Nate Bargatze - July 18


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Thursday, July 18

7:30 pm @ Chumash Grandstand Arena

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Schedule - Subject to change:

  • 4:00 pm Fair Opens
  • 6:30 pm Doors
  • 7:30 pm Derrick Stroup, Nick Novicki, and Dustin Chafin
  • Nate Bargatze 

The California Mid-State Fair is pleased to announce comedian Nate Bargatze has been confirmed to perform live on Thursday, July 18. The show will take place in the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center and is part of Michelob Ultra Concert Series.

Tickets can be purchased on the California Mid-State Fair’s Official website The Box Office cannot guarantee the authenticity or validity of any tickets purchased outside of our official channel.

2021 GRAMMY nominated comedian, podcaster, director, and producer Nate Bargatze is selling out shows around the world. The Tennessee native is hailed as “The Nicest Man in Stand-Up" by The Atlantic Hailed and a “Rising Star,” by CBS Morning. His 2015 debut album, Yelled at By a Clown, reached #1 on the iTunes Comedy Charts and remained on Billboard’s Top Ten Comedy Charts for weeks. Bargatze’s half-hour Netflix Special, The Standups, premiered in 2017 and his first solo one-hour Netflix special, The Tennessee Kid, premiered globally with rave reviews in 2019. In 2021, he released his critically acclaimed second Netflix special, The Greatest Average American, which received a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album. On January 31st, Nate released his latest and third one-hour special, Nate Bargatze: Hello World, on Amazon Prime which now holds the record as Amazon’s most streamed original comedy special in its first 28 days of viewership.

He was recently signed to Universal Music Group, Nashville as their flagship comedian under their new Capitol Comedy label. Bargatze’s comedy is both clean and relatable, evident in his appearances on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Seth Meyers and James Corden. He appeared on the cover of Variety’s annual comedy issue in 2022. Bargatze was also praised for his comedic talent in Esquire, Rolling Stone, Variety and Vulture.

The 2024 California Mid-State Fair runs July 17 through July 28 and this year’s theme is “Wide Open Spaces!”