onto that line with the saying: expect the unexpected. It’s rock and roll, baby. The peaks and the valleys haven’t stopped– nor has the music. Great White’s ride runs deep and its passion for the music goes beyond any depth.  Four decades in and Great White enlists Brett Carlisle to take over vocal duties and lead the charge on hit after hit. That arsenal of songs include the Grammy nominated Best Hard Rock Performance hit, “Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” Great White has sold over 10 million albums worldwide, has six Top 100 Billboard hits, nine Top 200 Billboard albums, two platinum albums, and clocked the top of MTV four times.

California-based Great White features Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (guitar, keyboards), Audie Desbrow (drums), Scott Snyder (bass), and Brett Carlisle (vocals).

Since 1982, the Great White sound has captivated audiences worldwide with crushing, blues-based guitar riffs and swagger that invokes an emotional high for anyone that listens.

From an early gig at the famed Los Angeles Troubadour, to sharing arena stages with rock’s biggest names like Judas Priest, Whitesnake, Scorpions, to globe-trotting alongside contemporaries Slaughter, Vixen, Skid Row, Vince Neil and more – Great White continues to bring its exhilarating live performance to the masses.

Discounted Fair admission tickets, unlimited ride wristbands, and the Fair season pass will be on sale beginning Saturday, April 27, 2024. All concerts are free with a paid general admission ticket. Arena events are available at additional cost. Visit to find information on fair entertainment, local exhibits, and livestock.

The mission of the Stanislaus County Fair is to provide a family and community-oriented experience promoting agriculture, entertainment, and technology. To receive future Fair announcements follow them on Facebook at, Twitter and Instagram @stancofair.