There is a lot happening lately at State Fair Records.. Matt Hillyer of Eleven Hundred Springs has recorded his second solo album Glorieta. The first single, “All About The Ride,” will be released digitally on Sept 23; the full digital album and the vinyl will be released at a later date. State Fair Records will host a State Fair of Texas’s party called The Wild Ride at the historic Sons of Hermann Hall on the same date. Matt will also have an official showcase at Americana Fest 2022, and he’ll play at the State Fair Records Official Day Party on September 17 in Nashville. Nathan Mongol Wells of Ottoman Turks has recorded a solo album with John Pedigo and Magic Pilsner, which is due out Spring 2023. Nathan will be playing at the Americana Fest official Day Parties in Nashville. Paul Slavens, of Radio KXT fame, just released Alphabet Girls Vol II on the label to wide acclaim not only locally, but nationally.
State Fair Records is planning the Spring 2023 version of Live From Fair Park “A Fairly Intimate Experience.” The event consists of six weekly shows in the historic Margo John Theater with partners Goodfriend Beer Garden, KXT Radio and Four Corners Brewery. The label is also looking forward to their fourth installment of running stages at the State Fair of Texas, where they’ve booked artists 24 days straight on the Bud Light Stage and the Wine Garden Stage.